Job Description

Extended Job Title
Standardized Patient

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
355301 - SON SimLife Center Abi

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
17357BR

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 Pharmacy, 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.


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
7.25

Pay Basis
Hourly

Schedule Details
As needed basis

Work Location
Abilene

Preferred Qualifications
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Prior experience in a simulation environment.


Campus
HSC - Abilene

Department
SON SimLife Center Abi

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

Occasional Duties
Students currently enrolled at TTUHSC are not eligible to apply for this position.  Standardized Patients must resign upon acceptance to any programs within the TTUHSC or upon enrollment into courses at TTUHSC.

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, 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.
  • 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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