Job Description

Extended Job Title
Nurse Practitioner-Breast Oncology

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
513301 - Surgery Dept Lbk Genl

Position Description
Provides primary care as part of a health care team in an ambulatory setting in a particular discipline. Provides patient education and counseling as well as physical assessment. May participate in teaching programs for students and other student residents. Work is performed under usual clinic conditions and requires a high degree of contact with patients, families, and other clinic personnel and outside professionals. Some positions in the classification require travel to outreach clinics and home visits, and participation in educational efforts and special programs that occur outside of normal working hours.

Requisition ID

Travel Required

Major/Essential Functions
  1. Timely response to all calls for patient admissions and consults to obtain health history and performs physical
  2. Orders necessary studies such as labs and radiological procedures as appropriate.
  3. Develops care plans in coordination with attending surgeon based on information gathered during interview and exam.
  4. Communicates effectively via progress notes and in person to ancillary staff, other physicians regarding
    patient plans and goals of care.
  5. Communicates timely and effectively to attending surgeon regarding change in status of patients.
  6. Works with medical students and residents, nursing and allied health personnel and students as part of the
    acute care surgery team.
  7. Participates in teaching efforts of the department of surgery, such as seminars, conferences and special
  8. Coordinates discharge disposition - appropriate follow-ups, next site of care, discharge needs.
  9. Documentation of information regarding patient status, treatment, and care.
  10. Provide follow up clinical care as part of the TTUHSC Breast Oncology team.
  11. Other duties as assigned.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
Breast Cancer Oncology experience in a hospital setting. Flexibility and the ability to adapt to a changing environment
with a passion for outstanding and efficient patient care.

HSC - Lubbock

Surgery Dept Lbk Genl

Required Attachments
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


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
Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program; current RN license in the State of Texas or have the ability to transfer your license to Texas. Certification as a Nurse Practitioner in the appropriate nursing specialty from an approved certification program as recognized by the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners. Recognition by the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners as an Advance Practitioner.

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