Occupational Medicine

HOSPITAL SERVICES

Occupational Medicine

Brandon Penix, DO

Samaritan Healthcare Occupational Medicine specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating illness, injury, and disability that occur while at work.

Our Occupational Medicine physician, Brandon Penix, DO, focuses on helping your employees return to work quickly and safely after injury, improving workplace health, and increasing productivity. He provides pre-employment exams and screenings, DOT certifications, disability evaluations, and managing workers’ compensation cases—including analysis of new injuries, managing work restrictions, and closing cases.

Dr. Penix is part of the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries’ Medical Provider Network (MPN). He also is a certified DOT Medical Examiner, as well as a licensed Medical Review Officer (MRO). He also served in the United States Army as a General Medical Officer, where he evaluated wounded soldiers’ fitness-for-duty.

To schedule an appointment to establish a memorandum of understanding (MOU) or to learn more about how we can customize our care for your business, email us:

Joe Ketterer, Executive Director of Clinics
jketterer@samaritanhealthcare.com

 

Sierra Becken, Clinic Operations Manager
sbecken@samaritanhealthcare.com

  • Pre-employment (post-offer) physical exams
  • Annual surveillance physicals
  • DOT CDL medical exams
  • Drug screening & breath alcohol testing
  • Medical Review Officer (MRO) services
  • Tuberculosis screening
  • Initial & follow up injury treatments
  • Return-to-Work evaluations
  • OSHA respirator surveillance
  • Employer-required immunizations
  • DOT random management services
  • Audiogram testing
  • Chemical exposures
  • Propellant exposures
  • Disability assessments and evaluations
  • Personal injury evaluations
  • Independent medical exams (IME)
  • Impairment rating evaluations (IRE)
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