Sengkang General Hospital (SKH) accepts students from different levels who are interested in studying and working in healthcare for clinical shadowing. This programme is specially designed and it encompass hospital tours, lectures, discussions and sharing by various healthcare professions. Through this shadowing programme, the students can gain some insight into of the healthcare settings in the hospital before they embark on their next important education path selection as well as their career decision-making.
Pre-requisites before CJS
Job shadowing students may need to access clinical and patient-care areas and hence must show proof of immunity to the following diseases. Only proof of vaccinations done at least 10 days prior to the date of attachment to the hospital will be accepted.
Documented proof of vaccination; and post vaccination serological evidence of immunity (anti-HBs concentrations of ≥ 10mIU/mL)
Serological evidence of immunity; or
Laboratory confirmation of disease; or
Documented proof of vaccination
Tetanus Diphtheria and Pertussis (TDAP)
Serological evidence of immunity against all three diseases; or
Laboratory confirmation of all three diseases; or
2. Fire Safety
All students doing a job shadowing experience in SKH must undergo a compulsory set of fire safety briefing slides before commencing their placement.
In line with the PDPA act, all students doing job shadowing in the hospital must undergo a compulsory set of PDPA reading slides and attempt a quiz before commencing placement.
Students may be stopped by security officers for identification checks. Personal belongings should not be left lying around. SKH will not be liable for any loss of personal belongings.
5. Specific Infection control measures
Supervisors are encouraged to assess the infection risks of patients and not expose the job-shadowing student to unnecessary risks e.g. areas where N95 masks need to be worn.
6. Fees Chargeable
An upfront payment of $216.00 (Incl. GST) is required to apply for the official job shadowing programme. Fees are not refundable unless the department is unable to fulfill its obligations due to extenuating circumstances.
If the attachment has been terminated for breach of regulations, there will be no refund of fees.
Priority will be given to applicants who are in their tertiary education years.
The next round will be held from 5 December to 7 December 2023.
The registration for December’s Clinical Job Shadowing is closed.
Interested parties, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for the details.
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