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New Hires & Onboarding

Pre-orientation checklist

Getting started with UC Irvine Health means that you must complete several things before attending New Employee Orientation on your first day.

Have you:

  • Attended your paperwork session with a member of the HR team?
  • Attended your health appointment with Occupational Health?
    *This may require follow-up appointments for TB tests and other items
  • Completed your background check online?
  • Given HR the documents required for your file (diplomas, transcripts, licenses, etc.)?
  • Filled out your parking pass for the B200 lot? Don't forget to place it on your dashboard.
  • Communicated with your hiring manager about your schedule?

If you have any questions about orientation, view our FAQ ›

Your first day at UC Irvine Health will be a new employee orientation day. A variety of onboarding topics will be covered during orientation, including:

Be sure to arrive early to allow enough time for parking in the B200 lot and getting to the 8th floor of the 200 Manchester building.

Orientation schedule

If you are unsure of your orientation schedule, verify your start date with your recruiter or onboarding specialist. Then you can refer to the list of events and trainings below that will take place during your first week.

New Employee Orientation

Upon successful completion of your health clearance, background check and new employee paperwork, you will be able to attend orientation.

  • Date and time: Monday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Location: 200 S. Manchester Ave., Orange, 8th floor, classroom B (get directions)
  • Parking: Lot B200, located at 200 S. Manchester. Please be sure to fill out the information on the permit you received and place it face up on your vehicle dashboard.
  • Dress for success: Business casual dress is required (no jeans, shorts, sundresses, sandals, etc.). Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes for a brief tour.
  • Please bring: The new hire packet you received from Human Resources.

Light refreshments will be provided in the morning. A meal ticket will be given for lunch in the cafeteria. The afternoon will be spent in the computer lab setting up account access, as well as answering questions about payroll and benefits.

Customer Service Training

This is mandatory training for all employees.

  • Date and time: Friday, 8 a.m. to noon
  • Location: 200 S. Manchester Ave., Orange, 8th floor, classroom B (get directions)

You may be required to attend additional training, such as QUEST and/or Active Staffer.

These are scheduled by your department. Additional details will be provided on orientation day. If you have questions about which additional training class you're scheduled to attend, please contact your hiring manager.

QUEST training

  • For outpatient RNs, managers and MAs
    Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 200 S. Manchester Ave., Orange, 8th floor, room 845C
  • For ancillary staff, hospital assistants and others who need to view QUEST
    Tuesday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at 200 S. Manchester Ave., Orange, 2nd floor, rooms 201 and 202
  • For inpatient nursing staff
    Wednesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 200 S. Manchester Ave., Orange, 8th floor, room 845C

Active Staffer training

  • Inpatient nursing department employees only
    Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. to noon at 200 S. Manchester Ave., Orange, 2nd floor, room 202
Need to sign your newest employee up for QUEST training? Schedule your new team member here ›

Have a new hire to onboard? Keep track of the process with the department orientation checklist ›

Looking for the next New Employee Orientation date to have your new hire attend? View the class schedule ›

Any new employees who need Active Staffer training will be automatically added to the class by the Staffing and Patient Placement Office, which is reachable by phone at 714-456-8455. An updated attendance roster will be sent out as well.