Job Description

Extended Job Title
Clinical Assistant - Ortho Surgery

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
512701 - Ortho Surgery Dept Lbk Genl

Position Description
Employees in this classification provide patient care management to an assigned clinic in the areas of clerical and clinical duties. In clinical setting, the employee receives direct supervision from physician or nursing supervisor in either oral or written form. In office setting, the employee receives direct supervision from department administrator. Work is performed under usual office and clinic conditions. May be stressful when working under emergency conditions.

Requisition ID

Travel Required

Major/Essential Functions
The Texas Tech Physicians Orthopaedic Surgery Clinic is committed to working together to provide high quality and compassionate care to the people we serve. Our clinic is a fast-paced, team-oriented environment dedicated to caring for patients with orthopaedic injuries and problems.

The Clinical Assistant will take part in our mission by:
  • Welcoming patients warmly with compassion
  • Listening carefully to patient needs presented face to face or over the phone and communicating a clear and accurate response
  • Working collaboratively with other health care tem members to ensure patient needs are met and clinic operations are efficient
  • Taking and recording accurate vital signs and measurements as well as assisting with exams and procedures
  • Maintaining a clean and tidy clinic space
  • Identifying needs for improvement and opportunities to recognize excellence in the performance of all team members

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location

HSC - Lubbock

Ortho Surgery Dept Lbk Genl

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Base salary: $13/hour
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


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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
  •  A minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent. 

  • Graduation from an approved certified program for assistants in the area of required specialty.
  • Certification by an approved accredited certifying agency in the specialty that particular work will be performed.

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