OSCE Healthy Volunteer

£27,144 - £27,144

Job Description

Role Requirements: Male, approx. 73yrs old (Healthy Volunteers will have have an ECG taken by every student.).



Job ref: S2Y3 Resit OSCE July 2024            Job Family: Professional Services – Invigilator



Job Title: OSCE MBBS Exam Healthy Volunteer   Location: Guys Campus Job Type: Temporary 



Vacancies: 3       Pay Rate: £13.92               Start Date:23.07.2024     End Date: 23.07.2024      Hours:5  



All applicants and invigilators for this role must NOT be part of the MBBS course at King’s College London or the Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine.  



Job Description 



You will be assisting inside an Examination Station during our Objective Structured Clinical Examinations for the medical students. This role involves simulating a patient, explicitly being {examined/have your blood pressure taken/asked questions – of which the answers will be provided to you} by each student for the predetermined condition for the duration of the station – {duration of exam 08:00 – 13:00}.  



For examination stations 



The student will undertake an examination which will involve a non-invasive touching of the {Torso}. Once the student has concluded their examination, they will present their findings to the examiner.  



There are no lines or acting parts to this role and an actual medical conditional is not necessary. No medical knowledge or terminology is required, and we ask that you wear {clothing description}.  



For blood pressure station 



The student will perform a standard blood pressure routine. The student will explain the procedure to you and obtain consent from you, as the Healthy Volunteer. This non-invasive procedure requires you to wear a loose-fitting t-shirt or shirt that does not restrict the arm.  



There are no lines or other acting parts to this role nor a requirement for medical knowledge or terminology.  



For questions/confirm details station 



The role requires your presence inside an examination station as the patient to confirm the patients details. We will provide you with the answers to these questions prior to the exam.  



There is no acting involved in this role or a requirement for medical knowledge or terminology.  



 



How these exams work 



OSCEs (Objective Structured Clinical Examinations) tests how well medical students interact with patients in a series of simulated clinical encounters. Each encounter is observed by an examiner who then scores the students.  



Once students have completed all stations on the circuit, they return to the student registrations whilst supporting roles prepare for the next round of students.  



 



Locations 




  • Guy’s, Southwark (London Bridge) – Shepherds House



 



We ask that all Healthy Volunteer roles are: 




  • Vigilant of student malpractice and report anything you see immediately to the Lead Invigilator or Senior Examiner. 




  • Always observe general politeness and professionality. 




  • Be available for the duration of the exam and notify the lead invigilator / KCL staff member if this changes. 



You may also be asked to assist with: 




  • The setting up of the circuit(s): putting out clipboards, sharpened pencils, and rubbers inside each station. 




  • The setup of equipment (training will be given for the setting up of props or the resetting of station equipment). 




  • Directing examiners, patients, simulated patients to the correct stations. 




  • To be the first response for examiner questions or concerns, raising issues with the lead invigilator or senior examiner. 




  • Act as an invigilator in the exam environment.  




  • Ensuring that noise is kept to a minimum on the circuit and that exam conditions are maintained throughout. 




  • Providing water for students and examiners during the set break periods. 



Skills Required 




  • Punctual and available for the full duration of the exam. The exam’s start and end times could be different depending on the location but will generally be between the hours of 08:00 & 17:30. Please ensure you are available between these times until we are able to confirm the exact timings prior to the exam date. 




  • Professional. 




  • Observant. 




  • Shows initiative. 




  • Handles confidential documents responsibly. 



Qualifications 




  • Previous experience is desirable.  



Health & Safety  




  • Sanitising stations are available in the entrance of each of our buildings.  




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The Global Mobility Office (also known as GloMo) is seeking four current King’s students to join us as Peer Advisors for the 2024/25 academic year.  We encourage applications from students from underrepresented and widening participation backgrounds



We are looking for someone friendly, enthusiastic and reliable who has previously studied or worked abroad on a placement facilitated through GloMo (i.e. Summer exchange or a semester/year abroad as part of your degree).  You should have an interest in international education and an awareness of the value of experiencing different cultures.   



This role will involve assisting with the incoming Study Abroad Orientation week in both September and January (welcoming approximately 1000 students across the academic year), as well as other events during the year for both incoming and outgoing students.  You’ll spend two hours per week in the GloMo office working on other administrative tasks and projects, which will vary depending on the office’s needs and your particular skills.  You will also act as an advisor to outgoing students, by talking about your own experiences and challenges whilst studying abroad, and assisting with events such as pre-departure meetings. 



You must be available for the September 2024 (16th – 20th) and January 2025 (8th – 11th) orientation periods to be eligible for this position.  The role will begin from early September 2024 (exact start date can be negotiated, but ideally week commencing 2nd September) and will finish at the end of April 2025. 



Interviews will be held week commencing 12th August via Teams. 



To apply for the position, please apply via this advert and complete our application form online.   If you have any questions about your eligiblity for this role, please contact Sarah Goodyear, Global Mobility Senior Officer (Incoming Students Coordinator) at sarah.goodyear@kcl.ac.uk




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Skills

You must have studied or worked abroad as part of your degree or facilitated by Global Mobility.



Not essential but beneficial:



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Customer service experience

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