The Physician Assistant (PA) also known as Advanced Practice Provider (APP) provides primary care to patients under the supervision of the Supervising Physician in the clinic following established standards and practices.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
Education: Successful completion of an approved Physician Assistant program with a Master’s Degree level of education is preferred.
License/Certifications: Current license issued by the State of Maine as Physician Assistant with SMHC supervising physician required. Current certification as PA required. BLS certification is required.
Experience: Three or more years of experience in a physician office setting preferred.
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Unit specific criteria desired based on specialty. See unit specific statement of clinical competency.
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