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The Job Shadow Program at SSM Health Care – St. Louis provides experiential learning opportunities designed to help individuals learn about health career options as well as the skills that different occupations require.
The program offers a three-hour, monthly education and shadowing experience to individuals interested in learning about a specific area in health care. Program participants will have the opportunity to experience the workplace setting as well as duties performed by the health care worker they are shadowing; however, they will not be permitted to take part in hands-on patient care.
PROGRAM GOALSGoals of the SSM job shadow program are to assist participants accomplish the following:
ELIGIBILITYThose eligible to participate are:
DRESS CODE Participants will be required to wear an SSM job shadow badge for identification, and to follow the dress code. As part of the Job Shadow Program, appearance is important. Clothing should be neat, tidy and clean.
RULES OF CONDUCTParticipants are expected to behave in a courteous and respectful manner. If at any time during the shadow experience a participant is not acting in a courteous manner, he/she may be asked to leave. Additionally, if participants have concerns about the conduct of any SSM staff during their experience, they are to contact the Job Shadow Coordinator to express their concerns. Cell phone/pager usage is prohibited during shadow experience. Participants are advised to not bring large amounts of cash and/or personal items with them. SSM will not be liable for any theft or damage to personal property while on campus.
PARTICIPTING DEPARTMENTSThe following list of positions/services are recommended for shadowing experiences based on current and anticipated recruitment needs. Participants may choose up to three shadowing experiences per calendar year.
APPLICATION PROCESSApplicants can register by completing the online application AND submitting the required documents.
QUESTIONS?Contact the SSM Job Shadow Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org