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Standardized Patient, Rehabilitation Sciences

Company: Manchester University, Inc.
Location: Fort Wayne
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Position: Standardized Patient

Department: Rehabilitation Sciences

Campus: Fort Wayne Campus

Target Fill Date: 11/30/2022

Position Overview: A standardized patient is a person who supports the clinical training of health professionals by following a provided script to simulate real-life scenarios for health profession students. The standardized patient should be able to accurately and consistently recreate the scenario with appropriate personality and emotion to enable health profession students to prepare for practice. The major responsibility of this position is to portray all the characteristics of a real patient, simulating the signs and symptoms. Standardized patients will often be physically examined by students and faculty as part of the athletic training students learning experience.

Essential job functions:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Be highly dependable and punctual
  • Demonstrate flexibility and reliability with scheduling and assignments
  • Follow written and verbal instruction
  • Provide constructive feedback to medical students and colleagues
  • Work in a professional manner when interacting with learners, faculty, supervisors and peers
  • Be comfortable having repeated physical examination maneuvers performed on self
  • Simulate all aspects of scenarios, including history of current problem, affect/behavior and physical findings, in a standardized, accurate, and reliable manner
  • Accurately and consistently complete checklists
  • Accept ongoing feedback from facilitators and incorporate into case simulation
  • Be willing to be audio and videotaped during simulations
  • Other duties as assigned

    Secondary Job Functions

    • Must be flexible regarding scheduling and assignments. Must have the ability to understand and follow instructions. Must demonstrate the ability to be instructed by a Standardized Patient Educator and consistently simulate a case scenario in an accurate, reliable and professional manner. Applicants with acting experience are encouraged to apply, though this is not an obligatory skill set. Experience with software programs including MS office required. Experience with Educational Management Solutions (EMS) preferred. Must possess strong communication skills, both written and spoken. Must have strong reading and writing skills to absorb and use the detailed case training and exam procedural information. Must have excellent recall of learner performance. Attention to detail is essential.

      • A commitment to fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion among students, faculty, and staff.
        • High school degree preferred
        • Previous acting or standardized patient roles preferred
        • Must be proficient in written and oral communication skills
        • Must be able to consistently present a positive attitude
        • Must maintain confidentiality
        • Must have a valid Indiana driver's license or comparable ability to attend in-person laboratory sessions at Manchester's Fort Wayne campus
        • Must own a computer
        • Must be able to utilize Microsoft Word

          • Must be able to utilize videoconferencing platforms such as TEAMs (virtual or hybrid)

            General information: Manchester University is an independent, liberal arts university with a campus in North Manchester, Ind., where approximately 1,300 students choose from at least 60 areas of undergraduate study, two master's programs, and 21 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Our second campus in Fort Wayne is home to growing health science programs, including athletic training, nursing, nutrition and nutrigenomics, pharmacy, pharmacogenomics, and physical therapy.

            Manchester has a distinctive commitment to developing respect for ethnic, cultural, and religious pluralism and international consciousness. Manchester University respects the infinite worth of every individual and graduates persons of ability and conviction who draw upon their education and faith to lead principled, productive, and compassionate lives that improve the human condition. As an institution rooted in the tradition of the Church of the Brethren, Manchester University values learning, faith, service, integrity, diversity, and community.

            Work schedule: This is a non-exempt, part-time position with an average expectation of approximately 10 hours per semester Monday through Friday. The majority of the interactions will occur on Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesdays, and Thursdays between the hours of 9 am-4 pm with time scheduled for lunch unless otherwise noted. There is an opportunity to select serving as a campus, virtual, and hybrid standardized patient depending on interest.

            To apply: We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff of diverse backgrounds. The review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online via ADP and upload a cover letter and resume with your completed employment application. Questions can be emailed to

            Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

            Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.

Keywords: Manchester University, Inc., Fort Wayne , Standardized Patient, Rehabilitation Sciences, Healthcare , Fort Wayne, Indiana

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