Job Description

Extended Job Title
Emergency Medicine - 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

Optional Attachments
Professional License/Certification, Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Travel Required

Major/Essential Functions
  • Provides primary care as a part of health care team in an Emergency Room setting
  • Provides patient education and counseling as well as physician assessments.  Writes prescriptions in accordance with approved protocols or scope of practice
  • Work is performed in a hospital setting and requires a high degree of contact with patients, families, and other Emergency Medicine personnel and outside professionals
  • Assists residents/faculty in performing procedures as needed within the scope of practice
  • Ensures Joint Commission and HIPAA compliance and meets all billing regulations and requirements

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bilingual: English/Spanish
  • ACLS/PALS/ATLS certifications

HSC - El Paso

Emergency Medicine Elp Genl

Required Attachments
Professional/Personal References, Resume / CV, 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


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, 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
Position Specific Qualifications:
  • MSN degree from accredited nursing program
  • Current RN license or eligibility in the State of Texas
  • Work experience in Emergency Medicine/Urgent Care
  • DEA Certifications

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