Job shadow student

To be eligible for this experience, you must:

  • Be interested in job shadowing at Salem Health one to three times
  • Be enrolled in an education program
  • Not be applying as a health occupations student
  • Be 16 years old or older
  • Have a total GPA 2.5 or higher

To be considered for a job shadow, print and complete a form packet and submit an online application.

Nursing units and specialties

Adult health services nursing units

  • Medical Telemetry (heart monitoring)
  • Medical Surgical Oncology (cancer care)
  • General Medical Unit (general nursing)
  • General Surgery Unit (post-surgical nursing)
  • Orthopedics Unit (bone and joint care)

Critical care nursing units

  • Emergency Department (ED)
  • Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
  • Cardiovascular Care Unit (CVCU)
  • Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU)
  • Neuro-Trauma Care Unit (NTCU)

Women’s and Children’s

  • Mother/Baby Nursing Unit
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) – for educational requirements
  • Pediatrics - for educational requirements

Radiation Oncology – for educational requirements:

  • Radiation Therapy Nursing
  • Radiation Therapy

Diagnostic specialties

Imaging Specialties

  • X-Ray
  • CT – (limited offerings)
  • MRI – (limited offerings)
  • Ultrasound – (limited offerings)
  • Vascular Ultrasound (ultrasound of the veins and arteries)
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Cardiac Cath Lab (non-invasive cardiac procedures)
  • EKG (electrocardiography, looking at the heart’s electrical activity)
  • Echo (ultrasound of the heart)

Lab Services

  • Phlebotomy (blood draws)

Therapies - for educational requirements

  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy

Areas not offering shadows

  • Surgery/Operating Room Pharmacy Laboratory
  • Psych Unit Urgent Care Center Labor and Delivery
  • Coders/HIM
  • Unable to set up shadows with medical doctors

Apply for the Salem Health Careers Exploration Program