Dr Kim Hobbs

MBBS MPH FAFPHM FAFOEM (RACP) CIME

Position:
Consultant Physician in Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Qualifications:
  • MBBS – Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Sydney (1977)
  • MPH – Master of Public Health, University of Sydney (1985)
  • FAFOM – Fellow Australian College of Occupational Medicine (1984)
  • FAFOEM – Fellow Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, RACP (1992)
  • FAFPHM – Fellow Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine, RACP (1991)
  • Registered Medical Practitioner AHPRA, General and Specialist Registration (1977)
Affiliations:
  • Fellow Australian College of Occupational Medicine (1984)
  • Fellow Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, RACP (1992)
  • Fellow Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine, RACP (1991)
  • Registered Medical Practitioner AHPRA, General and Specialist Registration. (1977)
  • Certified Independent Medical Examiner, American Board Independent Medical Examiners (ABIME) (2014)
Skills/Experience:
  • Experience in Fitness for Work Assessments (work related and non-work related medical conditions); all aspects of Injury Management and rehabilitation in the workplace (private and public sectors)
  • Pre-employment Assessments
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine
  • Experience in the development and implementation of occupational health surveillance programs and health promotion programs
  • Experience in risk communication with employers and employees
  • Experience in safety critical medical and health programs of Heavy Vehicle Drivers, pilots and potentially chemically exposed workers
  • Developed health risk management programs for shift workers in offshore operations
  • Workplace assessments
Industry Experience:
  • Large Technology Manufacturing Operations
  • Local and International Customer ID Service Operations
  • Local and International Call and Data Centre Operations
  • Manufacturing
  • Transport
  • Travel and Overseas Asignee Health Matters
  • Workplace risk assessments
  • Health Surveillance Assessments
Professional Interests:
  • Fitness for work in safety critical industries
  • Early Workplace Intervention
  • Development of clinical assessment protocols
  • Evidence based medicine

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