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Job Shadowing at Upstate
Think you might like to work in Healthcare?
Health Careers Job Shadow Days Contact:
Susan Graham, Department of Clinical Laboratory Science
Phone: 315 464-4608
Click here for details: Health Careers Shadowing Days Program
Interested in shadowing a nurse?
Nursing Job Shadowing Contact:
Barbara Bourgeois, Nursing Recruitment
Phone: 315 464-2027
All other shadowing requests should be handled by the individual requesting to shadow/the department agreeing to sponsor the individual:
For questions related to non-patient care job shadowing, please contact Tracie Wildner, Professional Development Advisor, via email or at 315 464-6125.
Individuals requesting shadowing experiences at Upstate Medical University are responsible for directly contacting the department where they would like to shadow. Please visit our Building Locations and Directions webpage to view building directories in order to find departments, locations, and contact information.
If an Upstate department/staff member agrees to sponsor the shadowing experience being requested, the required forms and education at the bottom of this page need to be completed.
Upon receiving a shadowing request, the department interested in sponsoring the job shadowing individual will need to verify with Upstate's Contracts Office that an affiliation agreement/contract between the individual's school and Upstate Medical University exists. If an affiliation agreement/contract exists, the individual may shadow pursuant to the affiliation agreement.
If a department invites an individual to shadow and there is NO affiliation agreement/contract in place, please follow Upstate Job Shadowing Policy J-01, #3.
The sponsoring department is responsible for ensuring the job shadowing individual completes all required education/forms and receives health clearance prior to beginning their shadowing experience and must maintain all required forms on file within the department unless otherwise noted.
To be completed prior to any Job Shadowing experience:
Required Forms (Instructions)
- Non-Employee Health Clearance Form
- Risk Release Form
- Confidentiality Agreement
- HIPAA Privacy Rule Education and Completion Certificate
- Non-Employee Orientation Guide and Completion Certificate (read the orientation guide for the campus you will be shadowing at):
Return all completed forms to the department/person sponsoring your job shadowing experience (unless otherwise noted).
Sponsored by: Upstate Medical University College of Health Professions and University Hospital Nurse Recruitment, funded by the Advocates for Upstate Medical University