Occupational Health in Pella and Ottumwa

Occupational Health at Pella Regional offers a broad scope of services to help you restore or maintain the health and well being of employees. Effective injury management, aggressive prevention programs and intensive education are the keys to improving and maintaining the health of a workforce.

Our highly trained professional staff will assist you in selecting the specific components needed to create a program custom-tailored to your needs. They have the expertise and skills to assist you in:

  • reducing lost work time 
  • reducing workers' compensation costs 
  • promoting wellness and safety 
  • improving employee morale and productivity 

From acute care following an injury and throughout the healing process to promoting a safe and successful return to work, we offer complete comprehensive care for today's worker.

We monitor the rehabilitation of injured and impaired workers. Communication is maintained at all times between the employee, providers, employer and insurance company.

Case Management

We provide injury evaluation and treatment, and will monitor the rehabilitation of injured or impaired workers. Communication will be maintained between the employee, provider, employer and the insurance company.

It is recommended that the company provide us with a dedicated e-mail for communication. Confidentiality of the employee's workers' compensation case will be maintained at all times.

Drug Screens/Breath Alcohol Testing

Drug screening and breath alcohol testing is available by appointment. Staff are Department of Transportation certified. It is estimated that 23 million Americans abuse substances on a regular basis. Ninety percent of drug abusers work. Many employers are required by law to maintain a drug-free workplace.

Employee Physicals

We provide post-offer pre-employment physicals that are tailored to the patient's needs, which may include the following:

  • General health
  • Visual acuity/color vision
  • Drug screen
  • Pre-employment lab test (EKG, blood work)
  • Required immunizations, including tuberculin (TB) screening
  • Post-offer pre-employment screen (POPES) completed to determine applicant is capable of performing the essential functions of the job

Department of Transportation (DOT) physicals are also provided.

Other Services

We also provide the following services to our Occupational Health patients: