Maine Medicine Weekly Update - 12/11/2017  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
•  MMA Legislative Committee Meets to Prepare for Next Legislative Session
•  Online Links to Opioid CME
•  Congressional Stopgap Spending Plan Fails to Include CHIP 2018 Funding
•  Health Insurance Marketplace 2018: Open Enrollment Ends Friday
•  New AMA, CMS Resources Aid Transition to the New Medicare Card
•  Sanofi Genzyme: Arthritis Medication Should Not Be Used Due To Side Effects
•  Maine CDC Message on Immunizations
•  Naloxone Research Shows Importance of Post-Administration Intervention
•  Opportunities for Year-End Giving at MMA
•  Improving Opioid Prescribing and Patient Safety: Monday, 12/18 at EMMC
•  Peer Navigation Program from Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered
128TH MAINE LEGISLATURE
•  Legislative Calls to Resume When Legislature Returns
•  Highlights of Recently Enacted Legislation: L.D. 911 (c. 267) Prohibiting Gifts to Practitioners from Sellers
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
•  Webinar on Improving Opioid Prescribing and Patient Safety: Wednesday, December 13
HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
•  Chief Executive Officer - Pines Health Services
•  Clinical Cardiology Opportunity
•  Family Medicine Physician/Clinician Leader
•  BE/BC Family Practitioner - Lewiston, ME
•  Primary Care Physician - Eastern Maine Medical Center
•  Relocate to Beautiful Southwestern Maine - Medical Director/Family Practice Physician
•  Palliative Care Provider
•  Gastroenterologist - Brunswick, ME
•  Hospitalist - Brunswick, ME
•  DO or MD Physician - Augusta, ME
•  Outpatient Only - Internal Medicine with Loan Repayment & Sign-on Bonus
•  Physiatrist - Brunswick, Maine
•  Opportunities at the VA for Volunteer Physicians

 

Chief Executive Officer - Pines Health Services

Pines Health Services, one of the nation’s top Federally Qualified Heath Centers and community-based physician practice in Aroostook County, Northern Maine is seeking a Chief Executive Officer.

Pines Health Services, one of the nation’s top Federally Qualified Heath Centers and community-based physician practice in Aroostook County, Northern Maine is seeking a Chief Executive Officer.

The chosen experienced professional will lead a team of more than 150 dynamic employees including 45 health care providers with multi-specialty medical staff.

The CEO will work with an engaged Board of Directors in collaboration with Cary Medical Center, a General Acute Care Hospital serving Aroostook County since 1924. 

Pines Health Services is a multi-disciplinary community health care center with services offered in Caribou, Fort Fairfield, Presque Isle, Washburn, and Van Buren.

Qualifications:  Minimum 5 years health care experience at the Senior Management level.  A Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration, Business or equivalent education is required, however, a Master’s Degree is preferred.  Prior experience working within the Federally Qualified Health Center system is a plus.

Interested candidates may forward a resume to:  Penny Wickstrom, Pines Health Services, Human Resources, P.O. Box 40, Caribou, ME 04736, or email pwickstrom@pineshealth.org.

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