Standardized Patient

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Job Title: Standardized Patient
Location: Augusta University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 218138
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A Standardized Participant (SP) is an individual trained to portray a patient, family member, health care team member, etc. He/she will be employed for purposes of training and/or assessing health care professionals (e.g. medical students, residents. and nurses). An SP must be able to follow directions in achieving the portrayal, be highly dependable in their work, including punctuality. Must be responsible about keeping track of scheduled work days. Must be able to portray a person other than him or herself effectively and consistently in a standardized way.

Minimum Requirements High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent from a State or Federal accrediting organization.Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Ability to maintain confidentiality Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skillsProficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databasesMust be able to provide constructive feedback and communicate articulatelyMust be able to observe and remember learners' behavior for accurately evaluating their competenciesPreferred Experience as a standardized patient, a health professional, an instructor or relatable work in this field. Responsibilities A Standardized Participant (SP) is an individual trained to portray a patient, family member, health care team member, etc. He/she will be employed for purposes of training and/or assessing health care professionals (e.g. medical students, residents. and nurses). An SP must be able to follow directions in achieving the portrayal, be highly dependable in their work, including punctuality. Must be responsible about keeping track of scheduled work days. Must be able to portray a person other than him or herself effectively and consistently in a standardized way.The duties include, but are not limited to:
    Follow the rules and procedures for the exam. Must be willing to receive instructions for needs of the program.Recall actions and dialogue that may have occurred during an interaction with the trainee. Provide feedback to learners in a constructive manner as coached.Accurately and consistently completes Communications Skills, History, and Physical checklists indicating areas addressed or not addressed by the learner during the scenario assessment.Participate with learner in mock interview, counseling, and/or physical examination.Simulate all aspects of each clinical scenario including a patient’s appearance, demeanor and affect, communication style, chief complaint, past medical history, and physical findings.Know the history of the presenting illness, past medical history, physical exam results as well as their body language, emotional state and personality.Will have to wear a hospital gown with only undergarments underneath, while on camera and/or observed live through an observation window or video monitor.Must be comfortable with a physical examination of SP’s entire body by health care professionals, along with repeated physical examination maneuvers performed on self.Must be objective when interacting with and rating examinees of all backgrounds.Must be willing to work a varied schedule.Perform all other related duties/tasks as assigned.
Shift/Salary This is a part-time position equaling 19.60 hours per week and the possibility of a varied schedule Shift: Days/M-F; Must be willing to work a varied schedule, maximum of 19.60 hours a week. Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position Recruitment Period: 2/5/2020 until filledConditions of Employment All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check/Reference Checking Process prior to starting with Augusta University.Equal Employment Opportunity Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.Other Information This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success." Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

 

 

 

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Posted: 12/28/2020
Application Due: 2/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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