Texas Tech University Nurse Practitioner - General Pediatric Surgery/Covenant in Lubbock, Texas

Nurse Practitioner - General Pediatric Surgery/Covenant

Requisition ID 10932BR

Work Location Lubbock

Org Level 1 Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus HSC - Lubbock

Department Surgery Dept Lbk Genl

Position Description 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 other student residents. Work is performed under usual clinic conditions and requires a high degree of contact with patients, families, and other clinic personnel and outside professionals. Some positions in the classification require travel to outreach clinics and home visits, and participation in educational efforts and special programs that occur outside of normal working hours.

Major/Essential Functions

  1. Interview patients to obtain health history and conducts physical examination.

  2. Request special studies such as lab tests when appropriate.

  3. Develops care plans based on information gathered during the interview and physical exam.

  4. Instructs patients in methods of preventative health care and home care; counsels patients.

  5. Performs developmental screening of patients.

  6. Works with medical students and residents, nursing and allied health personnel and students as part of the primary health care team.

  7. Participates in teaching efforts of the Department of Surgery, such as seminars, conferences and special programs.

Required Qualifications Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program; current RN license in the State of Texas or have the ability to transfer your license to Texas. Certification as a Nurse Practitioner in the appropriate nursing specialty from an approved certification program as recognized by the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners. Recognition by the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners as an Advance Practitioner.

This position start date is on or after 9/1/2017.

Preferred Qualifications Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Current Texas RN license, and certifications as a Nurse Practitioner in the appropriate nursing specialty from an approved certification program as recognized by the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners. recognition by the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners as an Advance Practitioner. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to question from groups of manager, clients, customers, and the general public. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exist.

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.

Does this position work in a research laboratory? No

Required Attachments Resume / CV

Job Type Full Time

Pay Basis Monthly

Minimum Hire Rate 5298.75

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.

Travel Required None

Shift Day

Grant Funded? No

Job Group Professionals

Removal Date 07/13/2018