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How long does it take to get hired from start to finish? What are the steps along the way?

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3 months. Background checks and verification of submitted materials took extremely long.

Answered - Lab Technician (Former Employee) - Iowa City, IA

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Hired day 1

Answered - Custodian (Current Employee) - Iowa City, IA

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12 Weeks minimum. It depends on the department.

Answered - Healthcare Services Manager/Asst. Dept. Director (Current Employee) - Iowa City, IA

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I was offered the job and I started 2 weeks later. There is a 2 week training course because they basically certify you to be a CNA. After that I shadowed another NA for 6 weeks. They really wanted to make sure you knew what you were doing before you were on your own.

Answered - Nursing Assistant (Former Employee) - Iowa City, IA

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Like a month and half

Answered - Hospital Security Officer (Current Employee) - Iowa City, IA

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It's a very long, arduous task. Patience is required.

Answered - Sr. Accountant (Current Employee) - Iowa City, IA

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6 months; you need to fill out the application online, include 5 references, the next step is an interview, and then possibly another interview or job offer from HR.

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I found the job through my university's online job search website. The whole process took about a month from application to interview.

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6-8 weeks from start to finish. Very smooth, very organized, but very impersonal. You are just a number

Answered - Certified Coder (Former Employee) - Iowa City, IA

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