Occupational Health Center Questions and Answers
Occupational Health Center is available for you and your employer. Talk to our team of healthcare professionals at Immediate Care of Oklahoma about our services. For more information, call us now. We have convenient locations to serve you in Oklahoma City, OK.
What is an occupational health center?
An occupational health center is focused on providing comprehensive medical care for individuals with injuries or illnesses sustained as the result of a work-related incident, or other medical care needed for work purposes. They can also perform pre-employment physical exams and drug and alcohol screenings as requested and required for specific types of work. While medical treatment for a work-related illness or injury can be provided by any medical care provider, some employers specify that you must work with an occupational health center. The doctors and specialists that work in an occupational health center are trained and experienced in working with patients who have been injured or gotten ill on the job and know the proper steps to take as it relates to Worker’s Compensation and employer insurance. Proper care and proper documentation are important for work-related medical conditions for both the employee and the employer. Occupational health centers can provide any number of medical services required for work-related issues.
Why would someone need an occupational health center?
Any individual who is employed by a company may require the services of an occupational health center at some point in their career. Occupational health centers can provide a wide variety of services as they relate to pre-employment health screenings, ongoing health, drug and alcohol screenings as required by your employer and treatment of work-related illnesses or injuries. Occupational health centers are specially trained to diagnose and treat medical issues that are sustained while on the job or as a result of exposure to a harmful substance while at work. They are well-versed in properly filling out worker’s compensation forms and providing the correct documentation to go along with the form. This will ensure that both the employee and the employer have everything related to the incident or exposure adequately documented should any further action be required on either party’s end.
What services do occupational health centers provide?
Occupational health centers can provide a wide variety of services that are relevant to work-related medical requirements. They are able to provide pre-employment physicals include drug and alcohol screenings and physical ability testing, ongoing drug and alcohol testing for employees, post-accident screening and testing, EKG’s, x-rays, blood tests and other lab work, employee health screening and injury care for cuts, burns, head injuries, crush injuries and treatment for any other injury or illness sustained as a result of a work-related incident. They are able to fill in worker’s compensation forms and provide any documentation required for a health claim related to a work-related injury or illness, as they should be the source for diagnosis and treatment of the work-related issue. They are also able to perform health screening for employees for employment or insurance purposes.
Is there an occupational health center near me?
The Immediate Care of Oklahoma health center is able to provide occupational health services for residents in Oklahoma with 7 convenient locations. No appointment is needed to receive care and treatment as needed for work-related injuries or illnesses. Our highly trained medical team will help you with an evaluation, testing, treatment and a return-to-work plan unique to your individual situation and based on your injury and the type of work you perform. We are well-versed in the specifics of worker’s compensation claims and will provide the proper documentation needed of your treatment to ensure your claim is processed correctly and efficiently. If you are in need of an occupational health center, then reach out to us today.
We serve patients from West Moore OK, Norman (HealthPlex) OK, Norman (24th) OK, Edmond OK, Yukon OK, I-240 & Sooner RD OK, Tecumseh OK, and Bethany OK.