The Simulated Patient (SP) Program is for medical student education. The SP Training coordinator/recruiter manages all areas of the SP and Teaching Assistant (TA) Training and recruitment of new SPs and TAs (male, female, teenagers, and adolescent). Leads the interviewing and hiring of SPs. Specialized recruitment and training of part-time/on-call SP and TAs. Training is standardized and a high level of professionalism is required. Assessment and formative student sessions rely heavily on consistency of SP performance, skillful assessment, and evaluation.
Duties and responsibilities require exceptionally well-developed communication and interpersonal skills in order to successfully handle problems or situations which are critical to the success of the SATC. High degree of sensitivity and discretion is essential as training of SP and TA candidates can involve discussion of their own personal medical history to determine what roles they should or should not portray.
Significant responsibility for decisions and final results that affect more than one department. Substantial analysis is required and many factors must be weighed before decisions can be reached. The SP Performance assessment and evaluation of medical, nursing, and pharmacy students, as well as others, impact many areas and departments of BSOM. External and internal clients alike are contracted with the assurance of quality and consistency as far as the testing of students. They depend on the SP and TA programs for training of sensitive male and female exams.
Position Requires flexibility for scheduling and working beyond the normal 8:30 am-5:00 pm workday, including the possibility of weekends.
Bachelor Degree with 3-5 years of relevant professional experience.
Ability to plan and perform involved or technical work presenting new or regularly changing problems, work from broad instruction, deal with complex factors not easily evaluated.
Familiarization with Medical School Simulated Patient Programs
Work requires considerable judgment, initiative, creativity, and/or ingenuity in areas where there is little precedent.
Essential Functions and percent of time::
60%— Implements and manages SP Training, including communicating, scheduling events and cases and determine the requirements for each event/case. Selects and trains the SP for each session. Instructs SP's on giving Feedback, Professionalism issues. Develops training as needed.
10% — Determines and identify need for SP Recruitment. Initiate, interviews selects, hires, orients new SP's. Organization of orientation and training programs. Prepares SP's for working with medical students. Responsible for monitoring performance and evaluating all SPs and TAs.
10% — Approval of all payroll reports for SP and Teaching Assistants. Includes: verification of hours, documents, and certification of event budget for SP and TA. Calculates and prepares event reports and drafts invoice for submission.
5% — Assists faculty in evaluating student learning and adjusts event/case designs accordingly.
5% — Administrates, advises, consults, collaborates and responds to TA Program processes, and instructs students and monitors TA performance. Scheduling of external clients. Initiates, develops, and creates needed training videos and other educational materials for the TA Program.
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