Texas Tech University Physician Extender- Hematology/Oncology in Lubbock, Texas

Physician Extender- Hematology/Oncology

Requisition ID 10758BR

Work Location Lubbock

Org Level 1 Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus HSC - Lubbock

Department Pedi Administration Lbk Genl

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.

Major/Essential Functions

  • Provides patient services under supervision and responsibility of a doctor of medicine or osteopathy.

  • Develops plans of care with supervising physician, as appropriate, and implements plans in the course of treating patients.

  • Obtains patient health histories; conducts physical examinations, assesses patient complaints, and administers appropriate treatment.

  • Determines need of specialized medical testing for diagnosis or treatment; Orders tests appropriately.

  • Instructs and counsels patients and families regarding plan of care, problems, and other health care issues.

  • Practices independently managing previously diagnosed and undiagnosed patients.

  • Provides the full spectrum of heath care services to include health prevention, disease prevention, health protection, anticipatory guidance and counseling, and disease management, palliative care.

  • Use advanced health assessment skills to differentiate between rounds, variation of normal and abnormal findings.

  • Orders and interprets labs, diagnostic tests, such as X-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory test results for deviations from normal.

  • Prescribes medication within scope of practice.

  • Manages the health/illness states of patients and families over time.

Occasional Duties

  • Other duties as assigned by your supervisor.

Required Qualifications + Education: + * Graduation from a Physician Assistant's 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 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 Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners or ability to transfer certification to Texas.

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 Cover Letter

Professional License or Certification

Resume / CV

Optional Attachments Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

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 06/12/2018