Job Description

Extended Job Title
Recurrent Staff Employee - Advance Practice Provider

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
1.  On an  as needed basis, provides primary care as a part of healthcare team in an ambulatory setting.   Assists faculty/residents in performing procedures as needed within the scope of the practice.
2.  On an as needed basis, elicits detailed patient history, examines patient, performs comprehensive physical examination, compiles patient medical data including health history and results of physical. 
3.  Work performed on as needed basis in an outpatient setting and requires a high degree of contact with patients, families, and other Emergency Medicine personnel and outside professionals.
4.  On an as needed basis develops and counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regiments, emotional problems of daily living and health maintenance.
5.  On an as needed basis, administers/orders diagnostic tests such as x-rays, electrocardiogram and laboratory tests; intreprets test results for deviations from normal.
6.  On an as needed  basis, may render emergency medical services without supervision, pending the arrival of  the responsible physician in cases where immediate diagnosis and treatment needed to avoid disability or death.
7.  On an as needed basis, performs therapeutic procedures such as injections, immunizations, suturing, wound care and managing infection.
8.  On an as needed basis, writes prescriptions in accordance with approved protocols or scope of practice. 
9.  On an as needed basis, works efficiently in teams and within the Patient Centered Medical Home model.
10.  On an as needed basis, ensures Joint Commission and HIPAA compliance, meets all billing regulations and requirement.
11.  Other duties as assigned on an as needed basis.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
as required by chair and ED medical director

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
Bilingual:  English/Spanish.   ACLS/PALS/ATLS certifications.  Work experience in Emergency Medicine/Urgent Care.

HSC - El Paso

Emergency Medicine Elp Genl

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification, Resume / CV

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 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 Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners. 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.

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