Job Description

Extended Job Title
Advanced Practice Provider - Surgery

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

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Provide 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
  • Provide in-patient and out-patient care
  • Provide wide variety of surgical procedures
  • Required to be on-call, as scheduled
  • Collaborate and serve as liaison between providers, consultants and medical staff
  • Participate in outreach and educational events 

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

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

HSC - El Paso

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
Health Care Professional


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
  • 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 Board of Nursing
  • Current RN.license as approved by the Texas Board of Nursing or ability to transfer license to Texas
  • Certification as a Nurse Practitioner from an approved certification program as recognized by Texas Board of Nursing or ability to transfer certification to Texas

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