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Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner Sharon Stiver and Medical Assistant Dana Sample

Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner Sharon Stiver and Medical Assistant Dana Sample

J.C. Blair Introduces New Occupational Health Program

J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital is pleased to introduce J.C. Blair Company Care, an occupational health program designed to partner with employers to promote health and safety in the workplace. Opening Monday, November 8, the program offers employers more control over workers’ compensation costs and a variety of employee health services to keep their workforce healthy.

J.C. Blair Company Care is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Traditional services include: employee physicals, drug and alcohol screening, vaccinations, and workers’ compensation management. Additional services include: medical provider site visits, radiology studies, audiograms, post-exposure testing, respiratory fit testing, pulmonary function, simple spirometry and laboratory screenings.

Through JC Blair/HealthSouth Outpatient Rehabilitation Services, on-site work risk analysis, ergonomic assessments, functional capacity evaluations and work conditioning programs are offered. The program also offers referrals to other medical specialists, including: cardiologists, dermatologists, general surgeons, neurologists, ophthalmologists, orthopedists, urologists, occupational and physical therapists.

The J.C. Blair Company Care Team is comprised of Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner Sharon Stiver and Medical Assistant Dana Sample. Stiver earned her post master’s certificate as a family nurse practitioner from The Pennsylvania State University in 2010 and is certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). She earned her master’s certificate in nursing from the Indiana State University of Pennsylvania in 2007 and her bachelor’s degree in nursing from The Pennsylvania State University, Altoona in 2005.

Medical Assistant Dana Sample assists Stiver in the occupational health clinic. Most recently Sample served as a unit secretary at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital. Previously she worked as a medical secretary at Chambersburg Hospital. She earned her associate’s degree in medical reception/transcription from Hagerstown Business College and holds certificates in medical assisting and clinical phlebotomy.

Working with Stiver and Sample is a Medical Review Officer, Department of Transportation certified drug and alcohol collectors, radiologic technologists, laboratory technicians and registered dietitians.

“We’re excited to be able to help create this new occupational health service at J.C. Blair and offer it to Huntingdon County employers. We hope to be a resource to local businesses for their occupational health needs,” said Stiver.

J.C. Blair Company Care Clinic is located on the ground floor of J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital within the Wound Healing Center. Clinic Hours are Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. by appointment or walk-in. Emergency care and drug testing are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

To learn more about J.C. Blair Company Care or to schedule an appointment, call (814) 643-8482. Information is also available at www.jcblair.org.