Nurse Practitioner Resident

Website Penobscot Community Health Care


Join us in transforming the primary care workforce! Penobscot Community Health Center is accepting applications for the fourth cohort of our Nurse Practitioner Residency Program. Our residency is focused on increasing the clinical knowledge and skills of new NPs, providing a positive transitional experience from school to practice, and an opportunity to fine tune skills under the guidance of experienced mentors in the field! The goal of the program is to produce highly knowledgeable primary care NPs who are confident in their abilities and dedicated to staying in the field; thereby increasing access to needed health care in our rural and aging state.


  • The NP Resident will deliver medical care to a wide variety of patients and will be responsible for maintaining accurate and current patient records as well as scheduling and administering follow up appointments for patients as required
  • The NP Resident will work effectively with other members of the team to deliver the best primary care to our patients and perform selective medical services under the direction of supervising physicians and providers
  • NP Residents will be working 4 days a week totaling 40 hours, no nights or weekends, with the exception of one week of call during the year
  • The NP will have an opportunity to experience Internal Rotations such as Community Care and Geriatrics, Transitions of Care, Women’s Health, Psychiatry, Walk-in-Care, Homeless Healthcare, and much more


  • Slower paced schedule and a smaller panel of patients while learning to be a primary care provider
  • Residents will be provided the same clinical and administrative support as our current providers
  • Working with an interdisciplinary team
  • $73,000/year salary
  • Continuing Medical Education (CME) opportunities
  • Paid sick leave and vacation
  • 403(b)
  • License reimbursement benefit
  • Health benefits including supplemental vision and dental
  • Voluntary Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Malpractice coverage through the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA)
  • Opportunity to work at PCHC upon completion of residency program.


  • Graduate of an Accredited Nurse Practitioner Program within the last 18 months
  • Board Certified/Board Eligible Nurse Practitioner
  • Eligible for application of license to practice medicine as a Nurse Practitioner in the State of Maine
  • Current/Eligible for application of DEA license
  • Stated commitment to a career in primary care in a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC)
  • Will have to obtain up-to-date training and certification in Basic Life Support issued by American Heart Association, American Red Cross or American Health & Safety Institute. NP Resident must obtain within 3 months if not current at hire.


  • Current CV
  • Un-Official Transcript (Official Transcript must be submitted once educational program is complete)
  • 3 letters of recommendation (2 professional)
  • Personal Statement: This is an opportunity to communicate to PCHC your personal statement of qualifications, interest, and motivation to this Residency. In essay format please respond to the following question: What personal, professional, educational and/or clinical experience has led you to choose the role of a primary care nurse practitioner in a community health setting? Perhaps you can share your experience working with underserved populations.

Why Penobscot Community Health Care?  Governed by a board of community volunteers, PCHC is a Federally Qualified Health Center comprised of seventeen practices and program service sites in Bangor, Brewer, Old Town, Winterport, Belfast and Jackman. As an organization PCHC offers a  wide range of fully integrated primary care services for the whole person:  family medicine, geriatrics, pediatrics, dental,  mental health, speech and hearing, nutrition, substance use disorder treatment, podiatry and chiropractic medicine,  primary care pharmacy, shelter and healthcare for those experiencing homelessness, and more!

  • PCHC providers rely on highly innovative, creative and dynamic programs and care models
  • Engaged, supportive patient population with demonstrated need
  • Collegial professional atmosphere with informed and accessible leadership
  • Flexible schedules supportive of work/life balance
  • Competitive compensation and generous benefits
  • Student loan repayment, CME allowance, relocation assistance

PCHC supports and empowers 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.

Bangor, Maine: Live and work in a historic, riverside city just half-an-hour from Maine’s gorgeous Acadia National park and Maine’s storied mid-coast region. Enjoy the amenities of a good-sized metro 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.) or Portland’s quaint Old Port (2 hrs.).  Limitless four-season outdoor recreational opportunities, a wide variety of 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.

Curious, or interested to learn more? Apply today! You can request a full copy of the detailed job description by emailing


Contact:   Jamie L. Grant, Provider Recruiter
207.992.9200 /

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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