Acute Care Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant-Hospitalist Department

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  • Biddeford, ME
  • Southern Maine Health Care
  • Full Time - Day/Evening
  • Advanced Professional Provider
  • Req #: 137935
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  • Position Summary
    • The Hospitalist Service Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) or Physician Assistant (PA) also known as Advanced Practice Provider (APP) provides patient care services under the supervision of the Hospitalist Physician or Special Care Unit attending physician. This involves the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of patients with a variety of complex conditions in the hospital setting. The Hospitalist APP is expected to comply with all pertinent treatment policies, evidence-based care bundles, and clinical order sets, as well as all applicable hospital-wide policies and procedures.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: Successful completion of an approved Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program or Physician Assistant with a Master’s Degree level of education is preferred.
    • License/Certifications: Current license issued by the State of Maine as Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant with SMHC supervising physician required. Current certification as ACNP/PA required. BLS certification is required.
    • Experience: Three or more years of experience in a hospital setting preferred.
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Unit specific criteria desired based on specialty. See unit specific statement of clinical competency.

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of twelve local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 22,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes health and dental insurances, paid parental leave (available at most locations), 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 healthcare 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 wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.


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