Neurosurgical Hospitalist

Employer
MaineHealth
Location
Portland, Maine
Closing date
Feb 9, 2025

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Specialty
Surgery, Surgery, Neurological
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Maine Medical Partners Neurosurgery & Spine is currently seeking an experienced BC/BE neurosurgeon for a full-time weekday Neurosurgical Hospitalist role with excellent pay and limited call responsibility.

Maine Medical Partners Neurosurgery & Spine provides compassionate, high-quality and personalized care to the people of Maine and northern New England with disorders of the brain and spine. This well-established practice offers patients the most innovative and sophisticated neurosurgical techniques with the highest level of expertise and experience.

The candidate will join 9 Neurosurgeons whose specialty training and areas of clinical focus complement each other and includes neurosurgical trauma, general spine, adult and pediatric deformity surgery, neuro-oncology, functional neurosurgery, cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgery, and the only Pediatric Neurosurgeon in Maine.

The optimal candidate will have general neurosurgery and both intracranial and spinal trauma experience. The position will be primarily hospital based with minimal overnight or weekend call. Current responsibilities include providing neurosurgical services (consultations and follow up) to appropriate individuals accepted by the hospital as patients; taking primary neurosurgical call at Maine Medical Center (MMC) during the day; operating on appropriate trauma and neurosurgical patients as indicated during scheduled work hours; serving as the liaison for Neurosurgery to trauma management systems at MMC; providing neurosurgical follow up to trauma patients discharged from MMC, attending critical care/trauma rounds; and providing daytime oversight and education to the APP neurosurgical service. Although not required, interest and a proven history in published research and quality improvement would be welcome.

Neurosurgery & Spine is part of the Neuroscience Institute at Maine Medical Center, a regional center of excellence in neurosciences. The practice is an integral component of the Institute, providing the residents of Maine and northern New England state-of-the-art care for disorders of the brain, spinal cord, and nervous system. The Neuroscience Institute is built on a partnership between Maine Medical Center and community-based physicians and focuses on three major areas: clinical/patient care, medical education and research.

Maine Medical Partners, an organization within Maine Medical Center, is Maine's largest multi-specialty medical group of more than 600+ physicians and 350+ advanced practice professionals providing a wide range of hospital-based, primary, specialty and sub-specialty care delivered through a network of more than 30 locations in and near Greater Portland.

Maine Medical Center has 700 licensed beds and is the state s leading tertiary care hospital and a Level 1 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. Just two hours north of Boston, this is a diverse and vibrant community.

Interested candidates may submit a cover letter and CV to Linda Wiley at linda.wiley@mainehealth.org.

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