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For internships and observation, students already in the Wake Forest University educational system should contact Beth Whitsett, 336-716-4224,

Shadowing is allowed for one shift up to 12 hours. In order to shadow, observe or do clinical hours, you must have a departmental sponsor in the discipline you need. Contact the department of interest and see if they can support your educational requirements.  This sponsor will work with HR to coordinate your onboarding paperwork and will be responsible for you while you are with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. 

It is important that you complete all of the following information. Please allow two weeks to complete the onboarding process. It is important to complete and submit the documents to your sponsoring department as soon as possible. You will receive a confirmation email once you have met all of the following requirements clearing you to begin. You may not start unless you receive this confirmation email. 


The following will need to be completed before you begin your experience at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.  

Requirements vary according to the level of Medical Center access (access to computer systems, patient care areas, etc.). Check with your department sponsor to determine specific requirements for your experience at the Medical Center.

 *You will receive a link to the training once all other steps have been completed.

Background Check/Drug Screening

If you need a company to conduct your background check and drug screening, you may contact Investigative Associates and Consultants at 336-768-7040 or  Please inform them that you will need your information released to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. 

If your background check and drug screening are completed by a different company, each completed form should be scanned and sent by email to or by fax to 336-716-5656.  

The student is responsible for the cost of the background check and drug screening.


If you have any questions, please contact Contingent Workforce at 336-716-9521 or

Quick Reference

Human Resources
General Employment

Phone 336-716-4717
FAX 336-716-5656

Nurse Recruitment

Phone 336-716-3339
FAX 336-716-5656

General Information


Individuals with Disability

Phone 336-716-3367


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Disclaimer: The information on this website is for general informational purposes only and SHOULD NOT be relied upon as a substitute for sound professional medical advice, evaluation or care from your physician or other qualified health care provider.