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Human Resources

Employee Health Services triage

 

  1. Employee Health Services (EHS) follows all University of California Davis, Health System  (UCDHS) Worker’s Compensation cases (except for employee’s who have pre-designated to Human Resources, in writing, an alternate Primary Treating Physician) for at least the first 30 days after an injury has been reported.  EHS is open from 7AM to 4 PM Monday through Friday.   The Mercy Medical located on 3000 Q Street is our designated back up clinic that will see W/C injuries after 4 PM without an appointment.  Our established contract with them is to treat you one time.  All follow up appointments are done in at EHS.  If seen at this clinic, you are required to call EHS to make a follow up appointment and bring a copy of the Med Status report given to you for your supervisors.   After hours when EHS is closed our phone message (916 - 734 – 3572) will give hours of operation, phone number and address of the Mercy Medical.  This clinic is open until 10 PM including weekends and holidays.


  2. UCDHS employees presenting to the ED triage station should only be seen for life, limb or organ threatening injuries.  All other cases should be referred to the Med Clinic, or EHS, that or the following day.  Information pertaining to the management of acute pain and strain injuries is available at our EHS website.  http://staff.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu


  3. All Bloodborne Pathogen Exposures are treated at employee health. On – line reporting is the process to report an exposure.  Employee Health Services web site will link you to the correct incident to complete. Refer to the “Blue” card given to you during your PE hire exam. This card is given to identified employees who are at risk of sustaining exposures and is to be worn behind ID badge at all times. Refer to Hospital Policy and Procedures # 2167.


  4. Employees with possible communicable rashes should be referred to their PCP’s or to EHS for evaluation.  All staff with suspect rash or pink eye need to be taken off of work until they can bring a health clearance from their Primary Care Physician or employee health saying they are free of any communicable diseases.   Employees with possible communicable conditions ARE NOT to be referred to the ED for evaluation. Refer to EHS Web site for “fact sheets” for several topics and useful information.  All fact sheets can be printed from this site.


  5. Employees presenting with non-work related complaints should be directed to their own physicians. ED for possible life, limb or organ threatening conditions.


  6. Employees should go directly to ED for chest pain, severe fractures, deep lacerations, seizures, loss of consciousness, or any other condition that is life threatening, including limb or organ conditions.