Tehachapi City & Tehachapi Hospital

Tehachapi City & Tehachapi Hospital

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Hamilton, Canada

#1 Sep 21, 2011
Is Tehachapi City and Tehachapi Hospital two seperate entities, one being public the other private? When hiring does Tehachapi City, Tehachapi Hospital and like businesses conduct complete background checks for everything and I mean everything. If only started the last several years why not conduct complete background checks on all employees. They only ones that will complain are the ones who have something to hide. Do they hire only Bondable Employees?

What do they mean when they ask 'Are you bondable' in a job interview or application? Bondable means you do not have a criminal record, so when asked: "are you bondalbe?" and you have a clean record, answer "yes"

It means that a bonding agency would be willing to carry a bond to guarantee your behavior. Typically, if you have been pretty honest and don't have any felony convictions or bankruptcy, you'll be bondable.

What is being asked here is essentially whether or not you will pass the background check. If you are free of criminal activity in your past, you will be bonded to the company, so that in the event you steal or commit fraud against them, the company is covered for the losses you have incurred.

It is asking if you are eligible for a Bond, often called a Fidelity Bond. It is an assurance that you are free from criminal activity and that the comapny will not incur loss if you do come to work for them and steal or commit a fraudulent act while employed.

You can be insured to handle cash and valuables
A bondable employee is someone who can be insured to handle cash and other valuables. Employers need to get insurance for loss or theft of goods. People with criminal convictions, especially theft and fraud, are usually not bondable.

I am sure the City, Hospital, Employees, Contractors or Citizens would agree it is the right of Citizens and Patrons to know they are being protected from people who would knowing or by temptation may take advantage of them. Just think of the endless possiblities. Theft, fraud, insurance fraud, theft of money or supplies, theft of employee time(going home without clocking out etc...), Personal Information for identity theft being sold or used(Who would you give your perosonal info to like Social Security Number etc...), Handling of personal property, PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION, fuel and the other countless things a person can end up taking.

Just questions everyone should ask themselves and employers should think about. Remember to ask yourself, Why would people become offended at others for wanting to be protected themselves or others.

Hamilton, Canada

#2 Sep 21, 2011
I have lived here for years ad never gave it a thought myself. Our family avoids Tehachapi Hospital all together, unless deemed necessary by EMS for Life Saving Services. ZGoing to Tehachapi Hospital is like going to a Garbage Grocery Store, only if your life depends on it then go.

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