Work-Related Services

Whether you’re an employer or an employee, East Adams Rural Healthcare is here to help make sure everyone is healthy and able to do their job well.

We provide a variety of employment-related services for the hard-working folks in Ritzville and the surrounding areas.

Employment Drug Screening

East Adams Rural Healthcare is the primary location for conducting employment drug screening for local employers. Our process follows strict protocols and involves collecting a urine sample on site from the applicant and securely sending the sample to the testing lab.

All samples and results adhere to federal and state laws according to National Institution on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and HIPAA regulations. We’re able to test for the following substances:

Custom panels as recommended by employer




Opiates (heroin, morphine, codeine)
The results of each drug screen are typically available within 48-72 hours. All test results, whether positive or negative, are given confidentially and directly to a medical review officer (MRO) or a trusted agent authorized by the employer.
Details and Scheduling

To schedule an employment drug screening at EARH, you can contact the hospital’s laboratory at 509-659-3390. The laboratory is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

The cost of the screening is $50
Applicants must be at least 18 years old to be screened
Each applicant must provide a valid government-issued ID and sign a consent form

Work-Related Injuries

Whenever you need medical care for work-related injuries, make East Adams Rural Healthcare your first stop. We treat a long list of accidents such as lacerations, sprains, and fractures.

EARH also offers physical therapy and other rehabilitation services to help patients recover from their wounds.

Occupational Health Services
These services can help employees stay healthy and safe at work. EARH provides education on workplace hazards, offers wellness programs, and conducts health screenings.
Workers’ Compensation Services
East Adams Rural Healthcare is available to help employees file workers’ compensation claims. This may involve providing medical care to injured employees and helping them get reimbursed for their medical expenses.

L&I Washington (Labor & Industries)

East Adams Rural Healthcare works with L&I Washington, the state’s workers’ compensation agency, to provide medical care to injured workers. As a designated provider for L&I, we are authorized to treat employees who are hurt while at work. When an injured worker is referred to EARH by L&I, the hospital will provide the worker with medical care, including:

Evaluation and diagnosis
EARH bills L&I Washington for the medical care that we provide to injured workers. Our staff also works with L&I to help injured workers file workers’ compensation claims. We can help injured employees gather the necessary documentation and file their claims, and can represent them at workers’ compensation hearings.