Occupational medicine program in Austin, Texas

At St. David's Medical Center, our occupational health and workplace wellness services are designed to help local companies and their employees access health-related activities in convenient care settings. With our variety of services, we can help you make the most of your ongoing investment in your employees.

For more information about our occupational medicine services, call Occupational Health Services at (512) 544-8195.

Comprehensive occupational health services

Our occupational medicine staff offers a wide range of services to help keep your employees healthy, safe and informed.

Healthy lifestyle presentations

We offer 30-minute to one-hour presentations to your staff at your facility. Presentations can cover a wide range of topics, including “Understanding Ergonomics” and “Preventing Repetitive Strain Injuries.”

Occupational health screenings

We provide comprehensive physical examination and medical surveillance programs, such as:

Drug testing

Our drug testing services include:

  • Breath and saliva alcohol testing
  • Post-accident drug testing
  • Random drug testing

Physical exams

We offer a variety of health screening exams, including:

  • Agility and functional testing
  • Audiograms
  • Respirator fit testing
  • Heavy metal screenings
  • Lab screenings
  • Stress testing
  • Pulmonary function testing (PFT)
  • Vision screening

Workplace injury program

Our workplace injury program helps employers protect their employees’ health and productivity. The program includes:

  • Appropriate therapy referrals
  • Case management
  • Determination of work relatedness
  • Evidence-based medical management
  • Medical loss and lost-time accountability
  • Return-to-work focus
  • Timely diagnosis and referrals

Our goals are to minimize medications, avoid lost time and educate employees. Our physicians recognize that work-related injuries are expensive, both in medical treatment and in lost time. The physicians incorporate best practices to manage and effectively treat your employees' conditions.

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Minor injuries

For minor injuries, our goal is to:

  • Avoid lost time or restricted duty
  • Avoid medications or use non-prescription strength medications
  • Educate the employee regarding expected outcomes
  • Minimize appointments and/or missed work time

Moderate injuries

For moderate injuries, our goal is to:

  • Avoid/minimize lost work time
  • Effectively communicate with the employer and patient
  • Prudently use medications
  • Seek timely referrals for diagnostics, specialists or therapies
  • Use appropriate restrictions

Critical injuries

If an injury is critical, we offer:

  • Exceptional critical care
  • Follow-up care
  • Partnership with five emergency rooms (ERs) and three emergency centers, all open 24/7

Additional occupational health services

Additional occupational medicine services we offer include:

  • Immunizations
  • Tuberculosis testing
  • Laboratory testing

Where to find us

To reach St. David’s Medical Center's Occupational Health Services, please call (512) 544-8195 or email OHS@stdavids.com.

Our hours of operation are:

Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Our address is:

918 E. 32nd St.
Austin, TX 78705

Occupational medicine at St. David's HealthCare

Occupational medicine is the branch of medicine that relates to maintaining workplace health and treating injuries or illnesses that may occur. Occupational medicine focuses on preventing workplace injury and disease through cooperation and communication with employers.

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