Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant-Franklin Health Primary Care

  • MaineHealth
  • Farmington, ME, USA
  • Aug 04, 2022
Nursing Nurse Practitioner Physician Assistant Physician & Surgeon

Job Description


Family Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Franklin Health Primary Care-Farmington, ME


Franklin Health Primary Care, a part of MaineHealth, is recruiting for a Nurse Practitioner (FNP) or Physician Assistant (PA) to join a growing team in Farmington, ME.  The NP/PA will be responsible for providing primary care services, including assessing, diagnosing, prescribing, treating and educating patients. This is a team care approach that will be working closely with physicians and other clinicians to provide patients a medical home – a place to go for help with any health issues.

Franklin Health Primary Care providers average 15 to 18 patients daily with ages ranging from 14 to end-of –life.  The local medical community provides excellent colleague interaction and referral relationships. Come be a part of our dynamic team of providers with exceptional support staff.

 Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Current nursing license issued by the State of Maine or eligible for licensure.
  • Successful completion of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program.
  • Master’s Degree required.
  • Minimum three years of professional nursing experience.
  • Two years of Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant experience preferred but not required.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Knowledge of patient assessment techniques including taking medical histories, performing physicals, evaluating health status, including state of wellness and compliance with care recommendations.
  • Skill in case management, time management, problem solving, crisis intervention, multitasking and other organizational matters.
  • Ability to educate patients, families, and staff in user-friendly manner.
  • 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.

About Franklin Memorial Hospital:  Greater Franklin County is tucked in the beautiful western mountain foothills of Maine. One of the most spectacular places in New England, Greater Franklin County is a charming four-season region offering numerous opportunities for its 40,000 residents, including a nationally-acclaimed health care system,  the pristine Rangeley lakes region, panoramic views and bustling downtowns with a distinct local flavor and the home of the University of Maine at Farmington.  The area offers some of the most breathtaking natural beauty and outdoor recreation found anywhere in a safe community environment.