Maine Medicine Weekly Update - 11/20/2017  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
•  Current News Moves MMA to Remind Physicians of Guidance on Boundaries in Physician-Patient Relationships
•  Webinars on Improving Opioid Prescribing and Patient Safety: 12/5 & 12/13
•  Health Insurance Marketplace 2018: 3 weeks left for Open Enrollment
•  MMA Leadership Listening Session in Portland on Tuesday, December 5
•  Improving Opioid Prescribing and Patient Safety: Wednesday, 12/6 in Portland
•  House Passes CHIP Reauthorization
•  2018 Another Transition Year for Quality Payment Program
•  News from the 2017 AMA Interim Meeting
•  2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Provides Regulatory Relief for Physicians
128TH MAINE LEGISLATURE
•  Legislative Calls to Resume When Legislature Returns
•  SAVE THE DATE: MMA Legislative Committee Meets December 11th to Prepare for Next Legislative Session
•  Highlights of Recently Enacted Legislation: L.D. 479 Requiring a Opioid Prescribing Policy
UPCOMING EVENTS
•  Online Learning Opportunities Offering CME Credits - from the Northern New England Practice Transformation Network
•  New Free CME on Alzheimer's Risk, Detection, and Management
HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
•  Chief Executive Officer
•  Clinical Cardiology Opportunity
•  Family Medicine Physician/Clinician Leader
•  BC/BE Physician - C.A. Dean Memorial Hospital
•  VA Psychiatrist
•  BE/BC Family Practitioner - Lewiston, ME
•  Primary Care Physician - Eastern Maine Medical Center
•  Relocate to Beautiful Southwestern Maine - Medical Director/Family Practice Physician
•  Outstanding full-time opportunity for an experienced Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner with Central Maine Heart Associates in Auburn, Maine
•  Palliative Care Provider
•  Gastroenterologist - Brunswick, ME
•  Hospitalist - Brunswick, ME
•  DO or MD Physician - Augusta, ME
•  Family Medicine Physician - Pittsfield, ME
•  Outpatient Only - Internal Medicine with Loan Repayment & Sign-on Bonus
•  Anesthesiologist - Augusta/Waterville
•  Physiatrist - Brunswick, Maine
•  Opportunities at the VA for Volunteer Physicians

 

Anesthesiologist - Augusta/Waterville

Kennebec Anesthesia Associates PA seeks an Anesthesiologist to work in Augusta and Waterville, Maine.

Kennebec Anesthesia Associates PA seeks an Anesthesiologist to work in Augusta and Waterville, Maine. The Anesthesiologist is responsible for the supervision of or administration of anesthetics during surgical, endoscopic, and radiological procedures. The Anesthesiologist provides analgesic services to obstetric patients, surgical patients, and medical patients with acute pain problems and provides advanced life supporting treatments in support of providers in the intensive care unit and emergency departments.  The Anesthesiologist is responsible for the preoperative evaluation and assessment of perioperative risk, preoperative preparation of the patient for anesthesia, monitoring and treating patients before, during, and after anesthesia and treating adverse reactions or complications intraoperatively and postoperatively. The Anesthesiologist decides when patients have recovered or stabilized enough to be sent to another room or ward or to be sent home following outpatient surgery; coordinates administration of anesthetics with surgeons during operations; confers with other medical professionals to determine type and method of anesthetic or sedation to render patient insensible to pain; and coordinates and directs work of nurses, medical technicians, and other health care providers. Qualified candidates must have a M.D. or D.O.; State of Maine Medical License; immediate eligibility for Board certification in anesthesiology; and a valid DEA number.

Candidates should send resumes to: Karen Wheeler, Kennebec Anesthesia Associates, 35 Medical Center Parkway, Suite 201, Augusta, ME 04330; tel. (207) 620-1136; e-mail: kwheeler@kennebecanesthesia.com.

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