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Staff Physician

Job ID: 1758
Business Unit: New York City Transit
Location: , United States
Department: NYC Transit Authority
Date Posted: Sep 26, 2023


First date of Posting:              09/26/2023
Last date of filing:                   Open Until Filled
Authority:                                TA
Department:                            Employee Relations and Administration
Division/Unit:                           Occupational Health Services
Reports to:                              Deputy Medical Director
Work Location:                        As Required
Hours of Work:                        As Required

In order to protect our employees and continue to provide safe and reliable service to our communities, as of November 14, 2021, we are requiring all new MTA hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. MTA will consider exceptions for religious and medical reasons, where appropriate. “Fully vaccinated” means you must have both doses of a 2-dose vaccine and two weeks have elapsed since the second dose or have received 1 dose of a 1-dose vaccine and two weeks have elapsed since the dose. Proof of your vaccination status in the form of a CDC vaccine card must be submitted prior to your start date.

Join the Largest Public Transportation Authority in North America
As a
Staff Physician – Occupational Medicine
MTA New York City Transit (NYCT) is the nation’s largest public transportation system, serving millions of subway and bus customers on an average weekday.  
The combined work of our employees supports the vitality of New York City by providing safe public mass transit and paratransit services throughout the five boroughs.
The New York City Transit's Occupational Health Services (OHS) unit is a leading occupational health department in the nation. The unit upholds compliance with safety regulations for employees and customers by implementing federal, state and city safety regulations and enforcing and establishing internal controls. Failure to do so could lead to injuries and fatalities.
The NYC Transit OHS unit is seeking a Staff Physician to join our team of doctors and nurses who help to ensure that our staff meets all health requirements for occupational work. This role is critical to the effective operation of the NYC Transit Authority because employee and customer safety is at the forefront of all operations.

Salary Range:

$157,366 - $168,592

Entrance Rate: $157,366


This position will perform general occupational health evaluations in a Medical Assessment Center (MAC). Staff Physicians take medical histories and examine candidates for pre-employment fitness, review employees’ fitness for duty, arrange for follow-up evaluations or make appropriate dispositions under New York City Transit Medical Standards, Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and OSHA regulations. Staff Physicians will also participate in health screening programs such as sleep apnea and asbestos.

Education and Experience

- Graduation from a medical school
- Completion of an approved internship
- Possession of a current/valid license to practice medicine in the State of New York
- One to three years of medical practice or a satisfactory equivalent.

Desired Skills

- Board certification or eligibility in internal medicine or a primary care specialty
- Prior occupational medical experience
- FMCSA certified medical examiner
- Medical Review Officer Certification
- Computer literate

Selection Method:

Based on evaluation of education, skills, experience, and interview.

Other Information:

Pursuant to the New York State Public Officers Law & the MTA Code of Ethics, all employees who hold a policymaking position must file an Annual Statement of Financial Disclosure (FDS) with the NYS Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government (the “Commission”).

How to Apply:

MTA employees must apply via My MTA Portal. You can submit an online application by logging into My MTA Portal, clicking the My Job Search ribbon, and selecting the “Careers” link.

Logging in through My MTA Portal will link your BSC ID number to your job application to identify you as an internal applicant.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers, including with respect to veteran status and individuals with disabilities.

The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities, including military service members, to apply.

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