Coastal Maine! Comprehensive Ophthalmologist invited to join practice in pretty coastal town just 1 hour from Portland

ID: 23805256
Location: Portland, ME - US
Practice Type: Hospital
Salary: More Than $300,000
Duration: Permanent - Full Time
Contact: Cal Weaver, CPC    Call: 207-891-9003
Posted: 02/08/2024

We are offering:

  • Spectacular coastal location 1 hour from Portland
  • Secure employment with Maine’s largest health system
  • Relocation assistance brings you to beautiful Maine
  • Convenient 4 day/week schedule
  • Practice in comfortable medical services building
  • Very well equipped office and OR suite
  • Team includes peer Ophthalmologist plus 5 full time technicians
  • Highly competitive salary
  • Liability, health, dental, disability and life insurance
  • Plenty of paid time off for vacations and holidays
  • Paid leave plus a budget for your CME
  • Retirement plan with employer matching
  • Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer

Damariscotta, Maine: We invite a Comprehensive Ophthalmologist to practice in this charming seaside town in Maine's highly desirable Midcoast region, just one hour up the coast from Portland.

The employer is a respected 38-bed community medical center and part of Maine’s largest healthcare system, which is ranked as one of America’s Best Large Employers for 2022. This nonprofit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Practice in a family-friendly workplace that is committed to compassionate caring and continuous improvement.

You will have a key role in a growing hospital-based eye practice, joining a second ophthalmologist and 5 full-time technicians, supported by an excellent practice team and engaged leadership. This group benefits from strong referrals from local optometry practices.

This full time position offers a convenient 4 day/week schedule. Very light call is shared with a nearby hospital. Both medical and surgical ophthalmologists are encouraged to apply. Candidates with experience or fellowship training in intravitreal injections, minor lid surgery, and/or glaucoma will receive priority attention.

Practice in a modern and comfortable medical services building located right on the hospital campus. Fully integrated EPIC electronic medical records help make the job easier. In-office equipment includes a Spectralis OCT, Lenstar 9000, Humphrey Field Analyzer 3, and a brand-new Ellex yag/SLT. Cataract surgeries are performed in the hospital with excellent staff, a Luxor operating microscope, and a Centurion phaco machine.

You will earn a very competitive salary plus benefits including paid relocation assistance, paid liability insurance, health and dental insurance, disability and life insurance, a generous amount of paid time off, participation in a retirement plan with employer matching, paid leave plus a budget for your CME, and more.

Damariscotta is listed as one of the Prettiest Coastal Towns in Maine. It is known as the Oyster Capital of New England, highlighted by the annual Oyster Celebration each June. This town is home to 2200 people including artists and professionals, working fishermen and lobstermen, multi-generational families and retirees – and many seasonal visitors. Residents enjoy great public schools plus an independent secondary school that attracts students from around the world. Additional community resources include a well-equipped YMCA, antique shops, art galleries and other stores, and dining that ranges from cafés to five-star dinner restaurants. You will find many family-friendly neighborhoods here, with options for in-town living, homes with a water view, or a quiet life on your own acreage just minutes inland.

Recreational opportunities in this harbor town center around boating, with kayaking and sailing leading the list. Enjoy scenic hiking and biking paths, challenging golf, camping and fishing, and in the wintertime, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling too. This is an area with many lakes and rivers, along with easy access to nearby beaches and mountains.

The college town of Brunswick is minutes away and offers a multiscreen movie theater, big-box shopping, and dozens of restaurants. Damariscotta is one hour from Portland, giving you easy access to the International Jetport, the historic Old Port district of clubs and restaurants, live music and theater, semi-pro sporting events, a wonderful symphony, and much more.

Contact us today to learn more about living and practicing in this fantastic location.

This Physician job opening last updated on 02/08/2024. Contact the employer using the Apply Online button or the information on this posting and mention you saw this job posting on

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