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Occupational medicine

Iredell Health System is proud to offer a comprehensive occupational health medicine program to business and industry in Iredell County. We understand that communication is key in providing great, cost-effective healthcare for your employees. We promise to listen closely to your needs and communicate with you every step of the way.

Iredell's occupational department is led by Dr. Joe Wolyniak, a specialist in occupational and urgent care medicine. Our occupational department also includes two family nurse practitioners and a team of physical therapists, certified medical assistants, a certified medical case manager and a certified functional evaluator. Learn more about our staff.

Partnering with employers

We look forward to partnering with employers to develop an Injury Management System to reduce and prevent future injuries. A successful program will result in cost savings and increased productivity from staff. At Iredell Occupational Medicine, we understand that communication and convenience are key in delivering quality, cost-effective healthcare for your employees. Our multidisciplinary team provides a wide range of services, which can be administered on-site for added convenience.


Iredell Occupational Medicine is an expert resource for businesses to ensure the health and safety of their employees. We provide your company with the services you need for the prevention and treatment of work-related injuries and illnesses.

All of our services are also available under one roof, making time away from the job as minimal as possible. Our aim is to build a partnership with your company to develop an Injury Management System to reduce and prevent future work-related injuries.

Services include:

Injury treatment

A certified medical case manager oversees all injury cases.

Primary goals are to:

  • Communicate with the employee, employer and workers' compensation insurance company results of medical assessments, treatment outcomes and follow-up care. Same-day communication to all parties.
  • Coordinate return to work (full or modified duty).
  • Case management enables the monitoring of work restrictions and medications. Net results are injuries remain in non-OSHA recordable categories when feasible.
  • Manage and coordinate referrals to specialists only after authorization.

Physical therapy

We'll conduct a full evaluation and provide treatment for work-related injuries. It's our goal to get employees back to work safely and in a timely manner. We understand the importance of minimizing the client's cost of care. We specifically manage workers' compensation injuries.

Additional services

  • Case management.
  • DOT & non-DOT exams.
  • On-site laboratory.
  • On-site radiology.
  • Return-to-work exams.
  • Work hardening.
  • Work conditioning.
  • Job site analysis.
  • Ergonomic assessments.
  • Wellness programs.
  • Vaccinations.


Iredell Occupational Medicine provides your company with the services you need for the prevention and treatment of work-related injuries and illnesses.

Screenings include:

Physical exams

Done on a pre-employment basis or in a return-to-work situation and administered by a physician or physician assistant.

Drug screening

Certified drug screen collectors will perform collection and use the lab of your choice.

Breath alcohol testing

Using DOT approved electrochemical infrared breathalyzer machines, our technicians always achieve accurate results.

Pulmonary function testing

Performed in our clinic or on-site to achieve optimum cost savings.


Administered to the employee and monitored for adverse reactions.


Take place in a secure audio booth to rule out noise interference.

Visiting Iredell Occupational Medicine

Iredell Occupational Medicine is located at the Iredell Mooresville campus, 653 Bluefield Road.

Our goal is to provide convenient, comprehensive occupational services to residents of Iredell County. To learn more or to schedule an appointment, call us today at 980.444.2630.