Physician / Oncology - Hematology / Maine / Permanent / J1/H1b: Hematologist/Oncologist invited to join dedicated Cancer Center at Award-Winning Hospital in beautiful Maine! Join safe community! Job
Acadia Physician Recruiters, LLC
Caribou, Maine, United States
Job type: fulltime
Job industry: Healthcare & Medical
Caribou, Maine: We invite a skilled Hematology/Oncology Specialist to join 60 providers on the medical staff of an award-winning, community-owned 65-bed medical center where over 500 employees serve 35,000 residents around northeastern Maine. You will be impressed by this Top Rural Hospital a multiple blue-ribbon hospital and Womens Choice Award winner. Leapfrog has awarded this hospital an A Safety Score every year! They are in the top 2% of all US hospitals for health information and patient safety technology and are the Employer and Provider of Choice for healthcare in the area.
Candidates requiring NHSC, H1b or J1 visa sponsorship are encouraged to apply. Expert legal counsel will be provided to manage the immigration process, with all costs covered.
You will be employed full time to provide compassionate, high-quality, patient-centered care as part of a multispecialty group that is a recognized Patient-Centered Medical Home and FQHC. Join another full time Hematologist/Oncologist and an Advance Practice Provider seeing patients in a modern, comfortable office suite within the acute care medical centers new (2018) Cancer Center, supported by dedicated Oncology Nurses, Chemotherapy Infusion Nurses and Patient Navigators.
The oncology program is QOPI (Quality Oncology Practice Initiative) Certified and is actively involved with quality improvement organizations, participating in ASCO national collaborative initiatives. Last year, this practice took on over 300 new patients, and averaged 12 patient visits/day, while the infusion suite also saw 12 patients/day. Patient profile includes a large cohort of elderly patients with comorbidities. Acute patients are transferred to a higher-level facility, and return here for ongoing outpatient treatment.
This is an expansion position designed to serve additional patients and communities. Come to this professionally stimulating environment, where relationships are established with Maines premier Hematology/Oncology group at the Maine Medical Center, and with researchers at the Jackson Laboratory and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. A neighboring hospital (12 miles away) offers radiation therapy and PET scanning services. An active Tumor Board comprised of hem/onc, general surgery, imaging and pathology meets regularly. You will have an almost purely outpatient practice, with rare inpatient consults during business hours. Hospitalists provide 24/7 inpatient care. You can look forward to a convenient weekday schedule with light shared call supported by a telephone triage system that screens after-hours calls to improve YOUR quality of life.
We are offering:
Paid relocation to scenic, welcoming Maine!
Support available for NHSC and J1/H1b visa holders, costs covered
Secure employment with respected health system
Practice in new (2018) QOPI-Certified Cancer Center
Convenient weekday schedule, light call shared with peer
Highly competitive base salary
Paid liability insurance, health, dental, life and disability insurance
Paid time off for holidays, sick leave and vacations
More paid leave plus a budget for your CME
Paid professional fees and expenses
Ongoing medical education loan assistance available!
Excellent quality of life in safe, growing community!
Rewarding practice, appreciative patients!
Northern Maine is a wonderful place to live and work. Caribou is a dynamic, growing community that is economically, culturally and socially inviting. They have high quality public schools with a student-to-teacher ratio of just 14:1! Caribou boasts an extremely low crime rate, and recreation galore: A multi-million-dollar Recreation and Wellness Center offers indoor running, basketball, swimming and other programs for all ages, and other local facilities include a premier cross-country skiing venue, too.
Rural northern Maine enjoys a picturesque four-season environment with abundant wildlife including moose, deer and bald eagles reasons many seasonal visitors flock to the area to enjoy a quiet summer retreat, the spectacular colors of autumn, or a winter adventure. Enjoy breathtaking sunsets on area lakes, camping and hiking in peaceful forests, hunting and fishing, canoeing and kayaking on lakes and rivers, hiking and biking on paths for all skill levels, or snowmobiling or dogsledding across groomed trails.
A commercial airport in neighboring Presque Isle (20 minutes away) offers direct flights to Newark daily. Many residents of northern Maine enjoy visiting Canada Quebec City is a scenic five hour drive or Bangor, Maine (Maines third largest city), a three hour drive south.
Contact us today to learn more about this excellent new opportunity!