Standardized Client

University of Pittsburgh

Standardized Client

  • Institution: University of Pittsburgh
  • Location: Mechanicsburg, PA US
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Standardized Client

  • University of Pittsburgh | Mechanicsburg, PA US
  • Hourglass IconJob Post Expiration: July 10, 2023
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Job TitleStandardized Client

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Staff

Salary Range -

Location Mechanicsburg, PA US

Application Deadline -

Contact Information

Contact Name UPittTA@pitt.edu

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Email UPittTA@pitt.edu

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Job Description

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Title: Standardized Client

Location: Pennsylvania-Mechanicsburg

Posted Date: May 24, 2023

Organization: Mechanicsburg Child Welfare Training Programs

Description: The Standardized Client (SC) is responsible for providing learners realistic client portrayals in child welfare-related simulation-based training sessions to support child welfare instruction. This position will be required to portray individuals between the ages of 12 and 17 years old. The SC tasks include:
– becoming familiar with case scenarios to portray older youth and reacting and responding in a realistic manner
– providing the learner feedback regarding their emotional responses to case scenarios through in-person verbal feedback and through the completion of observation forms for each learner
– collaborating and coordinating with the Resource Center staff and Training Instructors to support an effective delivery of the simulation-based training session
– assisting with conducting teaching sessions for Training Instructors and other SCs and providing “back-up” support
– supporting Resource Center staff and Training Instructors with virtual training sessions
– facilitating case development to enrich portrayals
– assisting with set-up, breakdown, and operation of simulation training sessions
– accessing and utilizing University of Pittsburgh email, calendar, and necessary software for job duties

Completion of a high school degree or its equivalent. Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts, Psychology, Education, Counselling or Communications preferred.

No specific experience level is required. Prior experience as a standardized patient is preferred.

A combination of equivalent experience and education will be considered for University guidelines.

Basic computer skills such as typing and data entry required.

Must have proficient writing, communication, computer, and organizational skills. Must be comfortable with portraying youth roles in a simulation-based training session. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to accept feedback and direction and adjust portrayals during the simulation-based training session. Must have the ability to collaborate and cooperate with diverse individuals, agencies, and organizations. Must be able to adhere to strict timelines and comply with identified standards.

The Child Welfare Resource Center operates in a hybrid work approach where work can be completed remotely, in the Mechanicsburg office, and in the field as necessary and appropriate. Time for this position is estimated as 10% remote work, 50% in the Mechanicsburg office, and 40% in the field. Typical field travel required will be statewide throughout the Commonwealth.

Must be able to travel long distances on a frequent basis, lift up to 30 pounds, set up and prepare audiovisual equipment for meetings and presentations, stand for up to 3 hours, and be able to climb stairs.

A valid driver’s license is required.

Experience working with ethnically and culturally diverse populations preferred. A commitment to achieving equity and inclusion in the child welfare system is a must. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity. EOE, including disability/veterans.

Candidates who desire consideration for this position MUST complete each of the following steps: apply online and attach a resume. Candidates are encouraged to also attach a cover letter and/or writing sample. Writing sample can be a full document or excerpt of a document, must be relevant to the position, should not exceed 5 years old, and should be limited to no more than five pages.

PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record Check will be required as a condition of employment.

Please review the PostingDeadline at http://www.pacwrc.pitt.edu/HumanResources.html and for more information about the Resource Center, visit us at http://www.pacwrc.pitt.edu.

Completion of a high school degree or its equivalent. Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts, Psychology, Education, Counselling or Communications preferred.

No specific experience level is required. Prior experience as a standardized patient is preferred.

A combination of equivalent experience and education will be considered for University guidelines.

Basic computer skills such as typing and data entry required.

Must have proficient writing, communication, computer, and organizational skills. Must be comfortable with portraying youth roles in a simulation-based training session. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to accept feedback and direction and adjust portrayals during the simulation-based training session. Must have the ability to collaborate and cooperate with diverse individuals, agencies, and organizations. Must be able to adhere to strict timelines and comply with identified standards.

Must be able to travel long distances on a frequent basis, lift up to 30 pounds, set up and prepare audiovisual equipment for meetings and presentations, stand for up to 3 hours, and be able to climb stairs.

A valid driver’s license is required.

The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow, while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.

The University of Pittsburgh requires all Pitt constituents (employees and students) on all campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Visit coronavirus.pitt.edu to learn more about this requirement.

Assignment Category: Part-time temporary

 

Campus: Mechanicsburg

Minimum Education Level Required: High School Diploma/GED

 

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Work Arrangement: Hybrid: Combination of On-Campus and Remote work as determined by the department.

 

Visa Sponsorship Provided: No

Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check

Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Required Documents: Resume

Optional Documents: Cover Letter, Writing Sample

 

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