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How Prime Can Serve You

Prime Occupational Medicine has a slew of services that we offer our clients and their businesses to help their operations run smoother and, more importantly, safer. Services that include drug and alcohol screening along with on-site and offshore services. To view a full list of our occupational medical services and how they can help you, keep reading. 

Medical Exams

Prime provides a wide array of physical exams to test your workers’ physical performance and ensure everyone is healthy and working safely. These medical exams include the DOT (CDL, USCG) Exam, Non-Dot ExamFit for Duty Exam, Return-to-Work Exam, OGUK Physical ExamAsbestos Physical Exam, Silica Physical Exam, Butadiene Physical Exam, Hazmat Exam, Benzene Exam, Travel Exam, Immigration Physical Exam, and the Independent Medical Exam.

Injury Care

PRIME Occupational Medicine has been treating work-related injuries for more than 23 years. We communicate with employers throughout the injury and treatment process, helping to minimize business interruption while working through the workers’ compensation process. The PRIME team will also educate employees about the benefits of returning to work and the psychological and social challenges that may delay recovery. 

Telemedicine

Telemedicine is using electronic communication technologies to provide medical care to patients without an in-person visit, aiming to improve the patient’s health status. Telemedicine with Prime means simplified administration and management, cost savings, the ability to monitor and track, and 24-hour convenience and care. The benefits of telemedicine with Prime include saving time and money for patients and employers, a faster return-to-work timeframe, faster, more efficient access to high-quality medical care, making specialists more easily accessible, and better overall outcomes for the health of all employees. 

MRO

An MRO (Medical Review Officer) review is required for every Department of Transportation (DOT) drug test. An MRO protects the employer from having to make decisions regarding an employee’s claim that his or her drug test result was caused by a medical reason and guards employers from having to deal with complicated issues related to the release or disclosure of private employee medical information.

Medical Staffing

PRIME specializes in selecting and integrating occupational medicine professional needs throughout your organization. PRIME has trained, developed, and implemented a variety of medical professionals, including Medical Assistants, Paramedics, Emergency Medical Technicians, Licensed Practical Nurses, Registered Nurses, and Physicians Asst./Nurse Practitioners. PRIME’s staff of trained medical providers are knowledgeable and prepared to handle a multitude of medical services, including Minor First-aid, Drug and Alcohol Screening, Respirator Fit-Testing, Audiometric Examinations, Blood Chemistry, Flu Shots/Vaccinations, Health & Wellness Education, Physical Examinations and more!

After Hours

All full-service clinics, including Baton Rouge, Port Allen, New Orleans East (Chalmette), Lafayette, LaPlace, Sulphur, ISTC Baytown, and ISTC Beaumont, are available for after-hours services.

Corporate Medical Solutions

With more than 25 years of proven success, PRIME’s Corporate Medical Solutions will help you reduce healthcare costs, minimize lost time, decrease regulatory complications and optimize employee productivity.

Electronic Medical Questionnaire

PRIME’s Electronic Medical Questionnaire helps employers quickly determine whether or not their workers can safely perform job tasks. A simple yet fully customizable digital questionnaire delivers employers a solution to easily obtain and track their workers’ current medical functionality before reporting to assigned duties. The benefits of using Prime’s Electronic Medical Questionnaire include convenience, real-time tracking, paperless, customized interface, and it’s HIPAA secure!

Drug & Alcohol Screening Programs

PRIME is an industry leader when it comes to the development, management, and support of substance abuse programs. PRIME has over 25 years of experience in working with employers of various industries in customized drug and alcohol screening solutions. The benefits of using Prime for Drug & Alcohol Screening include an automated random process, minimal paperwork, rapid results, a simple hiring process, real-time web-based results tracking, reduced costs, and is available in-clinic or at your work site. We provide 5-panel, 10-panel, or 12-panel drug screens and a customized panel if needed. 

Vaccinations

Whether it’s an annual flu shot or a travel-required vaccine, Prime Occupational Medicine’s vaccination services can help keep your workforce safe and healthy with a wide range of vaccines available at most locations. Vaccinations available at all locations include Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis), Flu (Seasonal), Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and TwinRix.

OSHA Compliance Testing & Medical Surveillance

Prime provides EKG, Audiometric Testing and Hearing Conservation, X-Rays, Tuberculosis Testing, and Vision Screening.

Case Management with Prime

Prime offers Comprehensive Case Management, including Medical Care Management, Financial Case Management, and Administrative Case Management. With this, you get 24-hour nurse triage, seamless transfer from triage nurse to case manager, patient education regarding workers’ comp and injury-specific recovery process, ensured compliance and navigation of potential barriers, assistance with timely scheduling of referrals/diagnostics/follow-ups, management of timely and accurate flow of information between all parties, and support by board-certified occupational medicine physicians.

On-site

Prime Occupational Medicine delivers quality occupational health screening directly to the job site for the convenience of your workforce. Services include Medical Examinations, Corporate Wellness Examinations, Drug, and Alcohol Screening, Post Accident Drug Screen, Audiometric Examinations, Hearing Conservation Training, Vaccinations, TB Testing, COVID-19 Screening and Testing, Medical Surveillance, Respirator Fit-Testing, Pulmonary Function Testing, and more!

Offshore Services

With over 20 years of experience working with clients in the oil and gas industry, we are uniquely positioned to provide remote medical, safety, training, and clinical services for our customers while reducing overall medical costs.

Training Courses

Our team works diligently to ensure courses are current with the ever-changing regulations and compliance requirements companies face. At Prime, we offer Automated External Defibrillator (AED) courses, Basic First Aid, Basic Life Support (CPR/AED/First Aid), Blood Borne Pathogen, DOT Drug & Alcohol Supervisor Training, Emergency Medical Responder Training, and Heimlich Training.

OGUK Offshore Medical Exam

Employees who need to work offshore in certain regions may be required to pass an Offshore Medical Examination. The Prime OGUK Medical Exam will require the completion of the Patient Health History Questionnaire, Urinalysis, BMI, Visual, Pulse and Blood Pressure Measurement, Lung Function Test, Audiogram, and a consultation with an OGUK physician.

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