Post-offer Health Assessment

Emory Healthcare Employee Health/Occupational Injury Management provides comprehensive, customer-focused occupational health services, in a confidential manner, to employees of Emory Healthcare. All prospective employees, with an offer of employment, need to complete a health assessment and drug screening prior to beginning New Employee Orientation and job responsibilities.

The baseline health assessment is performed to ensure that employees meet minimum requirements for the safety of themselves, patients, families and co-workers in the health care environment.

Health assessment requirements

  • Completion of the Emory Healthcare Baseline Health Assessment. This form will be reviewed by the Employee Health nurse.
  • Tuberculosis history - Provide documentation of last TB skin test, or chest X-ray if history of positive TB skin test. A two-step PPD is required for new employees of Emory Healthcare.
  • Immunization review
    • MMR -- Provide documentation of receiving two doses of the vaccine if born in 1957 or later. If vaccine records are not available, provide documentation of positive titers for Rubella and Rubeola.
    • Hepatitis B vaccine -- Provide documentation of a series of three vaccines along with documentation of positive titer to confirm immunity.
    • Review history of chickenpox
  • Physical assessment to include height, weight, blood pressure, vision testing, color vision screening if indicated, back injury prevention and respiratory medical evaluation if indicated.
  • Applicants with risk for occupational exposure to blood or other infectious materials as well as any other occupational hazards are identified by Employee Health.  Appropriate immunizations and/or personal protective equipment (PPE) will be discussed at that time.

At the completion of the above requirements, new applicants will be medically evaluated for clearance as an Emory Healthcare employee.