New: OB/GYN Opportunity – Beautiful Northern Maine!!

January 18, 2022
Northern, ME
Job Type


New: OB/GYN Opportunity - Beautiful Northern Maine!!

The practice is designated as a Federally Qualified Health Center, providing enhanced access to health care services for all members of the community, and allowing the practice to employ providers holding H-1B and J-1 visas.

For over 20 years Health Center has provided care to a service area population numbering about 35,000 people. Health Center has a dedicated, volunteer Board of Directors, and strong, supportive relationships with the Medical Center. Health Center's providers are active members of the Hospital's Medical Staff.

Practice Characteristics
" The successful candidate will join two OB/GYN's, and two Certified Nurse Midwives in providing compassionate, high-quality care to obstetrical and gynecological patients drawn from multiple communities.
" The leader of deliveries, north of Bangor Maine, with over 200 deliveries annually
" High-risk mothers and neonates are referred for delivery to Medical Center in Bangor.
" The Women's & Children's Health Center is located downstairs from the Medical Center, providing inside access within minutes to the labor/delivery/postpartum unit of the hospital.
" Hospital's OB unit and team are award winning and have a well-earned reputation as the warmest, friendliest and most desirable place to deliver babies north of Bangor. For the 6th year, Hospital earned the 2021 Women's Choice Award as one of America's Best Hospitals for Patient Experience.
" Specialists available in offices include urology, orthopedic and general surgery, and ophthalmology.
" Access to Medical Center outpatient clinics including diabetes counseling and nutritional therapy

Expectations - provide high quality, compassionate and efficient outpatient and inpatient care. The successful candidate will be able to work closely and effectively with mid-level providers, be able to participate in marketing the OB/Gyn programs to increase volumes and be interested in continuing to advance the use of technology and techniques in gynecologicalsurgical care.

The Opportunity:
" Status: Full-time: 40 - 45 hours/week, including operating room time
" Patients: Community profile includes a sizeable population of women for whom gynecological surgical procedures and urodynamic testing are becoming increasingly important.
" On-Call Rotation - 1:3

Qualifications of Applicants:

* Board Certified or board eligible
* Allopathic and osteopathic physicians will be considered equally
* American born and trained physicians and foreign-born physicians who have completed a US residency and/or fellowship will be considered equally. H-1B and J-1 candidates can be considered.
* In-practice physicians, residents or fellows, and military-trained physicians will be considered equally

It is the most northeastern city within the United States, and has a population of approximately 9,000 people. This dynamic community is economically, culturally, and socially inviting. The city promotes and aggressively pursues innovative business and economic development, and welcomes, supports and responds to the diversity of new people and new ideas.

An excellent school system is available and offers outstanding academics, athletics, and extracurricular activities. The student-to-teacher ratio is 14:1. Family ties are strong, self-respect and respect for others is instilled, trust and courtesy are a way of life, and the pace of life is consistent with these ideals.

This community celebrates the values and lessons of a multi-cultural heritage that serves as its strength and foundation in a progressive, modern world. City offers an outstanding environment in which to raise a family. Enjoy breathtaking sunsets on nearby lakes. The ocean is within easy travel distance.

City also provides great hunting and fishing, as well as a multitude of outdoor activities, including camping, biking, snowmobiling and downhill and cross-country skiing. The Maine Winter Sports Center was recently developed as a premier cross-country skiing venue. The Center hosted the 2004 World Cup, the 2005 Paralympics and the 2006 Biathlon World Cup. Rural northern Maine enjoys a four-season environment, abundant opportunities for relaxed living, welcoming friendly communities, and a variety of recreational pursuits within minutes (rather than the typical hours). A regional airport is available nearby.

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