Job Description

Extended Job Title
Nurse Practitioner

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
512301 - Internal Med 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
18485BR

Optional Attachments
Recommendation/Referral

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
Works with Left Ventricular Device Coordinator to assist with management and care of patients with Left Ventricular Assist Devices.

Performs physical exams based on age and history 2. Formulates a differential diagnosis based on the history physician exam and diagnostic tests. 3. Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify clinical problems and healthcare needs applying standardized care guidelines in clinical practice. 4. Records physical findings, formulates plan and prognosis based on the patient's condition. 5. Prescribes or recommends drug or other forms of therapeutic interventions. 6. Provides relevant patient education. 7. Consults with physician and other health care professionals to prepare comprehensive patient care plan. 8. Submits healthcare plan and goals of individual patients for periodic review and evaluation by physician.

Responsible for supervising directives to licensed/certified personnel

Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
5298.75

Pay Basis
Monthly

Work Location
Lubbock

Preferred Qualifications
2 years of Intensive Care, Cardiac Intensive Care Experience or cath. lab experience preferred.

Campus
HSC - Lubbock

Department
Internal Med Dept Lbk Genl

Required Attachments
Professional/Personal References, 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
Other duties as assigned.

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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