Job Description

Extended Job Title
Standardized Patient - LUBBOCK

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
351608 - SON SimLife Center Lbk

Position Description

Incumbents in this position are trained to portray specific sets of health problems and symptoms that will aide students in learning the proper techniques and procedures for taking medical histories, performing medical examinations, determining diagnoses and learning the appropriate way to educate and inform patients of diagnoses.



Requisition ID
6398BR

Optional Attachments
Professional/Personal Reference, Recommendation/Referral, Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
  • Performing a variety of duties in order to accurately and consistently portray specific types of symptoms as defined by a patient case. This may include memorizing the history of their present illness, past medical history, physical exam results as well as demonstrating appropriate body language, emotional status, and personality characteristics.
  • Simulate a variety of clinical scenarios including a patient's appearance, demeanor and affect, communication style, chief complaint, symptomatology, patient medical history, and physical finding.
  • Demonstrate interviewing skills with students of the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, or other students utilizing the simulation center.
  • Instruct and practice interviewing and some superficial physical assessment skills with medical students.
  • Give feedback after interviewing the student.
  • Evaluate and assess the student's skills.
  • Deliver feedback in person verbally, written, or electronically.
  • Between 20-25 years old, both male and female candidates.


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
Depends upon experience.

Pay Basis
Hourly

Work Location
Lubbock

Preferred Qualifications
  • Basic computer skills
  • Prior experience in a simulation environment
  • Between 20-25 years old, both male and female candidates.


Campus
HSC - Lubbock

Department
SON Simulation Lbk

Job Type
Part Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Other Administrative

Occasional Duties
N/A

Shift
Day

EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
  • Between 20-25 years old, both male and female candidates.
  • No acting or direct experience is required.
  • The minimum age eligible for hire is 14 years old.
  • Must have the ability to understand and follow  instructions.
  • Must have the ability to memorize and be improvisational.


Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

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