Nurse Shadow Opportunities
Are you interested in observing a nurse at the largest hospital in West
Texas? You’ve come to the right place! Covenant Health offers observation
of our nursing staff located at Covenant Medical Center and Covenant Children’s.
Observation is open to students who are 16 years of age and older. For
students under the age of 18, you will be asked to submit a letter of
If you have an interest in the nursing field but may not be aware of all
the possibilities, observing helps orient you to the many ways you can
contribute to the community as a nurse. This is a great opportunity to
get firsthand experience on the day-to-day life of a Covenant Nurse!
Applications are accepted throughout the year for all observing opportunities.
Observer Application & Orientation Process
If you have any questions, please contact Terri Morris at
Frequently Asked Questions
How old do I need to be to observe a nurse?
How many times can I observe a nurse?
- There are currently no restrictions on the amount of times you can observe.
Can I shadow a Nurse Anesthetist?
- No, we do not allow observing in the operating room.
What can I wear when observing?
- Business casual or scrubs is an acceptable form of attire. We do not allow
observing in royal blue scrubs.
What department will I be assigned when observing?
- You are able to select the department you would like to observe! (Not including
the O.R., Adult Emergency Room, and NICU during Flu Season)