Pre-Employment Physical Examinations in Orange, CT

When you are getting ready to start a new job, companies can often require a physical exam. At DOCS Urgent Care, we provide the people of Orange, CT with professional care and services to properly evaluate health and capabilities of newly hired employees. We perform our tests to better enable companies to understand current conditions of potential employees and ensure proper health with related activities.

DOCS Urgent Care of Orange, CT is led by a board-certified provider, giving top quality treatments and evaluations for every patient. We accept a variety of insurances and offer great care at affordable prices.



109 Boston Post Rd
Orange, CT 06477

PHONE: (203) 298-4599
FAX: (203) 298-4601


Why is the Pre-Employment Physical Examination Necessary?

Health plays a vital role in an employees ability to work, and this can have a direct influence on your Orange company. A professional and proper physical examination can evaluate a potential hirees working ability. The tests performed at DOCS Urgent Care are designed to look specifically for these abilities.

We cover a variety of areas, including testing the individuals for medications. Medications can have a wide range of different effects on people, and it is important to understand how individuals may react. Knowing this before starting work can prevent complications or dangers. Certain medications can increase drowsiness, and if the job involves heavy machinery, this could put others at risk. High level stress jobs occasionally require additional screening for mental health complication. DOCS Urgent Care offers drug testing at our Orange clinic. This examination helps provide thorough safety within the workplace.

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


The use of drugs goes beyond affecting a working individual and can even play a role in putting other employees at risk. DOCS Urgent Care understands the importance of safety for your Orange business, which is why we provide proper and innovative drug testing. These tests include blood testing, hair testing, urinalysis, and even mouth swabs. We provide a variety of tests to give back timely results for what is needed within your Orange, CT company.


A Physical Abilities Test, or PAT, can help your Orange, CT company in the hiring process. Understanding physical capabilities of employees is important to fulfill the needed roles within your business. Our PAT covers different grounds, including grip strength, pull strength, carrying strength, and general abilities.


Having current and up to date immunizations protects individuals, surrounding employees, and entire businesses. DOCS Urgent Care can help Orange, CT companies with Hepatitis B, Influenza, and Varicella immunizations. If you have questions about additional immunizations, please give us a call.

How Often Do I Need to Test My Employees?

On average, physical examinations and testing are performed before applicants are hired. Certain individuals, however, such as people with a commercial driver’s license, must have the DOT Physical Exam performed regularly (every two years).

If your Orange, CT company has specific expectations and requirements for physical capabilities, we encourage pre-employment physical examinations. DOCS Urgent Care proudly provides professional care and accurate results, led by a board-certified physician. We provide customized exams to produce results required by your business. If certain hours are needed for your convenience, we further provide extended hours on nights and weekends. As always, appointments are not necessary and walk-ins are welcome.

Care When You Need It in Orange

The Orange, CT DOCS Urgent Care clinic is part of a broader network. All of our DOCS Urgent Care clinics are led by professional physicians with board certifications. We proudly serve all our patients at affordable prices.


During this surge in COVID-19 cases, our primary focus is meeting the high demand for tests, and we are seeing higher than usual wait times. This means we are unable to answer most phone calls. Please know that our teams are working very hard during this time to care for as many patients as safely as possible. Please click the button below for answers to common questions. We appreciate your understanding.