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Physician Assistant or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner-Nephrology

Company: MaineHealth
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Summary Nephrology

Portland, ME

Full Time - 40 hours week - Salaried

MMP Nephrology is seeking a Physician Assistant or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner to join our established team of Advanced Practice Professionals. The primary responsibilities will be to care for chronic kidney disease patients in an office setting, rounding on patients in dialysis units, and provide hospital coverage with occasional night or weekend call.

The candidate we seek is a motivated individual with excellent communication and problem solving skills, who also has the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with patients, physicians and staff. The ideal candidate will have experience providing healthcare education to patients and families. We are looking for a professional who has worked in a clinical office and/or hospital setting, preferably caring for patients with chronic disease.

MMP Nephrology is dedicated to excellence in patient care and is committed to maintaining a supportive working environment for our employees.

The successful APP candidate also:

  • Maintains legible, accurate, timely, and confidential medical records.
  • Triages patient telephone calls and provides consultation.
  • Participates in peer reviews, chart reviews, staff education, clinical guideline development, and other continuing education and quality assurance activities to demonstrate compliance with standards, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Exhibits knowledge of evaluation and management (E&M) coding guidelines and demonstrates appropriate application of same.
  • Ensures regulatory compliance with HIPAA, OSHA, personnel and all other policies and procedures.
  • Maintains continuing education requirements necessary for licensure and certifications.

    Benefits Include:

      • Relocation Assistance
      • Generous Time Off
      • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
      • Pet Insurance
      • ID Theft Protection
      • Retirement Plan
      • Employee Discount Program
      • Career growth opportunities

        Minimum Qualifications:

          • Bachelor's Degree required; Master's Degree preferred.
          • Successful completion of accredited Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program or Physician Assistant program.
          • Current license issued by the State of Maine or eligible for licensure.
          • Current BLS certification.

            Additional Information:

            MaineHealth was ranked one of America's Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

            MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, "Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America." MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at mainehealth.org

            At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

            With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.

Keywords: MaineHealth, Portland , Physician Assistant or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner-Nephrology, Healthcare , Portland, Maine

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