Physician Extender II
Open Date: 02/19/2018
Date Initial Screening Begins:
Minimum Education/Experience: Graduation from a physician assistant program approved by the N.C. Board of Medical Examiners and "approved to practice medical acts" based on education and experience by the Board of Medical Examiners and two years of experience in the specialty area of assignment; or licensed as a registered nurse by the Board of Nursing and graduation from a nurse practitioner program approved by the N.C. Joint Subcommittee, and two years of experience in the specialty area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Special Instructions to Applicant: This position is subject to the Broad Banding Salary Administration Plan. If candidates are not identified at a Physician Extender II level, management may consider candidates at the Physician Extender I level. Pay will be commensurate with applicant's competencies as well as budget, equity, and market considerations. * Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write 'see resume' on your application when completing the job duties section. * If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment). * Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Job Duties: As an advanced level clinical provider, this person will extend the services of the General Pediatrics Division and the TEDI BEAR program. The physician extender will be involved in providing comprehensive evaluations for children suspected of being abused and/or neglected by obtaining a history and performing necessary examinations including colposcopy and labs, and participate (with the interdisciplinary team) in the final assessment and recommendations. Communication with law enforcement and social service agencies is an important duty; occasional court testimony is required. The medical director of the TEDI BEAR program or another of the attending pediatricians who participate in the TEDI BEAR program or other medical provider will be available for training, consultation, and review to the extent necessary. This provider will also be involved in the teaching of medical students and residents in clinical settings. Opportunities may be provided within the Division of General Pediatrics depending upon need, experience, and interest. These may include any of the following: provision of primary care pediatric services, especially health maintenance provision; primary adolescent health care; and assistance in division research activities. CLINICAL SUPPORT POSITION - NOT SUBJECT TO STATE HUMAN RESOURCES ACT. The ECU Brody School of Medicine is affiliated with Vidant Medical Center. Vidant Medical Center is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health and serves as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University.