Job Description

Extended Job Title
Nurse Practitioner-Trauma/Critical Care

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
16898BR

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
  1. Interviews patients to obtain health history and conducts physical examination.
  2. Request special studies such as lab tests when appropriate.
  3. Develops care plans based on information gathered during the interview and physical exam.
  4. Instructs patients in methods of preventative health care and home care; counsels patients.
  5. Performs developmental screening of patients.
  6. Works with Medical Students and Residents, nursing and allied health personnel as part of the primary health care team.
  7. Participates in teaching efforts of the Department of Surgery, such as seminars, conferences, and speicial programs.


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
5298.75

Pay Basis
Monthly

Work Location
Lubbock

Preferred Qualifications
Ability to interact well with surgeons, hospital and clinic staff, and patients/families. Ability to act independently and keep surgeons informed of issues and problems with patients. Flexibility and the ability to adapt to a changing environment with a passion for outstanding and efficient patient care.

Campus
HSC - Lubbock

Department
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
Professionals

Shift
Day

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.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

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