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11 Apr 2019

Academic Physician Extender – Pediatrics (Neonatal)

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center -El Paso – Posted by [email protected]

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915 215-5691


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Job Description

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
This position is responsible for gathering data to reach decisions and institute patient care plans. Provides health care services to patients under direction and responsibility of a supervising physician.

Requisition ID

Travel Required

Major/Essential Functions

  • Provides patient services under direct supervision and responsibility of physician and/or medical/director

  • Elicits detailed patient histories

  • Examines patients, performs comprehensive physical examinations, and compiles patient medical data, including health history and results of physical examination

  • Administers or orders diagnostic tests, such as X-rays, electrocardiograms, and laboratory tests, and interprets test results for deviations from normal

  • Performs therapeutic procedures such as injections, immunizations, suturing, and wound care, and manages infection

  • Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, and assists in 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



    Minimum Hire Rate
    Salary commensurate with experience

    Pay Basis

    Work Location
    El Paso

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Active, unrestricted neonatal nurse practitioner certification 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

    HSC – El Paso

    Pediatrics Supply Elp

    Required Attachments
    Professional License or Certification

    Job Type

    Pay Statement
    Compensation is commensurate with 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


    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 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 the 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 the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners or ability to transfer certification to Texas.

    Does this position work in a research laboratory?


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