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Advanced Practice Provider-Breast Oncology

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Job Location:
Health and Medical Services


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.

HSC - Lubbock

Department: Surgery Dept Lbk Genl

Major/Essential Functions
  1. Timely response to all calls for patient admissions and consults to obtain health history and performs physical
  2. Orders necessary studies such as labs and radiological procedures as appropriate.
  3. Develops care plans in coordination with attending surgeon based on information gathered during interview and exam.
  4. Communicates effectively via progress notes and in person to ancillary staff, other physicians regarding
    patient plans and goals of care.
  5. Communicates timely and effectively to attending surgeon regarding change in status of patients.
  6. Works with medical students and residents, nursing and allied health personnel and students as part of the
    acute care surgery team.
  7. Participates in teaching efforts of the department of surgery, such as seminars, conferences and special
  8. Coordinates discharge disposition - appropriate follow-ups, next site of care, discharge needs.
  9. Documentation of information regarding patient status, treatment, and care.
  10. Provide follow up clinical care as part of the TTUHSC Breast Oncology team.
  11. 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 passing the examinations given by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants. OR Graduation from an accredited school of nursing as a nurse practitioner from an approved certification program recognized by Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners. 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.

Preferred Qualifications
Breast Cancer Oncology experience in a hospital setting.

Required Attachments
Resume / CV

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
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