The Camden School of Nursing is seeking Standardized Patients for the Spring 2021. The Standardized Patient reports directly to the Director of the Clinical Skills and Simulation Center.
The major responsibility of this position is to portray all the characteristics of a real patient, simulating the signs and symptoms of various patient conditions. Standardized patients will often be physically examined by students and faculty as part of the students' learning experience.
Be highly dependable and punctual
Demonstrate flexibility and reliability with scheduling and assignments
Follow written and verbal instruction
Provide constructive feedback to 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
Be willing to wear a hospital gown with only undergarments underneath, while on camera and/or observed live through an observation window or video monitor
Be willing to be audio and videotaped during simulations
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 for feedback
Accept ongoing feedback from facilitators and incorporate into case simulation
Minimum Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED equivalent. Experience in acting or behavioral therapy is preferred.
Posting Number: 21FA0384
Location: Rutgers University-Camden
Internal Number: 129368
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