Manager, Standardized Patient Program – Uni. of Nevada Reno, School of Medicine

University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
April 9, 2018
Reno, Nevada
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Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine invites applications for the Manager of Standardized Patient Education (SPE). The manager of Standardized Patient Education manages and promotes the use of simulated and virtual patient education activities for the Office of Medical Education (OME) at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med). The incumbent has primary responsibility for the recruitment, training, supervising, and evaluation of Standardized Patients (SPs). The Manager Ensures the development and maintenance of a qualified, vetted pool of SPs to adequately serve all scenarios scheduled in the SPE program. Develop evaluation instruments for SP assessment activities with special attention to validity and reliability issues. Manage meetings for budget and operational development, evaluation, and planning of revised, emergent and proposed SPE projects. This position also recruits, interview, trains, supervise and evaluates SPs, community volunteers and SP personnel in a variety of roles.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of related work experience or Master’s Degree and 2 years of related work experience.

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Gwen Shonkwiler
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About University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNRMed)

For nearly 50 years the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNRMed) has trained physicians who are leading the way to ‘A Healthy Nevada,’ nation and world. Community-based and research-intensive, UNR Med was founded upon a three-part mission of education, research and service and is committed to the values of compassion, diversity, excellence, integrity, respect, safety, service and stewardship. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is an inclusive and engaged community. We recognize that diverse faculty and leaders add value to the educational experience and promote excellence in our teaching, patient care, and research missions. We seek applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences who can contribute towards our mission, and uphold our core values. Our mission has guided our growth in graduating the next generation of primary and specialty care physicians and medical researchers, while maintaining personalized instruction. We are building new residencies to train medical specialists, and expanding technologically-advanced infrastructure to keep pace with our world-class research to meet the needs of students, patients and researchers. The School of Medicine has a statewide outreach with a local touch providing patient care, health services and training physicians in Reno, Nevada and in the state’s rural communities. We seek to create an environment that serves all who enter our doors, from the physicians who teach our learners, to our employees and patients, whose health we seek to improve.

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