Job Description

Extended Job Title
Nurse Practitioner-Endocrinologist

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
22258BR

Optional Attachments
Professional License/Certification

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
  • Formulates care plan based on physical exam or other data and implements plan.
  • Orders tests and procedures as necessary.
  • Consults with attending or resident physicians prior to initiation of major procedure or plan.
  • Performs a complete physical examination, assessment and distinguishes between normal and abnormal findings.
  • Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as necessary.
  • Elicits records and interprets a complete health history.
  • Writes admissions, discharges and medication orders with co-signatures
  • Other duties as assigned
Position Specific:
  • Active unrestricted certification of Pediatric Nurse Practitioner issued by the National Certification Corporation(NNCC), with experience specializing in Endocrinology. 
  • Active or eligible for license as a Registered Nurse issued by the Texas Board of Nursing and APN status designation as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. 
  • Eligible for Delegated Prescriptive Authorization through the Texas Board of Nursing. 
  • Active enrollment in NCC Certification Maintenance Program.
  • Certified in NRP.


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
5298.75

Pay Basis
Monthly

Schedule Details
as directed by Division Chief to meet Clinical needs

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bi-Lingual competence in English and Spanish.


Campus
HSC - El Paso

Department
Pediatrics Elp

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification

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
Business 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
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.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

Navy Enlisted Classification Code
290X

Army Military Occupational Specialty Code
66P, 66R

Air Force Specialty Code
46YX

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