Maine Medicine Weekly Update - 01/22/2018  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
•  Changing of the Guard at MMA Board Meeting: A New President Takes Over
•  Senior Section Luncheon January 24 Features Speakers on Precision Medicine
•  2017-18 Flu Season a Bad One
•  5 tips to help your patients make their new year a healthy one
•  US DHHS Proposes New Conscience and Religious Freedom Rules for Health Care
•  Administration Extends Opioid Emergency Declaration
•  Lyme Disease Continues to Rise in Maine
•  Important Update on MaineCare Provider Enrollment Applications: New Application Fee Amount for 2018
•  Claims-Based Quality Reporting for MIPS: Submitting MIPS Quality Codes on CMS-1500 Claims
•  Community Health Options Sues Federal Government for $5.7 Million
128TH MAINE LEGISLATURE
•  Legislative Call This Tuesday, January 23rd
•  Legislative Report: Hospital Program Closures, School-based Health Centers
UPCOMING EVENTS
•  Healthcare Suicide Prevention Protocol Development Training - half day workshop - March 2
•  28th Annual Winter Conference - Contemporary Topics in Orthopedics - March 16-18
•  QC2018: Building Communities of Practice through Innovation - Wednesday, April 4, 2018
•  New Free CME on Alzheimer's Risk, Detection, and Management
•  Online Learning Opportunities Offering CME Credits - from the Northern New England Practice Transformation Network
HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
•  MD/DO
•  Chief Executive Officer CEO at Greater Portland Health
•  Outpatient Internal Medicine Physician Bangor, Maine
•  Relocate to Beautiful Southwestern Maine - Medical Director/Family Practice Physician
•  Chief Executive Officer - Pines Health Services
•  Clinical Cardiology Opportunity
•  Outpatient Only - Internal Medicine with Loan Repayment & Sign-on Bonus
•  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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