Physician Extender II

Job description

Job Title:

Physician Extender II

Position Number:


Vacancy Open to:

All Candidates



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Health Sciences

Classification Title:

35036 Physician Extender II

Competency Level:

N/A - Not Applicable

Working Title:

Physician Extender II

Number of Vacancies:


Full Time Equivalent (FTE):


Full Time or Part Time:

Part Time

Recruitment Range:

$39,250 - TBD

Anticipated Hiring Range:

$41,750 - $53,632

Salary Grade Equivalency:


Work Schedule:

M-F (flexible - occasional weekends)

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Position Location (City):


Job Category:

Staff - Professional

Organizational Unit Overview:

The Division of Dermatology at the Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, offers outpatient general dermatology services, Mohs micrographic surgery, general cutaneous surgical services, phototherapy, photodynamic therapy, V-beam laser services, and cosmetic services. The division also provides inpatient consultative services for Vidant Medical Center which has over 900 beds, a new pediatric hospital, and a new cancer wing under construction. The hospital provides tertiary care services for the people of Eastern North Carolina, a service population of well over 1 million people. In addition to training residents in Dermatology, the division also trains medical students and residents in a variety of specialties.

Job Duties :

The Physician Extender II will function as an assistant to a physician and may possess specialized training in a particular medical field. Duties of this position include but are not limited to: provide treatment to minor and routine problems and refers cases that are beyond the scope of practice to a physician or specialist; Perform medical acts including giving medical diagnosis, ordering therapy, and prescribing medications in accordance with regulations; Obtain patient histories and performs physical exams. Order and administer diagnostic tests; Develop and maintain patient health care and therapeutic plans; Present patient information to the physician; Counsel patients and provides information on medical condition and treatment.

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.

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.

License or Certification required by statute or regulation:

Licensed by NC Board of Nursing—all degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:

The employee should possess specific functional competencies. Must have thorough knowledge of techniques of interviewing, medical ad relevant history taking, principles and practices of general medicine and disease states as they relate to the area of work. should have considerable knowledge of health appraisal tools, laboratory tests and findings, medical and therapeutic procedures as related to the area of work. Should have considerable knowledge and an ability to plan a regime of care based on assessment and findings. Should have considerable knowledge of available resources and appropriate referral methods. Should have skills in performing clinical functions. Should have the ability to teach and counsel individuals, families, and groups in areas of health maintenance, preventative medicine, and care of the sick. Should have 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.

License or Certification required by the Department:

Licensed by NC Board of Nursing—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.
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.

Job Open Date:


Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date; If no closing date is indicated, the position will be posted until filled and may close at any time after the recruitment has been completed. :


Open Until Filled:


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Alternate option:

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.


East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment:

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information:

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.




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Job No:
Posted: 1/13/2021
Application Due: 1/19/2021
Work Type: Part Time