Job Description

Extended Job Title
Recurrent Staff Employee-Advance Practice Provider(Emergency Medicine)

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
A job involving an appointment for infrequent temporary work where the employee is called in as needed.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
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 director and responsibility of physician.  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 residents.  Work is performed under usual clinic conditions and requires a high degree of contact with patients, families, other clinic personnel and outside professional.   May require travel to outreach clinics, home visits,  participation in educational efforts and special programs that occur outside of normal working hours.
  • Provides primary care as a part of health care team in an ambulatory setting.  Assists faculty/residents in performing procedures as needed within the scope of practice.
  • Elicits details patient history, examines patient, performs comprehensive physician examination, and compiles patient medical data including health history and results of physical.
  • Work is performed in an outpatient setting and requires a high degree of contact with patients, families and other Emergency Medicine personnel and outside professionals.
  • 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 other 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.  
  • Writes prescriptions in accordance with approved protocols or scope of practice.
  • Works efficiently in teams and within the PCMH (Patient-Centered Medical Home) model.
10.  Ensure Joint Commission and HIPAA compliance and meets all billing regulations and requirements.
11.  Knowledge and adheres to institutional and departmental safety policies and procedures; attends mandatory training provided and requested by TTUHSC.
12.  Other duties as assigned.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
As required by the Emergency Medicine Medical Director and Chairman

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bilingual.  English/Spanish.  
  • ACLS/PALS/ATLS certification.

HSC - El Paso

Emergency Medicine Elp Genl

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Professional License or Certification, Resume / CV, Transcript

Job Type
Part 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
Seasonal and Temporary


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
  • Graduation from a Physician Assistant's training program approved by the Council on Allied Health Education Accreditation of the American Medical Association.
  • Current Physician Assistant license in the State of Texas or ability to transfer the 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
  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing as a nurse practitioner from an approved certification program recognized by the Texas Board of Nursing.
  • Current R.N. license as approved by the Texas Board of Nursing or ability to transfer the license to Texas. Certification as a Nurse Practitioner from an approved certification program as recognized by the Texas Board of Nursing or ability to transfer certification to Texas.

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