Maine Medicine Weekly Update - 05/21/2018  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
•  Maine Chapter, American College of Surgeons Conclude Successful Meeting in Kennebunkport
•  Trump Administration Releases Drug Pricing Blueprint
•  Maine's is Named One of the Best Medical Examiner Offices in the Country
•  Urge Patients to Confirm Mailing Address for New Medicare Card
•  Pain Specialists Report Significant Barriers to Care
•  Medicaid Waivers: Work Requirement OK'd in N.H.; Lifetime Limits Denied in Kansas
•  Nominations Sought for Mary Cushman, MD Award
•  Int’l Mediterranean Diet Month: Making the Case for a Healthy Diet as a Tool for Diabetes Prevention
•  Update Will Change Buprenorphine MME Display in Most State PMPs
•  New Interactive Online Course Ups Physicians’ Nutrition Knowledge, Supports Patients in Diabetes Prevention
128th MAINE LEGISLATURE
•  Legislative Report: Primary Elections June 12th
UPCOMING EVENTS
•  Monday, May 21 in Brewer: Next Steps in Addressing Maine's Opioid Crisis
•  Inspiring Hope: How to Support Recovery Ready Communities - May 24 Conference
•  One River, One Ocean: June 2-14, 2018
•  HPV Summit in Brewer June 7th
•  Wednesday, June 13 in Augusta: Next Steps in Addressing Maine's Opioid Crisis
•  X Waiver Course in Waterville June 16th
•  MCMI Training Programs - Level 1 and Level 2 - June 22
•  New Free CME on Alzheimer's Risk, Detection, and Management
•  Peer Navigation Program from Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE)
•  Online Learning Opportunities Offering CME Credits - from the Northern New England Practice Transformation Network
•  Northern New England Society of Addiction Medicine 2018 Annual Conference & Meeting - Nov 2-3
HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
•  Behavioral Health Consultant
•  Internal Medicine Outpatient Physician Opportunity
•  Ob/Gyn Physician Opportunity
•  Outpatient Internal Medicine Physician – Bangor, Maine
•  Family Practice Physician - Bucksport Regional Health Center
•  Relocate to Beautiful Southwestern Maine - Medical Director/Family Practice Physician
•  Psychiatry Faculty, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
•  Psychiatric Medical Director
•  Maine's Largest FQHC in need of Physician for Geriatric Program
•  Multiple Family Med Opportunities in Beloved Community Health Centers
•  Outpatient Only - Internal Medicine with Loan Repayment & Sign-on Bonus
•  Internal Medicine Outpatient Physician
•  Clinical Cardiology Opportunity
•  Opportunities at the VA for Volunteer Physicians

 

Behavioral Health Consultant

Sacopee Valley Health Center is seeking a full time LCSW/LCPC to join our Medical Team as a Behavioral Health Consultant.

Sacopee Valley Health Center is seeking a full time LCSW/LCPC to join our Medical Team as a Behavioral Health Consultant. This position involves working with patients in a busy integrated primary care setting to more effectively manage the behavioral aspects of their physical/mental illnesses and/or chronic medical conditions. The individual holding this position needs to possess a high degree of flexibility and consultative/collaborative skills, while providing short, solution-focused assessments & intervention to a general patient population. 

Applicant must possess a valid State of Maine licensed or be license eligible. Experience in a health care setting is preferred.

Send resume to lwatson@svhc.org or mail to:

Director of operations, Sacopee Valley Health Center, 70 Main Street, Porter, ME 04068

Sacopee Valley Health Center is an equal opportunity provider and employer organization.

6/18/18