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Department (Non-Doctor) Shadowing

Gain experience in health care by shadowing an individual within one of the many career fields available at Bryan. Our friendly employees are excited to have you alongside them as you learn about their area of expertise. Not only will you learn about your interested career, but you’ll also develop professional connections with those you shadow.

Clinical and Professional Shadowing Opportunities

  • 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

Required Immunizations

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-April 30); 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.

Department (Non-Doctor) Shadowing Steps

To Request a Shadowing Experience

  1. Complete the required Computer Based Learning (CBL) with access to a printer.
    - Print and complete the confidentiality agreement.
    - Complete inquiry page at the end of the CBL.
    In order for your shadowing to be scheduled, this page must be submitted. This form will be emailed to Human Resources who will arrange a date and time for your shadow experience via email.
  2. Please allow two-three weeks for Bryan human resources to contact you about your shadowing request. If you do not receive an email for any reason within this time frame, please contact Human Resources at 402-481-8610 or email

Complete at Least 48 Hours Before Your Shadowing Experience

Submit your completed immunization form and confidentiality agreement to Bryan Human Resources. You can scan and email, fax or hand deliver your forms. This must be done at least 48 hours before your shadowing time. 

Office location: Bryan East Campus, 1600 S. 48th St.

Hours: 7:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday

Phone: 402-481-8610

Fax: 402-481-8444


Day of Shadowing Experience

  1. Bring your shadowing record sheet.
  2. Pick up your name badge at Human Resources, Bryan East Campus. You CANNOT shadow if you don’t have your name badge.
  3. Leave your cell phone at home or in your car.
  4. Report for shadowing at the time and place arranged for you by Human Resources. Human Resources will provide this information to you by email.

After Your Shadowing Experience

  1. Remember that patient confidentiality rules continue to apply after your shadowing experience.
  2. Turn in your shadow record sheet and name badge to Human Resources before you leave on your last day of shadowing.

Questions about department (non-doctor) shadowing?

Call Human Resources at 402-481-8610.


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