Job Title: Medical Educator-SP Trainer
Job ID: 32574
Business Unit: SOMED
Full/Part Time: Full-Time (40 hours)
Masters Degree in Science or related field, or Physician's Assistant, and two years experience in education/training environment or as Standardized Patient Trainer in a healthcare professions education environment.
BSN/BS - RN and 4 Years of experience in education/training environment or as Standardized Patient Trainer in a healthcare professions education environment.
Recruits, trains, schedules, supervises and monitors Standardized Patients (SPs) for teaching and assessment functions; communicates with faculty, SPs, and staff; assists with technical, professional, and logistical requirements for all activities associated with SPs in a health science center environment.
Specific Job Related Duties
- Recruit, screen, train, and supervise Standardized Patients for portrayal of standardized
- illness scripts and documentation of student performance
- Maintain effective communications with staff, faculty, and students associated with SP Program activities
- Assist with case and script development
- Monitor SP exercises for SP portrayal and documentation accuracy (quality assurance)
- Identify and address areas for SP portrayal/documentation improvement
- Assist with all technical and logistic requirements associated with SP activities
- Collaborate with SP Program Director, SP Program Medical Director, SP Program staff, and other Office of Educational Development staff to maintain Programs record of high-quality service and educational innovation.
Equal Employment Opportunity
- Knowledge of techniques and strategies for educating/training adults
- Knowledge of training-materials, training-protocol development
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Proficiency in multi-tasking, problem-solving, and attending to details
- Organizational and planning skills
- Recruiting/networking skills
- Ability to work both independently and in highly collaborative settings
- Ability to function well in fast-paced working environment
- Ability to work comfortably with diverse populations (e.g., lay people, staff, faculty, students, others)
- Adaptability and flexibility
- Familiarity with basic clinical diagnostic equipment or willingness and ability to learn
- Familiarity with audio/video recording equipment or willingness and ability to learn
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution which proudly values diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
The University of Texas Medical Branch - 16 months ago