FNP/PA invited to rural outpatient primary care practice in scenic northern Maine! Loan assistance available! - 22746867
Patten, Maine: We seek an experienced Family Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join a very well established and financially secure rural health center (FQHC), now in its fourth decade of operation. In addition to primary care, this respected organization provides dental care, mental health care, physical therapy, and chiropractic services.
We offer a rewarding outpatient-only family practice caring for patients of all ages – many of whom are uninsured or underinsured – along with some walk-in/urgent care. Your panel will be weighted toward geriatrics more than pediatrics. You should have at least three years of advance practice experience in primary care so you will be prepared to practice independently from the start. Certification in CPR and ACLS are required.
This full time position comes with a terrific weekday schedule - with no nights, no weekends, no holidays. You will enjoy practicing in a modern facility with state of the art technology and electronic medical records – to become part of an experienced, collaborative team focused on providing the best possible patient care.
We are offering
- Friendly, collaborative and rewarding family practice
- Interesting mix seeing patients of all ages, weighted toward geriatrics
- Terrific weekday schedule – no nights, no weekends, no holidays!
- Choose from a 4 or 5 day/week schedule
- Paid relocation to beautiful Maine
- Competitive salary based on your experience
- Liability, health, dental, vision, life & disability insurance
- 3 weeks of paid time off for vacations (FOUR WEEKS in year two!)
- 10 paid holidays
- Paid leave plus a budget for your CME
- Participation in a retirement plan WITH employer contributions!
- Tax-free NHSC Federal Student Loan assistance!
- Immense job satisfaction caring for many underserved patients!
Patten is a small town between the cities of Bangor and Houlton in northern Maine. This family-friendly community, and several more rural communities near it, offers affordable housing, with acreage readily available for those who dream of a country lifestyle. Waterfront living is plentiful, with homes on many nearby lakes, rivers and streams. The terrain is marked by rolling hills and lush forests, with agricultural properties thriving across the region. What was once a busy logging district is now popular for scenery and recreation! This picturesque area supports many activities for locals and visitors alike: boating, snowmobiling, golf, camping, hiking and climbing, hunting and fishing – and many more ways to enjoy Maine's acclaimed four-season environment. Near Patten is Baxter State Park – a 200,000 acre playground that is home of Maine’s tallest mountain – Mt. Katahdin – plus scenic lakes and ponds, and the start/finish of the Appalachian Trail. Home to wildlife including moose and bald eagles, Baxter is a wonderful resource for all who enjoy nature.
Bangor, 90 miles south of Patten, is home to over 100,000 people and offers an international airport, shopping malls and theatres, dozens of chain and independent restaurants, a wonderful children’s museum, a symphony orchestra, a casino/hotel, summer concerts and music festivals on the riverfront, and much more. Closer to Patten is the city of Orono, with primary campus of the University of Maine, home to over 10,000 full time students and an abundance of cultural and collegiate sporting events, including NCAA Division I football, soccer, basketball, baseball and hockey.
Contact us today to learn more about this new position!