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Job Shadowing

Doctor, Nurse Practitioner and Provider Shadowing

Arrange your shadowing experience at Bryan

An advanced career in the medical field is very rewarding. By shadowing you’ll develop a better understanding of the career path you’re interested in and develop professional relationships with your provider.

Doctor & Provider Shadowing Opportunities

  • Doctor
  • Dentist
  • Podiatrist
  • Physician Assistant
  • Nurse Practitioner

Doctor and 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 or emergency department

Doctor and Provider Shadowing Steps

What to Complete Before

High School/Undergraduates

  1. Contact the provider you would like to shadow to request a shadowing opportunity
  2. Arrange a shadowing experience with your selected provider
  3. With your provider, decide the date, time and location to meet for the shadow experience
  4. Complete the required Computer Based Learning (CBL) module. This must be completed at least 48 hours before your shadowing time. If this is not possible, please call 402-481-3030
  5. Print and complete the parent permission form (if applicable), immunization form and confidentiality agreement
  6. Complete inquiry page. NOTE: In order for Bryan Medical Center to be aware you are shadowing, this page must be submitted

Post-Graduate Students (i.e. PA programs, APRN programs, etc.)

  1. Contact the provider you would like to shadow to request a shadowing opportunity
  2. Arrange a shadowing experience with your selected provider
  3. With your provider, decide the date, time and location to meet for the shadow experience
  4. Complete the required Computer Based Learning (CBL). This must be completed at least 48 hours before your shadowing time. If this is not possible, please call 402-481-3030
  5. Print and complete the immunization form and confidentiality agreement
  6. Notify Brenda Downey in Medical Staff Services at 402-481-3030

Before Your Shadowing Experience

  1. Bring your completed forms to Bryan Medical Staff Services office at least 48 hours before your shadowing experience. The office is located at Bryan East Campus, 1600 S. 48th St. Hours are 6:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday and 6:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m., Friday. Phone: 402-481-3030
  2. Pick up your name badge at the Medical Staff Services office. You CANNOT shadow if you don’t have your name badge

Day of Your Shadowing Experience

  • Make sure to bring your name badge
  • Leave your cell phone at home, in your car or be prepared to give it to the charge nurse
  • Report for shadowing at the time and place determined between you and the provider you will shadow

After Your Shadowing Experience

Remember that patient confidentiality rules continue to apply after your shadowing experience.

Questions about provider shadowing?

Call Brenda Downey, Medical Staff Services, at 402-481-3030.

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