School of Nursing - Standardized Patient

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Up to $25 per hour
Posted
Sep 14, 2021
Closes
Sep 15, 2021
Ref
STF10142
Function
Nurse
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
School of Nursing - Standardized Patients

The College of Health and Human Services is launching a search for Standardized Patients. This is a wage position, expected to work in the School of Nursing about 20-30 hours over a 1-2 week period (at most). George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

About the College:

The College of Health and Human Services at George Mason University includes five academic departments including Global and Community Health, Health Administration, Policy and Informatics, Nutrition and Food Studies, Rehabilitation Science, and Social Work, which field a variety of nationally-ranked graduate and undergraduate programs (BS through PhD), and one school, Nursing. The College has recently opened its Population Health Center, which is a state-of-the-art clinical and research facility, while offering professional development opportunities. The College is home to more than 1,900 undergraduate and 1,136 graduate students and approximately 140 faculty and staff. The College is currently transitioning to become a college of public health. To find out more about the College, visit us at https://chhs.gmu.edu/chhs-glance.

Responsibilities:

Individuals will work in a professional manner when interacting with students, faculty, and peers. Individuals will work no more than a total of 20-30 hours over a 1-2 week period (at most). Duties include:

  • Be comfortable having repeated physical examination maneuvers performed on self;
  • 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;
  • Simulate all aspects of scenarios, including history of current problem, affect/behavior and physical findings, in a standardized, accurate, and reliable manner;
  • Accept ongoing feedback from facilitators and incorporate into case simulation;
  • Be willing to be audio and videotaped during simulations;
  • Be highly dependable and punctual;
  • Demonstrate flexibility and reliability with scheduling and assignments;
  • Follow written and verbal instructions;
  • Provide constructive feedback, both verbal and in written form, to students and faculty;
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications:


  • Demonstrated experience as a Standardized Patient for at least three months;
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Ability to walk, stand, sit, or lie down for long periods, as well as memorize information rapidly.


For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

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Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!

George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition.
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George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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