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New Employee Orientation FAQ's

All Abington Health new hires are scheduled and required to attend New Employee Orientation (NEO) within the first 30 days of employment.  If you have questions about your attendance date or any information below, please contact the Human Resources department at 215-481-2650.

Where is New Employee Orientation (NEO) held?
NEO is held in the Frobese Conference Center on the ground floor of the Lenfest building on the main Abington Hospital (AH) campus.

Where do I park?
If you work at the main AH campus, park in your assigned spot. Otherwise park in the Zipley garage, entered from Old York Road (Rt. 611) via Keith Road. Parking for off-campus employees will be validated for free parking.

What do I need to bring?
Bring a pen and notebook, and your ID badge if one has been provided to you. Also, bring along any information that you still need to provide to Human Resources (HR) or Employee Health (e.g., two forms of government identification, child abuse clearance, etc.).

What are the hours of NEO?
The daytime NEO hours are 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Monday and 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Evening NEO hours are from 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. When attending the daytime or evening NEO, please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the start to sign-in and receive credit for attendance.

How do I dress for NEO?
Attire is expected to be professional.  In general, you may wear what you would typically wear to work or business attire.  No jeans or sweats are allowed. 

Do I need to bring my lunch or dinner?
For daytime NEO, be prepared to purchase or bring your lunch on Monday. Lunch is provided on Tuesday after the program. For evening NEO, a light snack is provided.

What do I need to prepare for as part of the pre-employment Employee Health Physical?
HR will facilitate your appointment for the post-offer physical. You will be required to report to the HR department 30 minutes prior to the appointment for your physical to complete new hire paperwork (including showing your social security card) and have your photo taken for your hospital ID.

Read more here about the Pre-Employment Health Physical