Mandatory Screening, Vaccination, and Testing Policies
As a world-class medical center operating as part of a public education and research university, UAB Medicine is dedicated to preserving health and preventing disease. UAB Medicine desires to provide a safe and healthy work environment and to promote the health and well-being of its employees, visitors, and patients. As part of this commitment, UAB Medicine is a drug-free workplace.
Seasonal Flu Vaccination Policy
All UAB Medicine employees are required to receive the flu vaccine each year. The flu vaccine will be offered as part of the health screening process for all new employees. If the individual has had the flu vaccine, documentation will be required to update our records for compliance.
Tuberculosis (TB) Screening
Certain UAB Medicine employees are subject to pre-employment Tuberculosis (TB) screenings.
Additional Tests & Screenings
For certain positions, employees are subject to additional screenings, including respirator FIT testing (pre-employment, annually), basic life support and advanced life support (pre-employment, every two years), and other tests or screenings as required, including a drug screen that is conducted prior to employment.