Texas Tech University Relief Physician in El Paso, Texas

Relief Physician

Requisition ID 12060BR

Work Location El Paso

Org Level 1 Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Campus HSC - El Paso

Department Psychiatry Dept Elp Genl

Position Description This position is responsible for providing primary ambulatory medical care. This includes examination of patients, ordering x-rays and laboratory tests to help make an accurate diagnosis, and planning and execution of treatment. The person in this position works in a busy, pressured environment and sees a high volume of patients, as needed by TTUHSC.

Major/Essential Functions * Diagnoses and treats diseases and injuries of patients. * Orders or may conduct various tests, analysis and x-rays to provide information about patient's condition. * Analyzes reports and findings of tests and examination, and diagnoses patients condition. * Administers or prescribes treatments and drugs. * Interviews patients concerning their history, and records this information. * May perform minor surgical procedures commensurate with surgical competency. * Refers patients to medical specialist within the HSC Ambulatory Clinics when appropriate and necessary. * Provides immediate care for medical emergencies of patients. * Provides general supervision to nursing staff. * Coordinates lectures, conferences and in-service training for medical staff within the department. * May conduct mini-courses or lectures for medical students on a specific subject.

Occasional Duties

  • Provide patient care for outpatient and/or other clinical psychiatric care services.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Chairman of the department.

Required Qualifications + Education: + Graduated from an approved accredited School of Medicine with an M.D. degree. + License/Certification: + * Licensed to practice medicine in the State of Texas or have the ability to transfer license to Texas. * Certificate or license for prescribing controlled substances. + Experience: + At least three years post-graduate training in primary care medicine.

Preferred Qualifications

  • M.D./D.O. and board certified in General Psychiatry

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)

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.

Does this position work in a research laboratory? No

Required Attachments Resume / CV


Job Type Part Time

Pay Basis Hourly

Minimum Hire Rate 0

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.

Travel Required None

Shift Day

Grant Funded? No

Job Group Professionals

Removal Date 10/26/2017