Job Description

Extended Job Title
Standardized Patient

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
522231 - SIM Central Ama

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

Travel Required

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. Standardized patients will be monitored to ensure the proper information is given per case.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
occasional weekends

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
  • Must have access to and check email on a daily basis.
  • Must have basic computer skills.
  • Must have the ability to memorize content and portray content via communication.

HSC - Amarillo

SIM Central Ama

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
Academic Support


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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
  • No acting or direct experience is required.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age to apply.
  • Must have the ability to understand and follow instructions.
  • Must have the ability to memorize and be improvisational.

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Application Instructions

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