A Safe & Healthy
Work Environment

ParkMed Urgent Care offers a full range of occupational medicine services to Knoxville and surrounding areas. Whether you need drug screening or care for an employee with a work-related injury, ParkMed helps employers meet the medical requirements mandated by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Department of Transportation (DOT), corporate policies, and Federal and state laws.

Occupational Health Services

 

Employee health is one of the defining elements of a competitive business advantage. ParkMed offers an array of employer & corporate occupational health solutions designed to meet your business objectives, while focusing on the health and safety of employees.

 

We offer competitive and affordable pricing. When compared to sending an injured employee to an emergency room, we offer a substantial cost and time savings. Our providers work closely with employers to ensure that injured employees are back to work in a reasonable and safe time period.

  • Breath Alcohol Tests
  • DOT Consortium Drug Screens
  • DOT Driver Exams
  • Drug screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Express Drug Screen
  • HAZMAT & HAZWOPER exams
  • Hearing test/Audiometry
  • Injury care
  • Physicals
  • Pre-placement evaluation
  • Pulmonary function testing/Spirometry
  • Respirator fit testing
  • Return-to-work exams
  • Vision Testing (Snelling, Ishahara & Stereo)
  • Work related injury and/or illness
  • X-Rays

Corporate Accounts

 

If you need occupational health services at the request of your employer, your company must set up a corporate account through the contact listed below.

 

To Update Protocol Information or questions regarding occupational health services contact Kellie Cunningham: 865.985.7085 or email

 

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Occupational Health FAQs

 

Click a question below to scroll to the answer.

What should employers have employees or job candidates bring when they visit ParkMed for Occupational Health services?

 

All employees or job candidates must bring a photo ID and any company forms that are to be completed by our medical providers. If candidates will be receiving immunizations during their visit, they should bring their record of past immunizations.

 

If an employee was injured at work and initially treated at an emergency department, the employee should bring their medical documentation from the visit.

Can you help us assess the physical ability and/or medical qualifications of our applicants to perform a job?

 

Yes, our clinics performs post-offer/pre-employment and OSHA Medical surveillance examinations to determine if prospective employees meet the physical and medical requirements to perform the essential functions of a job. These evaluations can include physical ability tests that mimic particular functions of a job.

Does HIPAA apply in Workers’ Compensation?

 

The HIPAA Privacy Rule does not apply to entities that are Workers’ Compensation insurers, Workers’ Compensation administrative agencies, or employers, except to the extent they may otherwise be covered entities. However, these entities need access to the health information of individuals who are injured on the job or who have a work-related illness to process or adjudicate claims, or to coordinate care under Workers’ Compensation systems. Generally, this health information is obtained from health care providers who treat these individuals and who may be covered by the Privacy Rule. The Privacy Rule recognizes the legitimate need of insurers and other entities involved in the Workers’ Compensation systems to have access to individuals’ health information as authorized by State or other law. Due to the significant variability among such laws, the Privacy Rule permits disclosures of health information for Workers’ Compensation purposes in a number of different ways.

Why is pre-employment fit-for-duty testing a good idea?

 

Pre-employment fit-for-duty testing is used to determine an applicant’s physical suitability for the job at hand. Comprehensive tests are custom-designed for the specific job function and are typically used to identify pre-existing injuries. 

When can I drug test my employees?

 

You can drug test your employees for any of the following reasons: pre-employment, post-accident, reasonable suspicion and random testing.

How long will it take to get drug test results?

 

Drug test results typically take 24 to 48 hours, depending upon the type of test being performed (e.g., urine, hair, or DOT). If ParkMed Occupational Health serves only as the collection site for your drug tests, then results will be reported to you directly from your selected lab/third-party administrator, and their result turnaround times may vary.

Who do I call to make an appointment?

 

Please call the clinic location you wish to use. Click here for location details. 

Who do I contact with questions regarding my account?

 

For account related questions, comments, concerns or to set up a new account, please contact our Account Manager, Kellie Cunningham at kellie_cunningham@teamhealth.com or 865.985.7085.

 

For billing questions, please contact our billing representative, Glynda Brown at glynda_brown@teamhealth.com or 865.985.7084.

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