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Welcome to the Samaritan Family

At Samaritan, we recognize that our employees are key to our mission of Building Healthier Communities Together. Passion, respect, integrity, dedication and excellence are the core values that every Samaritan employee embodies, and what we refer to when we say that we serve our communities with PRIDE.

We are pleased to welcome you to our team and we look forward to building healthier communities with you!

As you navigate the onboarding process, should you need assistance, please reach out to the HR Service Center at 541-768-HR4U or at hrservicecenter@samhealth.org.

New Employee Instructions

Remote/Corporate Employees

Employees who work from home or from one of the corporate facilities (this includes Walnut, HP Building 10 and Samaritan Square) simply need to download and fill out the Health History Questionnaire below and return it to SHSEmployeeHealthandSafety@samhealth.org. An Employee Health appointment is not necessary at this time, but please complete the required paperwork within 10 days of your start date.

Inpatient/Hospital & Outpatient Clinic Employees

Employees who work in one of the Samaritan clinical settings, whether in a hospital or outpatient clinic, will need to do the following within 10 days of their start date:

  • Schedule an appointment with Employee Health and Safety.
  • Complete the required forms.
  • Submit your immunization records.

Schedule an appointment               

Please call one of the Employee Health & Safety offices to schedule your New Hire Employee Health Screening appointment:

Complete required forms

Please complete the Health History Questionnaire and Tuberculin (TB) Screening/Skin Test Record.

Bring the completed and printed forms to your appointment or email them to SHSEmployeeHealthandSafety@samhealth.org.

Submit Immunization records

  • Baseline Tuberculosis screening/testing.
  • Proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella (Chicken Pox)
    • Documentation of 2 MMR and Varicella vaccines or
    • Laboratory evidence of immunity.
  • Documentation of Tdap vaccine (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis) for individuals providing direct patient care.
  • Documentation of positive Hepatitis B antibody titer (HBsAb) OR signed declination for individuals at risk of an occupational exposure to blood or potentially infectious body materials.
  • Documentation of completed COVID-19 vaccine series or completion of exception process.

If you do not have documentation at the time of your appointment, the Employee Health Department will order lab testing to document immune status. In the event that you do not demonstrate immunity, the necessary vaccinations will be provided to you at no cost. 

Bring printed copies of your immunizations to your appointment or email to SHSEmployeeHealthandSafety@samhealth.org.