Student Assistant Simulated Participant

Student Assistant Simulated Participant

  • 524870
  • Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • Hybrid
  • On Campus
  • Student Employee
  • Student Assistant 2
  • UAA College of Health
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills; Basic computer skills, including use of web-conferencing applications; Ability to follow direction of Faculty and SP Educators to consistently portray a case scenario in a standardized, accurate, and reliable manner; Ability to work in a professional manner when interacting with students, faculty, supervisors and peers; Ability to accurately and consistently complete checklists; Ability to monitor other standardized patients for quality assurance and communicate with faculty and staff about simulation inconsistencies; Ability to accept ongoing feedback from supervisor/trainer and incorporate into case simulation; Ability to provide feedback to learners and colleagues in a constructive manner; Ability to read, write, and speak English sufficiently to perform the functions of the job.
Preferred Experience & Education:
No experience required. Minimum of 18 years of age.
Required Experience & Education:

To be eligible for student employment at UAA, each applicant must:

A. Be enrolled in the UA system with a minimum of six credit hours in the current semester of employment; or

B. Have been enrolled in the preceding semester for six or more credit hours and demonstrate plans to enroll for six or more credit hours in the next semester for employment between semesters; and

C. Have at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average, or approval from the chancellor or the chancellor’s designee.

Salary Information:

Simulated Participant Positions:
Simulated Participant temporary employees will be assigned duties as outlined in Level 1, Level 2, or Level 4 position descriptions below.

A Simulated Participant (SP) portrays a patient for the clinical education and training of healthcare professionals. There are varied SP positions:

  • 1: Patient Model (SP level 1): $12.50/hour 
  • 2: Simulated Participant Performer (SP level 2): $25.00/hour 
  • 3: Medical Model (SP level 4): $50.00/hour 

Successful applicants may choose to be appointed for one, two, or all three position(s).

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In addition to the work history and reference contact information requested in the application form, you may also upload a resume and cover letter with your application if you choose.

This is a part-time, student worker position for up to 4 hours each week. 

This is a pool of applicants which the Health Sciences Simulation Center will draw from when Standardized Patients are needed to perform as patients or patient family members for students. This position is temporary and work is assigned as needed.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling, as-needed basis until a successful candidate is identified. Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient and viable number of qualified candidates have been identified.

Acceptance into the qualified applicant pool does not constitute an offer of employment.

Those hired must sign a Consent and Non­ Disclosure Agreement.


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Marissa Beninati, Simulation Manager, at

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