Some of that is up to the discretion of the person performing the hiring processes, but there is also a “do not hire list” issued by the state. In accordance with state law, anyone who is found to have certain occurrences on their criminal record is an automatic “do not hire” for nonlicensed healthcare positions
There are many different kinds of healthcare positions for which this type of screening is important. We already specifically pointed to CNAs as being the “top end” with regard to training that requires this sort of screening. Other examples of care providers and healthcare workers who would need to be put through this screening include
Yes. It is a condition of employment as a non-licensed healthcare worker in the state of Louisiana that you are put through pre-employment screening. This is to ensure the safety of all people who will be interacting with the healthcare worker, particularly the patients who may be receiving care from them.
This type of screening focuses on the same sort of issues you’d find in most pre-employment screening processes. It searches for a criminal record, verifies claims on a resume (such as training and education) and checks with references to ensure the applicant is a good fit for the position.