Advanced Practice Provider for Advanced Pulmonary Disease (remote care)

UT Southwestern Medical Center Remote
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March 17, 2023
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

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With over 75 years of excellence in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, UT Southwestern is committed to excellence, innovation, teamwork, and compassion. As a world-renowned medical and research center, we strive to provide the best possible care, resources, and benefits for our valued employees.

Job Summary

Are you passionate about patient care? Are you looking for a part time, remote position?  If so, this position could be for you! We are looking for an experienced Nurse Practitioner or Physican Assistant with two or more years' experience to join our lung transplant team in Pulmonary. This is a 100% remote position. All patient visits will be done via telehealth.  Experience with caring for patients with lung disease, advanced pulmonary disease, and post-covid complications strongly preferred.    Provider must be able to work autonomously and manage established patient visits and care. Ideal schedule is M-F, 4hrs per day. Schedule is flexible based on need. This position requires an individual that is flexible, and has a patient centered approach to care. Additionally, they should have strong communication skills. Veterans encouraged to apply. 

Experience and Education

  • Master’s degree or higher in nursing, documentation of completion of accredited Advanced Practice Education Program. Graduate education and related Texas Board of Nursing authorization must be consistent with clinical practice area and patient population.

  • Licensure as Advanced Practice Registered Nurse by Texas State Board of Nursing. Authorization for prescriptive authority by the Texas Board of Nursing. Current applicable American Heart Association or Red Cross Life Support certification(s) based on UT Southwestern policy for Advanced Practice Providers.    OR

  • Graduate of a Master’s degree or higher Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician (ARC-PA) accredited Physician Assistant program. 

  • Certification by the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) Certification required.

  • Licensed by the Texas Physician Assistant Board. Basic Life Support (BLS) certified by the American Heart Association or Red Cross based on UT Southwestern policy for Advanced Practice Providers. 

Job Duties

  • Conducts and documents comprehensive initial and ongoing physical examinations based on age and diagnosis, including psychological status.

  • Synthesizes data and utilizes evidence to develop, implement, and evaluate the patient plan of care, including ordering and interpreting laboratory, radiology, and other diagnostic studies/results.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in technical/procedural skills, as appropriate based on specialty and training.

  • Provides relevant management, referrals, counseling, and education to patients, families and caregivers related to current care and preventive health measures.

  • Facilitates/participates in quality related initiatives through planned group processes, workshops, seminars, and staff meetings, to improve clinical and system practice performance.

  • Collaborates in research projects and protocols; and routinely applies evidence based best practices to patient care.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities of Position

  • Accuracy and ability to exercise considerable judgment.

  • Ability to maintain current customer service, clinical, and technical skills.

  • Ability to identify opportunities and provide suggestions for improvements in departmental policy, procedures, and protocols.

  • Proficient use of EMR in the delivery of care Working Conditions

  • Work is performed primarily in a clinical environment. The incumbent may be exposed to body fluids and infectious diseases.

Working Conditions 

  • Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents in lieu of stated minimums require prior approval of the Vice President for Human Resources Administration, or his/her designee.
  • To meet the needs of the team, this position requires the APP to work a minimum of one shift per calendar month, based on operational needs. Nights, weekends, or holidays may be required by department.

  • Work is performed primarily in a clinical environment.  The incumbent may be exposed to body fluids and infectious diseases.


Compliance with the COVID-19 vaccine mandate enforced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) is a requirement for this position. Federal law requires individuals holding this position to be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption for certain medical, disability, or religious reasons. Individuals who do not meet CMS vaccination requirements are not eligible and should not apply for this position but are encouraged to apply for other non-healthcare positions at UT Southwestern for which they qualify.

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This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information.

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