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If you are an employee with questions about
symptoms, exposure or possible need for COVID-19 testing,
Call: Employee COVID-19 Call Center (ECCC) at 833-546-7546, 7am - 7pm, 7 days a week.
If you need clearance to return to work after being tested or recovering from illness or have non-COVID-19-related inquiries, please continue to call Occupational Health.
Both East Baltimore and Homewood Occupational Health Services supports all levels of Johns Hopkins Medical and University Institutions in the pursuit of a quality work environment that is free from recognized health, safety, and environment risks and is in compliance with applicable regulations. We provide direct access to professional expertise for employees in their pursuit of health and well being.
The vision of the Occupational Health Services as a part of Health Safety and Environment is a recognized partner of the Johns Hopkins Institution management team. Our technical knowledge is accepted as a valued and added service to the organization. Our proactive approach to collaborating, facilitating, and educating distinguishes us as a premier model in our field.
- Increase health and safety awareness education to all Hopkins employees.
- Facilitate regulatory compliance and avoid violations.
- Identify and define areas of management / employee responsibility and accountability in the HSE arena.
- Provide services in an innovative, cost effective manner.
- Establish, implement and review measurements.
- Foster ongoing cooperative, supportive relationships with our customers.
- Obtain and utilize resources and tools for maximum performance and productivity.
- Foster a creative, open work environment with supports out team, as well as individual, professional growth
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Preventive Medicine | Pre-Employment Health Screening | Employee Assistance | Occupational Injury | Training | Other
- Hepatitis B
- Rubella (German measles)
- Rubeola (measles)
- MMR (mumps, measles, rubeola)
- Varicella (chickenpox)
- Vaccinia (smallpox)
- Influenza (flu)
- Tuberculosis - Screening for employees annually as required by regulations and for exposures to TB. Have questions about Tuberculosis Screening? Read these FAQs
- Hearing Conservation - Scheduling and reviewing hearing test then interviewing all exposed employees
- Respirator Program - Medical assessment including pulmonary function testing of all employees identified as needing to wear a respirator in their job assignment
- Laser Program - Scheduling and evaluation of all employees with laser exposure
- Ethylene Oxide Program - Periodic testing of employees with exposure as necessary
Evaluation and treatment as necessary for PPD converters
Communicable Disease Exposure
Evaluation and treatment of all employees identified as being exposed to patients with a communicable or contagious disease, i.e., varicella, meningitis, pertussis
Free, confidential testing provided upon employee's request.
Pre-Employment Health Screening
- Blood work for Hct, STS, and Titers (Hep B, rubella, rubeola, varicella
- Vision check
- Urinalysis / drug screening
- TB testing (Have questions about Tuberculosis Screening? Read these FAQs)
- Tdap vaccination
- B/P, Pulse
- Review of health history
Job assessments and employee assessments for accommodation Handicapped parking as necessary
- Review of records
- Immunize as necessary
- Urine Drug Screening
Employees absent from work for more than X days of due to a communicable or contagious disease. Employees with non-job related injuries / accidents Hospitalization / out-patient procedures.
- Employees c/o being sick at work
- Evaluation for ability to continue at work
- B/P checks
Employees are referred by supervisors prior to entering the disciplinary process for evaluation to assess medical problems affecting the employee's ability to work.
Random and for cause drug testing of employees referred by supervisors or substance abuse counselors
- EEO testimony
The Department of Occupational Health Services provides immediate treatment for all work related injuries and illness. We provide referrals to specialists within the Johns Hopkins Institutions and effective case management for injury prevention and control.
If you are injured at work, please notify your supervisor immediately and contact the Homewood Office of Occupational Health Services at 443.997.1700.
If an injury should occur on a night shift or weekend, please seek the appropriate medical treatment and follow-up with the Department of Occupational Health Services the next business day.
East Baltimore Campus
If you are injured at work due to an occupational injury please notify your supervisor immediately and contact the Injury Clinic Office in the Johns Hopkins Hospital at 410.955.6433.
For more information click HERE to visit the Injury Clinic Office.
Employee Incident Report Form & the Occupational Health Services Employee Information Form are available at the Health and Safety Forms web page.
For more information click HERE to visit the Training page
For more details about the following programs or services, please see below
Animal Exposure Surveillance Program (AESP)
Submission Instructions: The form should be submitted to Occupational Health Services. Please print out and fax the completed form to 410.955.1617.
Authorization for Release of Medical Records
Submission Instructions: Save and e-mail the form to Molly Price. Do not Fax.
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East Baltimore Campus
Shuttle service is available between the Hospital campus and the Church Professional Building.
We are located at C-160 of the Eastern H.S. Building.
Please view Transportation Services for the Shuttle schedules and maps to access the Homewood Campus.
Occupational Health Services:
Frances Humphrey-Carothers, CRNP - Associate Director
Deborah Dooley, BSN, RN - Clinical Nurse Manager
Margaret (Peggy) Kushner, BSN, RN, COHN
Ruth Callaghan, BSN, RN, COHN-S
Mary Higgins, BSN, RN
Tamra (Tammy) Driver, BSN, RN
Lavonne Sewell, MSN, RN
Lori Jennings, BSN, RN
Jenna Rice, MSN, RN-SC
Lauren Madan, BSN, RN
Clint Darby, RN
Diane (Ginger) Brown - CMA
Linda Yaffe - Admin Supervisor
Rebecca Aksamit - OHS Coordinator
Latia Harris - OHS Coordinator
Shirley Kappel - OHS Coordinator
Adrienne Wilson - OHS Coordinator
Audrey Hall - Data Entry Operator
Employee Health & Wellness Clinic
Minnie Sanders, CRNP - Manager
Christie Simon-Waterman, CRNP
Colleen Espinosa, BSN, RN - Case Manager
Cynthia White, BSN, RN
Selena Noble - Administrator
Carol Schopman, RN - Occupational Health Nurse Manager
Shelley Dixon, Administrative Coordinator
Deborah Aksamit –BSN, RN - CPR Office Manager
Heather Newton, BS, RN
Ken Ford - Project Coordinator
Tiffany Koontz - Administrative Coordinator
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