Physician-Geriatrics MMP
MaineHealth System - Portland, OR

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The Division of Geriatrics at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine, is currently seeking a BE/BC Geriatric physician to join their team of experienced providers. This position will provide growth in the outpatient aspects of geriatric care with a strong focus on teaching and opportunities for leadership development.

The Division of Geriatrics at Maine Medical Center has built a foundation for Maine’s elderly that encompasses all aspects of geriatric care, including inpatient and outpatient services, community resources, and access to healthcare practitioners specifically trained in geriatrics. The Division currently has 8 physicians and 5 advance practice professionals.

Inpatient service at Maine Medical Center includes several complimentary programs. There is an Acute Care for the Elderly Unit (ACE), where patients over the age of 70 on one unit are evaluated for risk factors that can result in functional decline. The Hospitalized Elder Life Program (HELP) for delirium prevention is nationally recognized and enrolls patients throughout the institution. For more in depth consultation, there is an inpatient Geriatric consult service.

Maine Medical Center’s Geriatric Physicians, Physician Assistants, and Nurse Practitioners also provide care in multiple outpatient settings. There is primary patient care at area nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Geriatric providers also work in the acute and skilled rehabilitation areas. An active Geriatric Center provides consultation for the management of dementia, falls, depression, and polypharmacy. Portland, Maine is home to Maine Medical Partners, a 300 physician, multi-specialty group and a division of Maine Medical Center, the state’s leading tertiary care hospital and a Level 1 Trauma Center. The position involves teaching and mentoring residents and fellows from Maine Medical Center’s residency programs, and medical students from the Maine Medical Center-Tufts University School of Medicine Medical School Program.

Situated on the Maine coast, Portland offers the best of urban sophistication combined with small-town friendliness. The area provides four season recreational opportunities, such as skiing, hiking, sailing, and miles of beautiful beaches. Just two hours north of Boston, this is an exceptionally diverse and vibrant community. Portland is consistently voted one of the top spots in America to raise a family and was named America’s most livable city by Forbes Magazine in 2009. The Falmouth, Maine school system was ranked in 2011 by Forbes as #1 in the nation for Best Schools for Your Real Estate Buck.
Excellent compensation and benefits. For more information, please contact Alison C. Nathanson, Director, MaineHealth Physician Recruitment Center at (207) 396-8683 or .