Maine Medicine Weekly Update - 09/24/2018  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
•  Attorney General Releases Overdose Death Numbers for First Half of 2018
•  Dr. Dora Mills Joins MaineHealth Community Health Efforts
•  MMA Seeks Contract Academic Detailer/Prescriber Educator
•  US Senate Passes Bill Prohibiting Gag Clauses for PBMs
•  2019 CPT Code Set Released
•  MEJP, Speaker Gideon Urge CMS to Approve MaineCare Expansion
•  Richard A. Evans, M.D. Honored as Outgoing Chair of New England Delegation to AMA
•  MMA Listening Session in Newcastle on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 6:00-8:00pm
•  Do you hold a DEA X-waiver to prescribe buprenorphine?
•  Identifying Substance Use Early Saves Lives! - SBIRT with Motivational Interviewing Training
•  MaineHealth Announces 2018-19 Tobacco Treatment Training Program
•  12/31/18 Deadline for All MDs Who Do NOT Prescribe Opioids
128th MAINE LEGISLATURE
•  MMA Presentation on Healthcare Issues Considered by 128th Legislature Now Available
UPCOMING EVENTS
•  Upcoming Specialty Society Meetings
•  Health Care for Maine Conference October 1
•  Invitation to join Older Adult ECHO Program beginning October 4th - Applications close 9/28.
•  Maine Concussion Management Initiative final training program for 2018 on October 16
•  MICIS 3-hour Opioid CME Presentations - Augusta 10/16, Wells 10/17, Portland 11/26
•  Harvard Professor and Author Philip Landrigan, MD speaks at UNE evening of Friday, Oct 19
•  Northern New England Society of Addiction Medicine 2018 Annual Conference & Meeting - Nov 2-3
•  Introduction to Lean in Healthcare Full-Day Workshop on Friday, November 9
•  Division of Disease Surveillance Annual Infectious Disease Conference - November 14
HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
•  Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Nasson Health Care
•  Nurse Practitioner - Nasson Health Care
•  BC/BE Family Physician
•  Internal Medicine MD or DO (BE/BC)
•  Internal Medicine Physician
•  Franklin Health Behavioral Services is seeking a BC/BE Psychiatrist/Medical Director
•  Family Nurse Practitioner - Ellsworth
•  Clinical Cardiology Opportunity
•  Internal Medicine Outpatient Physician
•  Medical Director/Family Practice Physician - Relocate to Beautiful Southwestern Maine
•  Outpatient Internal Medicine Physician Bangor, Maine
•  Maine's Largest FQHC in need of Physician for Geriatric Program
•  Multiple Family Med Opportunities in Beloved Community Health Centers
•  Opportunities at the VA for Volunteer Physicians

 

Medical Director/Family Practice Physician - Relocate to Beautiful Southwestern Maine

Sacopee Valley Health Center has a position available for a Medical Director/Family Practice Physician for our multi-service, progressive, rural federally qualified community health center located in a medically underserved area.

Sacopee Valley Health Center has a position available for a Medical Director/Family Practice Physician for our multi-service, progressive, rural federally qualified community health center located in a medically underserved area. This position allows for the medical director to apply leadership skills while partnering with health center staff and colleagues to provide optimal health care for our patients on a daily basis. Services on site include integrated primary care, dental services, family planning, mental health counseling, psychiatry, nutritionist, optometry, podiatry, social services support, sliding fee coverage, care management, radiology and lab services. NextGen EMR. Practice is outpatient only with no OB. On-call rotation is 4-5 times per month. NCQA Level III PCMH. Competitive salary and benefits package; physicians are eligible to apply for NHSC loan repayment. We are located in Porter, ME, between Portland and the White Mountains. Area is known for terrific four season recreational activities. Just two and one-half hours from Boston. Submit CV to: Linda Watson, Director of Operations or, (lwatson@svhc.org), Sacopee Valley Health Center, 70 Main Street, Porter, ME 04068. EOE. www.svhc.org Sacopee Valley Health Center is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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