Physician Assistant-Oncology- Per diem

  • MaineHealth
  • Damariscotta, ME, USA
  • Aug 05, 2022
Physician Assistant Physician & Surgeon

Job Description

Summary

  • LincolnHealth, in beautiful Damariscotta, Maine is seeking a per diem Oncology Physician Assistant to join its expanding medical staff. Work within MaineHealth, the largest healthcare system in Maine and benefit from a large primary care referral network and participate in the rapidly expanding and evolving MaineHealth Cancer Care Network to address the community need for Oncology Services in coastal Maine.

    About Damariscotta, Maine

    Damariscotta is located approximately one hour north of Portland, in picturesque Lincoln County. It is known as the oyster capital of New England, highlighted by the annual Oyster Celebration every June. Just over 2,200 people live in this quaint coastal town, which offers beautiful homes, great public schools and an independent secondary school that attracts students from around the world. For outdoor enthusiasts, there are lakes and rivers, along with nearby beaches and mountains.

    To apply for or learn more about this position, please send your CV or inquiry to Sherri Jones at SBJones@lchcare.org, call (207) 563 – 4277 or visit mainehealth.org/careers

  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: Graduate of an American Medical Association approved primary care physician assistant education program. Maintain certification.
    • License/Certifications: Certified by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants.
    • Experience: Previous experience preferred, however, new graduates considered.
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
    • Ability to effectively present information to management, public groups, employees, customers and/or boards of directors.
    • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations. Ability to calculate medication dosage.
    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Additional Information 

MaineHealth was ranked a Best-In-State Employer in 2021 and one of America’s Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, “Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America.”  MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at mainehealth.org

At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with health care 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 well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.