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BC Physician and Core Faculty – Family Medicine

Employer
Franklin Memorial Hospital
Location
Farmington, Maine
Closing date
Oct 11, 2024

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Specialty
Family Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Designated National Health Service Corps Site- Get Your Loans Repaid!

Franklin Community Health Group, a department of Franklin Memorial Hospital, is seeking a full time BC Family Medicine Physician and Core Faculty to provide care at our office based Franklin Family Practice located in Farmington or Livermore Falls, Maine.

This non-OB, Outpatient Family Medicine Practice is located on the Franklin Memorial Hospital campus and services include physical exams, women’s health exams, sick visits, well-child visits, school and sports physicals and management of chronic health conditions.  Blood work and lab services are on site, and inpatient care is at Franklin Memorial Hospital.  The practice includes a skilled licensed clinical social worker to help facilitate behavioral health needs for their patients, allowing the entire health care team to work collaboratively to meet the needs of patients in the community. Come be a part of our dynamic team of providers, which includes three family medicine physicians, two physician assistants, and a care support nurse for chronic disease education working with exceptional support staff. Call requirements are approximately 1:8 for phone call with no rounding expectations inpatient or in nursing facilities.

The position would serve as core faculty for the Tufts University Medical School program with students in the longitudinal integrated curriculum assigned to Franklin Memorial Hospital.  The physician would work with leaders in graduate medical education at Maine Medical Center and MaineHealth to develop curriculum for residents in family medicine with a plan to help develop a future Family Medicine Residency here at Franklin Memorial Hospital.  Candidates would be eligible to apply for the MaineHealth Institute for Teaching Excellence (MITE) scholars program for mentored support for teaching excellence.  The Academy at MITE - MITE MMC Institute for Teaching Excellence

Additionally the position also offers teaching opportunities of nurse practitioners/physician assistants as well as medical students from University of New England’s UNECOM program and Tufts University Medical School program.

Physician would have:

  • Minimum three years of clinical experience after completion of a residency in Family Medicine
  • Experience with Medical Education and/or experience with scholarly activity
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities including being open-minded, flexible, adaptable.
  • Enthusiasm for medical education leadership and teaching

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 downtown 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.

 

We offer competitive salary and benefits, including student loan repayment and relocation assistance. Additionally, we are a designated National Health Service Corps site which allow primary care physicians to participate in additional competitive loan repayment programs through NHSC. New full time physicians 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, in the lovely Rangeley Lake Region.

About Franklin Community Health Network:

Franklin Memorial Hospital is a 65-bed, acute care community hospital with a 100-member medical staff, with patient volume drawing from a wide geographic region with 40,000 people. Deliveries are performed in a modern hospital birthing unit with a full staff of OB/GYN providers, and the hospital is equipped with the latest ultrasound and multi-detector CT scanner, MRI as well as state-of-the-art operative laparoscopy equipment.

 Come practice in a location that provides unsurpassed natural beauty, safe communities, excellent schools and nearly unlimited four-season outdoor recreation.

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For more information please contact:  Donna Lafean, Provider Recruiter, dlafean@mainehealth.org  

Additional Information 
MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, “Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America.”  MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at mainehealth.org

At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave,, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.

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