Job ID: 289542200  |  Last Updated: 7/10/2019

Physician Extender- PNP

Job Description

JOB CLASS TITLE: Physician Extender


DEPARTMENT: Dept of Health and Human Services


SALARY RANGE: $73,338.00 - $129,577.00 Annually

RECRUITMENT RANGE: $73,338 - $101,458

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent Full-Time

WORK LOCATION: Granville County

The Physician Assistant (Physician Extender) is a member of the Medical Team and is responsible for ensuring optimum patient care and management of patients under the supervision the Medical Services Director at R.J. Blackley Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center (ADATC). Job responsibilities include the following:

*Performs history and physicals of patients on admission;
*Orders lab work and appropriate testing (i.e., EKG, X-ray, etc.);
*Prescribes medication;
*Attends daily rounds;
*Completion of medical records documentation;
*Participation in treatment team and care planning of patients in inpatient setting

Salary Grade: MG00 Recruitment Range: $73,338 to $101,458
Position #60047876

Work schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; shared on-call as scheduled.

R.J. Blackley Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center (RJB) in Butner, NC. RJB is one of three inpatient centers for treatment of co-occurring substance use disorders in conjunction with other mental and medical illnesses. RJB is accredited by the Joint Commission and Certified by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as an inpatient psychiatric hospital.

Our location is ideal with four seasons, mild temperatures, and provides an easy drive to the N.C. mountains or beaches. Butner possesses small town charm but is within 30 minutes of a major metropolitan area including Research Triangle Park, Raleigh, Chapel Hill, and Durham, NC.

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To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. Qualified candidates must document on the application that they possess all of the following:

Proven ability to perform bio/psycho/social medical assessments, evaluations and medication management for adults, preferably in an inpatient setting.
Proven ability to provide sound clinical judgment.
Proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients and their families, clinical and non-clinical staff, etc.
Proven ability to compile clear and concise notes for patient's charts and maintain appropriate clinical documentation.
Proven ability to assess and interpret laboratory results, clinical data and information relative to the patient's condition.
Demonstrated excellent communication skills that demonstrate ability to respond to patients in a prompt, respectful, caring and compassionate manner.
License to practice must be current and unrestricted.

Physical Requirements: Must be able to pass and maintain NCVI certification and CPR certification.

Management prefers inpatient experience with Joint Commission and CMS and experience with psychiatric and/or substance abuse disorders.

Licensed 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.


The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The North Carolina Office of Rural Health (ORH) offers qualifying providers either Student Loan Repayment (NC Loan Repayment Program) or a Service Bonus (NC High Needs Service Bonus) in exchange for providing comprehensive primary care services in eligible facilities serving those with high need. For more information on eligibility requirements, contact Clint Cresawn a 919-527-6496, or toll free at 1-800-533.8847.

Positions in the Division of State Operated Healthcare Facilities shall be subject to pre-employment drug testing and criminal record background checks. Also, the use of tobacco products of any kind including vapor products are prohibited from our campuses. All employees are required to adhere to the facility's Vaccination Policy.

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