Medical Director, Helen Hunt Health Center Old Town, Maine

Website Penobscot Community Health Care

PCHC - Lead with your Heart!

Do you lead with your heart?  PCHC is seeking an experienced family medicine provider to practice and help lead Helen Hunt Health Center in Old Town, Maine. Ten years or more of  practice and/or leadership roles preferred.

Become a part of PCHC’s nationally recognized non-profit organization.  PCHC providers thrive by embracing our Mission and Vision, in which everyone has access to quality, cost-effective health care regardless of life circumstance. This is an opportunity to practice part time with your own patient panel and further build upon the excellent foundation and strengths of this well-regarded, established integrated primary care practice in leadership of 16 outstanding clinicians and a superb, experienced support staff.

The position is planned for a full-time, 40 hour week with approximately 24 patient contact hours. Balance split between administrative and leadership duties
Direct supervision for on-site primary care providers and clinical oversight of specialty services at the clinic, including podiatry, chiropractic, and PMHNP
A portion of non-clinical hours may be remote
Clinic hours are generally of 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Four-or-five-day work week available, depending on preference
Very manageable shared primary care call requirement – about one week per year
No scheduled weekends
The successful candidate will be a team player dedicated to patient-centered care, energized by a fast-paced professional environment where innovation and collaboration are prized
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 enjoy highly inventive, 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.

Helen Hunt Health Center is housed in a beautifully renovated, spacious 3-story 1903 brick school house rich with local history.  A well-loved landmark that has been lovingly restored, the Helen Hunt building serves as a focal point for community health services just as it did for education over 100 years ago when it was a school serving local 4th and 5th grade students!

Old Town, Maine is a unique island community made up of several islands in the Penobscot and Stillwater Rivers conveniently accessed by several bridges.   Just 10 minutes from downtown Bangor, AND 10 minutes from UMaine’s flagship campus in neighboring Orono, Old Town is a quaint community surrounded by acres of forest and pristine waters with more than 50 miles of rivers and streams accessible year-around.

Bangor, Maine: 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.

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Contact:   Jamie L. Grant, Provider Recruiter
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