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Physician Assistant-Trauma Surgery, Surgery Department, MMC

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POST DATE 9/18/2016
END DATE 10/12/2016

Maine Medical Center Portland, ME

Company
Maine Medical Center
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
6746957
AJE Ref #
576210845
Location
Portland, ME
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

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Portland, ME

This is a highly skilled professional patient care position responsible, within the parameters defined by regulation of the State of Maine, Maine Medical Center and the Department for the assessment and management of patients. In addition, the Physician Assistant is continuously involved in the clinical teaching of Maine Medical Center House Officers and medical students during their respective rotations. The Physician Assistant is responsible for the undertaking and completion of assigned departmental administrative tasks such as preparation of x-ray rounds.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

* Certified by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants.

* Ability to effectively establish and maintain interpersonal relationships with staff physicians, nursing and allied health professionals, other hospital staff and patients. Act as liaison between medical and other staff.

* Graduate of an American Medical Association approved primary care physician assistant education program. Maintain certification.

* Registration with the Maine State Board of Registration in Medicine.

* Ability to perform routine technical skills including suturing, phlebotomy and arterial puncture for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes.

* Ability to tailor diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to age-specific standards for infants, children, adolescents, adults and geriatric patients.

Physician Assistant-Trauma Surgery, Surgery Department, MMC