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Extra Help Simulated Patient - Carle Illinois College of Medicine (147625)

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL
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Jun 30, 2021

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Extra Help Simulated Patient
Carle Illinois College of Medicine

The Carle Illinois College of Medicine is seeking individuals from all backgrounds to perform the role of a Simulated Patient (SP) in the training and evaluation of medical students. SPs are interviewed and examined, just as you would be by your family doctor, by male and female medical students. SPs may see students one-to-one, or with a group of medical students working in a controlled teaching session. SPs will be trained to accurately and consistently recreate the history, personality, physical findings, and emotional structure and response pattern of an actual patient.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit

Attributes of a Simulated Patient: reliable, professional, excellent listening and communication skills, attention to detail including memorization, and ability to stay ‘in character’. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older to be considered for the position.

There are three levels of an adult simulated patient:

Rate of pay contingent upon assignment however, the minimum is $11/hour for training. Position is part-time. Assigned work hours are variable and may be sporadic.

Levels of Invasiveness:

Activities: These individuals can portray cases requiring minimal skill (i.e. surgery consent) to complex cases (i.e. multiple personalities). An individual’s expertise level is matched with the case and department objectives.
Clothing: The individual is fully clothed in street clothes involving communication only.
Rate of Pay: $21.00/hour

Moderately Invasive:
Activities: This includes activities such as look into eyes, ear, nose, throat, blood pressure, pulse, and listen with a stethoscope to the heart and lungs, test reflexes, abdomen examination.
Clothing: The individual is wearing bicycle shorts and a sports bra underneath a hospital gown.
Rate of Pay: $35.00/hour

Activities: This includes activities such as breast exam, pelvic exam, rectal exam. Only SPs who have requested to become a level 4 patient and undergo proper training with the simulated patient educator will be considered for these types of cases
Clothing: The simulated patient typically wears a hospital gown.
Rate of pay: $50.00/hour


Must be 18 years of age or older. A healthcare background is preferred, but not required.

A medical history questionnaire is required to be completed upon selection for hire. This questionnaire is only use as placement within the problem-based simulated patient curriculum setting.

A Photo/video/Audio Release and confidentiality statement agreement is required of all successful hires.

Application Procedures:

To ensure full consideration:

1) Submit a Civil Service application at Please do not submit an exam request. See pages 11 & 5 of Instructions to complete online application for extra help:

2) Qualified candidates should forward a current resume and your Civil Service applicant User Name to [email protected], subject line: Simulated Patient Application.

Questions regarding the position may be directed to Heidi Bates, Senior Human Resource Specialist, [email protected], 217-333-8305. The deadline to apply is by June 30, 2021 however, applications will continue to be accepted until the positions are filled. Interviews and inquiries may take place prior to the close date.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a written contingent offer. Convictions are not a bar to employment. Other pre-employment assessments may be required, depending on the classification of Civil Service employment.

As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.

College Name or Administrative Unit:Carle IL College of Medicine Category:7-Service Operations Title:Extra Help Simulated Patient - Carle Illinois College of Medicine (147625) Open Date:06/17/2021 Close Date:06/30/2021 Organization Name:Carle IL COM Administration


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