Workforce Health is your partner in promoting workplace health and safety, with a full range of occupational medicine services available to your organization. With Workforce Health, you choose the scope and types of services needed. Our comprehensive occupational rehabilitation program is an important link between the initial acute work injury management and return to work.
All Workforce Health Occupational Medicine Clinics are open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Offering a broad scope of occupational medicine services, our clinics provide:
- Expert care with a focus on a safely returning to work
- Acute work injury treatment
- Follow-up care
- Rehabilitation services, only as needed
- Specialty referrals, only as needed
- Preplacement evaluations, including physical exams, ability testing and musculoskeletal assessments conducting by recreating activities that represent the physical demands of jobs, such as:
- Material handling (conveyor, dollies, carts)
- Construction trades (hand and power tools, shoveling, drywall application, carpentry, electrical, plumbing)
- Production/manufacturing (small parts assembly)
- Health care
- Fire, police and rescue
- Rapid urine drug testing and breath alcohol testing
- Immunizations and tuberculosis (TB) testing
- Regulatory requirement evaluations, such as:
- Department of Transportation (DOT)
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- Department of Transportation (DOT)
- Medical surveillance testing for hearing, lung function, vision and respiratory clearance
The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) believes it is prudent to suspend spirometry testing, unless it is determined to be clinically essential, due to the significant risk of transmitting COVID-19. As a result, our Occupational Medicine Clinics will suspend the following services until the pandemic is under control and it is safe again to proceed.
- Mask fit, regardless of type of respirator and regardless of whether the employee can bring their own respirator for fitting.
- Pulmonary function testing/spirometry (annual, required surveillance)
- Any examinations that require the above testing as a component of the exam, i.e. silica, asbestos and other medical surveillance
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Occupational Medicine Expertise
Our team includes physicians and advanced practitioners with experience working with employers and employees.
Jessica Altis PA-C, MPAS
Jessica Altis is a physician assistant dedicated to enhancing the health of workers through preventive medicine, clinical care, disability management, research and education. She is trained in determining the ability of employees to perform work, as well as evaluating the physical, chemical, biological and social environments of the workplace.
Jamie Bonoris, APNP
Jamie is an advanced practice nurse practitioner who is passionate about patient education which she provides during pre-employment physicals and treating work related injuries. When completing physicals, she works with patients to promote injury prevention. When working with patients that have suffered injuries, Jamie enjoys developing a treatment plan with her patients to assist with healing and a safe return to work.
Shari Fehrenbach, MSN, APNP
Shari is an advanced practice nurse practitioner providing occupational pre-employment physicals and injury care. She listens attentively to the patient, discusses preventive measures that support safety in the work environment and, if necessary, develops a treatment plan together that will facilitate recovery and return to their optimal health in their career. She teaches and partners with patients in the implementation of evidence-based strategies to optimize health.
Vickie Jacobs, PA-C
Vickie is a physician assistant with extensive experience in adult medicine with a focus on work related injuries and preplacement evaluations. She partners with the patient in the evaluation and treatment process to facilitate safe and optimal work health.
Laura Radke, MD
Dr. Radke serves as medical director of Workforce Health Occupational Health Services. She has a distinguished career in occupational medicine, having served in a variety of clinical and leadership roles.
Krista Rogers, MPAS, PA-C
Krista Rogers is a Physician Assistant committed to delivering exceptional occupational medicine services in addition to providing education and preventive care management.
John Serrano, PA-C
John Serrano is a physician assistant focused on evaluating and managing occupational related injuries. He provides pre-placement physicals and wound care, putting the patient first and foremost in his practice. He is trained in musculoskeletal injury care and provides the skill, knowledge, and empathy to achieve the best outcome possible.
Michelle Skierka, MSN, APNP, FNP-BC
Michelle is a nurse practitioner dedicated to providing excellent occupational medicine services through clinical care, education, and preventive medicine. Treating all patients with respect and dignity is important to promote optimal healing and wellness. Through a collaborative relationship with the employee and the employer using exceptional communication, she strives to achieve best outcomes for the employee. Her main goal is to assist and guide employees through the process of returning to their full working capacity as soon and safely as possible.
Heather Terranova, APNP
Heather is an advanced practice nurse practitioner dedicated to providing exceptional care to occupational medicine patients at all of our locations. She provides care for work-related injuries and performs employment physicals. She has extensive training in the field of occupational medicine and the treatment of work-related injuries and illnesses.
Rich Wesley, MS, PA-C
Rich Wesley is a physician assistant with extensive experience in the treatment of work related injuries. He has specialty training in orthopaedics enhancing his ability to care for workers through preventative medicine, clinical care and decision making, rehabilitation services, and education.
Virtual Visits Are Available
Safe and convenient virtual visits by video let you get the care you need via a mobile device, tablet or computer wherever you are. Our team will first assess your condition over the phone and determine if a virtual visit is appropriate. If an in-person visit is best, we will schedule your appointment at the best location for your visit. To get started, call 262-253-5150.
Pandemic Resources for Employers
We are here to help you understand the guidelines and regulations that will keep your employees healthy and your business safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Employer COVID-19 Vaccine Resources
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Workforce Health Client Testimonials
Hear our clients explain why Workforce Health adds value to their organizations — improving employee health and efficiency.
Featured client organizations include:
- City of Milwaukee
- City of Wauwatosa
- David J. Frank Landscaping
- Greenfield School District