What are Employment physicals?
If you have cleared a job interview, you might be asked to undergo an employment physical or a pre-employment physical. These physical examinations are becoming an important part of the hiring process. These physicals help the company choose people who just right for the company. If the job is a labor-intensive one with heavy lifting and bending, it becomes all the more important that the person being hired can meet the demands of the job. Pre-employment drug tests are also important in a sensitive industry.
Why are they important?
• These examinations enables identification of a health concerns of the candidate and helps him take care of it before it becomes a serious problem.
• The candidate can accept or decline the job offer based on his medical fitness and what the requirements of the job.
• It eliminates the possibility of any work related accidents.
Who needs employment physicals?
• Employees who are hired to work in environments that are hazardous.
• When an unfit employee may endanger the safety of the other workers.
• In some states the physical is mandatory by law.
• When the job demands a high fitness level.
What to expect at an employment physical?
• The physical may have physical examination, inquiries about your health, psychological tests and mental or physical health assessments.
• Drug screening
• Past immunization records may have to be produced.
What you can expect when you visit our clinics
1. Stop by our front desk to visit a certified Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant. No appointment is required.
2. Your medical practitioner will examine your medical background, go over your medical issues, perform an examination and supply you with an individualized plan for treatment. This might consist of non-prescription items or a medical prescription.
3. Towards the end of your visit to our clinic, your medical attendant will give you an overview, an invoice and some instructional material may be given.
4. The overview of your clinic visit can be forwarded to your primary health care provider with your authorization.