University Employee Occupational Health Clinic University Employee Occupational Health Clinic

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About Us

145 North Medical Drive
919 966 9119
919 966 6337 (fax)
Online UEOHC Appointment Scheduler
Department of Medicine, School of Medicine
Environment, Health and Safety Office

View the University Employee Occupational Health Clinic section of the 2012 EHS Annual Report.

The University Employee Occupational Health Clinic (UEOHC) provides occupational health care services to all part-time, full-time, and temporary employee of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The UEOHC is located at 145 N. Medical Drive. The UEOHC directs medical care for all workplace injuries/illnesses. The UEOHC also provides pre-employment screening, annual immunization reviews, and medical surveillance for healthcare and non-healthcare workers. Employees working in healthcare facilities are required to have annual immunization reviews. Other groups of employees are required to have medical surveillance screening if they work with asbestos, animals, or use respiratory protection, etc. Departments employing persons that require any services other than workplace incidents/injuries are charged for these services. Learn more by downloading the UEOHC's brochure.

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Contact Information

145 North Medical Drive
Phone: 919-966-9119; Fax: 919-966-6337
Online UEOHC Appointment Scheduler
Department of Medicine, School of Medicine
Environment, Health and Safety Office


Location

The Clinic is located at 145 N. Medical Drive, which can be reached by a Chapel Hill Transit bus. View a map of the area.


Hours of Operation

The Clinic is open from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday (except for University holidays).


After-Hours

After–hours needlestick/human blood or body fluid exposures, please call UEOHC at 966-9119. The UEOHC line will automatically forward your call to Healthlink in order to gather the appropriate information and put you in contact with the Family Practice physician covering the needlestick hotline.

For all other after-hour work related injuries that requires immediate medical care, go directly to the UNC Emergency Department. If immediate medical care is not needed, then please report to the UEOHC the following day.


Emergency Care

For a life-threatening injury or illness, go directly to the Emergency Department located in the Neurosciences Hospital on Manning Drive.


Appointments

Employees requiring medical surveillance appointments should go to the Online UEOHC Appointment System to schedule an appointment. If you are not flagged in the medical surveillance program, please complete the Request for Services form and fax to EHS at 962-0227. Treatment of work-related injuries and illnesses does not require an appointment. The affected employee's supervisor should call the Clinic to advise that an injured employee is en route and to provide a brief description of the nature of the injury. Employees with life-threatening illnesses or injuries should go directly to the Emergency Department located in the Neurosciences Hospital.


University Employee Occupational Health Services

The University provides comprehensive occupational health services to employees through its Employee Occupational Health Clinic located at 145 North Medical Drive. The Clinic is operated by the Department of Medicine through an agreement with the Environment, Health and Safety Office. The goal of the Clinic is to maintain and improve the Occupational Health of University employees. Download the UEOHC brochure.

Services Provided

  • First Care: Initial treatment of all non-life-threatening work-related injuries and illnesses, including communicable disease exposures. Treatment of work-related injuries does not require an appointment. The affected employee's supervisor should call the Clinic to advise that an injured employee is en route and to provide a brief description of the nature of the injury. Employees with life-threatening illnesses or very serious injuries should go directly to the nearest Emergency Department or call 911.
  • Workers' Compensation Treatment and Case Management: Treatment of work-related injuries and illnesses. The clinic's Nurse Practitioner will provide initial/on-going care and arrange for any necessary services including referrals to specialists and rehabilitation services. Lost work-time or work restrictions will be coordinated by the clinic. The Nurse Practitioner will provide case management services until the employee has returned to their previous level of functioning.
  • Blood/Body Fluid Exposure Care: Following established protocols, the clinic staff provides immediate management for employees who have experienced blood/body fluid exposure. It is the responsibility of the exposed employee and/or his/her supervisor to contact the clinic immediately in the event of an exposure.
  • Other Communicable Disease Exposure Care: Management of employees with work-related exposure to tuberculosis or other communicable diseases.
  • Medical Surveillance of Employees Working With Biohazardous Agents, Animals, and/or Chemical Carcinogens: Maintain appropriate medical monitoring of employees with potential exposure to hazardous agents in coordination with EHS. If you are exposed to research animals at work, please print, complete and send a "Research Animal Handler Questionnaire" to the University Employee Occupational Health Clinic, CB#1649.
  • Appropriate Immunization Screening and Medical Surveillance for Employees Working in Health Care Environments: Services include health history, latex allergy screening, immunization review, annual tuberculosis skin testing, annual respirator surveillance testing, and immunizations such as Hepatitis B, Mumps, Measels, or Rubella vaccine as indicated.
  • Screening and Medical Surveillance for Non-Health Care Employees as Required by Regulatory or Accrediting Bodies: Services are dependent upon the occupation of the employee and may include physical examinations, pulmonary function test, tuberculosis skin test, or base line serum samples.
  • Travel Immunization Clinic: Travel Immunization review and appropriate protective immunization provided for employees planning work-related foreign travel.
  • Coordination with HealthLink for after-hours injuries/illnesses: HealthLink provides after hours access for needlestick/human blood or body fluid exposures.
  • Medical Consultation on Workplace Health and Safety Issues.


Off-Campus Employees

Special arrangements have been made for treatment of work-related injuries and illnesses for most work-sites remote from the Chapel Hill area. Check with your Human Resources Facilitator or contact the Workers' Compensation Manager, 962-5710, if you have not been informed of those arrangements.


Staff

Medical Director
James Hill, MD, MPH

Workplace Safety Manager
Mary Crabtree

Registered Nurse
Ann Law

Receptionist/Data Coordinator
Sherice Love

Transcriptionist
Vanessa Wise


Tuberculosis Information

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