Portland, Maine: An excellent opportunity is now available for a skilled Hospitalist to join the excellent inpatient care team of a 200+ bed medical center in the highly desirable city of Portland, Maine.
This is a full time, employed position offering a flexible schedule working in a hospital that accepts all patients, regardless of their ability to pay. You will join several high quality colleagues providing care for adult patients, and supervising physician extenders. You will perform medical consultations, educate patients, and participate in clinical quality improvement projects and patient safety initiatives.
Teaching opportunities are also available in association with a nearby medical school. Night call is shared between the hospitalists and a group of internists.
We are offering:
- Hospital employment
- Competitive base salary
- Paid relocation assistance
- Paid liability insurance
- Health and life insurance
- Professional expenses budget, paid licensing, etc.
- Paid time off plus an additional budget for CME
- More paid time off for sick leave and vacations
- Multi-year cash assistance with your student loan debt
Portland is the largest city in Maine, with an expansive metro area that half a million people call home. In recent decades, an economy built upon fishing, manufacturing and agriculture has shifted toward a thriving service-based economy that includes banking, insurance, utilities and technology. Portland’s Arts District is home to the several museums and theaters, and the Portland Symphony Orchestra, plus many smaller galleries and studios. Tourists and locals alike enjoy Portland's historic Old Port district, where century-old brick buildings house quaint shops and galleries, and scores of restaurants.
With 230 dining establishments, Portland has more restaurants per capita than any city in the US! Choose from the freshest chowders, fish and lobster, or ethnic foods from over two dozen nations. Interest in sustainable food, urban and organic farming, and plant-based cuisine led to the expansion of the Portland Farmers’ Market (since 1768) and the establishment of numerous restaurants that emphasize local and organic food, and offer vegetarian-friendly menus. The quality of Portland’s eateries has earned a national reputation, with titles including “Foodiest Small Town in America” (Bon Appétit), “Delicious Destination of the Year” (Food Network), a “Best Place for America's Foodies” (Sperlings), and “Best American City for Food” (Daily Meal).
In fact, Portland is rated in top 10 lists across a huge range of categories, including “Best Cities for Hipsters” (Travel and Leisure), a “Most Educated City in America” (Men's Health), “Top City for Empty Nesters” (Forbes), one of the “Coolest Small Cities in America” (GQ), the “Best Adventure Town in the East (Outside Magazine), and the “Most Cozy City in America” (Honeywell).
Locals may be most proud of being named the #3 “Best City for Families” by Parenting Magazine, and #1 “America’s Most Livable Cities” by Forbes.com. Recreation can be had in city parks, and on the popular Back Bay path where runners and bikers share a 3 ½ mile park setting. Portland offers easy proximity to beautiful beaches, several state parks, and a number of islands in Casco Bay – many of which can be reached via downtown ferry service. Excellent skiing and snowboarding are just an hour away.
Portland offers an incredible quality of life, and a safe place to raise children, with exceptional schools and affordable housing (in city, suburban or rural settings). Portland has a convenient international airport, and is home to three minor league sports teams (hockey, baseball and basketball). Explore this gem on the coast and see what Portland has to offer you and your family!
Portland is located just two hours from Boston by car, or by rail on the popular “Down Easter” line!