Job Description

Extended Job Title
Physician Assistant - Emergency Medicine

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Employees in this position are responsible for augmenting a supervising physician's data gathering abilities to reach decisions and institute patient care plans. Provides health care services to patients under direction and responsibility of Physician.

Requisition ID
18933BR

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
Provides patient services under direct supervision and responsibility of physician and/or medical director.
Elicits detailed patient history, examines patient, performs comprehensive physical examination, and compiles patient medical data including health history results of physical. 
Develops and counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regiments, emotional problems of daily living and health maintenance.
Administers/orders diagnostic tests such as x-rays, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests; interprets test results for deviations from normal. 
May render emergency medical service without supervision, pending the arrival of a responsible physician, in cases where immediate diagnosis and treatment to avoid disability or death.   
Performs therapeutic procedures such as injections, immunizations, suturing, wound care, and managing infection.

Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications

Pay Basis
Monthly

Schedule Details
As required by the ED Medical Director and Chairman

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
n/a

Campus
HSC - El Paso

Department
Emergency Medicine Elp Genl

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Professional License or Certification, Professional/Personal References, Recommendation/Referral, 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
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

Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in physician assistant studies or related, must be eligible to obtain physician assistant license granted by the Texas Physician Assistant Board, and must be certified as a PA by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants



Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

Navy Enlisted Classification Code
230X

Army Military Occupational Speciality Code
65D

Air Force Speciality Code
42GX

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