The Standardized Patient reports directly to the Manager of the Standardized Patient Program and Assistant Director of the Clinical Skills Center (CSC). The major responsibility of this position is to portray all the characteristics of a real patient, simulating the signs and symptoms both in the classroom for teaching purposes and in the setting of an exam for assessment purposes. Standardized patients will often be physically examined by students and faculty as part of the medical students learning experience.
* Be highly dependable and punctual
* Demonstrate flexibility and reliability with scheduling and assignments
* Follow written and verbal instruction
* Provide constructive feedback to medical students and colleagues
* Accurately and consistently complete checklists
* Work in a professional manner when interacting with learners, faculty, supervisors and peers
* Be comfortable having repeated physical examination maneuvers performed on self
* Be willing to wear a hospital gown with only undergarments underneath, while on camera and/or observed live through an observation window or video monitor
* Simulate all aspects of scenarios, including history of current problem, affect/behavior and physical findings, in a standardized, accurate, and reliable manner
* Accept ongoing feedback from facilitators and incorporate into case simulation
* Be willing to be audio and videotaped during simulations
* Other duties as assigned.
* High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
* Experience as actor or as standardized patient required.
* Must be flexible regarding scheduling and assignments.
* Must have the ability to understand and follow instructions.
* Must have excellent recall of learner performance. Attention to detail is essential.
* Must demonstrate the ability to be instructed by a Standardized Patient Educator and consistently simulate a case scenario in an accurate, reliable and professional manner.
* Must possess strong communication skills, both written and spoken.
* Must have strong reading and writing skills to absorb and use the detailed case training and exam procedural information.
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