New Grads Welcome! Psychiatric NP invited to beautiful lakeside town in Maine, 1 hr from Portland! Loan assistance! Welcoming practice, scenic community! - 22422278
Winthrop, Maine: We invite a caring Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner to join a thriving outpatient primary care practice in this beautiful lakeside town one hour from Portland. This practice is managed by a 192-bed regional medical center located 10 miles away in Augusta, Maine's dynamic capital city. This physician-led medical center is the Kennebec Valley's largest private employer and Maine’s third largest healthcare system, committed to positively impact the health of the community through services and involvement.
Newly certified Psych NPs are encouraged to apply for this newly created position.
The addition of a mental health provider to collaborate with a team of physicians and primary care APPs has proven successful in this hospital’s outpatient groups, and you will be the first such person added to this group. Mental healthcare here already includes on-site care management and counseling services. You will join as a clinical leader, providing direct patient care and aiding others in decision making, developing and implementing treatment plans, and improving the overall quality of care. You will make psychiatric evaluations and provide counseling and medication management for patients – mostly adults, along with some families. You will have an excellent referral network and plenty of support.
Enjoy a convenient weekday schedule (32 hours/week with patients, 8 hours admin time) practicing in a modern, comfortable setting that offers a full range of primary care services. Join a respected medical staff helping serve over 65,000 residents of the scenic Kennebec Valley. The medical center in Augusta is home to an unopposed Family Medicine Residency Program, so opportunities to help guide residents and fellows may also be available.
We are offering:
- Desirable, welcoming lakeside community 1 hour from Portland
- Relocation assistance to bring you to beautiful Maine
- New graduates are encouraged to apply!
- Welcoming and supportive provider team
- Modern, comfortable standalone medical facility
- Collaborative practice in outpatient primary care setting
- Secure employment with stable healthcare system
- Convenient weekday schedule
- Competitive salary
- Liability, Health, Dental and Vision Insurance provided
- Plenty of earned time for vacations/holidays
- Additional paid leave plus a budget for your CME
- Choice of retirement plans
- Multiyear medical education loan repayment available!
- Rewarding practice! Make a difference for people in this community!
Winthrop is a charming town of 6000 people – that doubles in population with the warm weather and the return of seasonal residents and summer vacationers. The town sits between two lakes, making for scenic views at every turn. A quaint vintage downtown houses an assortment of shops, eateries and convenient services. Waterfront houses are available here and nearby. Choose your home among numerous welcoming neighborhoods, in several surrounding communities – vintage properties, modern condos and country estates are just a few of your options!
Ten miles to the east, Maine's historic capital city, Augusta, is home to over 20,000 residents. This growing college town is also a family-friendly community with numerous welcoming neighborhoods. Enjoy easy proximity to libraries, historic and cultural facilities, and an impressive shopping district with dozens of unique shops, name-brand stores and restaurants, and entertainment venues too, such as the Civic Center that hosts everything from rock concerts to the circus!
This part of Maine offers an impressive selection of recreational choices – including kayaking, whitewater rafting, fishing and hunting, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and more. Enjoy local hiking and biking trails, award-winning golf courses, and easily accessible ski resorts too.
Winthrop is just an hour from Portland - one of the most desirable cities in New England. Portland’s active social scene includes the popular Old Port district of eateries and nightclubs, and literally hundreds more restaurants serving the finest seafood, plus international fare from two dozen regions. Additional amenities include the convenient International Jetport, exciting semipro sports teams, picturesque harborside dining, numerous galleries and museums, live theater, an acclaimed symphony orchestra, and much more. Boston is 2.5 hours from Winthrop.
Contact us today to explore this exciting new opportunity!