Physician - Neurological Surgery

  • Northern Light Health
  • Oct 29, 2019
Full time Surgery - Neurological

Job Description

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center seeks a BC/BE general neurosurgeon to join a busy and growing hospital-employed practice. Excellent opportunity to work in conjunction with a multi-specialty trauma program, supported by skilled staff. Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center is a modern 411-bed regional tertiary care center, serving a population of 500,000 living in the northern 2/3 of the state's geography, We are designated as a Stroke Center of Excellence and is a base hospital for LifeFlight of Maine, a critical care air transportation service flying nearly 1000 missions per year.Northern LightEastern Maine MedicalCenteris a Level II Trauma Center that offers a full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient services, including a robust, over-45-physician-strong, hospitalist service available 24/7.

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center is in the final stages of a modernization including a Neuroscience center with a concentration on Stroke and Complex Spine. This modernization will consist of upgrades to our facility, operating room and equipment including a state-of-the-art 3D C-Arm guide and Image Guided Navigation systems. Support services include in-house hospitalists, stroke team, neurology, interventional pain, rehabilitation, diagnostic neuroradiology, fully staffed ICU, PICU and NICU, with dedicated intensivists.

Bangor is an award-winning small city with easy access to Maine's spectacular coast, mountains, and lakes. Schools rank among New England's best. The University of Maine flagship campus is located in neighboring Orono. Bangor serves as the regional hub for medicine, the arts, and commerce. Bangor International Airport provides direct and one-stop service to most major destinations.

Northern Light Health is the most expansive integrated health care system in Maine. We provide care to people from Portland to Presque Isle and from Blue Hill to Greenville. We comprise of nine member hospitals with 584 long-term beds, a single physician-led medical group, eight nursing homes, five emergency transport members, 37 primary care locations, and we employ more than 12,000 people in Maine. At Northern Light Health, we’re building a better approach to healthcare because we believe people deserve access to care that works for them. We’re raising the bar with no-nonsense solutions that are leading the way to a healthier future for our state.

Northern Light Health is a progressive, regional, non-profit, health system ranked among the top 100 integrated health systems by IMS. The members of Northern Light Health collectively serve a population of 500,000 residents living in the northern 2/3 of Maine's geography. Northern Light Health is driving innovation in healthcare for our region, through collaborative engagement, shared clinical protocols, group purchasing, and shared IT systems among member organizations

Our organization promotes a culture of patient safety and as such, candidates should be very interested in being a "perioperative consultant". Applicants must hold an M.D./D.O. or foreign equivalent with one year of internship and three years of residency, and a Maine physician's license (or immediate eligibility for same).

Year round outdoor recreation is at the doorstep with well-developed local trail systems and hundreds of lakes, rivers, and streams. Maine's spectacular coast and mountains are just a short drive away.

Why Northern Light Health?

  • Robust compensation and benefits package
  • Student Loan Reimbursement Programs – with no maximum benefit
  • Relocation Bonus
  • Sign on Bonus
  • Flexible schedules and exceptional work/life balance
  • Generous CME and time off benefit
  • Leadership and teaching opportunities, if desired