Using acting skills, demonstrates basic or complex symptom(s) or problem(s) of healthcare situations. These situations vary from short single symptom issues, to long-scripted multifaceted hands-on patient case scenarios. These scenarios are designed to provide learners an opportunity to learn and be evaluated. This position will interact emotionally with learners to provide most realistic settings. Scenarios may include hands on physical exams.
1. Learn and memorize case scripts that include multiple pages. Provide realistic and accurate interactions with learners while depicting the script repeatedly by portraying and interpreting scripts, using speech, gestures, body movements, and props.
2. Perform the script with accuracy and realism. Each experience is video recorded so the faculty can review to evaluate the learner and identify items for feedback to the learners.
3. Provide feedback to faculty based on the learner’s performance of items identified on the standardized patient checklist. Provide feedback to learners as requested.
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EXPERIENCE: No experience is required, but prior performing arts experience is beneficial
Ability to learn, memorize and demonstrate symptoms or problem of behavioral and/or healthcare situational scenarios scripts
Ability to effectively communicate with learners and faculty. Ability to be relaxed and comfortable dealing with healthcare professionals
Ability to keep all case information confidential
Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: