Oregon Health & Science University

Standardized Patient Model - Ashland Campus

Job Locations US-OR-Ashland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Administrative/Office Support
Position Type
Temporary Part-Time
Job Type
AFSCME union represented
School of Nursing - Ashland Campus
Salary Range
$20.00 per hour
HR Mission
Drug Testable

Department Overview

The School of Nursing provides hands-on instruction to students using real and simulated clinical environments. The Standardized Patient Model is essential to simulated learning by providing experiential learning to students.


The SPM will accurately portray specific emotions, behaviors and disease symptoms in accordance with provided instruction while interacting with nursing students during simulated patient encounters. There are multiple positions available on the Ashland campus.

Function/Duties of Position

Memorizes a case script detailing specific emotions, behaviors, and disease signs/symptoms for presentation during simulated learning situations

Presents case information in a standardized manner during simulated interactive patient history and/or medical examinations

Remains in a specific patient character as trained when responding to student questions

Maintains confidentiality of information related to cases, student behaviors and feedback evaluations

Provides constructive verbal feedback within a structured format, as appropriate to the position

Participates in group training and/or mentorship of newly hired standardized patients



Required Qualifications

Experience: Proven ability to work effectively with others

Job Related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Competencies): 

Ability to accurately maintain a specified character as trained

Ability to work flexible hours on a scheduled on-call basis

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and electronically through writing and email.

Ability to recall case information, as cued by students in a role-play situation

Ability to maintain confidentiality of case and student information

Ability to understand and follow directions and incorporate trainer feedback

Preferred Qualifications

Experience: Acting experience desirable

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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