PracticeLink Magazine

Summer 2017

The career development quarterly for physicians of all specialties, PracticeLink Magazine provides readers with feature articles, compensation stats, helpful job search tips—as well as recruitment ads from organizations across the U.S.

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Live. Work. Play. in beautiful Bangor, Maine Eastern Maine Medical Center, located in Bangor, ME, has exciting opportunities to join our well-established, quality-driven, provider team. EMMC is a 411-bed regional tertiary care and Level II Trauma Center serving the more than 500,000 residents living in the northern two-thirds of the state of Maine. Our primary care network is the largest in our area. EMMC recently invested in a new $300 million inpatient tower, which opened in 2016. Physician Lead Medical Group. Professionally managed. As an employee of EMMC, the selected candidate would have a competitive salary and generous benefit package to include Student Loan Repayment, Relocation, Paid time off and a collegial work environment. Now recruiting for Cardiology-Non-invasive · Developmental Pediatrics · Emergency Medicine · Endocrinology · Endovascular Neurosurgery · Family Medicine · Gastroenterology · Infectious Disease · Inpatient Medicine/Hospitalist · Neurology · OB/GYN · Ophthalmology · Otolaryngology · Outpatient Internal Medicine · Physical Medicine & Rehab Contact Lindsay Collins, DASPR, SHRM-CP · (207) 973-5358 S u MM e R 2017 81 the bottom line. Our priority is to take care of our patients. For a small hospital, we feel we offer a pretty wide range of services, and it's a place people like to come to work. Everyone knows each other. You don't feel like you're working in a nondescript environment. You're working with people you know and like, who know you by name. The patients are incredibly appreciative to receive care." Lisa Cra m m is a physicia n recruitment and retention specialist for Covenant Health, of which St. Joseph Hospital is a member. Cramm says, "We have a pretty big primary care base. We have five local family practices with a total of 17 primary care physicians. We have an internal medicine group with 18 providers. We have rheumatology, as well as endocrine-diabetic. We have general surgery. We partner with an excellent orthopedic group. We have gastroenterology, cardio, pulmonary and critical care. We have a good wound service. We've got a great occupational health group, and we have a full-service emergency room." St. Joseph Hospital also operates two family practices in Bangor, one family practice in Brewer and one in Hampden, a suburb of Bangor. Koffman says, "We are truly a community hospital for this community. And then there are a bunch of communities where patients come from some distances to see us. St. Joe's is the place they depend on." "We are a fairly rural community, but we are lucky enough to provide good health care and have top-notch equipment. We are four hours north of Boston. Most patients don't want to get their health care outside of the local area. If possible, they want us to manage it and not send it out to referral centers. Hospitals our size don't often have the opportunity to do this, but we do. We can see and manage pretty complex cases," says Koffman. Eastern Maine Medical Center a lso ch a n nels a com mu n it y- oriented mission. Wood believes this contributes to the organization's culture. "I think the physicians who come here are here for good reasons," says Wood. "They don't come here for the reasons that a lot of tertiary centers attract talent. There's no climb the ladder feel. You come here to practice. It's hands-on, and there are not a ton of trainees between you and the patient. We have a taste of an academic medical center, but that's not what people come here for. They come here to practice … and then they come here for the geography, for the outdoors. They come here for the mountains and the lake. They come here for the hiking and the outdoor activities. They want a city that is kind of a small city but also has excellent outdoor offerings." "They come here to practice ... and then they come here for the geography, for the outdoors. …They want a city that is kind of a small city but also has excellent outdoor offerings."

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