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Mid Coast Maine - Inpatient Psychiatrist Opportunity- Penobscot Bay Hospital

Employer
MaineHealth
Location
Scarborough, Maine
Closing date
Jun 5, 2025

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Specialty
Psychiatry
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Maine Behavioral Healthcare (MBH) is seeking a Psychiatrist to provide medical leadership for multidisciplinary teams in the treatment of patients in the Maine Behavioral Healthcare continuum of care. He/She directs the treatment team planning process pharmacologic and therapeutic interventions.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

Education: Graduate of Allopathic or Osteopathic Medical School. Completion of internship and psychiatric residency and/or fellowship training.

License/Certifications: Current and valid licensure as a physician by the Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine. Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, or be eligible for examination by the American Board as documented by written evidence. Board Certified or board eligible in general psychiatry. Current DEA Registration Certificate.

Experience: 3+ years experience inclusive residency and/or fellowship training. Meet other credentialing criteria defined Medical Staff By-Laws

Additional Information

About PARC

An in-patient unit of Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport, PARC serves our community by providing acute in-patient psychiatric and medical detoxification treatment for patients 18 years of age and older. PARC is a locked 18-bed unit. Patients are treated both on a voluntary and an involuntary basis.

The treatment team is a multidisciplinary team consisting of psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, CNAs, social workers, mental health workers, registered occupational therapists, certified occupational therapist assistants, licensed substance abuse counselors and administrative assistant staff. Other hospital staff provide additional support as needed, such as hospitalists, dieticians, chaplains and respiratory therapists.

The treatment team utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques in both group therapy and individual treatment plans. PARC staff strongly believe in the maintenance of a healing and therapeutic environment. Safety for both patients and staff is our number one goal. To this end, PARC staff and other hospital staff are trained in Crisis Prevention Institute Training with the goal of helping to de-escalate agitated or potentially violent behavior. We believe all patients deserve dignity and respect.

MBH is Northern New England s leading integrated behavioral healthcare system, serving predominantly southern, western, central, and Mid-Coast Maine. It is composed of southern Maine s only nonprofit psychiatric hospital, eight multi-disciplinary outpatient clinics, crisis services, crisis stabilization units, partial hospital and intensive outpatient treatment, as well as four ACT teams. This fully integrated and growing system of behavioral healthcare makes it a regional and national model for treating people with serious mental health issues.

Location

Mid-Coast Maine is a truly magnificent area, with spectacular natural beauty and outdoor recreation not found anywhere else in the country. In addition to the appeal of the natural landscape, there are many opportunities for fine dining and cultural activities, and the urban attractions of Portland are within an easy drive for a weekend excursion. We are located in a truly magnificent area, overlooking the picturesque Maine coastline. Mid-Coast Maine offers some of the most spectacular natural beauty and outdoor recreation found anywhere. Sail and kayak the world-class waters of Penobscot Bay, hike the mountains that overlook the sea, swim & fish in our pristine lakes and streams, and bike on our country lanes. Enjoy an abundance of rich cultural opportunities and great schools in a safe community environment.

MaineHealth was ranked one of America s Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

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. To apply, please send your CV and Cover Letter to Dave Somers, Physician Recruiter at david.somers@mainehealth.org

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