Mission WorkWell

Health and Prevention for Local Industries

The primary goal of an effective health and safety strategy is prevention of employee illness and injury. However, workplace accidents and illnesses can still happen. Providing access to the most appropriate and prompt medical care is critical in ensuring that employees return to work as soon and as safely as possible.

Our Goal: The goal of Mission OccuMed is to provide exemplary occupational health services to our community. We provide the personal attention and expertise that offers targeted solutions to help lower health care costs and promote a healthy workplace.

Right Time, Right Place Expertise

As part of the largest health system in western North Carolina, OccuMed is Mission Hospital's comprehensive occupational health program. We offer top quality health screenings and medical services to businesses and industries in Buncombe, Henderson, Haywood, Madison and surrounding counties with over 160 current clients. OccuMed services are tailored to meet the need of each employer and combines the highest quality care with complete customization and continuous communication.

Our Occupational Health team includes a board certified family medicine physician, specially trained mid level physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses. We are conveniently located, which means that the right care is there when your employees need it. For after-hours care, our emergency rooms provide initial treatment before referring employees back to OccuMed for follow up care.

Specific Services Include:

OccuMed provides these services with appropriate follow-up and compliance with various state and federal regulations:

  • Preplacement physicals
  • DOT physicals
  • Urine drug screen collection - DOT and non-DOT
  • Audiograms
  • Respirator fit testing
  • DOT quarterly Reports
  • Random selection of drivers/employees for drug/alcohol testing (meets DOT requirements)
  • Return to work exams
  • Toxic exposure screening and follow-up
  • TB skin testing
  • Flexibility and Strength testing
  • Color vision testing
  • Smoking cessation counseling
  • Review of DOT drug screen results by certified MRO
  • Spirometry
  • X-rays
  • Breath alcohol testing
  • Evaluation and treatment of workers' compensation injuries (walk in appointments welcome)
  • Bloodborne Pathogen exposure follow-up and counseling
  • Vaccines - Tetanus, Hepatitis, Flu, MMR, Varicella

For more information on how OccuMed can help your company, call 828-213-3118 or email occumedservices@msj.org.

Convenient Directions:

2 Medical Park Drive
Suite 102

Asheville, NC 28803
Phone: 828-213-3188

Accessible and convenient onsite services.