Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services. Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 125 years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.
We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, Norton Thoracic Institute, Cancer Center at St. Joseph's, Ivy Brain Tumor Center, and St. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services. St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.
U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.
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NOTE: This is a non-benefited contract position with varying hours.
JOIN US NOW as St. Josephâ€™s Hospital in collaboration with Creighton Medical School is looking for Standardized Patients to work directly with medical students. A Standardized Patient (SP) is a person trained to take on the characteristics of a real patient giving the medical student an opportunity to learn and to be evaluated on learned skills in a practice environment. During an interaction with a student the SP may present medical history in response to questioning by the student, undergo a limited physical examination by the student, assist students in developing communication and clinical skills, and assist students in working through difficult emotional situations in a safe environment.
The Standardized Patient (SP) acts as a lay person to portray medical illnesses as part of training for medical students in the Creighton School of Medicine at St. Joseph's Hospital campus. The SP consistently recreates the history, personality, physical findings, and emotional response patterns of an actual patient using the scenarios provided. The SP works with students for skills practice, procedures, and clinical exams and may be used with several students on a one-to-one basis or a group of students in a controlled teaching session. SP will provide feedback on the student/s at the end of the encounter either verbally, by checklist, or via computer documentation.
Located in Phoenix, Az, this position is critical to the success of St. Joseph's Hospital Medical Center and requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Dignity Health.
HS Diploma/GED and the ability to demonstrate effective verbal and written communications skills required.
Must be dependable to follow through with scheduled appointments, communicate with interviewers, and have the ability to complete an evaluation at the end of each session.
Consistency with medical history information shared in each interview is needed.
Applicant must be willing to participate in videotaping of the interview for the student's educational feedback.
Previous SP experience preferred.
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