Standardized Patient Educator / Simulation Specialist

US-AR-Jonesboro
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-1352
Division
Academic Affairs
# of Openings
1
Position Type
Staff
Category
Health Sciences

Overview

 

Committed to educating the next generation of leaders and to inspiring innovation and advancing entrepreneurship, NYIT enrolls approximately 10,000 students on campuses in North America, China and the Middle East. As a forward-thinking institution NYIT has pioneered educational practices to serve student needs since 1955. NYIT offers 90 undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in 50 fields of study and is home to students from more than 100 countries and from 50 states. Its seven schools and colleges include: School of Architecture and Design; College of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences; School of Health Professions; School of Management; College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the newly formed School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Education.

 

New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine in Jonesboro, Arkansas is currently recruiting for a Standardized Patient Educator/Simulation Specialist for the Institute for Clinical Competence.

Responsibilities

  • Assisting in training SPs in all aspects of case portrayal (delivering details, physical simulation, affect, and realism)
  • Assisting in training SPs in effective use of internal software programs and compliance with documentation standards
  • Train SPs in the appropriate Communication and Feedback skills to help prepare students for the COMLEX STEP 2 PE.
  • Assist in the development of policies and procedures, observes videos of SPs across sites for quality assurance purposes and recommends intervention, re-training or removal of an SP as needed to maintain standardization.
  • Functions as Trainer on Duty, coordinates with exam operations staff while functioning as Trainer on Duty.
  • Candidate recruits SPs, assists Director and Associate Director in screening and matching SPs to cases
  • Assist in the setup, preparation, performance and upkeep of mannequins and other simulation devices in the Simulation Lab
  • Participates in meetings, seminars, appropriate conferences as a means of professional development.

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Experience in principles and practices of clinical medicine
  • One (1) or more years SP training experience or standardized patient work
  • Management and/or administration experience preferred.
  • Familiarity with and experience in the principles and practices of clinical medicine.
  • Ability to work well with a variety of people including members of the NYIT staff, physicians, students and standardized patients.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with a variety of people including physicians, students, and standardized patients.
  • Ability to work effectively on multiple tasks.
  • Ability to be well organized in all work aspects.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently.
  • Capacity for flexibility and adaptability in different work situations, advanced problem solving skills.
  • Candidate must be comfortable performing physical examinations of an SP’s entire body for training purposes, with the exception of rectal, pelvic, genital, female breast and corneal reflex examinations. Must also be comfortable with these maneuvers being performed on them as needed.
  • Exhibit Exceptional professionalism and Carry out other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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