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Occupational Medicine

Occupational Medicine

A diverse program of occupational health care services designed to meet the needs of the business community. The program is focused within the department of family practice, but incorporates all levels and areas of medicine, to provide a depth of expertise which is demanded by today's work force.

  • Accident/Injury Treatment
    • Easy access.
    • The majority of injuries can be treated in the clinic setting thereby creating a significant cost savings compared to emergency room care.
    • Return to work with a minimum of lost time.
    • ConvenientCare hours for treatment of injuries
  • Physical Exams and Evaluations
    • Pre-placement/post job offer utilizing the Clinic's standard exam or one customized to meet the needs of your business.
    • Periodic/Health maintenance
    • Executive
    • Retirement
    • Respirator fitness including pulmonary function testing
    • DOT (Department of Transportation)
    • FAA (Federal Aviation Administration)
  • Substance Abuse Screening
    • Utilize SAMHSA (formerly NIDA) approved laboratory for all drug screen testing.
    • Next day results typically reported on negative drug screens.
    • Post accident drug screen and breath alcohol during regular clinic and ConvenientCare hours, except on Saturdays and Sundays.
    • Weekday and Saturday morning collection hours.
    • On-site urine drug screen collections.
    • In-clinic urine drug screen collections.
    • Breath alcohol testing with certified breath alcohol technicians.
    • Software providing non-DOT random drug and alcohol selections.
    • MRO (Medical Review Officer) services available.
  • Work Site Programs
    • On-site walk through by members of the Yankton Medical Clinic Occupational Medicine team providing individualized or group evaluations.
    • On-site audiologic evaluations and diagnostic hearing testing by a board certified audiologist.
    • Health, Wellness and Education Programs such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Reducing Cardiac Risk Factors, Smoking Cessation, Stress Management, or any topic in the healthcare field.
    • Certification or participation in CPR and/or First Aid courses.
    • Immunizations including flu, tetanus or hepatitis vaccines.
    • Health and Wellness Screenings including Blood Pressure, Pulse, Height, Weight and Lab tests as indicated.
  • Occupational Medicine Coordinator
    • Direct contact for employers to assist them in designing programs and meeting their individual health care needs.
    • Facilitates communication between the employer and the medical staff.
    • Assists employers with patient tracking and management of individual workman's compensation cases.
    • Provide on-site health education, assessment, and prevention services.

For more information concerning the Yankton Medical Clinic's Occupational Medicine Program, please call Sharon Rucker, RN, BSN, Occupational Medicine Coordinator at (605) 665-7841 Ext. 2926.