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(HEALTH) Physician Extender II (open until filled)

Description :

SALARY RANGE: $ 74,064 to 120,840

* Salary negotiation within this range may be allowed for individuals with Physician Extender experience in this position.
 
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
Responsibilities include physical assessments, diagnosis, treatment, and counseling in the clinical areas. Primary emphasis is on health promotion and disease prevention; secondary emphasis is on primary medical care. Participates as a public health staff team member in providing services to patients/groups within the health department and community. Priority clinics include Family Planning, Maternal Health, Adult Preventive Health Services, Child Health and STD clinics. Serves as a resource person and instructor for public health education programs.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Thorough knowledge of techniques of interviewing, medical and relevant history taking, principles and practices of general medicine and disease states as they relate to the area of work; thorough knowledge of health appraisal tools, laboratory tests and findings, material medical, and therapeutic procedures as related to the area of work; thorough knowledge and ability to plan a regime of care based on assessment and findings; considerable knowledge of available resources and appropriate referral methods. Skill in performing clinical functions. Skill in assisting with routine surgical procedures. Ability to examine patients and detect abnormalities; ability to record accurately and completely all information necessary to evaluate and plan care and to convey this to the physician; ability to communicate orally; ability to teach and counsel individuals, families and groups in areas of health maintenance, preventive medicine, and care of the sick; and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and to gain the confidence of patients and families and work effectively with them; some ability to plan and conduct in service training programs.
 
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Licensed as a Physician Assistant by the North Carolina Medical Board or approved to practice as a Nurse Practitioner by the North Carolina Board of Nursing and the North Carolina Medical Board and one year of experience as a Physician Extender; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
PREFERENCE MAY BE GIVEN TO APPLICANTS WITH BILINGUAL SKILLS.
 
SAMPSON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Contact :

Apply by mailing a completed N.C. State application form (PD-107) AND COLLEGE TRANSCRIPT to 406 County Complex Road, Bldg. C, Clinton, NC 28328 ATTN: Human Resources
Applications may be found at http://www.sampsonnc.com/government/job_opportunities.php

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled