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Task Worker (Standardized Patient)

Texas A&M International University
Job Location:
Laredo, Texas
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Task Worker (Standardized Patient)

Job Title
Task Worker (Standardized Patient)

Texas A&M International University

College Of Nursing & Health Sciences

Proposed Minimum Salary
$50.00 hourly

Job Location
Laredo, Texas

Job Type
Temporary/Casual Staff (Fixed Term)

Job Description

A standardized patient (SP) is an individual who is trained to act as a patient in medical scenario for learners in medical/nursing training. The SP will accurately portray victims of sexual and/or physical abuse while interacting with trainees. All simulated scenarios will be performed at the TAMIU Simulation Lab.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Work in a professional manner with effective communication skills.
  • Simulate a realistic portrayal of a victim of sexual assault or physical abuse with appropriate affect/behavior and physical findings using moulage makeup.
  • Demonstrate improvisational skills when appropriate to the case scenario.
  • Allow trainees to conduct general physical examination and evidence collection on them for learning purposes.
  • Accommodate guided genital/pelvic internal examinations for trainees under private and modest conditions.
  • Provide constructive feedback to trainees using standardized tools to enhance student learning (direct, written, computer).
  • Receptive to ongoing feedback and modify performance as needed.
  • Perform other duties specific to the job description as need arises.
Minimum Requirements
  • Education - High school diploma or GED.
  • Experience - No previous experience required.
  • May not be a currently enrolled student at Texas A&M International University.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Acting experience
  • Experience in health care setting
Other Requirements:
  • Comfort level with intimate topics provided in scenarios.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Flexibility and reliability with assignments.
  • Position is Temporary, subject to funding and/or need.
  • Position requires a flexible schedule to work evening and/or weekend hours, as necessary.
First review of applications will be November 17, 2021

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: During the application process you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents and Submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you "Submit" the application materials. The software does not allow you to "Save" your application and return to complete the process at a later time. The page "My Experience" has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files.

Be sure to include:
  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • 3-5 professional references and their full contact information
Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. "See resume" is not an acceptable entry in the job application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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