Are you interested in healthcare and do you have a desire to participate in the student learning process! If so, you may want to consider the opportunity to be a simulated patient where you will work with students and educators as part of the teaching process.
We are seeking a diverse population of individuals who are willing to portray patients, family members and other roles in simulation scenarios.
Hours and schedules are flexible, depending on the teaching curriculum.
Please note that all SP assignments will be held at MGH Institute of Health Professions campus in the Charlestown Navy Yard, unless otherwise stated.
Summary of Responsibilities:
Portrays a participant as patient, family member or other role in a simulation scenario.
Act as a patient for simulated history and physical examinations.
Provide verbal and written feedback to students participating in simulated patient encounters.
Participate in Standardized Patient Training workshops.
Assist in training new Simulated Patients.
Studies and recalls documentation, actions, dialogue for the sake of training and assessment of healthcare-professions students
Follows verbal and written directions provided in a training forum or scripted case
Undergoes multiple physical exams in a simulated clinical environment
Administers verbal and written feedback to students and faculty
Minimal age requirement 18 years old
Must be able to read and comprehend a written script and verbal instructions
Must be able to memorize and improvise specific detail
Must be flexible and reliable with scheduling and assignments
Must have basic computer skills
Must be willing to wear a hospital gown over light clothing during simulation sessions
Minor acting ability desired
Internal Number: 3114179-1435_1581525069
About MGH Institute of Health Professions
MGH Institute of Health Professions, founded by Massachusetts General Hospital in 1977, is an innovative and independent graduate school in Boston that is a member of Partners HealthCare. A progressive leader in developing comprehensive models of health care education, the MGH Institute prepares advanced practice professionals in the fields of nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy and communication sciences and disorders through a distinctive combination of academic study, clinical practice, and research. More than 1,200 students are enrolled in graduate level and certificate programs, with an increasing number of courses available online. The Institute is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).