Public Health Department Job
Nurse Practioner/Physician Extender II
Clinton, NC (Sampson County)
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
email@example.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.
SAMPSON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFRIMATIVE EMPLOYER