Orthopedic Surgeon - Physician

Franklin Community Health Network
Farmington, Maine
Jun 01, 2021
Jun 01, 2022
Full Time
Position Type

Orthopedic Surgeon - Physician

Franklin Memorial Hospital

Farmington, Maine

Franklin Memorial Hospital is seeking a General Orthopedic Surgeon - Physician - in Farmington.

The Orthopedics program at Farmington includes state-of-the-art joint replacements, including total knee and hip replacements, carpal tunnel release, joint arthroscopy, fracture reduction, and foot and hand surgery. A diverse physical rehabilitation and sports medicine department supports the Orthopedics program, as well as a weekly sports medicine clinic for individuals of all ages who suffer from a sports-related injury, including student athletes and adult recreational athletes. The Farmington team has an Orthopedic Surgeon, a Sports Medicine physician, an experienced PA, and a podiatrist. The selected candidate will share call and work collaboratively with another community based Orthopedic Surgeon. This position also offers teaching opportunities of medical students, as Franklin Memorial Hospital is one of the teaching sites for the Maine Medical Center Tufts University Medical School program.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Flexible Benefits package includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance, short and long-term disability coverage, and 403(b) tax sheltered retirement plan with a company match.
  • Education loan repayment available
  • Malpractice coverage
  • Support for professional memberships, CME and certification fees.
  • Recruitment and relocation allowance available.

Greater Franklin County is tucked in the beautiful western mountain foothills of Maine. One of the most spectacular places in New England, Greater Franklin County is a charming four-season region offering numerous opportunities for its 40,000 residents, including a nationally-acclaimed health care system, the pristine Rangeley lakes region, panoramic views and bustling downtowns with a distinct local flavor and the home of the University of Maine at Farmington. The area offers some of the most breathtaking natural beauty and outdoor recreation found anywhere in a safe community environment.

Franklin Community Health Network, parent-corporation to Franklin Memorial Hospital, is a member of MaineHealth, the premier healthcare system in Maine, and is nationally renowned for its innovative programs in rural healthcare. Franklin Memorial Hospital, a 65-bed, acute care, Joint Commission accredited facility, serves 40,000 residents of west central Maine, including an Ambulatory Surgical Unit which includes 3 operating rooms. Our progressive 40-member medical staff offers outstanding collegial relationships, and specialty and primary care referrals are readily available.

We offer a highly competitive compensation package with comprehensive benefits, a recruitment/relocation bonus and student loan repayment. Maine is known for being a safe place to live and to raise a family with nationally-ranked schools. New Physicians and their families at Franklin Memorial Hospital can enjoy an added benefit of a paid ski pass at nearby Sugarloaf Mountain, offering world-class skiing and home to Olympic Gold medalist Seth Wescott or Saddleback Mountain s newly renovated resort.

New employees are eligibility to apply to a National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program, which provides financial assistance opportunities ranging from $35k-$100k per health care worker serving in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA). HPSAs are federally-designated scores ranging from 0 (low) to 25 (high) in order to determine health professional shortage severity. In order to apply to receive financial assistance, health care workers must be employed at a site with a HPSA designation that has also has undergone NHSC approval. Sites and applicants located in a higher HPSA location have a higher likelihood to be awarded a loan repayment program.

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