Physician Assistant or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner-Gastroenterology - #242561
Maine Medical Center
Date: 05/04/2021 20:30 PM
City: Phippsburg, Maine
Contract type: Full Time
Work schedule: Full Day
Maine Medical Center (MMC), a MaineHealth member, is seeking an experienced Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) with greater than 2 years of experience in a Hospital Setting with either GI specific experience or related surgical or Hospital medicine experienced Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) or Physician Assistant (PA) interested in specializing in gastroenterology, hepatology, pancreaticobiliary medicine.
Maine Medical Center's Digestive Health Program provides a multidisciplinary approach to the care of patients with benign and malignant disease of the digestive system. In addition to the APPs, our care team includes gastroenterologists, endoscopy nurses, support staff, and referring providers.
This is a rewarding, challenging and fast-paced environment requiring a self-motivated professional with a commitment to providing quality patient centered care
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
Bachelor's Degree required; Master's Degree preferred.
Successful completion of accredited Physician Assistant or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program.
Current license issued by the State of Maine or eligible for licensure.
Current BLS certification.
Skill in case management, time management, problem solving, crisis intervention, multitasking and other organizational matters.
Ability to make responsible decisions within scope of practice.
Strong computer skills with skill in using computerized health information management system.
Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills with the ability to establish/maintain effective working relationships with patients, clinical staff and the public.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 606-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
MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 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.
With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with healthcare 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 wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care - and the science behind that care - is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.