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Physician Assistant or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner- Emergency Medicine

Company: MaineHealth
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Summary Emergency Medicine

Physician Assistant or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Portland, ME

Full Time, 40 hours per week



This is a highly skilled professional patient care position responsible, within the parameters defined by regulation of the State of Maine, The Maine Medical Center and the Department for the assessment and management of patients. In addition, the Physician Assistant or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner is continuously involved in the clinical teaching of Maine Medical Center House Officers and medical students during their respective rotations. The Physician Assistant/Acute Care Nurse Practitioner is responsible for the undertaking and completion of assigned departmental administrative tasks such as preparation of x-ray rounds.



Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required


  • Certified by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants.
  • Graduate of an American Medical Association approved primary care physician assistant education program or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program. Maintain certification.
  • Ability to effectively establish and maintain interpersonal relationships with staff physicians, nursing and allied health professionals, other hospital staff and patients. Act as liaison between medical and other staff.
  • Registration with the Maine State Board of Registration in Medicine.
  • Ability to perform routine technical skills including suturing, phlebotomy and arterial puncture for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes.
  • Ability to tailor diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to age-specific standards for infants, children, adolescents, adults and geriatric patients.


    Position Requirements:


    • Bachelor's degree and successful completion of accredited Physician Assistant or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program.
    • Previous APP experience required.
    • Current license issued by the State of Maine or eligible for licensure.
    • Experience in emergency medicine preferred, not required.
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills.
    • Ability to effectively triage, organize and prioritize.
    • Ability to function as part of a team.
    • Proficient computer skills.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality


      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.Additional Information Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 700-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in Portland.

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

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