About Occupational Medicine Near Shelton, WA
At Westcare Clinic, we focus on the health, treatment, and well being of our patients who either suffer from job-related injuries and illnesses, or need assessments required by their employers. We also provide work-required screenings, immunizations, and any physical examinations specific to a patient’s line of work in our centrally located Olympia Urgent Care office.
Our office exists for emergency care, urgent care, and walk-in appointments. When making an appointment with your primary care physician takes too much time, don’t worry. At Westcare Clinic, our urgent care clinic is open seven days a week, with no appointments necessary. All you need to do is walk in through our doors, and our friendly staff will fit you in to see a medical practitioner.
What is Occupational Medicine?
Occupational medicine includes assessments, vaccinations, as well as prevention and treatment for any diseases or injuries that may occur from the workplace. Our medical practitioners provide an array of exams and evaluations for patients who have a diverse professional backgrounds. Whether you’re workplace is behind a desk in an office, or on a fishing boat, we have the care, treatment, and evaluation you and your employer need.
Exams and Evaluations that are offered at Westcare Clinic:
For some jobs, physicals are mandatory. Fit For Duty, Merchant Mariner & Coast Guard, and other examinations are meant to assess a patient’s physical aptitude for the job. These tests let the employer know that their employees will be healthy and fit enough for the job.
- Pre-Employment Physical Exams: Some employers may require physical assessments for employees, as well as drug tests
- Merchant Mariner and Coast Guard: As required by the US Coast Guard, mariners must complete this assessment
- Fit for Duty Exams:Testing for a job’s physical and mental requirements
We provide an array of different screenings for drugs, alcohol, as well as blood testing. We also evaluate respiratory and cardiovascular health as it pertains to work related injuries or illnesses. Here are some of the screenings we offer:
- Drug Screenings
- Breath Alcohol Testing
- Vision Acuity Testing
- Respirator Evaluations
- Lead Screenings
Many work places require workers to have certain required immunizations. For healthcare workers especially, certain vaccinations are extremely important. Whether you’re vacationing abroad, starting at a new workplace, or keep up to date with your immunizations, we offer all of the standard immunizations:
- Measles, Mumps, and Rubella
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
About Our Clinic
At Westcare Clinic, we care for residents in and around Olympia. Our clinic has been around for over three decades, and open seven days a week for walk-in medical examinations. We accept most major insurance carriers, and whether you are insured or not, we will see you. Feel free to call us or drop in today.