Physician / Pediatrics / Developmental/Behavioral Ped Augusta, ME cw
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Augusta, Maine: We invite a skilled DEVELOPMENTAL/BEHAVIORAL Pediatrician to join a thriving hospital-affiliated pediatrics center in Maine's dynamic capital city. Become part of the superb medical staff of a 192-bed regional medical center with state-of-the-art facilities and resources. This physician-led medical center is Maine’s third largest healthcare system.
Physicians requiring H1b visa support are encouraged to apply.
Join a comprehensive pediatric center providing interdisciplinary assessments and therapeutic interventions for a range of childhood difficulties including speech, motor, emotional and behavioral. In addition to developmental studies, the practice assesses the medical and behavioral needs of children entering temporary state protective custody.
You will have a convenient weekday schedule, with no call. In this important and rewarding outpatient role, you will assess and treat children with neuro-developmental disabilities as part of a collaborative interdisciplinary team that includes Child Psychologists, Social Workers, Occupational and Physical Therapists and Speech Therapists. You will manage both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic medicines to treat such things as sleep cycle disturbance, enuresis and encopresis, violently aggressive behavior, and impulsivity and inattention. You will work with staff Child Psychiatrists to manage psychopharmacologic medications. You will also support providers specializing in occupational, physical and speech therapy in caring for children with cerebral palsy, hypertonia and hypotonia, balance and coordination disorders, and fine motor difficulties impacting independent feeding and toileting.
We are offering:
• Paid relocation to beautiful Maine
• Welcoming riverside community just 1 hour from Portland
• Secure hospital employment in thriving pediatrics center
• H1b visa support may be available
• State-of-the-art medical facilities
• Outpatient only weekday practice with NO CALL
• Competitive salary plus quality bonuses
• Substantial earned time for optimal work/life balance
• Liability, Health, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance
• 8 days of paid leave plus a great budget for your CME
• Choice of retirement plans
• Multiyear medical education loan repayment available!
Augusta is many things at once: Maine's historic capital city, a growing college town, and a family-friendly community with welcoming neighborhoods and excellent schools, all situated in scenic south-central Maine. Entrepreneurs start, grow, and maintain a variety of businesses here. Students learn in first-rate schools, libraries, historic and cultural facilities. Augusta’s impressive and growing shopping district offers dozens of unique shops, numerous name-brand stores and restaurants, and entertainment venues too, such as the Civic Center that hosts everything from rock concerts to the circus!
Augusta spans both sides of the scenic Kennebec River – a well-used waterway for early explorers, and later for loggers – and today, mostly used for recreation! Kayaking, whitewater rafting, fishing and hunting, cross country skiing, snowmobiling and more are enjoyed by locals and tourists alike. Take advantage of local hiking and biking trails, award-winning golf courses, and easily accessible ski resorts. This area is marked by picturesque lakes and rivers where bald eagles are regularly spotted! Waterfront homes are available within the city limits, and in the popular Lakes region adjacent to the city.
Augusta is just an hour from Portland - one of the most desirable cities in New England, with a very active social scene that includes the popular Old Port district of eateries and nightclubs, and literally hundreds more restaurants serving the finest seafood, and international fare from two dozen regions. Additional amenities include the convenient international Jetport, several exciting semipro sports teams, scenic harborside dining, numerous galleries and museums, live theater, an acclaimed symphony orchestra, and much more. Boston is three hours from Augusta.
Contact us today to explore this exciting new opportunity!