Baptist Health Occupational Medicine Corbin
Affiliated with Baptist Health Corbin
|95 Bryan Blvd., Suite 201
Corbin, KY 40701
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Baptist Health Occupational Medicine (formerly BaptistWorx®) offers employers in Whitley, Knox, Laurel and surrounding counties comprehensive occupational health services and is affiliated with Baptist Health Corbin. Baptist Health Occupational Medicine was developed with one specific goal: to assist area employers in decreasing their workers' compensation costs by:
Tailoring an occupational health, wellness and educational program to fit each company's needs; and
Providing employees with comprehensive, high quality occupational health services in a timely, cost-efficient manner.
Occupational health is the science of anticipating, preventing and treating injuries that occur in the workplace. Workplace injuries can take many forms, from accidents requiring immediate medical attention to chronic disorders that slowly diminish productivity and quality of life. The dedicated healthcare professionals at Baptist Health Occupational Medicine are specialists in the theory and practice of occupational medicine. Services offered:
Work Injury Clinic
The work injury clinic is open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday. At Baptist Health Occupational Medicine, we provide comprehensive, quality care to injured workers, in an effort to return them to the workplace. Lost work time resulting from injury can create financial hardships for both employers and employees. That's why Baptist Health Occupational Medicine provides injury care with prompt follow-up, individual attention and immediate communication.
The Work Injury Clinic is a low-cost alternative for non-emergency work injury treatment and follow-up care, all in one location between the two hospital entrances behind the Outpatient Diagnostic Center, 95 Bryan Blvd., Suite 201, Corbin, KY. 40701. For more information, call 606-526-4590.
Baptist Health Occupational Medicine staff will follow up with the injured worker's company and track injuries through the entire workers' compensation process.
Some of the other programs that Baptist Health Occupational Medicine can provide are physical evaluation programs, immunization programs and education and wellness programs.
Medical Surveillance Program
Baptist Health Occupational Medicine is committed to helping your company provide a safe and healthy environment for all employees Our Baptist Health Occupational Medicine consultants can tailor a program to meet your company's current and future needs. Your program can include:
- Drug screening (DOT and non-DOT)
- Breath alcohol testing
- Audiometric screening
- Pulmonary function testing
- Vision screening
- Cardiac stress and fitness testing
- OSHA-mandated screenings
- Other company-specific testing
Physical Evaluation Program
A good, healthy work force starts by fitting the employee to the right job. A physical examination can give the employer information needed to provide a safe and healthy work environment for employees. Some types of physicals are:
Healthy employees can begin with a single immunization. Immunizations can be offered to meet regulations or your company's needs and may include:
Hepatitis B vaccination
TB skin test
Education and Wellness Programs
Baptist Health Occupational Medicine is excited to offer a program that includes education and wellness in the workplace. Our philosophy is that a healthy employee makes for a more productive employee. By providing an education and wellness program, you show employees the company cares. Some services which can be implemented are:
- Health fairs
- Substance abuse education
- Supervisor education
- Employee Assistance Program offered in conjunction with The Briscoe Clinic at the Trillium Center at Baptist Health Corbin
- Bloodborne pathogens
- CPR training
- Back safety education
- Health screenings
- Smoking cessation
- Nutritional education
- Additional educational information as needed
Meet Our Medical Director
Our medical director and treating physician is Rick Johnson, MD. He is a highly qualified physician specializing in the management of workplace injuries and the practice of occupational medicine.