Thank you for your interest in a shadow/observation experience at Mercy. To be considered for a Mercy shadow/observation experience, all requirements must be submitted at least 3 weeks prior to the requested shadow start date.
Participant is at least 18 years of age.
Shadowing experience will be 40 hours or less (within one year). Individuals wanting to observe more than 40 hours may volunteer at Mercy.
Participant will only observe without any hands-on interaction with a patient, medical equipment, medical records, computers, and will not enter an area of contamination such as isolation rooms, soiled linen areas, etc.
Next Steps to Apply
Find a Mercy co-worker you wish to shadow to be your preceptor. Note: you are responsible to secure a preceptor before filling out the application. Please review the Tips on Finding a Mercy Preceptor.
Once you have secured a preceptor to shadow, fill out the online Shadow Application. Note: the application will expire 30 days after application is submitted if all required documents are not received by Mercy.