Nursing and Allied Health Job Shadows

Welcome to Swedish Health Services

We look forward to having you as a student or guest in our facility. Learn about Swedish.

Have questions?

For further assistance, visit Contact Information.

For information regarding requests to shadow a Physician or Physician Assistant, please email Graduate Medical Education (GME).

All requests for job shadow experiences must be made in writing to Swedish Academic Affiliations. Submitting a request does not guarantee placement.

This portal is designed to introduce you to Swedish Health Services. All onboarding and orientation items must be completed prior to your job shadow/observations experience.


  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
  • Pass a Washington State Patrol (WSP) background check (we will run this). If you are an out of state resident, you will be required to provide a national background check in addition to the WSP check.
  • Provide proof of immunization status including COVID-19 immunizations (click here to view immunization requirements)
  • Submit completed orientation packet through the Swedish Job Shadow Application


Before you get started:
  • Download Adobe Acrobat Reader. This will allow you to view PDF documents and use the e-signature features on the forms.

Review the following:

Required Documents for Onboarding

Please allow yourself sufficient time to complete the requirements listed below as some items may take several weeks.

Orientation Packet

We recommend that you download the forms and open in Adobe Acrobat Reader to take advantage of the e-signature features.

Complete the Swedish Job Shadow Application. This application will also direct you to submit your orientation packet (as listed above) to the Swedish Academic Affiliations department. You will be notified by email when your application and orientation packet have been process and you are cleared to schedule your job shadow.