Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant-Emergency Dept

Emergency Department Physicians


Variable hours

Contact: Carol Murphy
Email: murphyca@cmhc.org

Job Summary: The Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner will be practicing in the Emergency Department.  An Emergency Department Physician will always be available to assist and/or supervise the Physician Assistant or Nurse practitioner in-patient evaluation and management.


Regulatory Requirements:

·                    PA or NP must be Licensed, Registered or certified in the state of Maine. 

·                    PA must be a graduate of an accredited physician assistant program; NCCPA certified, NP must be a graduate of an accredited nurse practitioner program.

·                    PA or NP must complete 100 hours of CME every two (2) years and take the recertification exam every six (6) years. 

·                    Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider ACLS and BLS Certification required.

·                    Current ATLS certification required or willingness and ability to obtain within first year of employment.

·                    Must be supervised by a physician.

Language Skills:

·                    Able to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.

·                    Strong written and verbal skills.

·                    Additional languages preferred.


·                    Basic computer knowledge.

·                    Surgical Technical skills.