Physician Assistant or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner - Nocturnal Cardiovascular Surgery

MaineHealth | Portland, ME, United States

Posted Date 8/05/2022


Cardiothoracic Surgery ICU
Portland, ME

Nocturnal APP

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 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 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.

Schedule: Working in the ICU three, 12 hour shifts (6pm-6am) with 1 weekend per month; Night and Weekend differentials available.

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.

Additional Information

MaineHealth was ranked 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

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.


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