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Public Health Department Job

Nurse Practioner/Physician Extender II

Clinton, NC (Sampson County)

Posted 10/04/2018



Position:              Nurse Practioner/Physician Extender II

Salary Range:     $74,064-$120,840                                                                           Grade:  83

Date Available:  Immediately                                                         Application Deadline:      OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Apply to:              Submit NC PD-107(State application) and transcript to:                                          


Sally Demay                                                      OR         NC Works

                              Sampson County Health Department                             115 North Blvd                   

                            Human Resource Director                                                Clinton, NC 28328

                              360 County Complex Rd, Suite 200                                                                            

                              Clinton, NC  28328

                              sdemay@sampsonnc.com    910-592-1131, ext.4979



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.


Required Minimum Training: Licenses 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.