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Position Summary: For a clinical provider, this is your chance to work for a nationally recognized FQHC that is a leader in integrated primary care! Come and join our team at Seaport Community Health Center and become a part of a coastal and active community! PCHC is an organization that lives behind their mission and values and strives to meet those expectations every day for the community they serve. We believe in providing radical hospitality in everything we do. Not only will you be providing support to the patients you serve, but you will be given support by an amazing leadership team and clinical staff. Apply today, let us show you the difference we are making in our community and how you can become a part of it. Choose your schedule-work four days per week or a traditional Monday through Friday schedule! See 2.5 patients per hour. Most providers have full panels so the incoming Physician should be fully ramped up within a year! Perform basic office-based procedures such as paps, cyst removal, join injections, and simple sutures. Our clinic, Seaport Community Health Center in Belfast, Maine is a fully staffed clinic with nurses and front office personnel. There are no inpatient responsibilities. Work for us and our clinics pay 100% of the Physician's health insurance, which includes dental and pharmacy. Our locations are eligible to apply to NHSC for full loan repayment! We offer an attractive CME allowance, sign-on bonuses, and relocation allowances. View the job description below to learn more! Belfast, Maine: We've got something to please everyone in the Belfast area, the heart of the Maine Coast! Try touring through our seaside villages and the rolling hills of our inland towns, shop our historic downtowns, visit our eclectic collection of galleries and artists studios, hike through our stake parks that are overlooking the ocean, learn about our lighthouses, or try sailing and boating on the bay! ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 1. Provides direct patient care as outlined in the PCHC Provider Engagement Letter and the PCHC Provider Handbook. 2. Diagnoses, treatment and/or proper referral while maintaining expected medical standards. 3. Provides care for the patients of PCHC including: tracking, patient follow-up, performs patient education, counseling as indicated and inpatient care if required. 4. Evaluates patients in a timely and courteous manner. 5. Secures and maintains hospital admitting privileges at assigned area hospitals. 6. Familiar with and follows State of Maine sexual abuse legal requirements. 7. Familiar with immunization statutes, schedules and contraindications and follows them. 8. Appropriately charts in electronic medical records at PCHC facilities in a timely manner. 9. Attends PCHC and assigned hospital staff meetings and other meetings as directed/requested by the Medical Director. 10. Participates in or conducts in-service training for the providers of PCHC. 11. Attends continuing medical education (CME) programs and provides copy of course completion certificate to Human Resources. 12. Maintains confidentiality of patient care and agency operations at all times. 13. Works collegially with other medical disciplines/mid-level providers, including sharing patient care and after-hours call with Family Practitioners. 14. Works collegially with the support and administrative staff in a positive, constructive manner. 15. Contributes to the training and proficiencies of clinical personnel, including medical students and residents. 16. Participates in quality improvement programs that will assure that patients receive quality care in the office and from other providers of health care service, using peer review, medical records audits, grievances and other mechanisms as appropriate. 17. Participates in PCHC activities such as health fairs, CME activities, and community events. 18. Functions as an advocate for patients, particularly those with fewer economic and social resources. 19. Understands role in Disaster Plan promotes patient and staff safety. 20. Complies with PCHC Code of Conduct. 21. Follows PCHC policies, personnel policies and patient protocols not otherwise addressed in provider manual. 22. Follows appropriate Infection Control Procedures. 23. Responsible for learning, performing and following safe practices and procedures 24. Knows roles or responsibilities in the event of an incident and how to report incidents. 25. Uses Personal Protective Equipment as appropriate. 26. Supervises constructively physician assistants and nurse practitioners. 27. Mentors healthcare students. 28. Interacts harmoniously and effectively with others, focusing upon the attainment of organizational goals and objectives through a commitment to teamwork. 29. Conforms to acceptable attendance and punctuality standards as expressed in the Employee Handbook. 30. Complies with all safety rules and protocols. Reports all accidents, regardless of severity, immediately to supervisor and completes incident/injury report and investigation form, which will be forwarded to Human Resources within 24 hours of incident. 31. Abides by the organizations compliance program and its requirements. 32. Current on all required training for current year. 33. Performs all other duties, as assigned by supervisor. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES 1. Knowledge of the principles and practice of family medicine and preventive medicine. 2. Knowledge of the state and federal laws pertaining to medicine and to community health centers. 3. Knowledge of the structure and function of community health centers. 4. Maintains Board Certification WORKING CONDITIONS Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a medical practice setting. Normal medical office environment. Involves frequent contact with staff, patients and the public. Work may be stressful at times. Contact may involve dealing with people who are angry or upset. Working extended hours may be required as needed. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Graduate of an accredited medical school with a Maine State license to practice medicine and have a valid DEA number. Board Certification by the American Board of Family Medicine within three (3) years of completing a Family Medicine Residency required. Will have up-to-date training and certification in Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support issued by American Heart Association, American Red Cross or American Health & Safety Institute. Must obtain within 3 months if not current at hire. Be able to be credentialed at assigned hospitals and contractible on PCHC insurance plans. Must not be excluded from participation in federal health care programs. - See more at: http://www.practicelink.com/jobs/540944/#sthash.Egsss6dq.dpuf
Join Penobscot Community Health Care where we strive for and work toward our mission to provide access to patient-centered, high-quality, comprehensive, integrated health care services regardless of the ability to pay. We've been pursuing our mission since 1997 and we continue to grow and expand our vision for the future.

Our employment opportunities are continually changing and include both administrative and clinical positions. PCHC is fully committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and advancement for all employees. All patients, clients, and co-workers will be treated with respect and courtesy. All staff must assist patients, clients and co-workers regardless of race, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, political affiliation, ethnicity, national origin, gender identity, group characteristic, medical diagnosis, or disability without bias or prejudice.

PCHC provides an excellent benefits package to eligible employees including medical insurance, dental insurance, group term life insurance, short term and long term disability insurance, health care reimbursement accounts, dependent care reimbursement accounts, a 401k retirement savings plan, paid time off, paid holidays, an Employee Assistance Program, and number of cost-saving discounts with many local businesses.

Our benefits, combined with a positive, mission-minded staff, make Penobscot Community Health Care a great place to work!