Standardized Patient Educator

Gainesville FL
Aug 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Standardized Patient Educator

Job Description:

This position will report to the Director of the Harrell Professional Development and Assessment Center. Duties include:

  • Train standardized patients (SPs), physical exam teaching instructors for purposes of assessment and teaching training for evaluation purposes will reach the preset reliability standards.
  • Assist in planning, organization, and implementation of assigned instructional activities and examinations. 
  • Assist in the orientation of students, residents, and others to the activity and center.
  • Recruit and schedule SPs, physical exam teaching instructors and patients with fixed physical findings.
  • Assist the Center secretary in scheduling training and planning sessions.
  • Keep supervisor current on progress or problems on assigned activities.
  • Attend and participate in meetings to plan projects and activities.
  • Work with Faculty in the planning of activities and attend planning meetings as needed.
  • Assist in collection of data relevant to the different projects (i.e. Quality assurance of standardized patient surveys, faculty surveys, feedback forms).
Advertised Salary:

$40,000 annually

Minimum Requirements:

Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Degree in a health-related discipline is preferred 
  • 2 to 5 years of experience in a similar position
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate complex educational programs
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people, including faculty, students, standardized patients and center staff
Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered for this position, applicants must submit the following documents as part of their online applications:

1. Cover letter or letter of interest
2. Curriculum Vitae or Resume
3. List of three references

This is a time-limited position. Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (EDT) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: No