Drug Testing

 

We offer Companies “No Contract” Testing and Background Searches services. Finding an established business that offers “No Contract” services is almost unheard of, as most testing facilities weigh your company down by requiring that you sign a year contract before any testing services are performed for your company. At American Diagnostics “No Contracts” are required, so you are free to leave at any time if you are not happy with our services. Drug and Alcohol Testing is usually about $10-$40 less than our competitors. Our fast turnaround time on test results and affordable test pricing will help your company save time and money without affecting your Service or Quality of testing.

Pre-employment Testing: Pre-employment drug testing may be done prior to hiring an individual an individual/applicant to start a job or safety sensitive position. For some types of jobs regulations state that an employee cannot be placed in a safety sensitive position until testing is performed and negative results have been obtained.

Random Testing: Employers that are subject to Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations must randomly select and test a percentage of their covered workforce annually. Positions covered are those that have been designated as safety sensitive. Federal agencies determine random testing percentage rates for specific industry. The American Diagnostics Random Consortium Program you will help you ensure your company remains in full compliance with your testing needs.

Reasonable Suspicion/Probable Cause Testing: Testing is initiated when an employee in Safety Sensitive Position is suspected by their employer of using a prohibited drug or consumed alcohol on the job. That employee will be required to submit to drug or alcohol testing. This decision will be based on the supervisor’s assessment of the employee’s physical behavior or performance that indicated reasonable suspicion.

Post-Accident Testing: An employee may be required to submit to a drug test if the employee was involved in an accident while on duty.

Instant Drug Testing:

Depending on the type of testing you need our clinic is able to test from five to seventeen different drugs at a time, getting accurate and reliable results in as little as 3 minutes.

Instant Drug Tests Available

  • Urine Dip Card Testing up to 17 Different Drugs
  • Adulteration Screen – Checks for Clean Out Kits
  • Saliva Drug Testing – Tests from 6-10 Drugs
  • Other Rapid Testing Available Upon Request

Lab Based Drug Testing:

Companies, individuals and court testing may require or prefer laboratory based testing for DOT and Non-DOT testing. Below are the types of lab tests offered at American Diagnostics.

Lab Drug Tests Available

  • Limit of Detection Drug Testing
  • Drug Screening
  • Saliva Laboratory Testing
  • Hair Follicle Testing
  • Fingernail Drug Testing

DOT & Other Related Types of Testing:

American Diagnostics is fully certified to perform drug and alcohol testing for Federally Mandated safety sensitive job functions as defined by the Department of Transportation (DOT). American Diagnostics requires its staff and test technicians be re-certified on an annual basis to ensure we are up to date and knowledgeable in the most current rules, regulations and testing procedures. American Diagnostics and its staff go above and beyond certification requirements by getting re-certified each and every year, other facilities have their clinic and technician’s certification renewed every 5 years, so it’s plain to see the difference when using American Diagnostics for all your companies DOT testing and compliance needs. American Diagnostics uses a SAMHSA Certified Laboratory to perform all it’s federally Mandated Testing as required by the Department of Transportation (DOT).

DOT & HHS Modes Tested by American Diagnostics:

  • FMCSA – Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
  • USCG – United States Coast Guard
  • FTA – Federal Transit Administration
  • FAA – Federal Aviation Administration
  • FRA – Federal Railroad Administration
  • PHMSA – Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
  • HHS – Department of Health and Human Services
  • NRC – Nuclear Regulatory Commission

American Diagnostics DHHS/SAMHSA Testing Service Includes:

  • Consortium, Enrollment Letter & Random Testing for All DOT Modes
  • MIS Statistical Data Reports for Companies Covered in Consortium
  • Merchant Mariner Testing for Credentials & License
  • Mandatory Reasonable Cause Training & Certification
  • BAT/EBT Breath Alcohol Testing
  • DOT Drug & Alcohol Test Policy Development
  • Safety Officer Drug Testing Program Assistance
  • Collection Site Set-up and Locating Service

USCG & Merchant Mariner Testing:

American Diagnostics is a full service, Certified & Accredited Sponsoring Organization for the United States Coast Guard (USCG). Anyone that needs United States Coast Guard (USCG) drug testing performed is able to utilize our clinic for all of their Credential & License renewal testing needs. We have been testing for the USCG and Merchant Mariners since 2002. American Diagnostics facility is also able to be found through the Coast Guards web page as an authorized Drug Testing & Consortium provider. Merchant Mariner Testing for Credentials & Licenses are collected at our facility and then sent to a SAMHSA Certified Laboratory for testing as required by the United States Coast Guard (USCG). Testing is offered to all COR, MMD, MMC and USCG Safety Sensitive Positions that need drug testing performed before they can start or continue work.

We understand and comply with Coast Guard SAMHSA requirements on Drug Testing and reporting methods required by the USCG. Merchant Mariners requiring drug testing in order to fulfill their Credential or License requirements. Merchant Mariners are required to get testing every 6 months in order to remain sea worthy and stay current on all USCG License requirements.

At the time of testing our facility supplies Merchant Mariners with the required DOT/USCG Periodic Drug Testing Form that is filled out along with the Federal Chain of Custody Form. After the lab finishes the initial test results the finding is then sent to the Certifying Medical Review Officer (MRO), after the MRO determines final test results they sign the Periodic Testing Form and it is reported along with the completed SAMHSA drug test results.

Upon completion of the MRO’s final determination of the test the results are reported to American Diagnostics and then reported directly to Merchant Mariner.  American Diagnostics follows USCG reporting requirements by giving the Merchant Mariners a completed copy of the test results for their own personal records as well as an additional sealed copy of the drug test results so that the Mariner is able to submit those completed results directly to the requesting official during the initial application or renewal process.

Attorney & Court Testing:

American Diagnostics offers a wide range of testing options that are Court admissible, we send all court or custody testing directly to certified laboratories, where they perform accurate reliable testing, with quick turnaround time and report the results directly to our clinic so we can report results to those involved in the case, discretely and confidentially.

Call American Diagnostics today at 206.762.4456