Physician / Family Practice with OB / Maine / Permanent / J1/H1b: Family Medicine Physician OB WELCO

  • Job Reference: 1372980176-2
  • Date Posted: 27 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Acadia Physician Recruiters
  • Location: Skowhegan, Maine
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Casino
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We are offering:Paid relocation assistance brings you to beautiful MaineScenic and welcoming recreational-rich communitySecure hospital employment with independent medical centerInteresting broad-scope practice, ideally including OBExcellent, collaborative, supportive professional environmentJ1/H1b sponsorship available, expenses paidChoice of 4 or 5 day/week schedule (40 hours)Competitive salary plus productivity bonusesLiability, life, health and disability insurance7 weeks of paid leave (vacations, holidays, sick leave, CME time)Excellent budget for your CME expensesAssistance with your student loan debtDesirable region that is terrific for familiesSkowhegan, Maine: We invite a confident Family Medicine Physician to join the medical staff of an independent 25-bed critical access hospital providing care to more than 30,000 residents in this riverside community in central Maine. Join 40+ physicians (and over 700 employees) delivering progressive health and medical services in beautiful, state-of-the-art facilities.An ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about offering obstetrics in their practice, though this is not required. Join a welcoming team of physicians and advance practice providers seeing patients of all ages in a comfortable outpatient office setting. Choose from a 4 or 5 day/week schedule (40 hours). Phone-only call is light and shared by several providers. A dedicated Hospitalist team cares for all admitted patients. Step into an established, welcoming practice supported by an experienced, dedicated team.Candidates requiring J1 or H1b sponsorship are encouraged to apply.You will be employed by the hospital and will earn a competitive salary plus productivity bonuses and benefits that include paid relocation assistance, life, health and disability insurance, liability insurance, 7 weeks of paid time off (vacation, holidays, sick leave, CME time), a generous budget for your CME expenses, and more. Student loan assistance is also available. For those needing immigration support, all costs will be covered with paperwork handled by an experienced legal team.Come to beautiful Maine and see how it earns the nickname, Vacationland! Skowhegan is the jumping-off point to The North Woods, an outdoor recreation lovers dream, with dozens of lakes and rivers, and scenic mountains. Winter snow provides a reliable base for many miles of groomed snowmobile and snowshoeing trails. Locals frequent Eaton Mountain (3 miles from the hospital) for skiing, snowboarding and sledding, or the big slopes of Sugarloaf Mountain, one of New Englands premier ski facilities, 40 miles away. In the summertime, enjoy the activities offered by the beautiful waterways throughout the region. Try some of the best trout fly-fishing in New England, or go kayaking, or white-water rafting. Enjoy golf, hiking and biking, or camping on the banks of a quiet lake. There is something here for everyone who loves the outdoors. Keep your eyes open moose and bald eagles are frequently spotted in the area.Skowhegan schools are highly rated, and your home options are varied. Choose a vintage Victorian home downtown, or a comfortable suburban place in a family-filled neighborhood, or a historic farmhouse with acreage to enjoy. You might purchase land featuring woods, pastures or streams, and build your dream house. The Skowhegan State Fair brings fun and food to town each August, with everything from a petting zoo to a Demolition Derby. Surrounding communities offer art, theatre, gyms, childrens programs, unique restaurants and more making this a terrific place for families.Skowhegan is located on the picturesque Kennebec River, which once powered local industry. The rolling hills of southern Somerset County mark an area rich in history, and a vibrant economy. Skowhegan is 30 minutes north of the popular college town of Waterville (home to prestigious Colby College), and 60 minutes west of Bangor, with 100,000 residents, a convenient international airport, a respected childrens museum, a casino/hotel, summer music and arts festivals on the riverfront, and more.Skowhegan is 1 hour from Maine's spectacular coast, and 90 minutes from Portland, where you will find hundreds of restaurants, theaters, a symphony orchestra, semi-pro sports, the International Jetport, and the high-energy Old Port district of shops and nightclubs. Skowhegan is 3.5 hours from Boston, and 3 hours from Quebec, Canada.Contact us today to learn more about this new opportunity!