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Franciscan Healthcare Job Shadow Program

Shadowing healthcare professionals at Franciscan Healthcare in West Point, Nebraska, can be a wonderful experience. We welcome those who are considering a career in healthcare! 

All job shadowing opportunities will be scheduled Monday through Friday between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. Job shadowing experiences will not be scheduled for weekends, holidays, or after hours.

Program Goals

The goals of the Job Shadowing Program at Franciscan Healthcare are as follows:

  • Provide an opportunity for students to observe healthcare professionals performing daily routines.
  • Provide the opportunity for students to ask questions of healthcare professionals regarding job requirements, aptitudes, education, and other qualities needed.
  • Assist undecided students to decide whether a healthcare profession is their calling and what type of career they want to pursue.
  • Provide students with needed observation hours for college.


In order to participate in the Job Shadow Program students must:

  • Be currently enrolled in high school OR college OR be an adult with an interest in healthcare
  • Complete the required forms and HIPAA education
  • Follow Franciscan Healthcare dress code
  • Have an understanding of confidentiality
  • Follow Franciscan Healthcare workforce responsibilities

Departments Participating in the Program

  • Laboratory
  • Radiology
  • Dietitian
  • Nursing:  Patient Care, Clinic, Cardiac Rehab, Outpatient Clinic
  • Family Practice Providers (limited)
  • Surgery (limited)
  • Rehabilitation:  Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy
  • Health Information Management
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Pharmacy (limited)


Please contact Melissa Haase to set up your job shadow experience at Franciscan Healthcare in West Point, Nebraska!  or 402.372.6706