Job Description

Extended Job Title
Nurse Practitioner/Neonatal (Pediatrics/Alberta)

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, Transcript

Travel Required

Major/Essential Functions
  • Elicits records and interprets a complete health history including all obstetrical, past medical, family and psychosocial aspects
  • Performs a complete pediatric physical examination, assessment stethoscope and distinguishes between normal and abnormal findings
  • Orders tests and procedures as necessary
  • Writes admissions, discharges and medication orders with co-signatures
  • Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as necessary
  • Formulates care plan based on physical exam or other data and implements plan
  • Consults with attending or Resident Physicians prior to initiation of major procedure or plan
  • May be responsible for attending Labor & Delivery for consults, vaginal deliveries and C-sections
  • Other duties as assigned

Grant Funded?

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

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
As directed by Division Chief to meet Clinical needs

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bilingual competence in English and Spanish
  • Active unrestricted certification of Pediatric Nurse Practitioner issued by the National Certification Corporation (NCC). Eligible for Delegated Prescriptive Authorization through the Texas Board of Nursing. Active enrollment in NCC (National Certification Corporation). Certified in NRP APN status designation as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner or if Physician Assistant: Previous Pediatrics experience other duties as assigned.

HSC - El Paso

Pediatrics Elp

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
Business Professionals


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

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Navy Enlisted Classification Code

Army Military Occupational Specialty Code
66P, 66R

Air Force Specialty Code

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