Oregon Health & Science University

Standardized/Simulated Patient (SP)

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Temporary Part-Time
AA Office for Simulation
Salary Range
$20.00 per hour
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Department Overview

This position works primarily in the Mark Richardson Interprofessional Simulation Center (MRISC) in the Robertson Life Sciences Building (RLSB), which is a 20,000 square foot facility. This position partners with the following including the undergraduate Medical Education programs; administers MMI’s, OSCE’s, CSAs, CPX, Physical Exam’s, IPE training and all other standardized clinical teaching and simulation experiences within the four-year medical school curriculum. The SP depicts patients and provides feedback to our learners. In our inter-professional facility this position is also instrumental in the integration of Advanced Practice Nursing and other programs that are integrating SPs, simulation and our AV “SimCapture” technologies. This position will work in collaboration with other simulation partners across the university and hospital departments including Medicine, Physician’s Assistant, Nursing, Dentistry, and the College of Pharmacy.

Function/Duties of Position

This position is under the direct supervision of the OHSU Senior SP Trainer and in partnership with the MRISC Operations Director. The duties include: portrayal of various clinical roles for educational purposes; help set up and put away the supplies for OHSU Simulation activities for faculty and student use; participate in simulation scenarios and OSCEs as an actor or in assisting to check students off of competencies. Help with other projects that facilitate learning activities for OHSU Simulation.

Required Qualifications

  • The primary skills required for this position are an organizational skills, flexibility, and willingness to get the job done.
  • Experience in an academic environment.
  • 2 years of actor or standardized patient work.
  • A qualified candidate will be flexible, organized and willing to get the job done.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of healthcare terminology and skills equipment, computer and educational software.
  • Experience in an academic/teaching hospital.

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.


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