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Physician Assistant or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner-Cardiology

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

Job Description:

Summary Cardiology - Inpatient

Maine Medical Center (MMC), a MaineHealth member, is recruiting for an experienced Physician Assistant (PA) or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) to work in the Cardiology Advanced Practice Provider Service. The APP will provide in-patient cardiovascular and general medical care under the supervision of the MaineHealth Cardiology physicians.

MMC's Division of Cardiology has been ranked High Performing by US News in several cardiac procedures and conditions, including Heart Bypass Surgery, Aortic Valve Surgery, and Heart Failure. This is one of the largest programs in Northern New England with 50+ providers.

Schedule: Rotating shifts - this is a 24/7 in-patient service, averaging thirteen to fourteen 12 hour shifts per month (annual average 38 hours per week). Night coverage currently averages one per month. Weekend coverage currently averages 2.5 weekends per 16 week period.

Benefits include:

  • Relocation Assistance
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Wellness Programs
  • Retirement Plan
  • Pet Insurance
  • ID Theft Protection
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Annual continuing education time and monies
  • Coverage of professional fees (certification/s, DEA licensure)

    Position Summary:

    The Advanced Practice Provider, employed by Maine Medical Center's Cardiovascular Service Line, will provide cardiovascular and general medical care to patients under physicians who are designated as Supervising Providers. A signed Plan of Supervision will be maintained on file, in the department of the Cardiovascular Service Line. Duties include, however are not limited to: daily rounding/progress note documentation, admissions, discharges, obtaining procedural informed consent/s, supervision of stress tests, femoral and radial arterial management, routine and emergent patient care.


    • Certified by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants or certification by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners/American Nurses credentialing and maintenance of such certifications.
    • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program.
    • Licensure through the Maine State Board of Registration in Medicine or Maine State Board of Nursing (or eligibility for licensure).
    • Previous APP experience.
    • Maintenance of BLS and ACLS certifications.
    • Ability to effectively establish and maintain interpersonal relationships with physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, and administrative staff.
    • Compassionate and thorough care of patients and families.

      About MaineHealth: Recently ranked as Forbes #13 best Large Employer in the U.S. for 2022, MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of twelve local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 22,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

      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-Cardiology, Healthcare , Portland, Maine

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