Geriatric Medicine Physician

Employer
MaineHealth
Location
Portland, Maine
Closing date
Nov 9, 2023

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Specialty
Geriatrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Maine Medical Partners Division of Geriatrics at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine is currently seeking a Board Certified Internist or Family Medicine physician with clinical skill in Geriatric Medicine (fellowship, advanced training or clinical experience) to join our team in the Southern Region of MaineHealth (encompassing Portland and Biddeford campuses). Applicants with experience are preferred, but physician mentorship opportunities are available for newly graduated Fellows with a demonstrated interest in developing leadership skills. This full time position involves serving as the medical director in one nursing home and providing clinical care in the nursing home/assisted living practice as part of an embedded clinical team in partnership with an APP. This position also provides some flexibility dependent on applicant interest: opportunities to participate in inpatient consultation or outpatient geriatrics assessment exist, as do opportunities for academic leadership (coordination of a medical student geriatrics elective rotation and teaching APP students, residents and geriatrics fellows).

The Division of Geriatrics at Maine Medical Center has built a foundation for Maine s older adults that encompasses all aspects of geriatric care, including inpatient and outpatient services, community resources and access to health care practitioners specifically trained in geriatrics. The Division of Geriatrics currently has 15 experienced physicians and 14 Advanced Practice Providers. Maine Medical Center s Geriatric Physicians, Physician Assistants, and Nurse Practitioners also provide ongoing primary patient care at area nursing homes, New England Rehabilitation Hospital of Portland, and Hospice of Southern Maine. The group provides care in other hospital service areas including Southern Maine Health Care, Stephen s Memorial Hospital, and Franklin Memorial Hospital with a goal of assuring excellent geriatrics care across MaineHealth.

Maine Medical Partners serves the health care needs of patients throughout Maine and Northern New England. This high quality team of 600+ physicians and 350+ advanced practice professionals provides a wide range of hospital based, primary, specialty, and sub-specialty adult and pediatric care delivered throughout a network of over 54 locations across the State, acting as a regional referral network.

Maine Medical Center (MMC) has 700 licensed beds and is the state s leading tertiary care hospital and Level One Trauma Center, with a full complement of Residencies and Fellowships and an integral part of Tufts University Medical School.

Situated on the Maine coast, Portland offers the best of urban sophistication combined with small-town friendliness. The area provides four-season recreational opportunities, such as skiing, hiking, sailing, and miles of beautiful beaches. Just two hours north of Boston, this is a diverse and vibrant community.

Maine Medical Partners is committed to creating an equitable, inclusive environment that is welcoming to diverse faculty.

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