Rio Grande Valley
Sep 09, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Posting NumberSRGV4624Working TitleNURSE PRACTITIONER/PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT (UT Health RGV Primary Care)Number of Vacancies2LocationRio Grande ValleyDepartmentSchool of Medicine / Clinical AffairsFTE1.0FLSAExemptScope of Job

Works under moderate supervision of a physician to provide advanced practice nursing care and treatment within primary care and/or board recognized specialization.

Description of Duties

•Provides outpatient and/or inpatient evaluation and treatment of well care, illness and injuries.
•Performs laboratory review and modifies treatment plan as indicated by laboratory findings.
•Obtains and records complete medical history.
•Assesses patient database and identifies biopsychosocial needs and make appropriate referrals.
•Performs routine and specialized physical examinations according to departmental protocols.
•Prescribes medications and other treatments within the APRN scope of practice.
•Formulates appropriate differential diagnosis.
•Orders and interprets diagnostic and laboratory studies.
•Develops and establishes treatment plan and participates in interprofessional care.
•Follows up and evaluates client status.
•Maintains accurate, legible, and confidential records.
•Participates in quality and safety organizational programs and reviews.
•Counsels and educates patients regarding health maintenance and disease prevention.
•Initiates, designs, and presents educational programs for patients, clinic staff and other audiences.
•Performs related duties as required.

Supervision Received

General supervision from assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given

Direct supervision of assigned staff.

Required Education

Master’s degree from an accredited school of nursing.

Preferred Education



Current RN licensure from the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners and approval from the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners to practice as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner.

Required Experience

One (1) year of experience in inpatient or outpatient nursing.

Preferred Experience

Experience as an Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner.


Use of standard office equipment. Use of medical equipment as required.

Working Conditions

Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Ambulatory care clinic / health care facility conditions with possible medical or psychiatric emergencies. Exposure to all common diseases. Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment. May require some travel.



Physical Capabilities


Employment CategoryFull-TimeMinimum SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosted SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosition Available Date09/08/2020Grant Funded PositionNoIf Yes, Provide Grant Expiration DateEEO Statement

It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non discrimination in it’s education programs and activities, including employment.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

If you have any questions, please visit our Careers site at for detailed contact information.

Additional Information

UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

Quick Link Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a current UTRGV employee?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you now, or previously, employed by The University of Texas System or any of its institutions?
    • Yes - I currently am employed by the UT System or its institutions
    • Yes - I have previously been employed by the UT System or its institutions
    • No - I have never been employed by the UT System or its institutions
  3. * Please select your highest level of completed education.
    • 6th grade education
    • 10th grade education
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Associates Degree, Technical, or Trade School Degree/Certification or 60 Hours of College Hours
    • Bachelors Degree from an accredited university
    • Masters Degree from an accredited university
    • Ph. D. or other terminal degree from an accredited university
    • None of the above
  4. * Please provide the field of study for your education:

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please indicate the number of years of full time work experience you have directly related to the position in which you are applying for:
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 year
    • 2 years
    • 3 years
    • 4 years
    • 5 years
    • 6 years
    • 7 years
    • 8 years
    • 9 years
    • 10 years
    • Over 10 years
  6. * Do you meet the minimum requirements for this position?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. State Licensure
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Writing / Publication Sample
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Reference Letter 1
  6. Reference Letter 2
  7. Reference Letter 3
  8. Multi Media
  9. Certifications and Licenses
  10. Training Certificates
  11. Other Document
  12. List of 3 References
  13. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
  14. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  15. Unofficial Transcripts 3
  16. Letter of Interest
  17. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  18. Additional Document

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