Before You Start

The following are tasks to be completed prior to your first day and will be sent to the email address used on your application. Please check your email regularly over the next few weeks to ensure you do not miss any forms or notifications. You may also want to check your spam folders as sometimes emails can be inadvertently moved to spam if they are from a new contact.

Background Check

You will receive an email from SterlingBackcheck, our background screening partner, within a few days of accepting your offer.

  • This email will request your authorization to complete a background check; please provide your contact information and any requested information on prior employment or education.
  • For employees not working on the Coral Gables/Rosenstiel campuses or out of town, please follow instructions, when received, on where to go to complete the collection portion of the drug screen.

Pre-Employment Appointment & Onboarding

You will be contacted by your recruiter or an HR representative to schedule this appointment, prior to orientation.

Coral Gables/RSMAS

Location: McKnight Building, 5807 Ponce de Leon Blvd (Suite 101) Coral Gables, FL 33146 

Parking: Visitors lot behind the McKnight Building (please see receptionist for parking pass)

Agenda:

  • Review your I-9 documentation
  • Receive information about Benefits and I am the U Orientation

Drug Screening:

You will receive an email from our background vendor SterlingBackcheck to take your drug screening within 72 hours. Please bring two forms of ID to confirm your identity.

Miller School of Medicine/UHealth

Location: University of Miami Hospital, 1321 NW 14 Street, Suite 300, Miami, FL 33125

Parking: Park in the parking garage and bring your parking ticket to Human Resources for validation.

Agenda:

  • Review your I-9 documentation
  • Take a photo for your Employee Identification (ID) Badge
  • Visit Employee Health to complete Health Clearance Requirements
  • Receive information about Benefits and I am the U Orientation

Health History Questionnaire:

  • The Miller School/UHealth is self-insured and therefore conducts a review of your health history. Depending upon the nature of your position, you may be required to receive immunizations, flu shot, Tuberculosis screening, or titer test. Download the Health History Questionnaire and complete the form. Bring the completed form with you on the day of your pre-employment appointment.

Drug Screening:

Medical School and UHealth employees that are local will have their drug screening conducted at the Employee Health Office on the day of your pre-employment appointment. If you are out of town, you will receive an email from our background vendor SterlingBackcheck to take your drug screening within 72 hours.

Please bring with you two forms of ID to confirm your identity.

What Should I Bring?

  • Documents that establish both your identity and your I-9 employment authorization. Note: All documents must be unexpired and original. 
  • For a list of documentation options, please click here.

Workday

Once you have completed and cleared your pre-employment drug screening and background check, you will receive an email from our payroll system to complete some additional onboarding requirements. These will include:

  • Policy Acknowledgments
  • W4
  • Bank Information-Direct Deposit
  • I9
  • Benefit Elections

After your visit and before your first day you will: