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Before You Start

Before You Start

Drug & Nicotine Screenings

MultiCare is a smoke-free, drug-free workplace. All employment offers are conditioned upon acceptable pre-employment drug tests which include testing for the use of marijuana and nicotine. As part of our commitment to a healthy workplace, we require employees to obtain an annual flu immunization.

Background Screenings

MultiCare conducts a background check including a search of Washington State Patrol records and a third party background investigation. Before we can initiate your background checks, we will need signed copies of four forms:

Washington State Patrol: This enables us to do a search of Washington State Patrol Records. Please fill out Sections C & D only. Signature required. Please return the form to MultiCare. Please do not mail it to WSP.

Disclosure Form: Please complete all three (3) pages of the form. Signature required.

Academic/Education Form: Please indicate your post high school academic/education information. For some positions, your education will be verified by a third-party vendor. (If no post-high school academic/education, please note "Not Applicable" on the form.)

These forms can be downloaded using the link on the right side of this page. Once completed, all of these forms can be faxed or scanned and emailed back to MultiCare.

Employee Health Evaluation Meeting

Please bring the following items to your Employee Health Evaluation meeting. These help us ensure a safe environment for you, your co-workers and our patients.

  • If you have immunization/shot records, please bring them with you.
    • At the health evaluation, we will verify that you are immune to certain diseases and not carrying active Tuberculosis (TB). If necessary, you will be immunized for measles, rubella, chickenpox and hepatitis B.
      If you have questions regarding your Health Evaluation, please contact:
      Employee Health Tacoma: 253-403-1007.

Employee ID Badge: We will be taking a picture of you for your Employee ID Badge after your Employee Health Evaluation meeting. You will receive the ID Badge at New Employee Orientation (your first day of work). Please click on link for more information regarding your employee badge photo.

Parking For The Employee Health Evaluation Meeting

Parking is at a premium at all locations. Refer to the parking map links on this page for your Pre-Employment/Health Evaluation Meeting.

Tacoma General Hospital Location:
Parking is available at the Jackson Hall Parking Garage and will be validated for this Pre-Employment/Health Evaluation meeting only.

Parking validation is not available for at any other location, or for New Employee Orientation.


MultiCare Health System participates in the United States Department of Homeland Security's E-Verify program.

This program enables MultiCare to use an online eligibility verification system for applications submitted. By using this program, we are able to be fully compliant with federal law, which requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

For more information on E-Verify, please read the notices in the sidebar to the right when you are applying for work at MultiCare Health System.