Equity and Inclusion
Horizon Ridge Clinic re-affirms its commitment to building a city which is equitable and inclusive. This means that in all aspects of its operations and at all levels of the organization, Horizon Ridge Clinic works to ensure that there is no discrimination on the basis of, but not limited to, ethnicity, language, race, age, ability, sex, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, family status, income, immigrant or refugee status (1), nationality, place of birth, generational status (2), political or religious affiliation.
Horizon Ridge Clinic further recognizes that the increasing diversity among residents in Clark County has added cultural, social and economic benefits to our community. It is also sensitive to the fact that oppressed groups experience marginalization and encounter barriers to full access and participation in the community. Horizon Ridge Clinic seeks to increase access and participation, especially for those who are marginalized, disadvantaged or oppressed.
Background and Reference Checks
To ensure that individuals who join Horizon Ridge Clinic are well qualified and to ensure that Horizon Ridge Clinic maintains a safe and productive work environment, it is our policy to conduct pre-employment background checks on all applicants who accept an offer of employment. Background checks may include verification of any information on the applicant’s resume or application form.
All offers of employment are conditioned on receipt of a background check report that is acceptable to Horizon Ridge Clinic. All background checks are conducted in conformity with the Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and state and federal privacy and antidiscrimination laws. Reports are kept confidential and are only viewed by individuals involved in the hiring process.
Horizon Ridge Clinic has a longstanding commitment to provide a safe and productive work environment. Alcohol and drug abuse pose a threat to the health and safety of employees and to the security of our equipment and facilities. For these reasons, Horizon Ridge Clinic is committed to the elimination of drug and/or alcohol use and abuse in the workplace.
- Pre-employment: All applicants must pass a drug test before beginning work or receiving an offer of employment. Refusal to submit to testing will result in disqualification of further employment consideration.
Violence in the Workplace
All employees, customers, vendors and business associates must be treated with courtesy and respect at all times. Employees are expected to refrain from conduct that may be dangerous to others.
Conduct that threatens, intimidates or coerces another employee, customer, vendor or business associate will not be tolerated. Horizon Ridge Clinic resources may not be used to threaten, stalk or harass anyone at the workplace or outside the workplace. Horizon Ridge Clinic treats threats coming from an abusive personal relationship as it does other forms of violence.
Our clients and other parties with whom we do business entrust the company with important information relating to their businesses. It is our policy that all information considered confidential will not be disclosed to external parties or to employees without a “need to know.” If an employee questions whether certain information is considered confidential, he/she should first check with his/her immediate supervisor.
This policy is intended to alert employees to the need for discretion at all times and is not intended to inhibit normal business communications.
Attire and Grooming
It is important for all employees to project a professional image while at work by being appropriately attired. Horizon Ridge Clinic employees are expected to be neat, clean and well-groomed while on the job. Clothing must be consistent with the standards for a business environment and must be appropriate to the type of work being performed.
All employees must be covered from shoulders to knees at all times (no see-through or sleeveless clothing is permitted at any time). Natural and artificial scents may become a distraction from a well-functioning workplace and are also subject to this policy.
Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Policy
Horizon Ridge Clinic is confident that employees will use their best judgment regarding attire and appearance. Management reserves the right to determine appropriateness. Any employee who is improperly dressed will be counseled or in severe cases may be sent home to change clothes. Continued disregard of this policy may be cause for disciplinary action, which may result in termination.
Horizon Ridge Clinic recognizes the dignity and worth of every person and is committed to a policy of equal rights and opportunities without discrimination or harassment. Every individual has the right to work in an environment free from discrimination and harassment. No personnel may be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of the following prohibited grounds: race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, record of offences, marital status, same-sex partnership status, family status, physical/mental /intellectual disability or economic status.
Horizon Ridge Clinic seeks to create a climate of understanding and mutual respect. Discrimination, harassment and racist incidents or behaviour will not be tolerated. All supervisors shall ensure that this policy is communicated to personnel within their team(s).
All individuals have the right, as defined in the Clark County Rights Code, to file a complaint with their supervisor or administration. This right is not limited in any way by this policy. As required by the Code, Horizon Ridge Clinic will investigate all allegations of harassment and discrimination.
State law prohibits smoking in public building. (NRS 202.2491). This policy applies to buildings that are either owned or leased by Horizon Ridge Clinic. Smoking is prohibited in, near, or adjacent to any entrance or exit of any public building. The “no smoking zone” is a minimum of 30 feet, and a smoking location must be far enough away from the entrance or exit of any public building so that no smoke will drift or travel into the building or be smelled by any person entering or exiting the building. Authorized smoking locations must be outdoors in an area that is safe and free from any hazardous chemicals, materials, or conditions.