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Occupational Medicine

Comprehensive Services for Business

Notice to Employers

Employers with UnitedHealthcare plans who use Occupational Medicine Services will not experience any interruption in services or change in pricing for drug testing, physicals and pre-employment screenings. These services are not impacted by United’s termination of its agreement with Saint Francis.

Only employers who have Workers’ Compensation Insurance Plans through United could be affected. If you have any questions, please call 573-331-5217 or visit

Saint Francis Medical Center’s Occupational Medicine specializes in the prevention and management of occupational and environmental injuries and illness while also promoting the health and productivity of workers and communities. Occupational Medicine offers:

  • Medical Center resources tailored to the specific requirements of each client served
  • No participation restrictions relative to company size
  • Centralized billing
  • Care coordination to help employers manage injured workers
  • On-site company visits by physicians and clinical staff.

Occupational Health Services

Damian R. Dyer, MD, MPH
Damian R. Dyer, MD, MPH
  • Initial evaluation, treatment and follow-up care of workers’ compensation injuries or illnesses
  • Surveillance services:
    • Physicals (DOT, pre-placement, annual, periodic, fitness for duty, fire responders, hazardous materials team)
    • Immunizations
    • Drug screenings
    • Vision screenings
    • Pulmonary function testing
    • Respiratory fitness testing – NIOSH Certified
    • Audiometric testing
    • Health and wellness screenings
  • Outpatient services:
    • Rehabilitation (physical therapy, occupational therapy, hand therapy, job site analysis, ergonomic evaluations and work conditioning)
    • Radiology
    • Laboratory
    • Respiratory and audiology services
    • Health and wellness screenings
  • Health fairs and educational seminars on a variety of topics, such as CPR, first aid, corporate fitness programs, injury prevention, and Back School
  • Retail pharmacy
  • Emergency services 24 hours a day

Saint Francis’ Occupational Medicine in Cape Girardeau meets the pre-employment and work-injury needs of businesses and industries.

  • A convenient location on Kingshighway in Cape Girardeau
  • 24-hour care for your workforce in conjunction with Saint Francis Immediate Convenient Care and Emergency Service Department
  • Access to radiology (imaging) services, including X-ray, CT and open MRI; laboratory services; psychology services; and a rehabilitation department with industrial rehabilitation therapy.


Monday-Friday: 8 am-7 pm
Saturday-Sunday: 8 am – 5 pm


Occupational Medicine Clinic at Immediate Convenient Care
1702 N. Kingshighway

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