OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH SERVICES
New Hire Immunizaon/Titer Requirements
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UCLA Health screens all new hires for Tuberculosis, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella and Hepatitis B immunity,
as recommended by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
Please bring a printed copy of your immunization records with documentation of the following to your health
screening appointment. If you are unable to provide documentation of these requirements, we will provide titers
during your visit, a follow-up appointment may be required if any vaccines or chest x-ray are needed for
Measles, Mumps and Rubella Immunity
Medical of 2 MMR vaccinations at 28 days apart
blood titers indicating to Measles, Mumps and Rubella
Documented evidence of all three diseases
Medical of 2 Varicella vaccinations at least 28 days apart
blood titers indicating to Varicella
evidence of disease
All employees will receive a QuantiFERON-TB Test or provide documentation of a negative QFT within a 3-month
If history of a positive TB screening test, please provide the following:
proof of a positive Gold blood test
TB screening is an annual requirement
Hepatitis B Screening
Proof of 3 Hepatitis B vaccinations
Proof of positive Hepatitis B surface blood titer immunity
Note that only completion of the 3 shot vaccine series plus a protective hepatitis surface antibody titer
collected not earlier than 1-2 months after the 3 shot series is completed is considered evidence of
protection against hepatitis B, so for the protection of healthcare personnel both are recommended.
Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis Vaccine (Tdap)
Proof of Tdap vaccine. Healthcare personnel should have documentation of current Tdap on file.
Please provide of seasonal flu vaccine. Flu vaccination will be available during pre-employment
screening generally late Sept - April. UCLA requires employees working in a clinical area to wear a mask if
declining immunization, in patient rooms or patient areas within 6 feet of patients during the flu season:
Nov.1 – March 31.