Job Shadow

Providence Regional Medical Center Everett (PRMCE) and Providence Medical Group (PMG) provide Job Shadowing opportunities for students on a limited basis. You will learn about a job role through observation and interactions with staff. Direct patient care is prohibited for any shadow or student observation.

Before filling out a Job Shadow Authorization Form, please first review our latest information about Job Shadows at PRMCE.

  • You must be able to identify a PRMCE or PMG staff member (also referred to as a “sponsor”) who has agreed to allow you to shadow them. Volunteer Services is unable to identify a sponsor for you.
  • A sponsor must be someone who is not related to the person requesting the job shadow
  • You must be at least a high school senior or older to shadow a staff member at PRMCE or PMG
  • PRMCE and PMG allow up to eight hours of shadowing within a six-month period
  • A Washington State Patrol background check will be run on all job shadow participants
  • You will be required to provide proof of immunizations to your sponsor for MMR, Varicella, Tdap and Influenza (during active flu season)
  • You must complete the job shadow within 30 days of receiving approval
  • The dress code is business casual. No jeans or open-toed shoes
Application Process
Authorization Form
  • Please review and complete the Job Shadow Authorization Form with your sponsor; this is the staff person you’ll be shadowing
  • Provide your sponsor with the appropriate health records as outlined in the Authorization Form
  • Do not send any health documents to Volunteer Services
  • Your sponsor must present this form to the Manager/Director/Physician from the department in which you’re shadowing in order to obtain the required Manager Signature on page 2
  • Once the form is complete, please scan and email to
  • Do not submit the Authorization Form without a Manager/Director/Physician signature
  • If you are unable to scan the form, you may fax it to Volunteer Services: 425-261-4583
  • You will receive the Job Shadow Application via email within three business days after Volunteer Services receives the completed Authorization Form
  • Participants will be notified of approval by the end of business hours on Wednesdays
  • Applications received after 10am on Wednesdays will be processed the following Wednesday
Name Badge
  • Once you receive an approval email from Volunteer Services, you must arrange to pick up your temporary name badge(s) from Volunteer Services
  • Our office hours are 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. Keep in mind that we may be closed during these hours, so please call ahead of time to confirm we’ll be open when you arrive