WellSpan Health offers several job shadowing opportunities in Lancaster County for individuals in high school (grades 11 & 12), college and those considering career changes. The goal of the program is to give individuals the opportunity to observe a professional in a particular field of interest to gain insight into the healthcare work environment and day to day operations. Certain restrictions do apply in some areas. The job shadowing experience is designed to give an overview and is not a program to be done in place of a for-credit internship or to fulfill clinical requirements.
High school student shadowing requests must be approved through a guidance counselor. Students in high school with the assistance of their school contact may submit the application below and the human resources department will be in contact with the school to arrange your shadowing day(s). A confirmation letter will be sent to your school contact person with the details of your shadowing experience.
All others submit the application and the human resources department will be in contact.
On average, a student can expect be in a particular area for two to four hours per visit, limited to two observations a semester (maximum 16 hours per year). If additional shadowing hours are requested, those requests will be handled on a case-by-case basis. If you have specific questions please contact WellSpan Human Resources Department at (717) 738-6450.
To allow sufficient time for scheduling your shadowing opportunity, please try to make arrangements for the shadowing program at least three weeks in advance.
This search will provide you with WellSpan Medical Group and Northern Lancaster County (Ephrata) Medical Group primary care physicians and specialists. If we don’t have a WellSpan Medical Group physician to meet your criteria, the search will expand to include community physicians who partner with WellSpan Medical Group physicians through the WellSpan Provider Network or provide care to patients on the Medical Staffs of WellSpan’s Hospitals.×
Use your MyWellSpan patient portal any time to view available appointments, and pick the date and time that best suits your schedule.
If you don't have a WellSpan primary care provider and would like to schedule a new patient appointment with a provider who is accepting patients, just log into your MyWellSpan account, and go to the Appointment Center section. As you progress through the scheduling process, you will be able to see the offices that are accepting new patients in relation to your zip code. If you are not enrolled in MyWellSpan, go to https://my.wellspan.org, call 1-866-638-1842 or speak with a member of the staff at a participating facility to sign up. New patient scheduling not available at all practices/programs.
If you already have a relationship with a WellSpan practice, simply log into your account, and go to the Appointment Center section. As you progress through the scheduling process, you will be able to schedule an appointment with any provider or practice that already counts you as a patient. Online scheduling varies by practice/program.×