** This is a required step to be completed at the Department and/or School/Division for all employees in a Healthcare Environment. Documentation specific to this requirement need not be attached to the ConnectCarolina action unless requested by appointing School/Division. **
The Department of Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) establishes policy and procedures to support the University’s overall mission, which includes maintaining a safe environment; ensuring regulatory compliance; and recognizing and controlling health and safety hazards.
For the purpose of meeting EHS requirements, “employees in a Healthcare Environment” applies to those employees whose position requires that they enter facilities where patient care is provided, whether in a patient care area or in an administration wing. As stated in the Conditions of Employment, employees in a Healthcare Environment are required to comply with the University’s Department of Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) policies and procedures regarding vaccines, medical surveillance or other required safety training within the first 10 days of your employment. Questions about which positions are impacted by this policy should be directed to the appropriate School/Division.
The Department and/or School/Division are responsible for ensuring this requirement is met. It is encouraged that a Department and/or School/Division with positions affected by this policy develop a process to have candidates complete this form during final selection of the recruitment process in order to ensure requirements have been met within the first 10 days of employment.
Questions about policy requirements should be directed to EHS (that office telephone number is (919) 962-5507 and more information is available on their website at http://ehs.unc.edu/manuals/).