Valdosta Family Medicine Associates, P.C.
Family Medicine Practice located in Valdosta, GA
To prevent and manage work-related injuries and other work health concerns, you need a provider that specializes in occupational medicine. At Valdosta Family Medicine Associates, P.C., in Valdosta, Georgia, the team provides many occupational medicine services to help you manage your business, including workers’ compensation claims, drug screens, and Department of Transportation (DOT) physicals. Find out more about occupational medicine by calling the office or scheduling an appointment online today.
Occupational Medicine Q&A
What is occupational medicine?
Occupational medicine is an area of medical care that focuses on the health needs of employees. It includes pre-employment physicals, drug screenings, and the management of work injuries.
Valdosta Family Medicine Associates, P.C., is a full-service family medicine practice with a team of board-certified family medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.
The practice aims to provide comprehensive care for those living and working in and around Valdosta. That includes providing services for employers to help them manage their employees’ health.
Who needs occupational medicine?
Any employer searching for a health care provider to manage the health needs of their employees may need occupational medicine.
In addition to general health and health screenings, Valdosta Family Medicine Associates, P.C., has a full-service pharmacy and provides durable medical equipment (DME) that protects your employees and may prevent work-related injuries.
The occupational medicine services at Valdosta Family Medicine Associates, P.C., aim to keep your employees healthy and safe and minimize the risk of on-the-job injuries.
What are occupational medicine services?
Valdosta Family Medicine Associates, P.C., offers many occupational services. These services include:
The Department of Transportation (DOT) requires anyone who drives a commercial vehicle to undergo a DOT exam. This exam assesses your general health and wellness to make sure it’s safe for you to operate the vehicle.
Valdosta Family Medicine Associates, P.C., has examiners certified to perform DOT exams.
Valdosta Family Medicine Associates, P.C., performs pre-employment drug screens as well as random on-site employee drug screens.
They also provide drug screenings following accidents at work.
Blood alcohol tests
Valdosta Family Medicine Associates, P.C., performs blood alcohol tests to measure the amount of alcohol in an employee's blood. This test may be part of a pre-employment exam or a random test.
Hearing and vision checks
Many job tasks require good hearing and vision. To ensure the safety of an employee and their co-workers, Valdosta Family Medicine Associates, P.C., performs hearing and vision checks.
When job tasks require a certain level of physical ability, a pre-employment physical may be a requirement before offering the job to potential candidates.
The family medicine practice also provides many on-site diagnostic tests to assess health or diagnose work injuries, including pulmonary function tests (PFTs), X-rays, ultrasounds, and CT scans.
When you need help managing your employees’ health, Valdosta Family Medicine Associates, P.C., can provide those services. Find out more about the benefits of occupational medicine by calling the office or booking an appointment online today.
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