Pre-Employment Physical Examinations West Haven, CT

For employers and companies across Connecticut and New Haven, DOCS Urgent Care of West Haven offers professional pre-employment physical examinations. This is important for companies looking to better understand the heal condition, physical abilities, and physical abilities of the individual they plan on hiring. Our examinations measure the specific abilities of applicants based on your specific requirements.

Physical examinations are crucial in determining if an individual is a good asset to your team. We are dedicated to helping companies feel prepared for employee expectations. We ensure quality, thorough care with affordable prices.



636 Campbell Ave
West Haven, CT 06516

(203) 691-1584

(203) 859-5243


Why is the Pre-Employment Physical Examination Necessary?

In order to note the health of an applicant. Pre-employment examinations are necessary to determine if applicants are healthy to perform the company’s duties.We need to see how each West Haven applicant’s health will influence their employment within our urgent care.

In order to assess how medications may impact performance, we perform various medication testing for our New Haven employees. They should note that drowsiness may be a symptom due to some of the medications. Which is important to take into account, if the job requires operating heavy machinery. We also make sure to check that mental disorders, like depression, are not present in these applicants; screenings may be a requirement (especially if an applicant has a high stress occupation). We want to ensure a safe workplace for everyone.

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


DOCS Urgent Care of West Haven provides various drug testing and drug screening methods to ensure the safety of the workplace. We offer methods such as mouth swabs, blood tests, urinalysis, and hair testing. The variety of tests helps to compensate schedule or timing that may be needed to produce accurate results for your business.


A PAT exam includes various tests such as of grip strength and pull strength in order to monitor the patient’s general strength and their ability in carrying objects.


At our West Haven clinic we offer the most up to date immunizations. DOCS Urgent Care offers a variety of immunizations at our clinic, including influenza, Hepatitis B, and Varicella.

How Often Do I Need to Test My Employees?

Commercial drivers are required to perform a DOT physical every 2 years. We encourage companies to perform physical examinations prior to hiring.

On behalf of your company, pre-employment physicals can be performed for all of your West Haven employees. A board-certified physician will conduct a thorough examination based upon the specific needs of your business and employees as provided by DOCS Urgent Care. To help with the convenience for your candidates, we will also offer extended night and weekend hours along. We are open 7 days a week and accept all walk-in applicants. Contact us today!

Care When You Need It in West Haven

DOCS Urgent Care of West Haven is home to a network of Urgent Cares across of Connecticut. For professional care and medical services, we are your trusted health care providers.


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.