Required Health Screening

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Required Health Screening

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Reason for Policy:

In the past few years, the potential for a major influenza outbreak focused attention on the need for greater protection of all persons working within the Health System, patients, and visitors through implementation of a robust screening and inoculation program. In an effort to enhance safety measures, theSchool of Medicine implemented mandatory screening and testing programs. This policy describes the conditions under which screening or testing is required.

Policy Statement:

The Dean of the School of Medicine, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer, the Senior Associate Dean and Chief Administrative Officer, senior school administration, and the Medical Center Hospital Epidemiologist may require employees of the School of Medicine to undergo screening, inoculations,and/or tests necessary for infection control and patient safety. These required screenings, inoculations, and/or tests are conditions of employment. Failure to adhere to this policy may result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination.

Screenings, Innoculations and Tests that are Currently Required:

Flu Vaccination