Observer Non-Employee Training Program

Student Affiliations

All observer requests are processed in the order in which all the requirements listed below are obtained.

  1. Observers must provide copies of all immunization & communicable disease records listed below. The records must be complete and turned into the Student Program Coordinator or the Medical Student/Residency Coordinator in the Student Affiliations department at Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) prior to your observation experience to be accepted and/or approved. The required documents can be faxed to the secure fax line, (406)756-3693 or emailed to Amy, aster@krmc.org or Monica, monicapeterson@krmc.org. (Please be aware when sending Protected Health Information through email, it is not secured.  This leaves the information vulnerable in your mail box.  If you would prefer to fax or have different means to get the information to us, please reach out to Amy or Monica at one of these phone numbers 406.751-7694 or 406-756-2713
  2. Once your application, immunization and communicable disease records have been received and completed your application will be sent to the requested department for approval. This can sometimes take some time depending on how busy the department is so if you have any questions or concerns about the time that has passed since you filled out your application please do not hesitate to contact us for more details.
  3. Read Policy EDU800 below.
  4. Review and fill out the Observer Agreement document below and submit it to the Student Coordinator via fax or email. If you are under the age of 18 you must have a legal parent or guardian sign this document prior to receiving your observer badge.
  5. Please make an appointment to obtain your badge your first day with the Student Program Coordinator to be  once you have been cleared and approved for your observation experience. You can request an appointment by email or phone.
  6. Please upload a photo with the link below for your observer ID badge so we can have it ready when you arrive for you final approval appointment.
Upload a current, conservative, professional looking photo here for your observer ID badge. Please make sure the photo follows the HR 530d Dress Code Policy below. No hats, sunglasses, facial piercings, or tattoos are allowed. HR 530d Dress Code Policy
Upload Photo for Your ID Badge
  Review EDU800 Policy
Observer Agreement

Required Immunization and Communicable Disease Records for Observers

  • MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)- 2 official records of vaccinations OR Positive results from titers showing immunity
  • TB test (PPD-tuberculosis)- Record of annual negative TB skin test OR a Quantiferon TB blood test
  • Varicella (chickenpox)- Record of two vaccinations OR Positive titer results showing immunity OR If the trainee has recollection of having the disease. They will need to provide documentation from a physician or healthcare provider.
  • Influenza Vaccination required between October 31st and May 31st.
  • Tdap (tetanus w/ Pertussis) Vaccination record within the last 10 years

Non Employee Trainee Observer Application

Non Employee Trainee Observer Application

Parking at KRH

Our parking space is limited so we ask that you park in the Student Parking during day shifts and in the Employee Parking area for night shifts. Please help us save parking for our patients and their families.
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