Job Description

Extended Job Title
Nurse Practitioner

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

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
14404BR

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
  • Provides clinical support to physicians.
  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate clinical needs of patients.
  • Assist with consults and admissions.
  • Assist with rounds (writing notes, orders, wound care, etc.)
  • Write discharge orders and dictate discharge notes.
  • Assist in surgical procedures within approved scope of practice in an inpatient and outpatient setting.
  • Collaborate and serve as liaison between providers, consultants and medical staff.
  • Participate in outreach and educational events.


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
5298.75

Pay Basis
Monthly

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
Works under general supervision with broad latitude for initiative and independent judgment.

Campus
HSC - El Paso

Department
Surgery Dept Elp 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

Occasional Duties
Minimum Qualifications:
Education:  Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program.

License/Certification:
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.

Position Specific Qualifications:
General medical knowledge and skills necessary to assist supervising surgeon. Beginning employment is contingent upon completing credentialing and privileging through the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and being granted privileges at University Medical Center or any other hospitals. Professional license, DEA and DPS is a requirement for the position.  

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

Navy Enlisted Classification Code
290X

Army Military Occupational Speciality Code
66P, 66R

Air Force Speciality Code
46YX

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