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Standardized Patient

Fort Wayne, Indiana
Job Type
19 May 2023
Position: Standardized Patient
Department: Pharmacy Practice Department
Campus: Fort Wayne

Position overview: A standardized patient is a person who supports the clinical training of health professionals by following a provided script to simulate real-life scenarios for health profession students. The standardized patient should be able to accurately and consistently recreate the scenario with appropriate personality and emotion to enable health profession students to prepare for practice.

Essential job functions:

Support the clinical instruction by creating a real-life scenario for in-person, virtual, or hybrid student laboratory experiences
Simulate all aspects of your given scenario including the medical information and behaviors in a standardized, accurate, and reliable manner
Be willing to be audio and videotaped during select encounters
Be able to follow written and verbal instructions
Provide constructive feedback to students as needed
Highly dependable and punctual
Demonstrate flexibility with scheduling and assignments
Work in a professional manner when interacting with students, faculty, and supervisors


High school degree preferred
Previous acting or standardized patient roles preferred
Must be proficient in written and oral communication skills
Must be able to consistently present a positive attitude
Must maintain confidentiality
Must have a valid Indiana driver's license or comparable ability to attend in-person laboratory sessions at Manchester's Fort Wayne campus
Must own a computer
Must be able to utilize Microsoft Word
Must be able to utilize videoconferencing platforms such as TEAMs (virtual or hybrid)

General information: Manchester University is an independent, liberal arts university with a campus in North Manchester, Ind., where approximately 1,300 students choose from at least 60 areas of undergraduate study, two master's programs, and 21 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Our second campus in Fort Wayne is home to growing health science programs, including athletic training, nursing, nutrition and nutrigenomics, pharmacy, pharmacogenomics, and physical therapy.

Manchester has a distinctive commitment to developing respect for ethnic, cultural, and religious pluralism and international consciousness. Manchester University respects the infinite worth of every individual and graduates persons of ability and conviction who draw upon their education and faith to lead principled, productive, and compassionate lives that improve the human condition. As an institution rooted in the tradition of the Church of the Brethren, Manchester University values learning, faith, service, integrity, diversity, and community.

Work schedule: This is a non-exempt, part-time position with an average expectation of 6-8 hours per month Monday through Friday. The majority of the interactions will occur on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays between the hours of 9 am-4 pm with time scheduled for lunch unless otherwise noted. There is an opportunity to select serving as a campus, virtual, and hybrid standardized patient depending on interest.

To apply: The review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online via ADP and upload a resume with your completed employment application. Questions can be emailed to .

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.
Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.
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  • Job Reference: 1010176271-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Manchester University, Inc.
  • Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent