Standardized Patient (Special Procedures)
Number of Vacancies:
School of Medicine / Education and Academic
Scope of Job:
In a clinical setting, interacting with students in the health care
field during simulated patient encounters that are designed to
enable experiential learning and/or assessment of students'
Description of Duties:
• Must be willing to participate in Breast, GYN, Prostate/Male
genital or rectal examinations.
• Accurately remembers encounters with students for the purpose of
scoring student behaviors.
• Participates in group training and/or mentorship of entry-level
• Maintains confidentiality of information related to cases,
student behaviors and feedback evaluations.
• Provides educationally constructive verbal feedback within a
structured format, as appropriate to the position.
• Works varied hours on an on-call basis, as needed.
• Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Direct supervision from assigned supervisor.
• Flexible scheduling.
• Ability to work flexible hours on a scheduled on-call
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in
• Ability to maintain confidentiality of case and student
• Ability to understand and follow directions and incorporate
• Ability to recall and accurately score student behaviors.
• Must be comfortable with discussing and demonstrating her/his own
anatomy with others.
Use of standard office equipment.
• Must be able to: move all extremities without difficulty, step up
and down from an exam table, and quickly change from a gown to
• Work is performed in an interior medical/clinical
The Standardized Patient is interviewed and examined by learners as
though they were that person in the doctor’s office, clinic, or
emergency department, giving that patient’s history, and simulating
their physical signs, such as pain or difficulty waking. No
invasive examinations are performed; no medications are given; no
sharps are used. Some disrobing may be required.
Commensurate with Experience
Commensurate with Experience
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accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights
act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972,
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans
with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is
committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures
non-discrimination in its education programs and activities,
including employment. We encourage women, minorities and
differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of
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discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date
of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three
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Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval
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To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/34642