Occupational Health Services

Since 1981, Patient First physicians and support staff have been providing occupational health services for employers and employees. Patient First provides convenient, efficient employee health services that help keep your organization healthy and lower health care premiums. When treating work-related injuries, careful attention is paid to employers’ return-to-work protocols to ensure a safe return to work.

Patient First medical centers are conveniently located throughout the mid-Atlantic. Our medical centers are open every day of the year from 8 am to 8 pm and offer prompt occupational medical care, with no appointment necessary. Our on-site lab tests, x-rays, and prescription drugs help save employees’ time, reduce productivity losses, and lower costs for both the employer and the insurer by as much as two-thirds.

Occupational Health at Patient First

Patient First provides a wide range of Occupational Health services including:

Workers’ Compensation Services

  • Comprehensive workers’ comp services
  • Full service point-of-entry medical care for workplace injuries
  • Referrals to qualified, in-network specialists, as necessary
  • Post-injury/accident drug and alcohol testing
    • 10-Panel urine sample drug testing
    • 5-Panel urine sample instant drug testing (in VA, PA, and NJ)
    • DOT urine sample drug testing
    • Breath alcohol testing (at designated facilities)
    • Blood and urine alcohol testing

Employer/Employee Health Services

Work Physicals

Drug and Alcohol Testing 

  • 10-Panel urine sample drug testing
  • 5-Panel urine sample instant drug testing
  • 7-Panel hair sample drug testing 
  • Breath alcohol testing (at designated facilities)
  • Blood and urine alcohol testing 

Hearing and Vision Testing

  • Basic hearing testing
  • OSHA-compliant audiometric hearing testing
  • Vision testing

Immunizations and Titers

Additional Employer Health Services

  • PPD (tuberculosis) testing
  • TB risk assessment (form review)
  • Heavy metals testing (lead, zinc, mercury, cadmium, arsenic)
  • Bloodborne pathogen testing (HIV, etc.)
  • Healthy employee screenings (cholesterol, lipid panel, etc.)
  • X-rays
  • Lab Testing
  • EKGs

Why Choose Patient First for Occupational Health Services?

Patient First occupational health services offer comprehensive solutions tailored to meet the unique needs of your workforce. From DOT physicals ensuring compliance with transportation regulations to reliable drug testing protocols, we prioritize the safety and well-being of your employees. By partnering with us, employers gain access to a trusted medical provider dedicated to promoting a healthy work environment and mitigating risks. Let us streamline your occupational health management, providing efficient and effective services that support your company's success. 

  • Open 8 am to 8 pm, 365 days a year
  • Walk-in, no appointment necessary
  • X-rays, lab tests, and prescription medications at each center
  • Simple registration
  • Private treatment rooms
  • Careful attention to Return-to-Work policies & Light Duty programs
  • Communication to employer and employee for return-to-work status
  • Electronic reporting of work status and results via Patient First Employer Portal