Nurse Practitioner-Endocrinologist

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

United States

December 23, 2021


Extended Job Title Nurse Practitioner-Endocrinologist

Org Level 1 Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

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.

Requisition ID 26010BR

Optional Attachments Professional License/Certification

Travel Required None

Major/Essential Functions

  • Formulates care plan based on physical exam or other data and implements plan.
  • Orders tests and procedures as necessary.
  • Consults with attending or resident physicians prior to initiation of major procedure or plan.
  • Performs a complete physical examination, assessment and distinguishes between normal and abnormal findings.
  • Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as necessary.
  • Elicits records and interprets a complete health history.
  • Writes admissions, discharges and medication orders with co-signatures
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Position Specific:

  • Active unrestricted certification of Pediatric Nurse Practitioner issued by the National Certification Corporation(NNCC), with experience specializing in Endocrinology.
  • Active or eligible for license as a Registered Nurse issued by the Texas Board of Nursing and APN status designation as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.
  • Eligible for Delegated Prescriptive Authorization through the Texas Board of Nursing.
  • Active enrollment in NCC Certification Maintenance Program.
  • Certified in NRP.
  • Grant Funded? No

    Minimum Hire Rate 5298.75

    Pay Basis Monthly

    Schedule Details as directed by Division Chief to meet Clinical needs

    Work Location El Paso

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Bi-Lingual competence in English and Spanish.
  • Campus HSC - El Paso

    Department Pediatrics Elp

    Required Attachments Professional License or Certification

    Job Type Full 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 Business Professionals

    Shift Other

    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 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.

    Does this position work in a research laboratory? No

    Navy Enlisted Classification Code 290X

    Army Military Occupational Specialty Code 66P, 66R

    Air Force Specialty Code 46YX

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