Farmington, Maine: We are actively recruiting a full time Hospitalist to practice in a popular, growing college town in scenic western Maine. Our client is a progressive, award-winning 65-bed acute care community hospital with a medical staff of 50 providing a broad range of medical, surgical, pediatric, women’s care, mental health, and diagnostic services for more than 40,000 area residents.You will be proud to work for this nonprofit patient-centered organization, which boasts excellent patient satisfaction ratings, and very low turnover. You can look forward to friendly colleague interaction on this team, and among area physicians.
If selected, you will join a highly-skilled team of five physicians and a PA on the hospitalist service (launched in 2001) working 7 days on / 7 days off. Shifts run 6AM-5PM or 7PM-6AM, with a swing shift from 9AM to 7PM. Three providers work each day shift, with one covering overnight. The typical daily census is 10 and 22 patients.
Hospitalists here manage critical care patients, and routinely perform tests and procedures (such as EKGs and stress tests), provide consultations, and more. You will also have an opportunity to precept medical students and residents, if desired.
Enjoy treating appreciative patients in this friendly community and earn a comprehensive compensation package that includes:
- Hospital employed position
- Very competitive base salary
- Bonus potential (based on procedures and individual citizenship)
- Paid relocation
- Paid liability insurance
- Medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance
- Generous CME budget for time and expenses
- Two weeks of additional paid vacation time
- Retirement plan with employer matching
- Generous assistance with your student loan debt!
Farmington is a picturesque college town – home to the University of Maine at Farmington, a top-20 public liberal arts college that is famous as a teachers’ school. The charming downtown district is classic New England, where 19th century brick buildings house appealing shops, home-style eateries, book stores and more, surrounded by vintage Victorian homes, together creating a quaint and welcoming ambiance.
This friendly community is wonderful for families, with affordable real estate near pristine lakes and streams and lush mountain ridges. The local schools are excellent, and fun outdoor activities abound! Try the local family-operated ski slopes, or, within an hour’s drive, experience Maine’s premier winter resorts, including Sugarloaf. Enjoy four seasons of outdoor recreation choices including hiking and biking, challenging golf courses, hunting and fishing, and boating of all kinds – even whitewater rafting!
You might consider settling in the pleasant, popular Belgrade Lakes region just thirty minutes from Farmington. Maine’s capital city, Augusta, offers more shopping and dining, a multiplex theatre, and a civic center hosting everything from concerts to the circus – all less than an hour away. Portland and its International Jetport, Old Port district, cultural centers and semi-pro sports teams are less than two hours from Farmington.
Contact us today to learn more about this wonderful practice opportunity!