Occupational Medicine Questions and Answers
Health and Wellness can be critical in the workplace, At Totowa Immedicenter, we ensure our patients are healthy and safe at work or to return to work. If patients are injured or contract an illness in the workplace, we provide comprehensive care to help them recover. This is what occupational medicine is all about. To best assistant you, we have provided a brief Q & A to answer your questions regarding Occupational Medicine. Call us for more information. Serving patients from Totowa NJ, Paterson NJ, Haledon NJ, Passaic NJ, North Caldwell NJ, Wayne NJ, North Haledon NJ, and Fairfield NJ.
Health and wellness can be critical in the workplace. At Totowa Immedicenter, we ensure our patients are healthy and safe at work or to return to work. If patients are injured or contract an illness in the workplace, we provide comprehensive care to help them recover. This is what occupational medicine is all about.
In order to best assist you, we have provided a brief Q&A to answer your questions regarding Occupational Medicine.
What can I expect from occupational health services?
Occupational medicine is a branch of medicine focused on health in the workplace. At a medical center that provides occupational medicine, an employee can receive care if they are injured in the workplace or contract an illness there. At times, employees can require rehabilitation, mental health-related services, and/or compensation. Totowa Immedicenter can assist in linkage to these services and more. Employers may also require paperwork to be completed for the employee to be treated and to return to work, in compliance with company regulations. Totowa Immedicenter staff are here to help with these occupational health needs.
What does an occupational medicine doctor do?
Physicians specialized in occupational medicine can provide the following services:
- Employee healthcare for common, minor work-related injuries like minor cuts, burns, and sprains.
- Employee care for minor work illnesses like minor respiratory illnesses
- Employer-requested pre-employment physical exams
- Employer drug/alcohol testing
- DOT physicals
- Referrals to see specialists like a physical therapist
- Diagnostics like X-rays and lab tests
- And more
We provide such services at the Totowa Immedicenter and they are available on a walk-in basis or by appointment. Stop by today for a consultation or call us to learn more.
Why are occupational medicine services so important?
Occupational medicine services meet the health-related needs of employees. Both employers’ and employees’ needs are represented and met by occupational medicine services. For example, an occupational medicine provider can help with a worker’s compensation claim. The provider will work with employers and insurance companies on an employee’s behalf. For an employer, a provider can ensure an employee’s treatment will be in compliance with the company, DOT, and/or OSHA regulations.
Do you provide occupational medical services near me?
Totowa Immedicenter provides occupational medicine and more. We are located at 500 Union Boulevard, Totowa, NJ 07512. We are available Monday to Friday, from 8AM to 5 PM, and on Saturday, from 9AM to 2 PM. Walk-ins and appointments are welcome! You can contact us at (973) 221-8443.
Employees and employers, please call us for more information.