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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Physician Assistant

Northern Light Health
Bangor, Maine
Generous salary with performance based incenstives
Closing date
Dec 23, 2021

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Oral Surgeon
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Oral and Maxillofacial Physician Assistant Opportunity at Progressive Tertiary Care Center in Maine

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center is looking for a physician assistant to join their busy Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Practice.  Under the supervision of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, the physician assistant will be responsible for assisting with clinic-based procedures such as assessment and review of appropriately selected patients and assisting with a limited amount of office based Oral and Maxillofacial procedures.  The physician assist will also be required to support in the operating room treating patients with in all Oral and Maxillofacial procedures that are carried out. These procedures range from simple oral surgery (such as dental extractions, third molar removal, oral lesion excision), to more complex treatment procedures such as facial fractures, oro-facial infections, and complex soft tissue facial wounds. The Oral and Maxillofacial trauma component forms the majority of cases.

The ideal candidate will have an interest and understanding of oral surgery or the dental science discipline, be a graduate of an American Medical Association (AMA) approved Physician Assistant Program, be nationally Board Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and be licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Maine.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic team, have an active role in Oral and Maxillofacial management with minimal call requirements.

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center

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
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