Physician Assistant or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner -Cardiovascular Surgery

  • MaineHealth
  • Portland, ME, USA
  • Mar 20, 2021

Job Description


Cardiothoracic Surgery
Portland, ME
Maine Medical Partners, a MaineHealth member, is recruiting for a Physician Assistant (PA) or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) with 3-5 years of critical care experience to work at Maine Medical Center providing Day/Night rotation for cardiac patients primarily in an adult ICU setting.  You will be joining a comprehensive Cardiac Surgery Program which consists of 6 Cardiac Surgeons and 20 PAs/NPs with upwards of 1400 cases annually.  This is a wonderful opportunity to work in an exciting environment with a broad scope of practice. The APP team works with a high level of autonomy supported by the Cardiac Surgeons and Cardiovascular Critical Care Intensivists to provide a high level of care for this leading edge program. Cardiac surgery at Maine Medical Center is at the forefront of minimally invasive valve platforms, such as TAVR as well as advanced heart failure treatments, including ECMO and VADs. 
The primarily focus of this role is managing postoperative cardiac surgery patients in the CTICU at night with the possibility of covering the step-down unit and intermediate care unit when needed.  This is an inpatient only position with goal of full privileges to perform bedside procedures independently.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of critical care experience preferentially in a Cardiac Surgery setting
    ·         Bachelor's Degree required; Master's Degree preferred.
    ·         Successful completion of accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program.
    ·         Current license issued by the State of Maine or eligible for licensure.
    ·         Current ACLS and BLS certification.