Job Description

Extended Job Title
Instructor or Higher - Ultrasonography (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

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Supervises residents and medical students in a clinical setting
  • Provides performance evaluations, skills testing, and mentoring of residents, fellows and medical students
  • Participates in resident and faculty recruitment
  • Attends and participates in morbidity-mortality and journal clubs
  • Provides patient care in the Emergency Department
  • Serves as medical control physician for El Paso EMS while on duty in the Emergency Department
  • Engages in scholarship and clinical quality improvement initiatives within the department
  • Assists the Department Chair with the implementation of departmental policies and monitoring staffing effectiveness
  • Serves the academic community through participation in institutional governance such as committee work and emergency medicine professional organizations
  • Adheres to institutional and departmental safety policies and procedures
  • Demonstrates professionalism in accordance with the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine's Declaration of Faculty Professional Responsibility

Grant Funded?

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

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
As required by chair and ED medical director

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with education of residents and medical students
  • Evidence or growth in clinical, teaching, and research activities related to the specialty
  • Knowledge of medical Spanish
  • ACLS/PALS/ATLS certifications
  • Board certification in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, or the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine for the rank of assistant professor or higher
  • Focused Practice Designation in advanced emergency medicine ultrasonography by the American Board of Emergency Medicine
  • Regional or emerging national reputation for the rank of associate professor or higher

HSC - El Paso

Emergency Medicine Elp Genl

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Professional License or Certification, Professional/Personal References, Resume / CV, Statement of Vision or Purpose for the Position, 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.


Required Qualifications
  • MD or DO degree
  • Successful completion of ACGME-accredited residency program in Emergency Medicine
  • Successful completion of advanced emergency medicine ultrasonography fellowship training, or experience in emergency medicine ultrasonography with evidence of a minimum of 200 reviewed scans
  • Valid unrestricted medical license or eligibility for medical license in the State of Texas


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