Job Description

Extended Job Title
Advanced Practice Provider PAMIO/Behavioral Health - H83047

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
691502 - Psych PAMIO Inpatient Facility

Position Description
Employees in this position are responsible for augmenting a supervising physician's data gathering abilities to reach decisions and institute patient care plans. Provides health care services to patients under direction and responsibility of a Physician.

Requisition ID
17410BR

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions

  • Provides health care to mentally ill offenders, properly documents findings and plan in the medical record in a timely fashion, according to TDCJ and TTUHSC policy; completes other required paperwork associated with care at primary units.

  • Provides health care to mentally ill offenders at secondary facilities that do not currently have providers with prescribing privileges; properly documents findings and plan in the medical record in a timely fashion, according to TDCJ and TTUHSC policies and procedures; completes other required paperwork associated with care at secondary facility.  Care of offenders may include use of tele-psychiatry services.

  • Coordinates with medical and mental health staff at primary and secondary units for the treatment of mentally ill offenders.

  • Orders medical tests/examinations in accordance with Managed Care protocol and contract provisions.

  • Takes regional evening and weekend call based on a rotation schedule.

  • Evaluates and refers other medical problems to medical specialist or other practitioner as necessary.
Work is performed under general supervision with intellectual freedom, autonomy to nurture innovative ideas, bold explorations, and a pioneering spirit.
This valuable team member shall perform work in a manner that reflects the Values of TTUHSC:
* ONE TEAM unite and include diverse perspectives to achieve our mission
* KINDHEARTED exceed expectations with a kind heart, helping hands, and a positive attitude
* INTEGRITY be honorable and trustworthy even when no one is looking 
* VISIONARY nurture innovative ideas, bold explorations, and a pioneering spirit
* BEYOND SERVICE create and deliver positive defining moments


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
Negotiable Based On Experience

Pay Basis
Monthly

Work Location
Amarillo

Preferred Qualifications
Prefer at least 2 years experience in a Correctional Health Care setting.

Campus
HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department
Psych PAMIO Inpatient Facility

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Professionals

Occasional Duties
As assigned.

Shift
Other

EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
+Education:+ * Graduation from a Physician Assistant's training program approved by the Council on Allied Health Education Accreditation of the American Medical Association. +License/Certification:+ * Current Physician Assistant license in the State of Texas or ability to transfer license to Texas. * Certification as a Physician Assistant as evidenced by passing the examinations given by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants.

OR
 
+Education:+ * Graduation from an accredited school of nursing as a nurse practitioner from an approved certification program recognized by Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners.
+License/Certification:+ * Current R.N. license as approved by the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners or ability to transfer license to Texas. * Certification as a Nurse Practitioner from an approved certification program as recognized by Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners or ability to transfer certification to Texas.

Application Instructions

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