Pediatric NP - 1 hr from Portland - join FQHC practice in scenic rural Maine - outpatient primary care, 4 days/week! NHSC welcome! - 22873875
Porter, Maine: We invite an experienced Pediatric Nurse Practitioner to join an established community-focused rural health center (FQHC) serving 22,000 people in and around this western Maine town. We have seen an increase in families/pediatric patients, so this is an expansion position to meet the needs of our community. National Health Service Corps candidates are welcome to this underserved area.
Enjoy a rewarding outpatient-only practice caring for all ages in pediatrics – infants to young adults – many of whose families are uninsured or underinsured. This is a desirable location on the New Hampshire border one hour west of Portland. Join this established multidisciplinary practice providing primary care, dental care, mental health services, nutrition, eye care, podiatry, family planning and more, all in one location – with radiology and lab services onsite. Providers here are well-respected and make a difference to local people by breaking down barriers and providing quality care to a population with evolving healthcare needs. You will be a key part of a care team in an Integrated Primary Care/ Patient Centered Medical Home model.
You will have a convenient schedule working 4 days/week, 10-hour days, with no nights, weekends, no holidays. Light phone-only call goes through an RN triage service first, and is shared, so you will only see a handful of calls each month. Practice in a modern facility with a dedicated staff and state-of-the-art technology with electronic medical records so you can focus on delivering the best possible patient care.
We are offering:
- Friendly, supportive and rewarding outpatient practice
- Terrific 4 day/week schedule – no nights, no weekends, no holidays
- Attractive location in beautiful western Maine 1 hour from Portland
- Competitive salary based on your experience
- Paid health and dental insurance, life & disability insurance
- Plenty of paid time off for vacations PLUS paid holidays
- Paid leave plus a budget for your CME
- Participation in a retirement plan
- Eligible to apply for tax-free NHSC Federal Student Loan assistance
- Immense job satisfaction caring for many underserved patients
Scenic Maine proudly earns the nickname “Vacationland” – a pristine, rejuvenating playground where millions of visitors from around the world choose to spend their leisure time. You can make your home here and experience a fantastic four-season environment with virtually limitless outdoor activities on land and water. Enjoy convenient proximity to New England’s best downhill skiing and snowboarding, along with interesting local hiking, cross-country skiing, a choice of golf courses, and many more recreational choices.
Porter is a town of 1500 in the foothills of the White Mountains that has its historic roots in farming. This region offers a high quality of life, a low crime rate, and a low cost of living. Marked by lakes and streams, forests and antique farms, homes are affordable in western Maine, and acreage is available for those interested in a country lifestyle. If you are open to commuting, you can live anywhere nearer to Portland/the coast as desired.
Porter is just 18 miles from Fryeburg, Maine – site of Fryeburg Academy – a renowned private school (grades 9-13) that attracts boarding students from around the world. This institution is also the local high school, so students in this district will attend the Academy as their local high school, at no cost.
Porter is just an hour from Portland – a city frequently cited as one of America's top cities to live, work and visit. With quality schools, a wealth of seafood and ethnic restaurants, three semi-pro sports teams, the lively Old Port district, a broad selection of theaters and live music houses, plus a renowned symphony orchestra, and the International Jetport, Portland is named by Parenting Magazine as one of the best cities for families.
Porter is 45 minutes from North Conway, NH, known for its year-round resorts, excellent skiing, and abundant tax-free shopping. Porter is about two hours from Boston, with early American historical sites, national championship sports, much more art and culture including live theater and ballet, and a major international airport.
Contact us today to learn more about this excellent new opportunity!