Pre-Employment Physical Examinations in Bethel, CT

At DOCS Urgent Care in Bethel, we provide Pre-Employment physical examinations and services to help assess the capabilities and health of new employees. Pre-Employment testing allows for the affiliated business to gain a better understanding of the health of the personnel they plan to hire. The physical exam let the business know that the individual is healthy and ready to perform their required duties.

DOCS Urgent Care is headed by a board-certified providers. The walk-in clinic in Bethel gives you the highest quality of care, affordable pricing, and accepts most insurances.

Pre-employment physicals are required for candidates who reach the final for the job positions. They ensure that the candidate is capable of performing the physical duties of the chosen job, without the risk of illness or injury. Pre-employment physicals can help to reduce injuries that can occur on the job, relate health care costs and expenses for the business, and ensure suitability for the hire.



6 Stony Hill Rd.
Bethel, CT 06801




Why is the Pre-Employment Physical Examination Necessary?

Pre-employment physicals allow for the employer to have peace of mind about their chosen hire, helping to allow them to see how each applicant’s health could influence their employment. Specifically, these tests are designed to examine each patient and test for their general health as well as their physical abilities.

We test each individual for various medications and compare them to see how they could potentially affect their performance at work. Some medications can cause drowsiness, which is extremely dangerous for employees to be operating heavy machinery under. Screenings are used for occupations that may have a high stress environment to ensure that mental disorders like depression aren’t present. At our Bethel clinic, we offer drug testing as well to ensure the workplace is safe.

Our Pre-Employment Physicals Include:

  • Drug Testing
  • Pre-employment physical
  • Fit for duty Exams
  • Immunizations
  • DOT Physicals
  • Flu Clinic
  • Wellness Exams
  • Lab Testing
  • Physical Abilities Test (PATs)
  • Complete review of medical history
  • Pulmonary & respiratory function tests
  • Vision & hearing function tests
  • Strength tests
  • Medical documentation

Drug Testing

There is a risk for personal and public harm when there is drug use in the workplace. At DOCS Urgent Care in Bethel, our drug screening methods include blood testing, urinalysis, hair testing and mouth swabs. Depending upon the time frame and effectiveness desired, we provide various tests for various employers in the area.

Physical Abilities Test (PAT)

A physical abilities test (PAT) is comprehensive testing that can aid in matching the potential employees physical expectations of the role. The exam includes testing for grip and pull strength, monitoring general strength and ability to carry objects, as well as multiple other physical ability tests.


Immunizations include, but are not limited to, Hepatitis B, Influenza, and Varicella. Immunizations are important and necessary in order to protect the general health of all of your employees.

How Often Do I Need to Test My Employees?

Pre-employment testing is done prior to employment. Individuals who hold a commercial driver’s license, the DOT Physical Exam must be performed every 2 years.

At DOCS Urgent Care in Bethel, CT, we can provide pre-employment physical for your company and candidates. Your employees will be taken care of by board-certified physicians, who are skilled in comprehensive examinations. We are happy to provide care that is customized to fit the needs of your business and employees, offering extended hours on nights and weekends. We accept walk-ins and appointment are never required.

Care When You Need It in Bethel

DOCS Urgent Care – Bethel, is part of the larger DOCS Urgent Care network. We provide expert care for our patients, with reasonable pricing.


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