Job Description

Extended Job Title
Advance Practice Provider (Ob/Gyn)

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Employees in this position are responsible for augmenting a supervising physician's data gathering abilities to reach decisions and institute patient care plans. Provides health care services to patients under direction and responsibility of a Physician.

Requisition ID
16909BR

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
  • Provides quality patient care in relation to the patient's prescribed diagnosis, treatment, age group, development and other identified needs.  See patients in the clinics assigned and report findings and test results to attending physician; including genetic testing.  Documents in EMR for billing and coding; ensures billing compliance
  • Assesses health status by performing the medical history, physical examination and psychosocial assessment
  • Reviews the finding of the  history and physical, pertinent laboratory data, radiographic data, plan for further diagnosis and therapeutic management as outlined in collaboration with the attending physician
  • Schedules consultations, diagnostic tests or procedures, future appointments for patients in coordination with the attending physician.  Provides onsite consults at UMC as needed
  • Provides health education to the patient and his/her family
  • Participates in formal and informal instruction of nursing students, professional nurses and other health professionals
  • Contributes to research efforts of department/section by:  (1) identifying clinical problems amenable to research methods, and (2) collaborating in research projects.  Applies pertinent research to clinical practice
  • Provides prenatal and postnatal care including, but not limited to, maternal/fetal health.  Collaborates with other health care providers for management and referral of high risk pregnancies
  • Performs a variety of gynecological services, including annual well-woman exams, pap tests, and testing for sexually transmitted infections
  • Provides contraceptive counseling and management, treatment for vaginal infections and sexually transmitted infections, as well as pregnancy testing, options, counseling and preconception counseling
  • Orders and interprets diagnostic and anatomical tests
  • Ensures compliance with HIPAA and billing regulations
  • Adheres to institutional and departmental policies and procedures


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
5298.75

Pay Basis
Monthly

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Familiar with EMR
  • One year full scope of practice experience


Campus
HSC - El Paso

Department
Ob Gyn Dept Elp Genl

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification, 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
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
+Education:+ * Graduation from a Physician Assistant's training program approved by the Council on Allied Health Education Accreditation of the American Medical Association. +License/Certification:+ * Current Physician Assistant license in the State of Texas or ability to transfer license to Texas. * Certification as a Physician Assistant as evidenced by passing the examinations given by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants. OR  +Education:+ * Graduation from an accredited school of nursing as a nurse practitioner from an approved certification program recognized by Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners.  Experience with Oncology practice guidelines.
+License/Certification:+ * Current R.N. license as approved by the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners or ability to transfer license to Texas. * Certification as a Nurse Practitioner from an approved certification program as recognized by Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners or ability to transfer certification to Texas.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

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