Western University of Helth Science

Western University of Helth Science

Standardized Patient Trainer

United States

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Posting Details

Pay Transparency Act: Western University of Health Sciences is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by internal equity, and relevant qualifications.

Classification Series Details

Function College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific

Family Academic Support Services Classification Series Title Standardized Patient Educator

Full Salary Range

Minimum $20.72

Maximum $20.72

Expected Pay Scale

Minimum $20.72

Maximum $20.72

Posting Details

Posting Number S01281

Position Title Standardized Patient Trainer Position Status Full-time Campus Western University Campus-Pomona, CA Department 1430-Standardized Patients – COMP Job Summary

This individual will support the Standardized Patient Program with a focus on recruiting, training, and developing qualified standardized patients and coaches for Office of Medical Simulation events. This position will report to the Associate Director and coordinate with the staff and educators to facilitate communications, collaboration, and coordination with the program.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Individuals must possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities and perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

1. Must possess good verbal and written communication skills and have the ability to speak publicly. Must be able to interact effectively with administration, faculty, staff, potential donors, students, and represent the Office of Medical Simulation.

2. Must have excellent organizational, analytical and problem solving skills. Must be able to assess situations and adapt to a highly dynamic environment, and have the ability to manage multiple projects.

3. Must have knowledge of medical terminology and basic non-invasive diagnostic equipment (blood pressure cuff, stethoscope and ophthalmoscope/otoscope) as well as a general understanding of basic physical examination.

4. Must have basic desktop computer skills and have a general knowledge of audio-video recording systems and a theoretical knowledge of medical simulators. (WebSP experience preferred.)

Required Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's degree in Biology, Education, Communications or any area that supports teaching/training in Medical/Health field or that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform this job in a satisfactory manner. Working on completion within the next 2 years or equivalent experience.

Experience: 2 to 4 years of administrative experience. Experience in higher education, preferably in a standardized, simulated or virtual patient environment. Demonstrated teaching/training ability required.

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32 hours per week

Posting Date 05/02/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Essential Job Duties

Job Duties

Works in collaboration with the Director and Associate Director to oversee Standardized Patients and Coaches through building and maintaining interpersonal relationships, developing skills in performance, standardization, and InterRaterReliability (IRR)

Percentage Of Time 15 Job Duties

Works with the Director and Associate Director to develop and oversee Standardized Patient (SP) protocols, applications and tools used for training and performance including the co-oversight of recruitment, training and scheduling of SPs. Initiates a year round recruitment program for standardized patients including advertising and facilitation.

Percentage Of Time 25 Job Duties

Trains and educates SPs and coaches on assigned events and systems. Develops, trains, and certifies SPs qualified as system coaches to coaching levels through workshops, individual training and evaluation processes.

Percentage Of Time 20 Job Duties

Leads on assigned events by coordinating with faculty, recruiting and training SPs, and scheduling event and administrative follow through of completed Clinical Skills Lab (CSL) forms and materials necessary to invoice events in a timely manner.

Percentage Of Time 10 Job Duties

Supports Director and Associate Director in maintaining ongoing quality control levels and reviewing performance of all SP in clinical and communication events.

Percentage Of Time 10 Job Duties

Collaborates with the Director, Associate Director and OMS personnel to maintain high-quality service and educational innovation.

Percentage Of Time 10 Job Duties

Maintains a positive team culture in the department by promoting a respectful, collaborative, professional, and culturally sensitive environment.

Percentage Of Time 5 Job Duties

Performs other duties as assigned.

Percentage Of Time 5

Physical Demands

Physical Demands

Do the essential functions of this job require lifting? Yes

If yes, list maximum weight and duration

WesternU Policy requires persons employed by the University to provide proof of vaccination against the SARS-CoV2 (COVID-19), subject to limited exemptions, regardless of whether the employee is on-site or working authorized to work remotely. Exempted employees, or those whose status of full vaccination is pending, will be required to submit to regular COVID-19 testing for in-person/on-campus work assignments.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by any employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear and regularly required to use hands. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms, and stoop. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required in this job include close and distance vision.

Describe Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Duties of the position are normally performed in a typical office/medical school setting. The noise level in this setting is usually moderate due to the proximity of various office machines, equipment, and people.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

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  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Letter of Recommendation #1
  • Letter of Recommendation #2
  • Letter of Recommendation #3
  • Additional Applicant Document
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    Standardized Patient Trainer


    Western University of Helth Science


    United States


    May 24, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 10, 2023

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