Advanced Practice Provider

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Advanced Practice Provider

Agency

Texas A&M University Health Science Center

Department

Student Health Services

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .

Who we are

As one of the fastest-growing academic health centers in the nation, the Texas A&M University Health Science Center encompasses five colleges and numerous centers and institutes working together to improve health through transformative education, innovative research and team-based health care delivery.

What we want

The Advanced Practice Provider, under direction, is responsible for providing primary health care to students at Texas A&M University. Acts in accordance with relevant licensing boards and local, state, and federal laws regulating Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability as stated above. If the description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.

What you need to know

Salary: Compensation will be commensurate to selected hire’s experience.

In accordance with the federal contractor vaccination mandate , specific facilities at The Texas A&M System may be considered a covered contractor workplace with covered contractor employees. Therefore, successful applicants for this position may be subject to the federal mandate and will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless an approved medical or religious accommodation is in place. 

Required Education:

  • Successful completion of an accredited educational program for Physician Assistants; or

  • Successful completion of an approved advanced practice nursing educational program at or beyond the master’s degree level

Required Licenses and Certifications:

  • Licensed in the State of Texas, or eligible to be licensed, as a Physician Assistant or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (Nurse Practitioner)

  • Board certified or eligible to be board certified

  • Candidate must be licensed/board certified prior to start date

  • Licensure/certification must be maintained for continued employment

  • Ability to obtain BLS certification and DEA registration within 6 months of employment

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others

  • Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality

  • Ability to apply modern techniques of medicine

  • Ability to use and manage an electronic medical records system

  • Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications

  • Knowledge of medical terminology and human anatomy

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Time management capabilities and prioritization skills

Other Requirements or Factors:

  • Ability to exert moderate force and lift or move moderately heavy objects

  • This is a security-sensitive position

  • The individual in this position is required to handle Protected Health Information (PHI) as defined by HIPAA regulations

  • The individual is required to handle PHI in accordance with the A&M System policy and is further required to complete HIPAA training as a condition of employment, within a reasonable time frame after the individual’s employment, and on an as-needed basis thereafter

Preferred Experience:

  • 2 years of related experience in Women’s Heath or Family Medicine

  • Experience in a hospital, ambulatory clinic, or college health setting

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of ICD 10 and CPT billing and coding principles and procedures

Responsibilities:

  • Provision of Care - Provides primary health care to students, which includes medical examinations, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, prescribing medications or treatments, counseling or education regarding health maintenance and disease/injury prevention, and promotion of healthy lifestyles. Recognizes the need for consultation and/or referral for illness/injury outside the scope of practice/expertise for an advanced nurse practitioner or physician assistant.

  • EMR and Compliance - Completes legible, accurate, and appropriate documentation of patients’ encounters in medical records in a timely manner. Acts in accordance with all relevant licensing boards, local, state and federal laws regulating nurse practitioners or physician assistants. Participates in continuing medical education and in-service activities as appropriate.

  • Administrative - Serves on clinical committees as assigned. Participates in accreditation activities. Assists in preparation of educational materials. Performs other duties as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University and TAMHSC, must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


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