Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant – Special Interest in Rheumatology

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Caring for ALL of you!

Penobscot Community Health Care is seeking a BC/BE Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant with special interest in the field of  Rheumatology to practice under the guidance of an experienced,  board-certified Rheumatologist in an outpatient primary care setting.  This is an opportunity to join PCHC’s flagship practice, PCHCenter, on our main healthcare campus in Bangor, Maine and receive specialized training in the diagnosis and management of rheumatic diseases in the context of an integrated, primary care practice. Help develop a new service line that will help increase access to much-needed Rheumatology services locally!

The successful candidate must have an interest in rheumatology and a commitment to pursuing specialized training. This is an excellent opportunity for professional development – experience in primary care clinical practice is strongly desired but new graduates are also encouraged to inquire. The successful candidate must be adaptive and comfortable navigating a developing clinical environment.  The ability to embrace change, and learn  new clinical protocols, procedures and techniques is critical. The position will be full-time 40 hours, Monday – Friday, with some flexibility possible depending on needs.. Clinic hours are expected to be between the hours of  7 a.m. – 5 p.m.  No call, weekends or evenings are planned.  This is part of a developing service line.  The successful candidate must be adaptable and able to work collaboratively with a dynamic project team to build something new at PCHC!

Why PCHC? PCHC is a nationally recognized non-profit Federally qualified Health Center offering integrated Medical Home Model. Its programs and services are led by service-oriented provider teams dedicated to community health.

PCHC treats the WHOLE person, offering family medicine, dental, pediatrics, geriatrics, mental health and substance use disorder treatment, specialty services, pharmacy and both shelter and healthcare for the homeless. Nationally known for its innovative programs and care models, PCHC has served as a teaching health center for many years. Providers work with an engaged and supportive patient population and enjoy a collegial professional atmosphere with informed leadership.

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  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental and vision plans
  • Generous PTO accrual plus paid holidays
  • 403B Retirement with employer match
  • Student loan repayment &  relocation assistance
  • Signing bonus

Penobscot Community Health Care is governed by a board of community volunteers and comprised of seventeen practices and program service sites in the Greater Bangor area – Brewer, Old Town, Winterport, Belfast, and Jackman. The largest FQHC in Maine, and one of the largest in the East, PCHC’s integrated medical home model supports our mission and vision in which everyone has access to quality, cost effective health care. Our services support and empower people to advocate for their personal goals and needs and connect with community-based resources. Our success is measured when the health of our community encompasses physical and emotional wellness, personal dignity, and a sense of belonging.

Greater Bangor, Maine is a  riverside metro region less than an hour from Maine’s  gorgeous Acadia National park and Maine’s storied Mid-Coast region. Enjoy the amenities of a good-sized city without the hassle – and be inspired by all of Maine’s natural beauty and resources at your doorstep! Bangor is Maine’s third largest city, with its own international airport. It’s a short drive to Boston (3 hrs.).  Limitless 4-season outdoor recreational opportunities, a wide variety of local  arts, cultural and entertainment venues coupled with great family-centered neighborhoods and excellent public and private educational opportunities make the Greater Bangor Region highly desirable for professional families.

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