Job Description

Extended Job Title
Physician Extender- Pediatrics Neonatal

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 a Physician.
 

Requisition ID
10267BR

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
  • Provides patient services under direct supervision and responsibility of Physician and or Medical Director
  • Elicits detailed patient histories
  • Examines patient, performs comprehensive physical examination, and compiles patient medical data, including health history and results of physical examination
  • Administers or orders diagnostic tests, such as x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests, and interprets test results for deviations from normal
  • Performs therapeutic procedures such as injections, immunizations, suturing and wound care, and managing infection
  • Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, and assists in provision of continuity of care
  • Instructs and counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens, emotional problems of daily living, and health maintenance
  • May render emergency medical service without supervision, pending the arrival of a responsible physician, in cases where immediate diagnosis and treatment are necessary to avoid disability or death


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
Salary to commensurate with experience

Pay Basis
Monthly

Work Location
El Paso, Texas

Preferred Qualifications
  • Active unrestricted certification of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners issued by the National Certification Corporation (NCC)
  • Eligible for Delegated Prescriptive Authorization through the Texas Board of Nursing
  • Active enrollment in NCC
  • Certified in NRP
  • APN status designation as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner or if Physician Assistant, previous NICU experience


Campus
HSC - El Paso

Department
Pediatrics Supply 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
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
Education:  Graduation from a Physician Assistant's training program approved by the Council on Allied Health Education Accreditation of the American Medical Association  License/Certification:  Current Physician Assistant license in the State of Texas or ability to transfer license to Texas.  Certification as a Physician Assistant as evidenced by passing the examinations given by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants OR

Education: 
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing as a nurse practitioner from an approved certification program recognized by Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners 
License/Certification:  Current R.N. license as approved by the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners or ability to transfer license to Texas. Certification as a Nurse Practitioner from an approved certification program as recognized by Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners or ability to transfer certification to Texas.
 

Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

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