The BarnesCare physical exam program is focused on providing the medical evidence employers need to make a determination about an employee’s ability to perform on the job. Our experts are up-to-date on the latest regulatory standards and can create a physical exam program specific to your industry and your company’s needs. Our physical exam services include:
Pre-Placement Exams. A basic physical assessment providing the employer medical evidence to determine if a prospective employee is a match to the physical components of a job.
Fitness-for-Duty or Return-to-Work Exams. A physical assessment providing the employer medical evidence to determine if a current employee has the ability to perform the required essential functions of the job.
Department of Transportation (DOT) Medical Exams.
A highly regulated exam with potentially serious consequences for the individual and public.
The BarnesCare team conducts thousands of DOT exams each year and understands the regulations to help your company prevent drivers from being inappropriately disqualified. Confusion regarding DOT medical guidelines on cardiovascular disease
and sleep apnea
can cause certification delays. BarnesCare offers these tips for being prepared for your DOT exam
All medical examiners issuing medical certificates for commercial motor vehicle drivers must be certified and listed on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME). All BarnesCare providers have completed all NRCME certification requirements. Read more here.
Independent Medical Evaluations (IMEs).
Used primarily for workers' compensation claims, this objective evaluation of an employee's health condition can help determine causality, establish an impairment rating, determine the extent of injury and evaluate rehabilitation. BarnesCare IMEs are conducted by Certified Independent Medical Examiner Tom Kibby, MD
Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)-Required Surveillance Exams. A thorough evaluation that helps employers comply with OSHA standards by establishing baselines through specific testing and periodic monitoring. This includes respirator clearance, asbestos, lead, cadmium and HAZMAT/HAZWOPER exams. The BarnesCare team can help you identify the frequency of testing, as well as the exact protocol needed for your workforce.
Our physical exam services are complemented by diagnostic and screening services, including audiometry, pulmonary function, Titmus vision, lab services and x-ray.