Adult Educator, Center for Skills and Assessment (College of Medicine-Phoenix)
The Adult Educator recruits, auditions, and trains and evaluates standardized patients (SPs). Standardized patients educate medical students and health professionals through simulation of patient encounters through role playing while evaluating student performance. The Adult Educator develops SP recruitment materials, tracks SP applicants, designs and delivers onboarding and ongoing training materials, performs needs assessment and implements corrective active, develops and maintains SP performance metrics and makes recommendations regarding SP staffing needs.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenixanchors the 28-acre Phoenix Biomedical Campus in the heart of the Valley of theSun. The College inspires and trains individuals to become exemplaryphysicians, scientists and leaders who are life-long learners and inquisitivescholars. We embrace professionalism, innovation and collaboration to optimizehealth and health care for all. The Phoenix Biomedical Campus embodies theUniversity’s priorities of engagement, partnership, innovation, and synergy inits world-class academic and research initiatives, with clinical facilitiesthroughout Greater Phoenix. The campus also houses the UA Colleges of PublicHealth, Pharmacy, and Nursing, as well as Northern Arizona University’s Collegeof Health and Human Services, the Translational Genomics Research Institute(TGen) and the International Genomics Consortium.
Outstanding UAbenefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance anddisability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAUtuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; stateretirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
Duties & Responsibilities
Asa cost-saving measure related to the impact of COVID-19, Furlough andFurlough-Based Salary Programs have been approved by the Arizona Board ofRegents. All new hires subject to the programs will be notified in accordancewith adopted Furlough and Furlough-Based Salary Programs guidelines and will berequired to comply with all measures. To learn more about the programs andwhether this position is affected, please visithr.arizona.edu/FY-2020-2021-Furlough-Program.
- Lead training activities which guide SP role portrayal, student evaluation and verbal feedback of student performance.
- Partner with SP trainers to develop and enhance training materials and strategies that engage and motivate learners.
- Recruit, audition and participate in selecting SPs for employment.
- Develop and perform continuous quality improvement activities in Standardized Patient performance which include video and checklist review and provide feedback to SPs in a timely manner.
- Develop and maintain tracking system for SP performance metrics.
- Perform needs assessment for Standardized Patients who require additional training and development.
- Develop/participate in research utilizing standardized patient methodology and assist faculty in their research activities.
- Work independently and as a productive member of the team to identify challenges and creatively implement effective strategies to ensure the excellence of medical education for our students and foster a professional, supportive environment for standardized patients, staff and students.
- Assist students and faculty in troubleshooting software/computer problems during activities.
- Process and analyze data using Learning Space software.
- Serve as back up Standardized Patient as needed.
- Additional Duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
- Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience is typically required.
- Master’s Degree in related field.
- Knowledge of quality assurance methods.
- Three (3) years’ experience coaching, training, directing or providing instruction.
- Experience working in healthcare education, training Standardized Patients to simulate patient encounters.
- Public speaking/platform skills; experience giving presentations to groups.FLSAExempt Full Time/Part TimeFull TimeNumber of Hours Worked per Week40 Job FTE1.0Work CalendarFiscalJob CategoryAcademic AdministrationBenefits EligibleYes - Full Benefits Rate of Pay$47,048 - $65,344 Annually, Depending on Experience Compensation Typesalary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE) Grade8 Career Stream and LevelPC3Job FamilyMed Education Prgm Job FunctionAcademic Administration Type of criminal background check required:Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive) Number of Vacancies1 Target Hire Date11/29/2020 Expected End Date Contact Information for Candidates
College of Medicine-Phoenix, Office of Human Resources
Application: The online application should be completed in its entirety. Blank or missed information may be considered an incomplete submission.
Letter of Interest: Should clearly indicate how your skills and professional employment experience meet the Minimum and the Preferred qualifications (if applicable).
The University of Arizona has currently adopted a remote working environment in accordance with guidelines recommended by the CDC. Until further notice, interviews for this position will be conducted remotely.Diversity StatementAt the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.