Functions as an assistant to a physician and may possess specialized training in a particular medical field. Provides treatment to minor and routine problems and refers cases that are beyond the scope of practice to a physician or specialist. Performs medical acts including giving medical diagnosis, ordering therapy, and prescribing medications in accordance with regulations. Obtains patient histories and performs physical exams. Orders and administers diagnostic tests. Develops and maintains patient health care and therapeutic plans. Presents patient information to the physician. Counsels patients and provides information on medical condition and treatment.
CLINICALSUPPORTPOSITION – NOTSUBJECT TO STATEHUMANRESOURCESACT.
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.
Special Instructions To Application:
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. *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.
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.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 962324
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.
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