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Volunteering at Rochester General Hospital

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Shadowing

As soon as you have made your own arrangements to shadow or observe a doctor, nurse or other caregiver at Rochester General Hospital, determine your next steps by using the guidelines listed below.

5 days or Less

For shadowing opportunities of five days or less, you agree to:

  • Be at least 14 years of age and graduated 8th grade.
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  • Sign and date our Confidentiality Statement.
  • Health screening requirements will be shared in the confirmation email sent once the shadowing application has been received.

A Week or More

For shadowing opportunities of a week or more, you agree to:

  • Be at least 14 years of age and graduated 8th grade.
  • Apply Now!
  • Complete the entire medical/health clearance process, including two tuberculosis skin tests, drug screen and provide proof of required immunizations. (This information will be given to you after you apply.)
  • Print and complete Reference Checking, Essay, and GPA Forms
  • Review Volunteer Orientation Self Study Presentation and open, print, complete, sign and date the following documents that will go into your official volunteer file:

Self-Study Topic Checklist

Orientation Post-Test

Confidentiality Statement