Director of Neuromuscular Medicine – Portland, Maine

Portland, Maine
Closing date
Jan 20, 2024

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Full Time
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Come be a part of a team that supports your work and lifestyle goals.

At MaineHealth, you will find supportive and collaborative colleagues, strong patient/provider relationships, and a comprehensive set of resources that will allow you to provide the highest quality care to our patients and communities we serve. Plus, you will experience the exceptional and rewarding lifestyle only Maine can offer. Situated on the southern Maine coast, Portland was just ranked as the #1 safest place and the 8th best place to live overall across the nation by U.S. News and World Report.

MaineHealth is currently seeking a clinical leader to serve as the Director of Neuromuscular Medicine. The Director will work closely with our Neuroscience Institute at Maine Medical Center to further develop Neuroscience Centers of Excellence in support of our neuromuscular, stroke, epilepsy, movement disorders, and MS programs across the health system. This individual will have the opportunity to participate in our Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Clinic and provide oversight of the EMG lab. The Director will have protected administrative time to build the program as well as teaching and research opportunities commensurate with level of experience and interest.

We are looking for an enthusiastic problem solver with the desire to lead a high performing team with humility and vision and where patients are at the core of everything we do. Strong cooperation, communication, organization, and team leadership skills will be key to success. The ideal candidate shall be a board certified/eligible adult neurologist with subspecialty training and/or experience in neuromuscular disease.

Join us and you will find:

  • The state s largest and most robust Neurology practice.
  • An ideal setting to gain experience and exposure to a variety of cases with the support of close-knit set of colleagues.
  • The opportunity to grow and develop teaching and research experiences through working with both residents and medical students.
  • An environment where new ideas and innovation are encouraged.
  • Inpatient neurology coverage is supported by a team of Neurohospitalists.
  • Competitive pay and benefits package.

The successful candidate will be employed by Maine s largest multi-specialty group serving the health care needs of patients throughout Maine and Northern New England. This high quality team of physicians and advanced practice professionals provides a wide range of hospital based, primary, specialty, and sub-specialty adult and pediatric care delivered throughout a network of 54 locations across Maine and New Hampshire and acts as a regional referral network.

Portland boasts walkable urban density in a historic downtown area, including a nationally renowned culinary culture (Bon App tit Magazine 2018 Restaurant City of the Year) and top 10 craft beer scene (Travel Channel 2021); abundant live music; a major art museum; and a beautiful working waterfront. The area provides four season recreational opportunities such as skiing, hiking, boating, and miles of beautiful beaches. Just two hours north of Boston, this is an exceptional, diverse, and vibrant community.

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