Houlton, Maine: We have an excellent opportunity for a skilled OB/GYN to join the medical staff of an award-winning 25-bed critical access hospital serving over 18,000 residents of Aroostook County, in northeastern Maine.
Candidates with a J1 or H1B visa are encouraged to apply!
You will join a well-established peer offering a mix of general women’s health services in an office setting on the hospital campus, and surgically, in very well-equipped and staffed operating theaters. You will enjoy a convenient 4 day/week schedule! This hospital sees about 130 deliveries annually (about 1/3 of which were C-sections). Call here is very manageable on an every-other-week basis. Additional call coverage is arranged (with a local retired doctor) to help out when you or your partner are away.
The birth center provides up-to-date care for patients in a personalized, family-centered atmosphere with spacious, well-equipped private rooms, a whirlpool tub available for labor, rooming-in of newborn babies if desired, and even flexible meal times/room service! You are invited to join one of America’s Top Rural Hospitals, designated by the Leapfrog Group for exemplary performance across a variety of safety and quality measures. Come and practice in a community where patients respect and appreciate healthcare providers, and where you will make a real difference!
We are offering:
- Safe, welcoming community
- Secure hospital employment
- Established practice with experienced staff
- Paid relocation to scenic Maine!
- Cash signing bonus
- Convenient 4 day/week schedule
- Very competitive salary
- Paid liability insurance
- FIVE WEEKS of paid vacation time
- Paid sick leave, paid holidays
- Health & life insurance
- Paid leave plus a budget for your CME
- Assistance with student loan debt
- J1/H1b support available with costs paid
Houlton sits on Maine’s eastern border with New Brunswick, Canada. The slow-paced town of Houlton appeals to many families seeking a friendly community and a wholesome lifestyle. Homes are affordable here – with acreage available too, if you’d like to enjoy more space: Imagine a big home on over 100 acres for under $250K!
Northern Maine offers a delightful range of outdoor recreation including camping, hiking, canoeing and fishing in warm seasons, and wintertime activities ranging from snowmobiling and ice fishing to cross country skiing and even dog sledding. Houlton is the seat of Aroostook County, the largest county east of the Mississippi. This is a region of farms and forests and rolling hills plus many lakes and streams, with a number of organic farms thriving here.
Many Houlton residents enjoy visiting the city of Fredericton, New Brunswick – the provincial capital, with over 100,000 people – less than two hours to the east.
Houlton is an hour south of Presque Isle, Maine (with a small regional airport offering daily flights to Boston), and two hours north of Bangor, Maine’s third largest city with an international airport, shopping malls, dozens of restaurants and stores, riverfront concerts and festivals, and many more “big city” amenities.
Contact us today for more information!