Physician Extender III
North Carolina Office of State Personnel - Wake County, NC

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This position is responsible for reviewing Level II PASARR evaluations and supporting materials and making determinations as to the presence or absence of a serious mental illness and ensuring that those individuals who are applying for entrance to skilled nursing facilities meet the medical necessity criteria for that level of care. This position represents the DMH/DD/SAS as a content expert at hearings based on individual challenge of PASARR determinations. It is also expected that this position reviews the PASSAR evaluative material for quality of care issues which will be utilized in the quality assurance program.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:
This position requires extensive medical and psychiatric knowledge and experience working with patients with co-morbid physical and behavioral health conditions. Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience with this population. Must have experience treating patients with substance abuse disorders.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
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 and two years of experience as a Physician Extender; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. . .

Supplemental and Contact Information:
Please follow instructions to apply online. Application for Employment must be submitted by 5pm on the closing date. Please complete your application in full. Work history must be included on the application – “See Resume or See Attachment” will not be accepted, nor is a text or attached resume accepted in lieu of a completed application. The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) selects applicants for employment based on job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, political affiliation or political influence. All positions in the Division of State Operated Healthcare Facilities shall be subject to pre-employment drug testing and criminal record background checks. State and Federal criminal record checks are also required on all applicants selected for direct care and non-direct care positions in the DHHS Residential School Programs. All other Divisions within DHHS will conduct a criminal record check if you are applying for a position which supervises or provides direct care. Additionally, drug testing is required if you are applying for a direct care position, criminal justice certified position or a position requiring a commercial driver’s license. To receive credit for all your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the State of North Carolina application. Any information omitted cannot be considered for qualifying credit. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the state application. Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must attach a Form DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, along with your application. For additional information, please contact: Brenda Jackson 919-733-4416

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