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Occupational medicine at Via Christi Health

Your employees are your most valuable asset

Via Christi Occupational Medicine offers the most comprehensive range of workplace-related care services in the area, provided by the largest group of DOT-certified physicians specializing in occupational medicine. With the right healthcare partner, your business can enjoy the benefit of a healthier, more productive workforce.

Currently, more than 1800 companies in the Wichita and Sedgwick County area look to Ascension Via Christi Occupational Health Network as their source for occupational health services. 

Comprehensive care and customizable services 

Inpatient and emergency rooms services provided through Ascension Via Christi Hospital include MRI and CT scans, and other diagnostic tests are available through Via Christi Occupational Health Network‘s Preferred Provider Organization Network.  

A full range of physical therapy and outpatient occupational therapy are available, including the Via Christi Back to Action Center that simulates multiple work environments to evaluate the function and capacity of the employee prior to returning to work. 

Statewide prescription networks allow employees to fill prescriptions with no out-of-pocket expense to encourage treatment compliance and reduction in lost work days. 

Customized services include wellness programs, hepatitis series, flu shots, urine drug screen collections, ergonomic assessments, required physical examinations (ranging from post offer, annual, return to work, Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration and Hazmat). 

Ascension Via Christi offers the most comprehensive range of occupational services in the area – and at an affordable price. We can customize our services for your organization or industry, and even provide on-site service at your location. Our expertise makes us a valuable resource in maintaining sound hiring and employment policies, and we can help reduce the high costs associated with workplace healthcare claims.

Drug and alcohol screens

  • DOT by certified staff
  • Non-DOT
  • Instant results screen
  • Hair follicle
  • Breath alcohol screening by certified staff
  • Certified MRO services (medical review officer)

Pre-employment physicals

  • DOT physicals by FMCSA-certified physicians 
  • Standard employment physicals
  • Hazardous materials physicals 
  • OSHA respirator physicals
  • Asbestos physicals
  • Functional capacity evaluations 

Specialty services

  • Prevailing factor evaluations
  • Workplace injuries
  • Physical and occupational therapy services
  • 24-hour nurse/injury line 316-269-2667
  • Hearing and vision tests
  • X-rays
  • Specialist providers
  • Pulmonary function screening 
  • Treadmills
  • Carpal tunnel assessments
  • Back assessments
  • Specialty lab
  • Vaccines/TB skin tests
  • On-site services
  • FMLA review 
  • Collaborative medical case management