Simulated Patient - Variable Rate at Michigan State University

Posted in Other 16 days ago.

Location: EAST LANSING, Michigan

Job Description:

Job no: 690300

Work type: Support Staff

Pay Grade: 01

Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Human Medicine

Department: Chm West Michigan 10022803

Sub Area: OTEE- Other EE

Salary: Pay Commensurate with Experience

Location: In State

Categories: On-Call
Position Summary(Basic Job Function)

This is a temporary or an on-call position. Functions as a mock patient, responding verbally in a medical interview situation to questions directed by student physicians; provides constructive feedback regarding the students' interviewing techniques; may also be required to disrobe, responding physically and verbally to an examination of the body.

Unit Position Summary

Job Description

In a clinical-like setting (in-person or online), portrays cases similar to what learners would encounter in actual clinical settings. Simulated patients are expected to consistently and accurately portray trained cases including typical emotions, behaviors and symptoms. Case portrayals may include communication, physical examination or both. Simulated patients may also provide feedback and/or assess learners using specific measurement tools. Participation in group or individual training is expected in order to prepare for case portrayal. Work hours are variable and on an on-call basis.

*Located at The Secchia Center in Grand Rapids

Job Duties

Commit to being highly dependable and punctual.
Demonstrate flexibility and reliability with scheduling and assignments.
Follow written and verbal instruction.
Provide constructive feedback to healthcare professional students and colleagues.
Work in a professional manner when interacting with learners, faculty, supervisors and peers.
Be comfortable having repeated physical examination performed on self.
Be willing to wear a hospital gown with undergarments underneath while on camera and/or observed live through an observation window or video monitor.
Recall case details and 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 educators and/or facilitators.
Be willing to be audio and videotaped during simulations.
Complete required university and departmental trainings in timely manner.
Maintains confidentiality of information related to cases, student behaviors and feedback evaluations.
Proficiently utilizes technologies such as email, internet, and web conferencing software.
Other duties as assigned.

Desired Qualifications

High school education
Basic computer knowledge

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Special Instructions

Applications will be reviewed as needed.

Work Hours


Summary of Health Risks

Mildly disagreeable working conditions involving possible exposure to infectious diseases.

Summary of Physical Demands

Sitting or standing for long periods of time

Advertised: Jan 15, 2021 Eastern Standard Time

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