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Occupational Services

Comprehensive Physical Examination:

Includes past medical history, surgical and trauma history, review of occupational exposures, review of systems, review of health risk factors, complete physical exam (including pelvic and breast exam for women and prostate exam for men, if desired by individual), and screening tests from the list below at the individual's or employers discretion. Physician will provide risk factor counseling, and forward all results to the individual's personal physician upon request. (If the employer covers only part of this cost, the difference can be charged to the patient or the patients insurance.)

Basic Physical Examination:

Includes past medical history and basic physical examination for significant impairments or abnormalities. (This includes dipstick urinalysis.) DOT Physical Examination:

Includes all testing required by the Department of Transportation, past medical history and basic physical examination for significant impairments or abnormalities. (This includes dipstick urinalysis, vision, and hearing screening.)

Vocational Testing - Post Offer Pre-employment Screening:

Testing is performed by certified Occupational / Physical therapists. It includes endurance, squat flexibility and strength testing, lifting parameters, carrying, pushing/pulling ability, climbing, and repeated gripping.

Lead exposure Physical Examination & Testing:

Includes physical exam and all testing required by OSHA Lead Construction Standard 1926.62.

Elective Services:

The following services may be chosen, al la carte, as additions to any of the above physical exams:

  • Immunizations (Td, flu shot, hepatitis vaccination)
  • PPD
  • Drug screen (with TestSure™ or DOT drug testing
  • Breath alcohol testing
  • Laboratory testing: hematocrit, CBC, cholesterol, triglycerides, PSA, Hemoccult
  • Pap smear of cervix
  • Mammogram
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • EKG
  • Exercise stress test
  • Spirometry, Respiratory Fitness Testing
  • Chest x-ray
  • Lumbo-sacral spine x-rays
  • Vision, hearing