Physician Assistant

Hometown Health Center | Newport, ME, United States

Posted Date 2/08/2024

Hometown Health is looking for a Physician Assistant to join our team of caring professionals. The PA position works in collaboration with physicians and clinical support staff to perform health assessments, diagnose and treat patients with acute and chronic injuries and illnesses as well as to promote health maintenance and wellness.

Established in 2003, Hometown Health Center (HHC) is a leader in healthcare, providing more than 32,000 medical, dental, and behavioral health visits per year to 6,200 patients. As a Federally Qualified Health Center we are proud to be able to provide the necessary services to people who might otherwise not have access to medical care. We work hard to make our community a healthy one, by offering the best in medical care, preventative care, care coordination, acute care, and same day appointments.

We offer full time or parttime hours with a comprehensive benefit package including health, life, and disability insurance as well as a retirement plan with a generous employer match. Our providers are eligible for paid vacation, sick leave, and CME time. This position also includes the support of a virtual scribe.

Experience and Skill Requirements:

  • Minimum two years or more of primary care experience.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times and deliver care in a manner that preserves patient autonomy, dignity, rights, values and beliefs.
  • Ability to manage time efficiently to maintain flexibility with scheduling for the purposes of maximizing patient access to care.
  • Computer knowledge and experience with EMR.
  • Basic knowledge of billing and reimbursement.

Job requirements:

  • Successful completion of accredited Physician Assistant program
  • Current licensure to practice in the state of Maine.
  • Current DEA License, including Schedule II Privileges
  • Current BLS certification

HHC is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, political views or activity, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law.

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