Ashland, Maine: We seek a Family Physician to join the staff of the largest medical center in northern Maine – an acute care hospital with 89 licensed beds. This employed position is based in a satellite practice 30 minutes from the hospital in Presque Isle.
Qualified candidates with an H1B or J1 visa or NHSC status are welcome to practice in this medically underserved area.
If selected, you will help supervise midlevels and provide outpatient-only care to patients of all ages, with an emphasis on older adults. You will share call on a comfortable 1:12 basis. You may choose to work a four day/week schedule, or five shorter days.
The hospital is offering a very competitive base salary with bonus potential, full hospital benefits, and even generous assistance with medical education debt, if appropriate. A signing bonus may be offered too!
Rural northern Maine enjoys a beautiful four-season environment, a huge variety of local recreational pursuits, and abundant wildlife including moose, deer and bald eagles – reasons many seasonal visitors flock to the area to enjoy a quiet summer retreat, or a winter snowmobile excursion!
Presque Isle’s local schools are highly rated – particularly the magnet school for students gifted in math and science, which ranks in the top 50 schools in the nation. Branches of the University of Maine and the Maine Community College are in town. The University’s multi-million dollar Recreation and Wellness Center has an indoor pool and climbing wall, and offers athletic programs for all ages.
The Maine Winter Sports Center is a premier cross-country skiing venue – hosting multiple international and World Cup events. The indoor ice rink is very popular for hockey and recreational use.
Presque Isle boasts a regional airport with daily direct flights to Boston. Many residents of northern Maine enjoy visiting Canada – Quebec City is a four hour drive – or head to Bangor, Maine’s third largest city, 2 ½ hours’ drive south.