Physician-Geriatric Medicine

Geriatric Medicine Physician
The Division of Geriatrics at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine, is currently seeking a BE/BC Internist or Family Medicine physician with fellowship or advanced training in Geriatrics to lead their nursing home/assisted living practice located in scenic Norway, Maine. The successful candidate will have interest in developing leadership skills as a nursing home medical director while also providing clinical care in a team environment with an Advance Practice Professional. This position provides a unique opportunity to participate in the MMC Internal Medicine program for rural graduate medical education with dedicated teaching time and includes an appointment at Tufts University School of Medicine.
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.
Maine Medical Center's Geriatric Physicians, Physician Assistants, and Nurse Practitioners also provide ongoing primary care at area nursing homes throughout the Greater Portland area, as well as at New England Rehabilitation Hospital of Portland, and Hospice of Southern Maine.
At Maine Medical Center, patients over the age of 70 are evaluated for risk factors that can result in functional decline utilizing principles of ACE (Acute Care for the Elderly). The Hospitalized Elder Life Program (HELP) is an innovative, evidenced-based approach to improving hospital care for older patients, helping to make the most of their hospitalization by preventing delirium. The inpatient consult service enables Geriatricians to address issues common in the elderly, through consultation and continuing to follow patients during their hospitalization.
Maine Medical Center has 637 licensed beds and is the state's leading tertiary hospital and Level 1 Trauma Center, with a full complement of residencies and fellowships and is an integral part of the Tufts University Medical School.
Stephens Memorial Hospital located in Norway provides high quality, affordable healthcare to the people of Western Maine and has been recognized by the Leapfrog Group as one of the top rural hospitals in the nation four times in the last nine years (2009, 2013, 2014 and 2016) for delivering the best quality care while attaining the highest levels of efficiency. Stephens is also a member of MaineHealth, the premier healthcare system in Maine that includes Maine Medical Center in Portland.
Surrounded by more than ten lakes and ponds, Norway is a haven for boating, swimming, fishing, ice skating, and cross-country skiing. Nearby mountains provide hiking with vista views of Mount Washington and the Presidential Range, and three family ski resorts including Sunday River, and the nearby mountains provide for any recreational activity you enjoy right in your back yard. City life and the Maine coast are an easy hour drive away in Portland.
For more information, please contact Gina Mallozzi, Physician Recruiter, 207-661-2092 or gmallozzi@mmc.org.

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