Position Classification Description

Position Class Code / Title: G0052 / Clinical Tchg Assoc (On-Call)
Recruitment Tier: Tier 1
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Grade: 99

This is a description of a Staff Position Classification. It is not an announcement of a position opening. To view descriptions of current openings, please go to UNMJobs and Search Postings to view positions that are currently accepting applications.

The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.


Under direct supervision, assumes the role of a teaching associate during sensitive or invasive medical examinations, such as breast and pelvic examinations for women OR genital and rectal examinations for men. These examinations are designed to enable experiential learning and/or assessment of health sciences students' skills. Work is on an on-call basis.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Participates in the teaching of small groups of health sciences students learning to perform examinations of a sensitive and invasive nature such as: breast, pelvic and vaginal ultrasound exams for women; genital and rectal exams for men.
  2. Provides constructive, active feedback and reassurance to students about their communication and examination skills.
  3. Maintains confidentiality of information related to student performance and feedback.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Less than high school; no previous experience required.
  • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Ability to be comfortable with own body and in discussing/demonstrating own anatomy with others.
  • Ability and willingness to submit to invasive physical examination procedures performed in a didactic setting.
  • Ability to provide ongoing constructive feedback to students for learning purposes.
  • Ability to articulate feedback with sensitivity.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information related to the examination activity.

Conditions of Employment

  • The posting for an actual position opening may require specific physical attributes and/or characteristics designed to meet the role of the character being portrayed.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • Must be able to: move all extremities without difficulty, step up and down from an exam table, and quickly change from a gown to clothing.
  • Work is performed in an interior medical/clinical environment.
  • No or very limited physical effort required.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

The University of New Mexico provides all training required by OSHA to ensure employee safety.

Revised Date: 03/20/2017