Job Description

Extended Job Title
Assistant Professor or higher (Emergency Medicine)

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Contributes to the university’s mission through teaching, research and service, some variation by academic unit.

Requisition ID

Optional Attachments
Professional/Personal Reference, Professional License/Certification, Transcript, Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Travel Required

Major/Essential Functions
  • Serves as Consultant to the West Texas Regional Poison Center (as appointed), supervising pharmacists, nurses, poison specialists, and other duties as assigned
  • Assists the division in obtaining ACGME approval for a new fellowship program in Medical Toxicology, and servers as the program director or associate program director
  • Supervises medical toxicology fellows, residents, and medical students on site and off site
  • Provides performance evaluation, skill testing, and mentoring of residents, fellows, and medical students
  • Provides patient care in the Emergency Department
  • Provides medical toxicology consultation services to inpatients and outpatients
  • Participates in resident and faculty recruitment
  • Serves as medical control physician for El Paso EMS while on duty in emergency department
  • Assists Department Chair with implementation of departmental policies and monitoring staffing effectiveness
  • Participates in national societies including AACT, ACMT, ACEP and SAEM
  • Participates in one research project relating to emergency medicine; participates in medical school and hospital committees
  • Assist with development and implementation of special departmental projects
  • Delivers presentations in conferences for residents, fellows, medical students, nurses, and emergency medical technicians
  • Participates in chart audits and other clinical performance improvement efforts
  • Attends and participates in morbidity-mortality and journal club conferences
  • Demonstrate professionalism in accordance with the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine's Declaration of Faculty Professional Responsibility
  • Adherence to institutional and departmental safety policies and procedures
  • Attends mandatory training provided and required by Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Basis

Schedule Details

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge or training in research, pediatric emergency medicine, or occupational and environmental medicine, or preventative medicine
  • Experience in teaching residents and medical students; evidence of growth in clinical, teaching, and research activities relating to the specialist
  • Knowledge of Medical Spanish
  • ACLS/PALS/ATLS certification
  • Regional or emerging national reputation for the rank of Associate Professor or higher

HSC - El Paso

Emergency Medicine Elp Genl

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, 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
Full Professor


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
  • Academic degree as defined by the academic unit and as appropriate for the position held.
  • Demonstrated record of effectiveness as a teacher, a record of peer reviewed publication and/or peer-reviewed creative activity which has contributed to the discipline or field of study, to the candidate’s intellectual and artistic development, and to the quality of the academic enterprise; a record of professional service appropriate to the discipline; promise of growth in teaching and research or artistic and creative activity

Minimum Qualifications:
  • MD or DO
  • Successful completion of ACGEM-accredited residency program in emergency medicine
  • Successful completion of ACGME-accredited fellowship program in medical toxicology or equivalent experience
  • Valid unrestricted medical license or eligibility for medical license in Texas
  • Board certification in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine or the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine
  • Board certification in Medical Toxicology by the American Board of Emergency Medicine or the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine

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