Job Description

Extended Job Title
Advance Practice Provider

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
15873BR

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Elicits records and interprets a complete health, past medical family and psycho-social aspects
  • Performs a complete adult physical examination, assessment distinguishes between normal  findings 
  • Orders tests and procedures as necessary
  • Consults with the attending or resident physicians prior to initiation of major procedure or plan.
  • Writes admissions, discharges and medical orders
  • Formulates a care plan based on physical exam or other data and implements 
  • Performs Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned 


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
5298.75

Pay Basis
Monthly

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
Position Specific Qualifications
  • Provides augmented healthcare services under the direction and responsibility of a physician, in an in-patient setting
  • Graduation from a Physician Assistant training program approved by the Council on Allied Health Education Accreditation of the American Medical Association
  • Current Physician Assistant license in the State of Texas or ability to transfer license to Texas
  • Certification as a Physician Assistant as evidence by passing the examinations given by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants or graduation form an accredited school of nursing as a Nurse Practitioner from an approved certification program recognized by the Texas State Board of Nurse examiners
  • Current R.N. license as approved by the Texas State of Nurse Examiners or ability to transfer license to Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners or ability to transfer certification to Texas
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish


Campus
HSC - El Paso

Department
Westside Practice Admin Elp

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
Other

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
Graduation from a Physician Assistant's training program approved by the Council on Allied Health Education Accreditation of the American Medical Association; OR passed the examinations given by the National Commission on the certification of Physician Assistants. 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 graduation from an accredited school of nursing as a nurse practitioner from an approved certification program recognized by Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners.

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.
examinations given by the National Commission on the certification of Physician Assistants.


Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

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