Job Description

Extended Job Title
Nurse Practitioner - SON Combest Abilene Community Health Center(ACHC)

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
351901 - SON Combest Center Lbk

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.

This position is for the Abilene clinic of the TTUHSC SON Combest.

Requisition ID

Optional Attachments
Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Travel Required

Major/Essential Functions

This is a Advanced Nurse Practitioner in the TTUHSC SON Combest clinics in the Abilene area. Exciting opportunity to implement a comprehensive, evidence-based practice and to work with an interdisciplinary team for educational and research development in primary care.

  • Provide primary care as a part of a healthcare team in an ambulatory setting.
  • Provide patient education and counseling.
  • Conduct patient health and physical assessments.
  • May participate in teaching programs and serve as a preceptor for teaching programs for students as identified by the department and supervisor.
  • May require travel to outreach clinics and home visits.
  • Required to participate in educational efforts and special programs that may occur outside a of normal working hours.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse patient population.
  • Required to complete all training required by the institution and department by deadlines identified.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and collaborate with healthcare team and other entities.
  • Required to complete patient charts and enter data into the Electronic Health Records (EHR) meeting deadlines identified by department.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and collaborate with healthcare team and other entities.
  • Required to complete patient charts and enter data into the Electronic Health Records (EHR) meeting deadlines identified by department.
  • Required to attend departmental meetings such as monthly provider meeting in addition to other meetings as assigned.
  • Align with the Value Based Culture, Vision, & Mission of the TTUHSC, SON, & Combest ACHC.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
On occassion may work evening & weekend hours

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience as an FNP nurse practitioner. 
  • Experience in providing primary care in a medical setting, preferably in an ambulatory setting.
  • Completion\\Graduate of an accredited school of nursing Master of Nursing (MSN) program.
  • Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) or other Nurse Practitioner.
  • Basic Life Support certification.
  • Candidates for the position should have an outstanding reputation in delivery of primary care services, with significant experience in primary care.
  • Experience using electronic health records (EHR) software \\systems with experience in documentation in medical records.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and written with patients, staff, and other entities.
  • Ability to demonstrate working knowledge of current healthcare practices.
  • Demonstrate good time management skills.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills.

HSC - Abilene

SON Combest Center Lbk

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Professional License or Certification, Professional/Personal References, Recommendation/Referral, Resume / CV, Transcript

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

Occasional Duties
  • Conduct presentations as assigned by supervisor.
  • Attend conferences to complete CEUs as needed.
  • Travel to meetings in different locations.
  • Attend required meetings.
  • Serve as a preceptor to students with appropriate experience as prescribed by the TX Board of Nursing.


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: 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.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

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