Physician Assistant (overnights & weekends)

ME - Augusta

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Job Description

Physician Assistants are encouraged to consider an outstanding moonlighting opportunity with Liberty Healthcare at the Riverview Psychiatric Center in Augusta, Maine.

The Riverview Psychiatric Center is a modern 92-bed inpatient psychiatric hospital and center for best practice in the treatment of people who have serious and persistent mental illness as well as co-occurring substance abuse disorders.

After-hours medical services are provided to hospital patients by Liberty Healthcare's dedicated and skilled team of Physician Assistants.  This involves on-grounds medical assessment and treatment weekday evenings/overnight as well as 24/7 coverage on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

PAs work weekday afternoon/overnight shifts 16 hours in duration (from 4pm to 8am) as well as weekend shifts 24 hours in duration (from 8am to 8 am).

During hospital shifts, PAs are responsible for:

  • Remaining on-grounds at the hospital for the entire duration of the shift
  • Rounding on hospital units – seeing patients and consulting with nurses and unit staff
  • Primarily providing urgent care and very limited psychiatric care to patients
  • Admitting new patients to the hospital – including conducting medical histories and physicals as well as basic mental status examinations
  • As necessary, conferring with on-call Psychiatrist and referring to the local ER

As a PA employed by Liberty - you can expect a competitive compensation rate, professional liability insurance, complimentary on-site accommodations provided at the hospital, and a collaborative licensure agreement with the hospital’s medical director.

Skills & Requirements

Qualified candidates will possess an active Maine Physician Assistant license. Experience in a primary care, urgent care or ER setting is preferable. Psychiatric / mental health experience is not required. 

Liberty Healthcare Corporation provides a wide array of health and human services throughout the United States. We serve people in their homes and communities as well as in hospitals and specialized treatment settings.  Our organization has an unwavering commitment to provide high quality services that are customer-focused and outcomes-oriented. We’re looking for people who embrace our core values, take pride in their profession and have a passion for excellence.

Liberty Healthcare Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans and people who have disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation.

Click “Apply” and submit your resume for immediate consideration – or if you would like additional details about this moonlighting opportunity before applying, contact Susan Feigin directly at (864) 556-3152 or