Occupational Medicine at Saint Vincent Hospital

The Occupational Health Center

The Occupational Health Center, a division of the Saint Vincent Health System, provides valuable, quality, outpatient services that recognize and effectively respond to the unique needs of the employment community. We can facilitate the delivery of programs for wellness, injury prevention, and ergonomic evaluation for your employees. We are the only occupational medicine program with integrated, on-site, full service physical and occupational therapy provided by Saint Vincent Rehab Solutions.


Employer representatives receive verbal and written communication on all services provided to their employees. In addition, our case management staff functions as an employer-physician liaison and aggressively assists in getting employees back to work in a timely manner.

Comprehensive services

The Occupational Health Center offers a full range of menu-driven services. We are a “one-stop shop” for all industrial medical needs.

Worker's compensation injury treatment

  • Acute injury treatment
  • Case management

Physical examinations

  • Pre-employment
  • Department of Transportation (DOT) Physical
    Executive exams
  • Fitness for duty exams
  • Return to work exams
  • Respirator Physical
  • Asbestos Physical

Drug & alcohol screening: DOT & non-DOT

  • Post-offer
  • Random
  • Reasonable Suspicion
  • Post Accident
  • Return-to-Duty
  • Follow-up

Testing & screenings

  • Audiometry/Hearing/Vision
  • Spirometry/Lung Function
  • X-ray/EKG

24/7 Drug and Alcohol Testing and The Occupational Health Center Drug & Alcohol Testing Consortium

Saint Vincent is the only facility in the region to offer 24/7 drug and alcohol testing. Testing is provided through the Saint Vincent Emergency Department.

The Occupational Health Center provides a third party administration service, known as The Occupational Health Center Drug and Alcohol Testing Consortium, to all interested employers having Federal DOT and/or company drug and alcohol testing requirements. The purpose of the program is to provide the administration of drug and alcohol testing for Consortium members in order to assist them in being compliant with the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and/or an individual company policy. We currently serve 53 companies with 979 active participants.

The occupational health center advantages

  • Easy access: appointments are not required for simple drug/alcohol testing, and walk-in injury care is always available.
  • Results are reported immediately, following lab notification, to the designated employer representative.
  • As a division of the Saint Vincent Health Center, The Occupational Health Center is part of a fully integrated health care delivery system.

The Occupational Health Center is proud to say it has serviced more than 3,500 employers. We believe our experience provides us with unique insight into employer needs and gives us the ability to provide solid occupational health solutions.

The Occupational Health Center
1910 Sassafras Street, Suite 200
Erie, PA 16502