Physician / Family Practice / Maine / Permanent / Family Physician invited to Augusta suburb 40 minutes from Portland - Teaching options, Loan assistance Job

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Post Date: Jan 29, 2024
Job Type: MD,DO
Position Type: Permanent
Specialty: Family Practice,Med-Ped
Degree Required: MD,DO
Location: Maine - Gardiner
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We are offering:

•  Relocation assistance to bring you to beautiful Maine
•  Welcoming riverside community 40 minutes from Portland
•  Outpatient practice adjacent to urgent care
•  Welcoming and supportive provider team
•  Convenient 4 day/week schedule (40 hours)
•  Broad scope practice with room to develop a subspecialty
•  Teaching opportunities with residents and medical students
•  Competitive salary based on experience plus bonus potential
•  Liability, Health, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance
•  Generous amount of earned time for optimal work/life balance
•  Additional paid leave plus a budget for your CME
•  Retirement plans with employer matching
•  Multiyear medical education loan repayment available

Gardiner, Maine: We invite a skilled Family Medicine Physician to join a thriving outpatient primary care practice operated by Maine’s third largest healthcare system. Come to this desirable, family-friendly suburb of Augusta. This primary care group is in a medical services building 15 minutes from the capital and 40 minutes from Portland, located just one minute off the freeway.

New residency graduates through senior physicians, all are encouraged to apply. This is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This physician-led medical center is anchored by Maine’s newest hospital – a 190-bed regional hospital. This is the Kennebec Valley's largest private employer – a health system committed to positively impact the health of the community through services and involvement, providing care to more than 65,000 area residents.

The medical center is home to an unopposed Family Medicine Residency Program (affiliated with Dartmouth) and hosts fellowship programs and rotating medical students, so teaching and precepting options are available.

Join a team of 5 Physicians and 5 NP/PAs in a new, state-of-the-art environment with all the tools for evaluation, diagnosis and treatment – and an excellent referral network for specialty care. Mental health services are provided by the group’s Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and counseling services. Care management is available. Lab and imaging services (including Bone Dexa and 3D Mammography) are on site. Orthopaedic care and diabetes management clinics are offered weekly. The practice is adjacent to a walk-in/urgent care center. Skilled hospitalists manage all inpatients.

You can look forward to a broad scope practice covering pediatrics, adult medicine, gynecology, geriatric medicine and more. You have the option to develop a subspecialty and/or conduct procedures if desired. Osteopathic manipulation, sports medicine, minor surgery, medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder, and acupuncture are examples. Enjoy a convenient 4 day/week schedule (32 clinical hours, 8 admin hours) and share phone-only call with a large team.

You will be employed by the hospital and earn a competitive salary based on experience plus productivity bonuses. Benefits include relocation assistance, a generous amount of earned time off for vacations, paid holidays, parental leave, insurance (liability with tail, medical, dental, life, and disability), paid leave plus a budget for your CME, a choice of retirement plans with employer matching, and more. Generous, multiyear medical education loan repayment is also available.

Gardiner is a geographically large suburb of Augusta, and features a historic downtown district on the river, plus a classic village green/family friendly park. This city of 6000 is home to many businesses ranging from light manufacturing and retail to service industries supporting the nearby capital.

Augusta, just minutes away, is a growing college town where students learn in first-rate schools, libraries, and cultural facilities. Augusta’s busy retail district offers dozens of specialty shops, name-brand and big-box stores, and multiple restaurants. The Civic Center hosts everything from rock concerts to sporting events.

The picturesque Kennebec River is bordered by the historic Rail Trail, popular with both runners and cyclists. Enjoy kayaking, whitewater rafting, fishing and hunting, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and more in this recreation-rich area. Take advantage of local hiking trails, award-winning golf courses, and easily accessible ski resorts. This area’s many picturesque waterways are popular with bald eagles.

You have a wide variety of home settings here, in the city, in other suburbs, or – a few minutes further out – acreage is available for those interested in a country lifestyle. Commuting here is easy with a major freeway connecting Portland with Augusta and Lewiston, then Gardiner and Augusta.

Nearby Portland is a highly desirable city featuring a very active social scene centered in the popular Old Port district of eateries and nightclubs. Hundreds of Portland restaurants serve the finest seafood plus international fare from two dozen regions. Amenities include the convenient International Jetport, exciting semipro sports, scenic harborside dining, galleries and museums, live music and theater, an acclaimed symphony orchestra, and much more. Boston is 2.5 hours from Augusta.

Contact us today to explore this attractive new position.

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