Job Description

Extended Job Title
Advanced Practice Provider - Mental Health

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
691504 - Psych Outpatient North Allred

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.

Requisition ID

Travel Required

Major/Essential Functions
.Provides direct patient services under supervision and delegation of Unit Psychiatrist.  Provides direct treatment to offenders with mental illness, by diagnosing, assessing, prescribing, and counseling methods appropriate to the situation/conditions.  Obtains appropriate psychiatric health data from patients and nursing plans. Establishes and maintains a professional relationship with other staff members and patients. Develops, implements patient management plans, records in appropriate EMR progress notes, and assists in provision of continuity care. Instructs and counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regiments, emotional problems of daily living and health maintenance.  Orders appropriate test and make referrals.


Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location
Wichita Falls, Texas

HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Psych Outpatient North Allred

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.

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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
+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.
+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.

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