Advanced Practice Provider - MICU

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • Lubbock, TX, USA
  • Aug 01, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Lubbock

 

Advanced Practice Provider - MICU

27707BR

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.

Org Level 7

512301 - Internal Med Dept Lbk Genl

Org Level 1

Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus

HSC - Lubbock

Department

Internal Med Dept Lbk Genl

Major/Essential Functions

Position provides night coverage in the MICU.

Shifts will include admissions, night rounds, patient assessments, and coordination with the primary team.

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.

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.

Required Attachments

Cover Letter, Resume / CV

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.

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.

Jeanne Clery Act

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/emergency/clery-report.aspx.

Pay Basis

Monthly

Pay Grade Minimum

Salary commensurate with educaiton, experience and/or skills.

Pay Grade Maximum

Salary commensurate with educaiton, experience and/or skills.

Grant Funded?

No

Job Type

Full Time

Job Group

Health Care Professional

Shift

Night

Schedule Details

7pm - 7am

Travel Required

None

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

No

Application Details

To view more information and to apply please visit: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/jobs/default.aspx


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