Medical Director, Walk-in-Care Services at Large FQHC in Maine
Penobscot Community Health Care
Location: Bangor, Maine
Type: Full Time
Community Health Center/Community Clinic
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: Med Dir WIC
PCHC is one of the most innovative, forward-looking FQHCs in the US. Help us fulfill our mission of providing comprehensive, high-quality care to all, regardless of life circumstance!
Direct the clinical functions o PCHC WIC services, provide supervision, mentoring and training to WIC providers. Collaborate with practice and organization leadership, other medical directors to ensure efficient, effective, standardized and quality WIC services. Provide WIC services to maintain competencies and support WIC providers.
Dynamic and collaborative role embedded in outpatient primary care practices in multiple Maine locations
The Director will combine direct patient care and clinical program oversight
WIC setting is by nature unpredictable, so the position requires flexibility
Successful candidates must be comfortable with a high degree of variety in cases from day-to-day
Encounter the full gamut of medical conditions- from acute illness to chronic disease
Work with all ages across the lifespan
There is synchronous clinical support during all hours of operation
Common procedures include suturing, incision and drainage of abscesses, removal of soft tissue foreign bodies, closed reduction of simple fractures and dislocations, splinting
On-site services include family medicine, primary care pharmacy, behavioral health, rehabilitation, medication management, social services
Nationally recognized Federally Qualified Health Center offering an integrated Medical Home
Highly inventive, creative and dynamic programs and care models
Engaged, supportive patient population
Collegial professional atmosphere with informed leadership
Flexible schedules supportive of work/life balance
Competitive compensation and generous benefits
Medical student loan repayment & relocation assistance
PCHC cares for the WHOLE person, offering a broad range of services, including Psychiatry & Mental Health, Dental, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Geriatrics, Lab & X-Ray, Physical Therapy and Podiatry all within one organization
Greater Bangor, Maine Metro: a historic, riverside area just an hour from Maine’s gorgeous Acadia National Park and Maine’s storied mid-coast region. Enjoy the amenities of a good-sized metro without the hassle – and be inspired by all of Maine’s natural beauty and resources at your doorstep! Bangor is Maine’s third largest city, and Brewer is located just across the Penobscot River. With Bangor's international airport, the region is easy to access. It’s a short drive to Boston (3 hours) and Portland’s quaint Old Port is 2 hours away. Limitless four-season outdoor recreational opportunities, a wide variety of arts, cultural and entertainment venues coupled with great family-centered neighborhoods and excellent public and private educational opportunities make this area highly desirable for professional families.
Our mission is front-and-center in everything we do; PCHC’s highly trained and dedicated teams of health professionals are a reflection of that. You will be working with motivated, caring individuals that have a passion to bring the highest level of patient-centered care to the community.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Graduation from an accredited medical school and residency, or Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant program
Current license to practice medicine as a physician, nurse practitioner or physician assistant in the State of Maine
Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a physician, family nurse practitioner, or physician assistant with at least 3 years of experience providing urgent care, emergency care, and/or WIC services required. Leadership experience preferred.
Current DEA license.
Will have up-to-date training and certification in Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support issued by American Heart Association, American Red Cross or American Health & Safety Institute. Must obtain within 2 weeks if not current at hire.
Having a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record and/or an appropriate length of driving experience for insurance purposes is required. Any concerns raised by the results of a driving record check will be subject to an individualized review to determine whether the infraction is relevant to the individual’s ability to perform the responsibilities of the position in accordance with PCHC’s Automobile Safety and Background Check Policy.
Penobscot Community Health Care is a non-profit organization governed by a board of community volunteers, incorporated in 1997. We are passionate about our Mission at PCHC – We provide comprehensive, integrated primary health care services for all to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients and the Maine communities we serve. Our vision for success is a community in which everyone has access to quality, cost-effective health care, where people are empowered to advocate for their personal goals and needs and are supported by community-based resources, and where health encompasses physical and emotional wellness, personal dignity, and a sense of belonging.
Focusing on the health of every patient, Penobscot Community Health Care offers a medical home with access to many health services in addition to primary health care, such as dental, integrated mental health, pharmacy, physical therapy, case management, health and nutrition education, chronic disease management, speech and audiology services, and many medical specialists.