Standardized Patient

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Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 154863-1A
Date Posted: Feb 20, 2020
Category: Support

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Job Description

Welcome To

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center  is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job

Position Summary: portrays the part of a patient or family member to facilitate the training and education of staff and/or students.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:


  1. Assist learners in the development of communication skills
  1. Assist learners in working through difficult emotional situations in a safe environment
  1. Undergo a limited physical exam by learners
  1. Provide feedback on communication and emotional support to the learners
  1. Simulate symptoms specific to the educational course being taught
  1. Allow all learner interactions to be videotaped for educational or research purposes


Minimum Qualifications:

Education: high school diploma or equivalent

Licensure, Certification, Registration: Standardized patient education certificate preferred  

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: ability to portray patient symptoms and emotional states

Experience: One year standardized patient position or experience as an actor/actress preferred.


40 - DAYS

About Us

The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.