Occupational Health and Wellness

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Occupational Health and Wellness

Occupational health services are designed to achieve and maintain the highest standard of health and well-being for the worker through preventative medicine, education, and injury management. Workers can be favorably or adversely affected by their work environment. Utilizing a foundation of education and ergonomics, our services can enhance the safety of your work place by preventing injuries and minimizing risks. However, in the case of an unforeseen injury, our occupational health experts can assist your organization to navigate the complexities of work injury management, thus helping you maximize productivity and maintain a competitive advantage in an ever-changing work environment. 

Medical Providers
St. Alexius Medical Center has provided over 125 years of quality service to Bismarck/Mandan and surrounding areas.  We are excited to continue to serve the needs of our community and your employees with expanded occupational health services.  Our team of occupational health experts will provide personalized service to meet your occupational health needs; additionally, designating St. Alexius as your medical provider gives you access to a large network of services, specialists, and medical facilities. In addition to the Bismarck/Mandan clinics, we also offer occupational health services in Watford City and Minot.

Medical ServicesMedical Evaluations
St. Alexius Occupational Health will partner with you to meet your unique medical/business needs. Together we will develop a comprehensive medical program customized for your organization.  The following services are provided:

Medical Services

  • Certified Medical Examiner for DOT physicals
  • Provider for work injury management
  • Fit for duty/ Return to work physicals
  • Pre-employment physicals
  • Audiometric testing
  • Respiratory medical evaluation
  • Respiratory fit testing
  • Pulmonary function testing/Spirometry
  • Vision testingOHW
  • Drug testing (DOT/Non-DOT)
  • MRO services
  • Breath alcohol testing
  • Immunizations, TB testing
  • Sleep Apnea evaluation and treatment

Rehabilitation Services

  • Physical/Occupational Therapy Services
  • Injury management
  • Work injury screen/Soft tissue program
  • Functional Capacity Assessment
  • Pre/post offer testing
  • Job specific testing
  • Functional job analysis
  • Ergonomic assessments
  • Work conditioning/Work hardening
  • WSI Ergonomic Initiative provider
  • On-site education

Return to Work Services

Workforce Safety & Insurance (WSI) Ergonomic Initiative
In an effort to focus on prevention of ergonomic related injuries in the workplace, WSI is offering the Workforce Safety & Insurance Ergonomic Initiative Loss Control Program. This grant provides financial assistance towards addressing the ergonomic issues of organizations. Our ergonomic experts at St. Alexius Occupational Health are a proud provider for the WSI Ergonomic Initiative Program and will provide on-site assistance to North Dakota employers throughout the application and implementation process.

On-site services may include:

  • on-site ergonomic assessments in which potential or existing problems will be identified
  • ergonomic recommendations and interventions
  • assistance with selection of appropriate ergonomic equipment
  • employer and employee ergonomic training

If the assessments conducted during the Ergonomic Initiative warrant equipment purchases, employers may be eligible for assistance through the Ergonomic Initiative Grant Program.

To begin the process, submit an Ergonomic Initiative Employer Application to WSI. After your application is approved, please contact St. Alexius Occupational Health to arrange for an ergonomic evaluation.

Sleep WellnessRoofman
Fatigue management is vital to workplace safety and employee health, particularly with shift workers and over-the-road truck drivers. As part of our comprehensive occupational health and wellness program we can educate your employees about fatigue and  sleep disorders and give them tools to get a good night's sleep. Our occupational health providers work closely with the board certified sleep specialists at the St. Alexius Sleep Center to provide screening, diagnosis, and treatment for sleep disorders such as Obstructive Sleep Apnea.

Wellness Screenings
Healthy employees help keep your workplace productive. Health screenings play an important role in alerting employees of a health risk that might go otherwise undetected. Our clinical staff will provide your employees with education and wellness screenings to help them make healthy lifestyle choices and reduce their risks for developing adverse health conditions.

Available screenings and services:

  • Wellness screenings
  • On-site health and wellness education
  • Vaccinations
  • Vascular screenings
  • Sleep apnea screenings

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
The Employee Assistance Program is an employee benefit program which provides confidential assessment, counseling, and referral services for employees. Our EAP is staffed by trained professionals who can address marital/family concerns, work-related problems, emotional/behavioral concerns, financial problems, and alcohol/drug dependency. The EAP staff also has extensive expertise in management training and consultation. Services offered are either face-to-face, web-based, or phone consultation by the EAP clinical staff.

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St. Alexius Occupational Health and Wellness
310 N. 9th Street (2nd floor of the Center of Excellence Building)
Bismarck, ND 58506-5510
701-530-8103 | Toll free: 800-222-7858