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

 

Mid Coast Maine - Adult Psychiatrist and/ Psychiatric NP/PA Opportunity

Maine Behavioral Healthcare (MBH) is seeking a BC/BE Psychiatrist or NP/PA to join its expanding team located in Rockland, Maine.

Maine Behavioral Healthcare (MBH) is seeking a BC/BE Psychiatrist or NP/PA to join its expanding team located in Rockland, Maine. The ideal candidate will provide medical leadership to the multidisciplinary teams in the treatment process within the MBH continuum care. Provider is responsible for the treatment planning process, pharmacologic, consulting/integrating with primary care and therapeutic interventions. This unique opportunity involves providing care to patients 18 years of age and older. Excellent benefit package.

“MBH, a MaineHealth member, is Northern New England’s leading integrated behavioral healthcare system serving predominantly southern, western, central and Mid-Coast Maine, and is composed of southern Maine’s only nonprofit psychiatric hospital, outpatient treatment, crisis services, Crisis Stabilization units, as well as 5 ACT teams. This fully integrated and growing system of behavioral healthcare makes it a regional and national model for treating people with serious mental health issues.”

Work in Mid-Coast Maine a truly magnificent area, with spectacular natural beauty and outdoor recreation not found anywhere else in the country.

For more information, please contact Alison C. Nathanson, Director, MaineHealth Physician Recruitment Center at (207) 661-7383 or nathaa@mainehealth.org

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