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Orientation

Health Review

Before orientation, you're required to complete an occupational health assessment with Employee Health at Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida. This includes an occupational health history and assessment, immunization review, and tuberculosis screening.

Appointments

Your occupational health assessment must be completed seven days prior to your start date. Failure to complete your occupational health assessment in this time frame will delay your start date in the training program. Appointments fill up quickly. Schedule your appointment as soon as possible to avoid delays.

Patient contact is prohibited until all immunization and tuberculosis testing requirements are met.

Prior to scheduling your occupational health assessment, the required immunization records and completed occupational health forms must be uploaded directly into MedHub. Arrange your appointment by calling Employee Health at 904-953-2431. Appointments are available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday between 7:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. You may want to consider combining this appointment with your house-hunting trip. Employee Health is located in Room 130 North in the Vincent A. Stabile Building, which is behind Mayo's complex of clinical buildings.

Plan to arrive at least 20 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time. You may choose to park in lots E2, E3, E4, E5, or E6 — refer to this parking map for detailed locations. Additionally, please complete the required forms prior to your appointment, as your actual appointment will take about 30 to 45 minutes.

Items to bring

Bring these materials to your appointment:

  • Photo identification, such as a current driver's license, state ID card, or U.S. passport
  • Any prescription eyeglasses or contact lenses, as you'll undergo a vision check
  • Any prescription medications; bring either the bottles or a copy of the prescriptions
  • Tuberculosis test results from within the past six months (see more information below)

Required immunizations and tuberculosis testing

Medical questions about immunizations or tuberculosis should be directed to: mcjemployeehealth@mayo.edu.

Vaccine descriptionVaccine requirement
Hepatitis B 
  • Documentation of a complete vaccine series
  • And documentation of blood tests (titers) showing immunity to Hepatitis B

Measles 

Mumps

Rubella

MMR
  • Documentation of two doses of MMR vaccine after one year of age
  • Or documentation of blood tests (titers) showing immunity to Measles, Mumps, and Rubella
Varicella  Chicken Pox
  • Documentation of blood test (titer) showing immunity to the disease
  • Or documentation of two vaccines given 4 weeks apart
Tetanus Diptheria Pertussis Tdap
  • One time dose of Tdap with Td boosters every 10 years thereafter

Assessment of tuberculosis status 

Tuberculosis requirement 

Tuberculosis testing 

Negative QuantiFERON-TB blood test within the past six months

If you've had a positive TB blood test in the past, the following must be provided:

  • Documentation of negative chest x-ray taken within the past year
  • Documentation of treatment for latent TB, including medication name, dose, and duration