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Dietetic Internship

Health Clearance

Each intern must have a current physical examination.  Both a Health History and Immunization Record form must be signed by a physician.  These and all other clearance forms must be completed and submitted to FHODIP within 30 to 60 days prior to the internship start date. 

Florida Hospital Orlando requirements for health clearance for interns include the following (subject to change per Florida Hospital policy)

  • PPD completed within 90 days of internship start date
  • Proof of Rubeola and Rubella antibody titer
  • Proof of Varicella (chicken pox) or immunity
  • Hepatitis B series (strongly recommended – signed waiver if refused)
  • Flu vaccine

Additional Florida Hospital requirement to be completed 30 days prior to internship start date:

  • Level 2 background check

Florida Hospital intern requirements to be completed at Florida Hospital Centra Care within 5 business days prior to start date:

  • Respiratory Fit Test
  • Drug Test

If an intern has not submitted all required clearances prior to the deadlines defined above, the slot in the internship program may be forfeited.

All interns are required to submit to any health and background clearances that are required by individual supervised practice sites such as Long Term Care or WIC in addition to the FHODIP general requirements.  Completion of all ancillary testing and checks is the responsibility of the intern.