Job Description

Clinical Tchg Assoc (On-Call)

Requisition IDreq9826
Working TitleClinical Tchg Assoc (On-Call)
Position Grade99
Position SummaryThis posting is currently recruiting applicants for Clinical Teaching Associate (CTA). This is an On-Call position and is not benefits eligible.

A Clinical Teaching Associate (CTA) is an individual who is selected to work with students who are learning sensitive and invasive exams. For men, sensitive invasive exams include genital and rectal examinations; for women, this involves breast and pelvic exams.CTAs are also used in activities during which students/clinicians are learning to operate new equipment that involves sensitive and invasive exams (such as a trans-vaginal ultrasound). Under direct supervision, assumes the role of a clinical teaching associate during sensitive or invasive medical examinations. These examinations are designed to enable experiential learning and/or assessment of health sciences student's skills. Work is on an on-call basis, as needed.

See the Position Description for additional information.

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.
Minimum Qualifications

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.

Preferred QualificationsIn order to be a Clinical Teaching Associate (CTA), an individual has to be very comfortable with his/her body, be at ease in small group settings, be able to freely discuss his/her anatomy, and be able to clearly convey information to the student in a sincere and professional manner. In addition, female CTAs must have their uterus, cervix, at least one ovary and a least one breast, and male CTAs must have a least one testicle and no recent rectal surgery. Reliable access to email is critical for timely response to communications of upcoming CTA activities.
Additional Requirements1. Reliable access to email is critical for timely response to communications of upcoming CTA activities.2. Willing to wear a hospital gown without undergarments, as needed for case portrayal.3. Willing to complete a questionnaire, which includes information about your demographics and medical history to better match you with specific standardized cases.
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentAssessment & Learning (524C)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeOn-Call
Term End Date
Pay$11.00/hr base pay, plus pro-rated hourly rate$164.00/hr for completed exams per hour.
Benefits Eligible
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date
Application Instructions1. Why are you interested in working as a Clinical Teaching Associate?2. Describe any experience you have that could be considered applicable to this type of work (i.e. body modeling).3. Please describe how you feel about the medical system.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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