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The Job Shadow Program at SSM Health Care – St. Louis will provide experiential learning opportunities designed to help individuals learn about health career options as well as the skills that different occupations require.
The program will offer a four-hour, once-a-month 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 the 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 Goals The goals of the job shadowing program at SSM will be to assist participants to accomplish the following:
Who is eligible to participate?
Job Shadow Participant Dress Code Participants will be required to wear a job shadow badge for identification.
As part of the Job Shadow Program, appearance is important. Clothing should be neat, tidy and clean.
Cell phone/pager usage will be prohibited during shadow experience. Participants will be 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.
Application Process Participants will need to register by phone by calling 314-989-6800 and leaving their name, phone number and e-mail address. Information and forms will be emailed to applicants. Each date below can accomodate up to 25 participants.
Upon approval by the department, an e-mail will be sent to the participant confirming the job shadow request.
Participating Departments The 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.