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Physician Assistant

Company:
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Job Location:
Category:
Health and Medical Services
Type:
Full-Time
Lubbock

37170BR

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 Physician.

Campus
HSC - Lubbock

Department: Otolaryngology Lbk

Major/Essential Functions
  • Supports the Service Plus Philosophy of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.
  • Adheres to institutional and departmental safety policies and procedures.
  • 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
infections.
  • 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.
  • Round on and treat patients in hospitals on assigned service. Rounding may include up to 2 weekends per month.
  • Participates in teaching efforts of the Department of Otolaryngology, such as seminars, conferences and special
programs.
  • Works with medical students and residents, nursing and allied health personnel as part of the acute care ENT team.
  • Other duties as assigned.
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 pass the examinations given by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants.

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 website.

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.

Pay Basis: Monthly

Pay Grade Minimum
Salary commensurate with education, experience and/or skills.

Pay Grade Maximum
Salary commensurate with education, experience and/or skills.

Travel Required: None

Does this position work in a research laboratory?: No

Air Force Specialty Code
42GX

Army Military Occupational Specialty Code
65D

Navy Enlisted Classification Code
230X
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