Physician Director of Primary Care
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Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center has an exciting physician leadership opportunity for a Board Certified/Board Eligible MD/DO Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Physician to lead our primary care network of one internal medicine and four family medicine practices. This is an excellent opportunity to lead a group of well-established, quality driven, outpatient practices serving the greater Bangor community. Our team of physicians and PA/NP providers are committed to providing excellent medical care, exceptional service and a satisfying relationship between patient and provider. We do this by blending the latest technology with old-fashioned care and customer service. Our skilled office staff and providers work as integrated care teams to provide our patients with a full spectrum of family care. This role will be 80% administrative and 20% clinical practice.
The Physician Director of Primary Care will collaborate with the Practice Director for Primary Care to form a dyad partnership in leading our primary care team, as well as provide peripheral oversight for our Walk In Care and university health center locations. The Physician Director of Primary Care will have clinical, operational, financial and strategic duties.
Clinical: The Physician Director is responsible for the clinical operational activities and functions within the practices, including quality improvement, patient safety and creating a culture of effectiveness and accountability.
Operational: The Physician Director will collaborative with practice managers on practice operations including managing patient concerns and provider behavior issues. The Physician Director will also evaluate the performance of, and provide direction to, clinical staff and actively participate in the provider recruitment and retention process.
Financial: The Physician Director will actively participate in the budgeting process, understand provider productivity measures, and ensure cost-effective use of clinical resources.
Strategic: The Physician Director will establish long-range practice objectives, including identifying opportunities for improving service offerings and developing provider and practice workforce plans.
Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center is a 411-bed, regional, tertiary care and level II trauma center for the more than 500,000 residents living in the nine counties of central, eastern, and northern Maine. Our neighbors count on us as a resource for healthcare and health information, as a source of support and assistance for area physicians and other healthcare providers, and as a training ground for the health professionals of the future.
Bangor is an award-winning small city offering easy access to Maine’s spectacular coast, lakes, and mountains. Schools rank among New England’s best; the University of Maine flagship campus is located in neighboring Orono. We are the regional hub for medicine, the arts, and commerce. Bangor International Airport offers direct and one-stop service to most major destinations.
For confidential consideration, please contact:
Amanda Klausing, FASPR, Physician Recruiter