Nurse Practitioner

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
August 25, 2023
Lubbock, TX
Job Type


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

AGAC-NP certification required, Acute Care Certification required, Certification for central lines, arterial line, and intubations. Bachelor's degree from an accredited school of nursing: Master's degree in nursing; completion of a state acceptable Nurse Practitioner's program; a minimum of one year's experience is desirable. Excellent basic medical knowledge with clinical skills and judgement. Possesses analytical skills to evaluate care needs, ability to gather relevant clinical data, perform through physical examinations, and assist with clinical patient management. Possess excellent interpersonal skills, communication ability, and exhibit appropriate judgement when dealing with patients, families, and other health care providers.

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.

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

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, 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. To view this report, visit the TTUHSC Clery Act website .

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