Palliative Care Physician
Portland, Maine, ME, United States
The Palliative Care Practice of MaineHealth Medical Group (MHMG) is seeking palliative care physicians to join our rapidly growing team. There are palliative care physician needs across the MaineHealth system in various locations and settings. We are seeking physician support at Maine Medical Center (MMC) in Portland, the freestanding palliative care outpatient clinic in Scarborough, inpatient and outpatient settings at Lincoln and Mid Coast Hospital, and outreach clinics to rural hospitals in the mountain region of Western Maine. Candidates must be BC/BE in Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
These positions are part of an effort to increase access to specialty palliative care across MaineHealth Medical Group. We are also developing a home-based palliative care program. Working together with an interdisciplinary team, the MHMG Palliative Care Practice is poised to meet the increasing demand for high quality specialty palliative care across MaineHealth. The interdisciplinary team is committed to providing exceptional patient and family-centered care and maintaining a supportive and collaborative practice environment.
Maine Medical Center is the state’s leading tertiary care hospital and Level One Trauma Center with 700 licensed beds. At MMC, you have the benefit of an academic environment with an academic appointment at Tufts University School of Medicine. Teaching opportunities are available in Maine Medical Center’s Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program, which trains two fellows per year. There are opportunities for rural care and outreach clinics, oversight of home-based palliative care, and providing continuity by following patients and families through various settings of care throughout their serious illness.
In all areas in Maine, you’ll find the most spectacular natural beauty and outdoor recreation found anywhere. Sail, surf and kayak the world-class waters, hike the mountains that overlook the sea, swim & fish in pristine lakes and streams, and bike on country lanes. Below are some highlights for specific regions.
- Southern Maine (Maine Medical Center, MaineHealth Palliative Care outpatient clinic in Scarborough)
o The best of urban sophistication combined with small-town friendliness. Enjoy an abundance of rich cultural opportunities and great schools in a safe community environment.
- Coastal Maine (LincolnHealth, Mid Coast Hospital)
o Damariscotta is located approximately one hour north of Portland, in picturesque Lincoln County. It is known as the oyster capital of New England, highlighted by the annual Oyster Celebration every June.
o Brunswick is home to Bowdoin College, the Bowdoin International Music Festival, the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, and the Maine State Music Theatre, along with a variety of exquisite restaurants and a desirable school district.
- Western Maine & New Hampshire (Stephens, Franklin, Memorial Hospital)
o Norway is a scenic community in the heart of four-season recreation. The nearby mountains provide hiking with vista views of Mount Washington and the Presidential Range. Family ski resorts, including Sunday River, are less than an hour away.
o Farmington provides unsurpassed natural beauty, safe communities, excellent schools and nearly unlimited outdoor recreation.
o North Conway, New Hampshire sits at the heart of the White Mountains and has been named the number one ski town in the United States.
MaineHealth Medical Group and The Division of Palliative Care are committed to creating an equitable, inclusive environment that is welcoming to diverse faculty.
Interested candidates may submit a CV and cover letter to Gina Mallozzi, Physician Recruiter at [email protected].