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Job Shadowing

Gain experiences to the rewarding career opportunities in health care

Want to see first-hand what it’s like to work in health care? Check out our job shadowing opportunities. No matter what area you’re interested in – patient care, administration, education or other areas, we encourage you to consider job shadowing. You’ll learn more about your area of interest from our experienced, expert staff.

We provide two different job shadowing options:

Department (Non-Doctor) Shadowing

See first-hand what it’s like to work in the many different areas of health care. Choose the professional or clinical area of interest to you and job shadow one of our experienced, expert staff members. You’ll learn about your career interest and also develop professional connections with those you shadow.

Department (non-doctor) shadowing opportunities include:

  • Biomedical Electronics
  • Care Management
  • Child Development Center
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapist (PT)
  • Occupational Therapist (OT)
  • Speech Therapy
  • Public Relations
  • Radiology
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Surgery
  • Sonography/Ultrasound
  • Nutrition and Dining
  • Wellness

All shadowing requests are approved by department manager and will be granted based on available staff and individual department workload.

NOTE: At this time, job shadowing of nursing departments is unavailable.

Requirements for Department (Non-Doctor) Shadowing

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be an undergraduate college student or above or enrolled in a health care program

Learn more and take steps to begin your shadowing opportunity today!


Access to a printer is required to complete the application process.

Doctor, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant and Other Provider Shadowing

An advanced career in the medical field is very rewarding. You can learn all about your area of interest and see first-hand what it’s like to work as a care provider.

Provider shadowing opportunities include:

  • Doctor
  • Dentist
  • Podiatrist
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician Assistant
  • Certified Nurse Midwife
  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

Provider Shadowing Requirements

  • Must be at least 16 years of age for provider shadowing
  • Must be at least 18 years of age to shadow in the operating room, emergency department and trauma services
Learn more and take steps to begin your provider shadowing opportunity today!



Access to a printer is required to complete the application process.

High School Students

We highly encourage high school students to research the following community programs prior to considering shadowing:

Required Immunizations

Anyone who has the potential to come into contact with patients are at risk for exposure and transmitting of infectious diseases. Working in a hospital requires you to be current on many vaccinations. As you pursue a career in health care, it's important to keep a file of your immunization records. Schools and health care organizations require this information. 

To shadow at Bryan Medical Center, history of immunity/immunizations for the following diseases is required:

  • Mumps, Rubella, Rubeola (MMR)
  • Varicella or past history of chickenpox
  • Hepatitis B
  • Flu shot (required September 1-March 31); must be received at least two weeks in advance of shadowing within the required period
  • Negative tuberculin (TB) skin test or follow-up care for previously positive TB skin test (required to be be completed within the last two years)
  • DPT/TDAP (Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus)

If you are job shadowing, you will be required to complete paperwork to tell the current status of these immunizations. 

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