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NP Needed at our UT Health East Texas Urology Clinic - Tyler, TX!

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Company: Ardent Health Services Profession/Specialty: Nurse Practitioner Location: Texas
Job Description
Join UT Health East Texas as a Full Time, Day Shift, NP in Tyler, TX! 

Why UT Health - East Texas?

Our People.
Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other.

Our Purpose.

We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone’s life and change the course of healthcare.

Our Place.

Tyler, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here.

We are looking for your experience, knowledge and patient care skills where you will be responsible for:
1. Developing a medical plan of care for urgent/non-urgent patients within the scope of practice of the Physician Assistant/Nurse
Practitioner utilizing written protocols to assure quality patient care.
2. Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of current trends in diagnosis, treatment, and management of specific disease entities through
continuing education processes to provide leadership and resource to patients and caregivers.
3. Maintaining, reviewing, and evaluating patient records, charts, and other pertinent department data and medical information by
using advanced clinical knowledge and utilization protocols to implement peer review and participate in quality management
4. Participating in the development and motivation of staff through training and observation to assure high quality patient care and
continuous quality improvement.
5. Providing good customer service by utilizing excellent communication skills and technical knowledge to ensure UT Health and
departmental objectives are maintained.
6. Performing related accountabilities/responsibilities as required or directed.
7. Daily clinical management/co-management of patients in critical care and floor setting.
8. May include outpatient clinic.

Certification and Licensure:
Current Texas Family Nurse Practitioner/Registered Nurse License or Current Texas Physician Assistant License


  • Three (3) years of experience required
  • Basic personal computer skills and comfort with Microsoft Windows operating system; database and word processing skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Active listening skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Organizational skills.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Ability to manage stress appropriately and to make decisions under pressure.
  • Patient record documentation skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to think strategically and act tactically
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time
  • Ability to embrace the client relationship to guide decisions and actions
  • Demonstrates good teamwork



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About UT Health East Texas

The UT Health East Texas

Our purpose is to care for our patients, their families and each other. We do so while educating and developing the caregivers of the future.

  • 10 hospitals
  • >50 physician clinics
  • >300 employed providers
  • 13 regional rehabilitation facilities
  • two freestanding emergency centers
  • regional home health services covering 41 counties
  • an EMS fleet of more than 45 ambulances and four helicopters
  • a comprehensive seven-trauma center care network, including a Level 1 trauma center. 
  • Our primary service area has a population over 600,000. 

As a partner with the University of Texas System, UT Health East Texas is uniquely positioned to provide east Texas patients with access to leading-edge research and clinical therapies while training and educating the next generation of physicians and other health professionals.  Graduate Medical Education is an integral component at UT Health East Texas and includes accredited residency programs in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Occupational Medicine, and Psychiatry.  An Internal Medicine and General Surgery residency took their first classes summer 2020, with two new programs starting in 2021.

The University of Texas has also approved a medical school in Tyler, and we expect to take our first class in 2023.  We encourage you to learn more by visiting our websites at and 

UT Health East Texas offers the opportunity to build a career with a thriving health system. Continued investment in facilities and services, as well as strong physician leadership, make UT Health East Texas an ideal fit for physicians at all stages of their careers. East Texas offers a family friendly lifestyle as well as easy access to major metro areas.

Contact Information
Megan Akkerman - UT Health East Texas Physician Recruiter Phone: Email:
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