Nurse Practitioner - Cardiothoracic Surgery

  • Northern Light Health
  • Oct 29, 2019
Full time Cardiothoracic Surgery

Job Description

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center located in Bangor, Maine has an excellent opportunity for a physician assistant or nurse practitioner to join our 4 skilled surgeons and six other allied health professionals in a well-established, hospital-employed Cardiothoracic Surgery practice. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to rounding on each patient upon arrival, addressing any issues with nurse throughout the night and if needed for major issues, performing any minor procedures at the bed side as needed with direction of surgeon, reviewing any lab work and/or tests ordered during the day, review of pre-op patients, making sure all pre-op orders have been processed and rounding throughout the night on all patients as needed.

The successful candidate will have 2-5 years ICU/CCU experience and the ability to read radiological tests such as chest x-rays and CT scans. Ability to do chest tube insertion, central line and arterial line placement a plus. Must hold Acute Care Certification. 

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center is committed to making healthcare work for the people of Maine. It is a 411- bed, regional tertiary care and ACS verified level II trauma center serving a patient population of 500,000 living in the northern two-thirds of the state’s geography. The hospital is a base for LifeFlight of Maine, a critical care air transportation service flying nearly 900 missions per year. Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center is a member of Northern Light Health, an integrated statewide health delivery system that is raising the bar with no-nonsense solutions that are leading the way to a healthier future for our state. Northern Light Health offers a broad range of providers and services, including nine hospitals, primary care and specialty physician practices, long-term care, home health and hospice agencies, and emergency ground and air transport.

Bangor, Maine is a vibrant small city with easy access to Maine’s spectacular coast, mountains, and lakes. Schools rank among New England’s best with the flagship campus of the University of Maine located in the neighboring town of Orono. Bangor serves as the regional hub for medicine, the arts, and commerce. Bangor International Airport offers direct and one-stop service to most major destinations.

Why Northern Light Health?

  • Robust compensation and benefits package
  • Student Loan Reimbursement Programs
  • Relocation Bonus
  • Sign on Bonus
  • Flexible schedules and exceptional work/life balance
  • Generous PTO benefits
  • Leadership and teaching opportunities, if desired