Frequently Asked Questions

What is the status of my application?
It’s nerve-wracking waiting to hear back on a job application. Log into your profile on using the email and password you used to apply to check for status updates.

What do I do if I forgot my password?
No worries! Click “forgot your password” and follow the instructions provided.

I forgot my user name.
Your user name is your email address. If you are not sure which email address you registered with us, click “forgot your user name” and follow the instructions.

 I’m getting a “parsing error” when trying to upload my resume.
Remove all images and tables from your resume document and be sure it is a Word or PDF file. 

I’m having technical issues with the application site. Who should I contact?
Contact our Talent Service Center at 863.687.1310 and we will be glad to assist you.

How long does the hiring process usually take?
We are fortunate to receive hundreds of applications daily from promising candidates like you. We do our best to review applications within 24 hours, and schedule an interview, or let you know you are not being considered. The length of the hiring process depends on hiring manager availability, the amount of notice you must give your current employer, and your ability to pass pre-hire screening steps.

May I come to Lakeland Regional Health to apply in person?
Applications must be submitted electronically via LRH does not have a public access computer lab. CareerSource Polk and local libraries are good public resources for computer access.

If I’m hired for a benefit-eligible position, when do benefits start?
Benefits would be granted the first of the month after 30 days employment.

I use nicotine/tobacco products. Am I eligible to work at Lakeland Regional Health?
Lakeland Regional Health is a tobacco free workplace. All new hires must pass a urine drug screen (which includes a tobacco screen) prior to starting employment. If you are a tobacco/nicotine user, or recently quit, consult with your personal healthcare provider if you have questions about your ability to pass.

I do not have my high school diploma or GED. Can I still work for Lakeland Regional Health?
We now require our candidates hold a high school diploma or GED to be eligible for employment. You will be asked to present proof of your highest level of education if invited to interview.

Do you have other questions not listed above? You can reach a Talent Service Coordinator by calling 863.687.1310.