Family Nurse Practitioner

Job Number 59760
Posted 1/2/2019
Account Northern Light Acadia Hospital
Department Medical Services
Location |ME| Acadia Hospital, ME 04402
Schedule Regular Full-time
Shift Day
Hours TBD
Job Details Northern Light Acadia Hospital is seeking a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) towork in directing the delivery of medical services to patients under the supervision of a Senior Family Nurse Practitioner, attending Psychiatrist, and Physician of Family Practice. Work includes conducting examinations, performing assessments, diagnosing illness, counseling, making patient referrals, providing health education, determining treatment needed, ordering tests and examinations, and prescribing medication to provide for the health, safety and treatment of patients. Requires interpersonal skills, treats all persons, staff and clients/patients with dignity and respect, and maintains cooperative working relationship. Holds primary responsibility for communicating to each patient's Primary Care Physician or Provider regarding the health and healthcare while an inpatient at Acadia.


-Must have a current Maine license as a Registered Professional Nurse.

-Must have completed a Certificate or Graduate program as a Nurse Practitioner.

-Must have a current Certificate of Approval from Maine State Board of Nursing, and Certification recognized by Maine Board of Nursing and current CPR/BLS certification.

-Must have a current DEA Certificate.

-Must have two years of experience/or be under the supervision of a Physician.

Northern Light Acadia Hospital is an acute care, regional psychiatric hospital in Bangor, Maine that is a leader in the provision of tele-psychiatry services, including consultations to regional emergency departments and primary care practices. Northern Light Acadia Hospital offers innovative programming in the form of a behavioral home health, integrated behavioral healthcare in primary care practices, and a mood and memory clinic, which is involved in multiple clinical trials for promising Alzheimer's medications. Other available services include individual therapy, intensive outpatient treatment, ECT, ketamine, inpatient psychiatric treatment and an observation unit. The hospital is the sole corporate member of Northern Light Acadia Healthcare that provides a substance use disorder treatment program, case management services, and other outpatient mental health services in Penobscot, Waldo, and Knox counties. Northern Light Acadia Healthcare is the sole member of Restorative Health, LLC that operates an outpatient mental health clinic in Bangor.

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. Northern Light Acadia Hospital is a member of Northern Light Health, an integrated statewide health delivery system. 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.

Why Northern Light Acadia Hospital?
  • Robust Compensation and Benefits Package
  • Student Loan Reimbursement Programs
  • Relocation Reimbursement
  • Sign on Bonus
  • Flexible Schedules and Exceptional Work/Life Balance
  • Generous CME and Time-Off Benefits
  • Leadership and Teaching Opportunities
  • Stipends Available for Certain Board Certifications

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