Maine Medicine Weekly Update - 04/08/2019  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
•  MMA Committee Releases Updated Policy Statement on Physician-Assisted Suicide Before Legislature's Debate of Issue
•  Maine School Immunization Rates Continue Downward Trend, Pertussis Rises
•  Federal Judge to Hold Hearing on CVS-Aetna Merger in May
•  Kentucky Physicians Pass Bill to Fix Prior Authorization. Will Maine Do the Same?
•  This Week's Public Health Updates from the AMA
•  Maine Independent Clinical Information Service 2019 Presentations
•  2019 Mary Cushman, MD Award for Exceptional Humanitarian Service as a Medical Volunteer
129th MAINE LEGISLATURE
•  MMA Legislative Call Tuesday, April 9th
•  State House Highlights of the Week: Tobacco, Tanning, and Public Health in HHS; Short-Term Health Plans and Consumer Assistance in HCIFS
UPCOMING EVENTS
•  Upcoming Specialty Society Meetings
•  NAMI Maine’s Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention Conference - Friday, April 12, 2019
•  22nd Maine Pain Symposium on May 1 8am-4:30pm at University of New England
•  April 24 - Meeting Medicare's Quality Payment Program Requirements: Overview & Assistance
HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
•  BC/BE Family Medicine Physician or Experienced Family Nurse Practitioner
•  Gastroenterology Lead Physician - Bangor, Maine
•  Physician for Maine Maritime Academy Summer Training Cruise
•  Internal Medicine Outpatient Physician
•  Mid Coast Maine - Adult Psychiatrist and/ Psychiatric NP/PA Opportunity
•  Family Medicine Opportunity in Beautiful Western Maine
•  PCHC in need of Pediatrician for Brand New Pediatric Center!
•  Medical Director - Maine Mobile Health Program
•  Board Certified Family Physician - Newport, RI
•  Psychiatric Mental Health NP - Leeds
•  Outpatient Internal Medicine Physician – Bangor, Maine
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
•  Opportunities at the VA for Volunteer Physicians
•  Volunteer Opportunity with Partners for World Health

 

Gastroenterology Lead Physician - Bangor, Maine

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center has an exceptional opportunity for a physician leader to join our growing hospital based practice.

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center has an exceptional opportunity for a physician leader to join our growing hospital based practice.

The ideal candidate will have previous physician leadership experience along with excellent communication and supervisory skills. They will assure the delivery of comprehensive multidisciplinary Gastroenterology care and their time will be divided between clinical and administrative duties. Call frequency is protected at 1:6.  Hospitalists are available 24/7 for all GI admissions. Modern facilities support basic endoscopic procedures, ERCP, EUS, capsule endoscopy.

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center is a 411 bed, ACS Verified, Level II Trauma Center, serving a population of 500,000 in the Northern 2/3 of the State of Maine. Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center is part of Northern Light Health Systems where we are building a better approach to healthcare because we believe people deserve access to care that works for them.

For confidential consideration, please contact:
Chelsea Pelletier, SHRM-CP, FASPR, Provider Recruiter
Phone: 207.973.5358
Email:
providerjobs@northernlight.org

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