Standardized Patient - USU

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Updated: June 16, 2018
Job ID: 213732
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Location: Bethesda, MD, United States

Join the HJF Team!

HJF is seeking a Standardized Patient to support the Department of Medicine for the Uniformed Services University (USU) located in Bethesda, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to USU.



  • Portrays patients in a research project for studying clinical reasoning.
  • Accurately and consistently recreates history, personality, physical findings and emotional state of an actual patient.
  • Will be interviewed and examined by students and practitioners in the health care fields.
  • Will help students and residents learn how to interact with patients in realistic clinical settings and practice physical examination and other clinical skills.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  Must have good attention to details; Ability to memorize a limited amount of case information such as medical history and symptoms; Ability to portray a case in an appropriate manner.  Must be able to exercise confidentiality.

Minimum Education/Training Requirements:  HS diploma.

Minimum Experience:  0 to 2 years experience as a Standardized Patient.

Physical Capabilities:  Walking, Standing, Sitting.


HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.