Job Description

Grand Canyon Education (GCE) is changing the face of healthcare education. We specialize in accelerated degree programs focused exclusively on healthcare professions. By bridging the gap between healthcare systems and universities, we provide students with the tools necessary to meet the demands of healthcare employers. We leverage our expertise to expand universities’ pre-licensure healthcare programs, and ultimately, produce thousands of high-quality graduates ready to enter the workforce. Each and every GCE team member plays a role in this process. The solution is working. We have successfully educated thousands of licensed professionals with unmatched outcomes.

We pride ourselves on finding unique, genuine individuals who have a passion for education and thrive on creating a culture of excellence. Grand Canyon Education is seeking self-motivated individuals who want to make an impact in the lives of our students as a Part-Time Standardized Patient.

A Standardized Patient is a trained individual who can accurately and consistently portray the role of a patient in a simulated setting. They will reenact the history, personality, physical findings, emotional structure and response pattern of an actual patient, family member, or health care provider. After each simulation, a standardized patient must be able to provide individualized feedback on interpersonal and clinical skills to a Faculty member.

Training will be provided based on what examinations are to occur. Standardized patients must pass the required patient competencies before being deployed as a standardized patient.


  • Portray all aspects of the patient scenario, including the history of the current problem, affect/behavior, and physical findings in a standardized, accurate, and reliable manner.
  • Be physically examined by students and faculty as part of the student’s learning experience and must be comfortable having repeated physical examination maneuvers performed by student learners
  • Review patient cases provided in advance to practice ahead of time.
  • Provide written and face-to-face verbal feedback to the supervising faculty member
  • Accept ongoing feedback and incorporate that feedback into the case simulation
  • Respond to e-mails in a timely fashion
  • Be on time and keep scheduled appointments
  • All other duties as requested.


  • High School Diploma or its equivalent
  • Prior work experience required; prior experience as a standardized patient preferred.
  • Basic computer skills for email communication, document printing, and checklist documentation.
  • Must be willing to agree to a flexible schedule of scheduled appointments, some may require evening appointments.
  • Must be able to travel to scheduled facility reliably
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment background check.
  • Must be able to occasionally walk upstairs with reasonable accommodation.
  • Must be able to sit and/or lay upon an examining table with reasonable accommodation.

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