Physician / Emergency Medicine / Permanent Caribou, Maine cw
Join award-winning hospital in safe, thriving, welcoming community!
Caribou, Maine: We invite TWO talented Emergency Medicine Physicians to join 60 providers on the medical staff of an award-winning, community-owned 65-bed medical center where over 500 employees serve 35,000 residents around northeastern Maine. You will be impressed by this “Top Rural Hospital” – a multiple blue-ribbon hospital and Women’s Choice Award winner. Leapfrog has given this hospital an “A” Safety Score every year! They are rated in the top 2% of all US hospitals for health information and patient safety technology and are the “Employer and Provider of Choice” in healthcare for Northern Maine and beyond.
Qualified physicians (MDs and DOs) with training in EM, IM or FM are all welcome here! Doctors requiring H1b visa sponsorship are also encouraged to apply. Expert legal counsel will be provided to manage the immigration process.
Your full-time schedule averages a convenient 14 12-hour shifts/month, often working three days one week and four the next. Part time schedules may be available too!
Join a top-notch team of 5 physicians staffing this 24-hour ED, providing compassionate, high-quality care for about 16,000 visitors per year, including the walk-in clinic. This Level II Trauma Center sees a wide variety of cases, often including elderly people with cardiac and respiratory complaints, along with the expected primary care and emergent care visits. NPs and PAs often see lower acuity ED patients. You will be impressed by the excellent, specially-trained nursing staff and superb administrative support team, and modern accommodations that include a trauma room, 11 exam rooms, and two walk-in care rooms (staffed by NPs and PAs), along with the latest diagnostic testing facilities. Major trauma, cardiac, neurosurgery, psychiatric and other critical cases are transported to the large tertiary medical center in Bangor, via air ambulance as appropriate.
We are offering:
• Paid relocation to scenic, welcoming Maine!
• Secure employment with respected medical center
• Emergency, Family or Internal Medicine training welcome!
• Support available for H1b visa holders
• Convenient schedule of just 14 12-hour shifts/month!
• PART TIME schedules may be available!
• Very competitive hourly rate!
• Modern, well-supported Level II Trauma Center
• Paid liability insurance, health insurance
• SIX WEEKS of paid time off for vacations, CME, etc.
• Budget for your CME expenses
• Paid professional fees and expenses
• Ongoing assistance with student loan debt available
• Excellent quality of life in safe, growing community!
• Rewarding practice, appreciative patients!
Northern Maine is a wonderful place to live and work. Caribou is a dynamic, growing community that is economically, culturally and socially inviting. They have high quality public schools with a student-to-teacher ratio of just 14:1! Caribou boasts an extremely low crime rate, and recreation galore: A multi-million-dollar Recreation and Wellness Center offers indoor running, basketball, swimming and other programs for all ages, and other local facilities include a premier cross-country skiing venue, too.
Rural northern Maine enjoys a picturesque four-season environment with abundant wildlife including moose, deer and bald eagles – reasons many seasonal visitors flock to the area to enjoy a quiet summer retreat, the spectacular colors of autumn, or a winter adventure. Enjoy breathtaking sunsets on area lakes, camping and hiking in peaceful forests, hunting and fishing, canoeing and kayaking on lakes and rivers, hiking and biking on paths for all skill levels, or snowmobiling or dogsledding across groomed trails.
A commercial airport in neighboring Presque Isle (20 minutes away) offers direct flights to Newark daily. Many residents of northern Maine enjoy visiting Canada – Quebec City is a scenic five hour drive – or Bangor, Maine (Maine’s third largest city), a three hour drive south.
Contact us today to learn more about this new opportunity!