Occupational Medicine

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Responsibilities

  • Working with site management to maintain a healthful work environment
  • Providing health ​examinations in support of duty requirements
  • Diagnosis and treatment of occupational injury or illness
  • Providing Medical Review Officer (MRO) support to the Pantex Substance Abuse Program
  • Employee health counseling and wellness
  • Emergency and disaster response support
  • Confidentiality under the Law
  • Medical monitoring programs
  • Medical records management

Requirements

Pantex Occupational Medicine programs, staff and facilities must meet Federal and State requirements for their work, including those found in the:

  • Code of Federal Regulations
  • Texas Administrative Code
  • United States Code
  • Department of Energy Orders
  • Relevant consensus standards, such as those of the National Fire Protection Association

Staff Qualifications

Pantex Occupational Medicine healthcare personnel include individuals licensed in accordance with all Texas requirements:
  • Physicians – MD and/or DO
  • Psychologist
  • Advanced Practice Nurses (Nurse Practitioners)
  • Physician's Assistant
  • Registered Nurses
  • Medical Laboratory Technicians
  • X-Ray Technicians
In addition, Pantex Occupational Medicine staff members receive training for special tasks they perform such as:
  • Audiometry (hearing testing)
  • Spirometry (pulmonary function/breathing testing)
  • Medical Laboratory/X-Ray Technology
  • Medical Review Officer
  • Breath Alcohol Testing
  • Drug Screening Urine Collection

Facilities

Pantex Occupational Medicine is independently inspected and accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). The Pantex Medical Laboratory is certified by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA) requirements. The Pantex Medical Laboratory is also certified by the Department of Transportation as a drug-screening specimen collection and breath-alcohol testing site.

Minor Illness Care

Pantex Occupational Medicine provides minor medical care for employees on a limited basis, within established medical protocols. Those needing urgent attention are seen without appointment and ahead of routine cases. As needed, ill or injured employees are transferred to Amarillo acute care facilities.

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 CONTACT:

 
Occu​patio​nal Medicine: (806) 477-3033
Emergencies – All Shifts: 477-3333