|VALENCIA, Calif. – U.S. HealthWorks, a leading operator of occupational healthcare and urgent care centers, announced today that it has named Ramon Ocon as the company’s Vice President of Tax.
Ocon has worked in the tax profession for more than two decades, and has been with U.S. HealthWorks for the past seven years. Ocon played a pivotal role in establishing a formalized tax department for the company.
In his new role, Ocon’s duties will include providing guidance in tax planning and compliance, working closely with corporate development, finance, and legal departments.
Before joining U.S. HealthWorks, Ocon worked in the entertainment industry and was a tax auditor for the California Board of Equalization for 10 years. In 1997 and 1998, he received the “Superior Achievement Award” for contributing to the improvement in auditing techniques and educating taxpayers on the tax laws and regulations.
“Ramon has done an outstanding job meeting the demands of our organization and the complexities involved with operating in 17 states,” said Robert Hutchison, Chief Finance Officer for U.S. HealthWorks.
“I’m excited about taking on additional responsibilities with U.S. HealthWorks,” Ocon said. “The company is a leader in delivering quality healthcare and brings that same quality approach to ensuring that we comply with all tax and reporting laws in the jurisdictions we serve.”
Ocon has Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from California State University, Los Angeles, and earned a Master of Science in Taxation from Golden Gate University in San Francisco.
About U.S. HealthWorks
U.S. HealthWorks, a subsidiary of Dignity Health, is one of the country’s largest operators of occupational healthcare centers. With190 clinics and worksites in 17 states and more than 2,700 employees – including approximately 800 medical providers – U.S. HealthWorks centers serve more than 12,000 patients each day throughout the country. U.S. HealthWorks centers help employers control work-related injury costs through quality medical care and effective management of claims and lost work time, specializing in early return-to-work programs, injury prevention and ergonomics programs. U.S. HealthWorks is also on Facebook and Twitter.