Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is currently seeking an Advanced Practice Provider (NP/PA) for the Montford Regional Medical Center and Psychiatric Hospital in Lubbock, TX.
The John Montford Unit, located in Lubbock, TX is the regional medical center and psychiatric hospital for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ). This unit specializes in housing offenders who require mental health and medical treatment. This unit has the capacity to house 1,047 male offenders. The facility has the capability to house 550 offenders in psychiatric care, 400 offenders in the Trusty Camp, 30 holding beds, 50 Ward beds, 44 Long-Term Care beds, and 4 Specialty Care beds.
Employees in this position are responsible for augmenting a supervising physician's dats gathering abilities to reach decisions and institute patient care plans. Provides health services to patients under direction and responsibility of a Physician.
- Provides health care to mentally ill offenders, properly documents findings and plan in the medical record in a timely fashion, according to TDCJ and TTUHSC policy, completes other required paperwork associated with care at primary units.
- Provides health care to mentally ill offenders at secondary facilities that do not currently have providers with prescribing privileges; properly documents findings and plan in the medical record in a timely fashion, according to TDCJ and TTUHSC polices and procedures; completes other required paperwork associated with care at secondary facility. Care of offenders may include use of tele-psychiatry services.
- Coordinates with medical and mental health staff at primary and secondary units for the treatment of mentally ill offenders.
- Orders medical tests/examinations in accordance with Managed Care protocol and contract provisions.
- Takes regional evening and weekend call based on a rotation schedule.
- Evaluates and refers other medical problems to medical specialist or other practitioner as necessary.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $115,000.00 - $126,000.00 per year
- Dental insurance
- Disability insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Flexible spending account
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Professional development assistance
- Relocation assistance
- Retirement plan
- Vision insurance
- 8 hour shift
- Monday to Friday
- On call