Podiatrist invited to Eastern/Coastal Maine! Join popular community health center near Canadian border!

ID: 23727422
Location: Eastport , ME - US
Practice Type: Group
Duration: Permanent - Full Time
Contact: Cal Weaver, CPC    Call: 207-891-9003
Posted: 11/28/2022

We are offering:

  • Secure employment with established community health center
  • Welcoming, supportive and collegial atmosphere
  • Interesting NONSURGICAL Foot & Ankle practice covering 3 clinics
  • Convenient weekday schedule (40 hours)
  • No nights, no weekends, no holidays
  • Call is handled by phone only
  • Competitive salary with bonus income for each patient seen
  • Paid relocation assistance
  • Health insurance, life and disability insurance
  • Plenty of paid time off for vacations plus paid holidays
  • More paid leave plus a budget for your CME
  • Education debt assistance available

Eastport, Maine: We invite a skilled Podiatrist to join the medical staff of an established and growing multi-site FQHC/community health center offering services in primary care, dentistry and mental health plus podiatry and more.

This is a rewarding SOLO NONSURGICAL Foot & Ankle practice covering 3 clinics, to maximize patient access and convenience. You will have a flexible weekday schedule (40 hours, with no nights, no weekends and no holidays). You will practice in the health center’s headquarters in Eastport – a welcoming coastal community on the eastern tip of Maine, on bridge-connected Moose Island, adjacent to New Brunswick, Canada. You will also see patients in the larger city of Calais, half an hour north of Eastport, and in Machias, an hour west of Eastport. Rounding on area nursing homes will fill the balance of your week. Call is handled by phone only.

Become part of a community health center-based medical practice that credits its success to committed staff and dedicated patients. They offer patient-focused healthcare to thousands of area residents. This health center’s mission is to offer their patients, including many uninsured and underinsured, access to quality care. As part of the healthcare safety-net and a provider of choice for long-time residents of the region, the health center depends on strong relationships with other service organizations also targeting these residents.

You will earn a competitive salary based on experience, with bonus income for each patient seen. Benefits including paid relocation assistance, health insurance, life and disability insurance, plenty of paid time off for vacations, paid holidays, additional paid leave plus a budget for your CME, and more. Education debt assistance is also available.

Come to Washington County in eastern Maine and enjoy rural living in a coastal setting known for its hearty, friendly people, breathtaking vistas, fascinating wildlife, and numerous recreational options in every season. Idyllic harbors are dotted with working boats and pleasure craft. Maine’s famous Bold Coast is part of everyday life and available to all who live here. Enjoy bright, blooming springs, and autumn trees bursting with color. The 17,000 acre Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge is home to deer and moose, bald eagles, migratory and songbirds, and a variety of endangered species. Activities here include cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice fishing and snowmobiling in the wintertime, and hiking and biking, camping, hunting and fishing, golf, and all manner of boating during the warmer seasons.

Everything you need is here. Walmart plus small businesses and local grocers provide all the basics. You can enjoy browsing enchanting antique shops and art galleries and patronize local cafes and coffee houses along with restaurants serving the freshest seafood, pizza and more.

Enjoy an impressive quality of life among some of the safest towns in New England. Home settings include everything from ocean-view and lakefront properties to historic farms with abundant acreage, and interesting in-town homes. If you dream of country living, you can find it here. With excellent private, parochial and public schools, this is wonderful place for families or for empty-nesters.

Eastport is the easternmost city in the USA, with 1500 residents. Enjoy unique island life and be among the first Americans to see the sun rise every day. Eastport has a fun and unique arts community that includes an arts center, art galleries, musicians, community theater, and more. The nearby city of Calais is an important US/Canada crossing point, with three bridges spanning the river border between nations. Calais is a shopping destination for Mainers and Canadians around the area. A two-year community college is based there and a branch of the University of Maine, offering dozens of four-year programs, is in Machias.

Bangor, Maine’s third largest city, is two and a half hours from Eastport. Bangor has 100,000 residents and features an international airport, shopping malls and theaters, museums, a casino/hotel, riverfront music and art festivals, and more. Nearer to Eastport is Acadia National Park, with 50,000 public acres containing several picturesque mountains, “Golf Digest” level golf courses, popular campgrounds, a hundred miles of trails for hiking and biking, gorgeous coastline, and much more. Bar Harbor, adjacent to Acadia, is a tourist hotspot with dozens of restaurants and shops and tours that include whale watching.

Contact us today to explore your future in eastern Maine!