Standardized Patient Job at Touro University, Henderson, NV

  • Touro University
  • Henderson, NV

Job Description

Standardized Patients report directly to the Director of the Regional Center for Clinical Simulation. The major responsibility of this position is to portray all the characteristics of a real patient, simulating the signs and symptoms. Standardized patients will be physically examined by students and faculty as part of the student learning experience and complete some sort of feedback on the student performance following each encounter.


Located in Henderson, Nevada, approximately twenty-five minutes from the iconic Las Vegas strip, Touro University Nevada is a non-profit medical, health sciences, and education graduate university focused on positively impacting our community in healthcare and education. Our values surrounding social justice, intellectual pursuit, and service to humanity are steadfast and are clearly visible in the actions of our students, faculty, staff, and graduates.


We invite you to apply to our position for consideration to join the ranks of our diverse, talented, and professional staff and faculty. Please visit the website where you can see a comprehensive listing of optional benefits and Human Resources contact information.

1. Must be highly dependable and punctual

2. Demonstrate flexibility and reliability with scheduling and assignments especially during the training period, considered first 3-5 months of labs worked

3. Precisely follow written and verbal instruction

4. Provide constructive feedback to medical students and colleagues

5. Assist in the training process of other standardized patients when called upon

6. Work in a professional manner when interacting with learners, faculty, supervisors, and peers

7. Be comfortable having repeat non-invasive physical examination maneuvers performed on self for long periods of time

8. Be willing to wear a hospital gown with only undergarments underneath, while on camera

and/or observed live through an observation window or video monitor

9. Simulate all aspects of scenarios, including history of current problem/chief complaint, affect/behavior, and physical findings, in a standardized, accurate, reliable manner, and consistent manner

10. Accurately and consistently complete checklists, daily cleaning logs of rooms, and training assignments

11. Accept ongoing feedback from facilitators/supervisors and incorporate into case simulation

12. Be willing to be audio and videotaped during simulations

13. Must know how to follow the proper chain of command for the department if/when issues arise

14. Must have good decision-making skills when immediate supervision is not immediately available

15. Stable internet/cellular data/phone connection to attend meeting in regard to upcoming labs and virtual labs

16. Accountability

17. Other duties as assigned

Education :

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required

Experience :

  • Medical knowledge and acting skills are preferred but not required

Skills & Abilities :

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with a multitude of personalities closely
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to act out ailments for long period of time
  • Knowledge of anatomy (human body)
  • Strong attention to detail

Application Requirements

  • Resume & Cover Letter

Job Tags

Part time, Immediate start, Remote job,

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