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Standardized Patient

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Work schedule varies, events mainly on Wednesday and Thursday mornings throughout the academic yea Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Standardized Patient
Department Medical Education
Position Number 0000000
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Position Purpose

To portray all of the characteristics of a real patient, simulating the signs and symptoms. Standardized patients MAY be physically examined by students and faculty as part of the medical students’ learning experience.

Skills & Knowledge
  • Flexibility regarding scheduling and assignments.
  • Ability to understand and follow instructions.
  • Ability to be instructed by a Standardized Patient Educator and consistently simulate a case scenario in an accurate, reliable and professional manner.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and spoken. Strong reading and writing skills to absorb and use the detailed case training and exam procedural information.
  • Excellent recall of learner performance.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong commitment to a diverse working environment and to serving the needs of a large and diverse community.

Please note that the Standardized Patient must also be willing to:

  • Be highly dependable and punctual.
  • Have repeated physical examination maneuvers performed on self.
  • Wear a hospital gown with only undergarments underneath, while on camera and/or observed live through an observation window or video monitor.
  • Be audio and videotaped during simulations.
Minimum Experience
  • Applicants with acting experience are encouraged to apply, though this is not an obligatory skill set.
Minimum Education
  • High School Diploma.
FLSA Non-Exempt
Level Temp - Technician/Specialist
Employment Category Temporary Part time
Department Contact for Cover Letter Tony Kidder
Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Work schedule varies, events mainly on Wednesday and Thursday mornings throughout the academic yea

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Key Accountabilities

Key Accountabilities

Patient Simulation

  • Follows written and verbal instruction.
  • Provides verbal constructive feedback to medical students.
  • Works in a professional manner when interacting with learners, faculty, supervisors and peers.
  • Simulates all aspects of scenarios, including history of current problem, affect/behavior and physical findings, in a standardized, accurate, and reliable manner.
  • Accepts ongoing feedback from facilitators and incorporates into case simulation.
-- Performs other duties as assigned.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

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