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Drug Testing & Background Checks

Overlake is committed to maintaining the highest level of patient care and public trust, a safe and productive workplace, and a safe and secure environment for employees, volunteers, patients, physicians and visitors.

All offers of employment will be contingent upon the candidate taking a drug test in accordance with Overlake’s policy. Candidates who refuse to submit to pre-employment testing when requested, those who test positive for any prohibited substance, and those who have two diluted results will not be employed by Overlake.

All offers of employment will also be contingent upon the candidate passing a national background check. In compliance with the Child and Adult Abuse Information Act, a prospective employee of Overlake will be required to sign a disclosure statement regarding record of criminal convictions and civil adjudications. Background inquiries on these matters will be made to law enforcement agencies and court systems. Employment is contingent on satisfactory findings. Legal name and birth date will be required at time of hire. If further verification is necessary, fingerprinting may be required.

Overlake is required by the Office of Inspector General to check the program exclusion status of individuals prior to entering into employment relationships.

In the event of employment by Overlake, an employee shall be subject to dismissal if any of the information in this application, his/her resume and/or within any other material representation given to Overlake is false. Employment is contingent upon proof of a legal right to work in the United States, completion of all new hire requirements, attendance at hospital orientation, satisfactory completion of the introductory period, and fulfillment of all other mandatory job requirements.