Due to the varying needs of the clients served
by The Center, the services are tailored to meet each client’s needs.
Following is a brief overview of the services provided:
Drug ScreeningDrug Screenings can be performed for DOT and Non-DOT positions
and include testing for the following substances:
- PCP - Phencyclidine
Drug screening results are
communicated via fax, phone or e-mail, according to the employers preference.
- Marijuana Metabolites
- PCP - Phencyclidine
Random Drug ScreeningIn order to ensure a “drug
free” work place, The Center also offers random drug screenings. Done
on a monthly or quarterly basis, software randomly selects a percentage of the
employees for screening.
IncWork Conditioning/Hardening-These programs incorporate physical conditioning
through activities to improve strength and endurance, flexibility, work simulation,
and education to prevent re-injury.
Offer Medical Physicals are conducted with the goal of determining and establishing
baseline information of the applicant’s medical condition, while detecting evidence
of illness to determine if there is an occupational relationship. These physicals
contribute to employee health and maintenance by providing an opportunity for
early detection, treatment and prevention of disease such as elevated blood sugars
and hypertension. Each medical physical will include complete medical history
and examination for the following: musculoskeletal system, respiratory system,
vital signs, abdomen, any abnormal masses, eyes, ears, nose, throat, skin, lymphatic
system, gastrointestinal and neurological evaluation.
DOT Medical PhysicalsDOT physicals are performed using the Department
of Transportation Guidelines.
a team of 4 Physical Therapists and a state of the art facility with over 6,000
square feet dedicated to Industrial Medicine needs, The Center is the gold standard
in the Rio Grande Valley for meeting the physical therapy needs of our industrial
clients. Our services include: Physical Therapy - use of comprehensive list of
modalities and specialized in work related injuries. FCEs - comprehensive evaluation
that is an important part of industrial efficiency used to assess the worker’s
ability/tolerance to a variety of real or - simulated work activities
Post Offer Pre-Placement ScreensPost Offer
Pre-Placement Screens will evaluate the applicant’s physical ability to perform
essential job functions as described in a specific job description provided by
the client and will ensure that the physical attributes of the candidate match
the physical requirements of the position. The components of the pre-placement
screenings consist of work specific tasks, cardiovascular assessment, strength
abilities, range of motion, dexterity, agility and flexibility assessment. The
components will differ according to the job description and the physical demands
of the specific position being assessed. Components can be tailored to meet specific
needs of the employer and position.
descriptions can be evaluated for new positions or existing descriptions can be
modified to incorporate the existing physical demands of a current position. If
requested, a job site analysis can be performed to identify essential job functions.
Preventative Intervention ProgramPreventative
intervention analyzes a company’s injury trends by body part or work station
and offers the client custom services designed to eliminate injuries and cut costs
while complying with OSHA standards and maintaining client production. This proactive
approach focuses on factors which influence the development of injuries and decrease
the progression of symptoms, through early awareness, and early intervention.
These programs are especially beneficial to clients with repetitive motion assignments.
Ergonomic AnalysisErgonomic analysis provides for
a comparison between the current work environment and the ideal scenario. An initial
evaluation is completed on each work station and an analysis is completed of the
employees’ posture, heights of workstations, hand position and other items affecting
job function. Recommendations are then made to help ensure that the workstations
are modified to maximize productivity in an efficient and pain-free work environment.
Occupational SupportBy selecting
The Center of Industrial Rehabilitation Services to provide your company
with medical and industrial services, educational safety workshops and mini seminars
can be conducted for your high risk departments to ensure injury prevention and
cost containment. Our staff is committed to working closely with your Safety Coordinator
and/or Human Resource Manager to assist with preventative occupational safety
Health FairsBecause the healthcare needs
of the workforce are not limited to the work day and are often driven by many
underlying issues such as diabetes and hypertension, The Center and its
physicians are committed to focus on the whole employee and to assist its industrial
partners in educating its workforce on vital healthcare issues. Through on-site
health fairs and "lunch and learns", to assisting with implementing
wellness programs, The Center focuses on making improvements in employees’
overall health and wellness.
The Center of Industrial Rehabilitation Services
believes that good employee health is an asset. Our physicians are committed to
providing the employee partners in the area with the best industrial medicine
possible. Together with a highly skilled team of therapists and health professionals,
The Center is ready to help you build a healthier business.