Employers want to know that the employees they hire are a good investment for their business or organization. It is common for many employers to require a physical before hiring an employee as part of the onboarding process, and even for continuing employment. If you need a work physical, you can quickly be seen at Primary Care Joliet. We perform pre-employment physicals at our medical centers in Joliet and Wilmington, IL.
Each employer may have different requirements for their employees and considerations when hiring. It is their prerogative to ask for evidence of physical health from potential employees before they offer them a position. Work physicals vary in metrics depending on the position – a warehouse worker will have different physical requirements than an office worker.
During a pre-employment physical, general health information is collected including height, weight, medical history and health risks. A visual or physical exam may be performed, and vital signs may be recorded. Some work physicals may require strength or stamina evaluations to determine whether the prospective employee can perform the duties and job-related responsibilities.
Work Physical Exams
If you are applying for a new job, it is important to inquire whether or not you will need a pre-employment physical. Our primary care providers at Primary Care Joliet can perform the needed physical and exam to get you closer to employment. In many cases, we can see you the same day you call or get you in to see one of our providers within a day or two at one of our clinics in the Joliet and Wilmington area.
Some pre-employment assessments and physicals may require lab testing. This can include drug screening that must be performed before a person can be hired. PCJ performs onsite blood and urine lab testing which can be completed at the same time as your work physical.
If you are required to have a pre-employment physical and need to see a primary care provider, call us at Primary Care Joliet. We can book your appointment for a work physical and any other pre-employment lab screening you need. Call one of our medical centers in Joliet or Wilmington, IL, to schedule your physical.