Job Description

Extended Job Title
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

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.

Requisition ID

Optional Attachments
Professional License/Certification

Travel Required

Major/Essential Functions
  • Elicits records and interprets a complete health history including all obstetrical, past medical, family and psycho-social aspects.
  • Performs a complete newborn physical examination, assessment stethoscope, of gestational age, and distinguishes between normal and abnormal findings.
  • Orders tests and procedures as necessary.
  • Writes admissions, discharges and medication orders with co signatures.
  • Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as necessary.
  • Formulates care plan of care based on physical exam of other data and implements plan.
  • Consults with attending or resident physicians prior to initiation of major procedure or plan.
  • Responsible for attending Labor & Delivery for consults, vaginal deliveries and C-sections.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
as directed by Division Neonatology Chief to meet the Hospital needs

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
Active unrestricted certification Neonatal Nurse Practitioner issued by the National Certification Corporation (NCC).
Active or eligible for license as a Registered Nurse issued by the Texas Board of Nursing and Advanced Practice Nurse status designation as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner.
Eligible for Delegated Prescriptive Authorization through the Texas Board of Nursing.
Active enrollment in National Certification Corporation Certification Maintenance Program.
Certified in Neonatal Resuscitation Program Provider.
Bi lingual competence in English and Spanish.

HSC - El Paso

Pediatrics Elp

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.

Job Group
Business Professionals


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
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.

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Navy Enlisted Classification Code

Army Military Occupational Specialty Code
66P, 66R

Air Force Specialty Code

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