Job ID: 289550210  |  Last Updated: 2/10/2020

Full-Time Pediatrician

Cary Medical Center
Caribou, ME

Job Description

Unlimited potential exists for a Pediatrician to join our practice in Caribou, a community that is economically, culturally, and socially inviting. This opportunity has come about due to relocation of an existing Pediatrician. Caribou prides itself on the high quality of its public school system, extremely low crime rate and family-oriented community activities.
As an employee of Pines Health Services, the successful Pediatrician will receive a competitive salary, generous health and welfare benefits package, professional liability insurance, CME reimbursement, relocation assistance, and education loan repayment, if applicable. The physician will also receive an annual allowance for licensing, DEA registration, professional society memberships, and medical journal subscriptions. All of our primary care health centers are approved for participation in the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayer program. Immigration assistance provided by expert legal counsel is provided at the expense of the practice for candidates needing a J-1 waiver, H-1B visa or green card.

Pediatric Practice Profile:
The Pines Center for Womens and Childrens Health is one of five primary care offices located in geographically dispersed communities.
3 Obstetricians and 2 Midwives
3 Pediatricians
Approximately 200 - 250 deliveries annually
Anesthesiologist on call at all times at Cary Medical Center
NICU not available at Cary Medical Center, however a pediatric critical care transport team from Eastern Maine Medical Center with mobile NICU and fixed wing air transport is readily available
The practice at the Center for Womens and Childrens Health is conveniently attached to Cary Medical Center with easy internal stairway access to the hospitals maternal/child unit and Operating Rooms one floor above.
Pines Health has a telephone triage system to screen after-hours calls. The Womens & Childrens Health Center offers extended early morning and evening hours three days each week, and our Caribou Health Center is open two additional weekday evenings and Saturdays from 8:00 AM 3:00 PM for ease of patient access. When medically necessary, OB and Pediatric patients can access the ER at Cary Medical Center for after hours care. The ER is staffed 24/7 by a Board-certified Emergency Physician.
Access to Cary Medical Center outpatient clinics including Cardiology, Pulmonary, Hematology/Oncology, Endocrinology, Neurosurgical, Ear, Nose and Throat, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Nephrology, Pediatric Gastroenterology, and Podiatry, and Rheumatology, along with diabetes counseling and nutritional therapy
Expectations grow the practice as families move into the area to support the growth of local industry, including the Defense Financing and Accounting Service (DFAS), the Maine Military Authority and an influx in the number of U.S. Border Patrol officers.

The Opportunity:
Status: Full-time: 5 days per week, including one early evening each week on a rotating basis; Saturday morning hours may be considered in the future.
Patients: Patient profile is newborn to approximately age 18
Call: 1 in 3 rotation with infrequent requirement to come into the hospital for pediatric admissions; pediatricians attend all C-sections. PALS certification required, NRP certification highly desirable.

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