Occupational Medicine

Employees who use the Occupational Medicine Services of SMC know we understand the importance of their employees' time. Employees shouldn't lose time on the job waiting longer than necessary for medical care. Our patients are seen quickly and reports are delivered back to you, the employer, promptly. Your workers spend less time in a waiting room and more time on the job!

Southside Medical Center offers occupational medical services, including several types of physical examinations, all designed to meet the individuals' or companies' needs. Below are some of our available examinations and services:

  • Workers compensation injuries
  • Annual and periodic employee surveillance
  • Asbestos and blood lead baseline and surveillance
  • Department of Transportation
  • Consultations
  • Basic physicals
  • School district physicals
  • Executive physicals
  • School bus driver examinations
  • Return to work examinations
  • Drug and alcohol collection and testing (both DOT and non-DOT)
  • Immunizations and titers

Southside Medical Clinics follows the DOT guidelines for collecting, handling and/or testing specimens and reporting results. All screening results that are non-negative are confirmed with gas chromatography. A Medical Review Officer (MRO) reviews all test results. Patient confidentiality is always maintained and assured.
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