Physician Assistant or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner - Cardiovascular Surgery
Portland, ME, USA
May 19, 2021
Cardiothoracic Surgery ICU/Step Down Unit 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 care for cardiac patients primarily in an adult ICU setting. You will be joining a very comprehensive Cardiac Surgery Program consisting of 6 Cardiac Surgeons and 18 PAs/NPs with upwards of 1300 cases annually. This is a wonderful opportunity for a provider to work in this exciting environment with a great scope of practice. The APP team works with a high level of autonomy with our Cardiac Surgeons and Cardiovascular Critical Care Intensivists to provide a high level of care for this cutting 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 with a small percentage of time spent on the step-down unit and in the intermediate care unit. This is an inpatient only position with goal of full privileges to perform bedside procedures independently.
Schedule: Three 12 hour shifts per week when in the CTICU (Days and Nights) and Four 10 hour shifts if covering the Intermediate Care Unit. One weekend per month.
Generous Time Off
CME Allocation with Paid CME time off
ID Theft Protection
Employee Discount Program
Career growth opportunities
3-5 years of critical care experience preferentially in a Cardiac Surgery setting
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.
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