Standardized Patient - Simulation Center

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The Hill-Rom Simulation Center at Marian University is welcoming applications for part-time Standardized Patients (SP). A Standardized Patient is a person carefully recruited and trained to take on the characteristics of a real patient. Reporting to the Coordinator of Standardized Patients, the Standardized Patient promotes Marian University’s Catholic mission and identity by affording the student an opportunity to learn, practice skills, be evaluated and receive feedback in a simulated clinical environment. Works varied hours on an on-call basis, as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities

Actively engages the Catholic Franciscan mission by modeling the values, honoring the legacy of the founding congregations, promoting unity, and integrating the Catholic intellectual traditions with those of the Sisters of Saint Francis of Oldenburg in activities, programs, and services. Memorizes a case script detailing specific emotions, behaviors, and disease signs/symptoms for Presents case information in a standardized manner, as elicited by students during simulated interactive patient history and/or medical examinations. Remains in a specific patient character as trained when responding to student questions. Accurately remembers encounters with students for the purpose of scoring student behaviors. Participates in group training and/or mentorship of entry-level standardized patients. Maintains confidentiality of information related to cases, student behaviors and feedback evaluations. Provides educationally constructive verbal feedback within a structured format, as appropriate to the position. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

Ability to accurately and convincingly maintain a specified character as trained. Ability to work flexible hours on a scheduled on-call basis. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to recall case information, as cued by students in a role-play situation. Ability to maintain confidentiality of case and student information. Ability to understand and follow directions and incorporate trainer feedback. Ability to recall and accurately score student behaviors.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

Must be able to: move all extremities without difficulty, step up and down from an exam table, and quickly change from a gown to clothing. Work is performed in an interior medical/clinical environment. No or very limited physical effort required. No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

Founded in 1937 by the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, Indiana, Marian University is the only Catholic university in Indianapolis and central Indiana. In 2019, Marian is serving more than 2,400 undergraduate and 1,160 graduate students earning degrees in the arts, business, education, engineering, math, medicine, nursing, ministry, and the natural and physical sciences. The university’s high-impact, experiential curriculum is designed to provide hands-on, collaborative learning opportunities for students from 45 states and 23 nations. Marian climbed in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Midwestern rankings to be named #6 Most Innovative Regional University, #15 Best Value University, and #30 Best Regional University. Marian University opened its College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2013, making it the first new school of medicine in the state of Indiana in 110 years. Marian’s national champion varsity athletic programs include the 2012 and 2015 NAIA Football National Championship, the 2016 and 2017 NAIA Women’s Basketball Championship, and more than 40 USA Cycling national championships.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications require a current resume along with names and contact information of three current references. Only complete applicant packets submitted to [email protected] will be considered.

Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.




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Posted: 9/25/2020
Application Due: 12/24/2020
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