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Diagnostic Radiologist - J-1 waiver / CONRAD 30 position

at Spectrum Healthcare Partners in Bangor, Maine, United States

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Diagnostic Radiologist – J-1 waiver / CONRAD 30 position

Visa and J-1 Waiver Spectrum Healthcare Partners welcomes applications from physicians requiring H-1B visas and seeking J1 CONRAD 30 waivers. Several of our radiologists, and many of our colleague physicians in the area, are current or former J-1 waiver physicians. We have successfully secured J-1 waivers for 6 of our radiologists in the last 5 years. Bangor is an ideal location for a J-1 waiver practice site; we are officially designated as a Medically Underserved Area/Population (MUP), but with the amenities of a big town/small city, and a population of over 150,000 in the metropolitan area. Maine is also one of the least restrictive states for CONRAD30 J1 waiver applications, with recent rule changes in June 2021 further improving our ability to secure a J-1 waiver for our radiologists under the CONRAD-30 program. The Position Spectrum Healthcare Partners is seeking a Board Eligible/Board Certified Diagnostic Radiologist with fellowship training to join our highly profitable, progressive Radiology group. The successful candidate will also have strong general radiology skills; this is primarily a general radiology position with part focus on your field of fellowship training. You will join our established group of 18 radiologists to provide primary coverage at hospitals serving Eastern & Coastal Maine communities. With recent and upcoming new sites of coverage, we aim to expand our group further over the next year. Along with a generous compensation and benefits package, this full-time position offers a two-year to partnership track opportunity, and very reasonable call expectations, which is shared equally. No overnight reading is necessary; all overnight work is offloaded to our affiliated nighthawk service. All our new associates enjoy 10 weeks of vacation per year, increasing to 12 weeks/year for all partners, with opportunities for up to 16 weeks/year or more as schedules allow.? Our group operates on a fair and equitable work model, with near equal division of labor and benefits between all partners and associates; we do not believe in overburdening the newer members of our practice. We do not track RVUs and individual productivity, as we believe it is not to the benefit of patients, and often results in an overly competitive environment. We are very proud of the camaraderie we have built in our practice. The successful candidate will value collegiality, work ethic, collaboration, and a reasonable work/life balance. Our Practice We are the dominant group in this region with minimal competition in our area, and numerous opportunities for expansion. We serve a variety of hospitals, from our largest hospital, Eastern Maine Medical Center (EMMC), which recently underwent an extensive $300 million expansion and serves as the primary referral center in the region with 411 beds, to small regional hospitals, providing a variety of patient populations.? A wide portfolio of advanced imaging is performed daily throughout our practice sites, including advanced neuroimaging, MSK imaging in close collaboration with our orthopedists, virtual colonoscopies, prostate MRIs, PET-CTs and oncologic imaging in association with our dedicated cancer center. In addition, there is considerable volume of interventional procedures, ranging from imaging-guided biopsies and drainages to tumor ablation, embolization and TIPS. Bangor, Maine ?? Bangor is perfectly situated in Maine-allowing physicians to enjoy world-class sailing, kayaking, cycling, hiking, and skiing all nearby. In addition, Bangor offers big city amenities like a strong arts community, a retail district, high-quality dining, Division 1 college sports, and one of the best school districts in the state. Portland is an easy 2-hour drive south, and Bangor International Airport offers direct flights to New York City, Philadelphia, Chicago, Washington D.C., Orlando, Tampa/St. Petersburg, and Charlotte. Bangor is also notable for a diverse ethnic, religious and cultural community with former and current J-1 waiver and H1B physicians contributing to substantial background diversity. The flagship university in the UMaine system, University of Maine in Orono is located minutes away, which draws tens of thousands of students of various nationalities. ?? About Spectrum Healthcare Partners ? Spectrum Healthcare Partners is a Maine-based, physician-owned and led healthcare organization that combines strong physician leadership with expertise from a multi-disciplinary management team. Spectrum is comprised of over 200 Board Certified physicians, including anesthesiologists, orthopaedists, pathologists, physiatrists, radiologists, and radiation oncologists, serving patients and communities throughout Maine and northern New England. The care and treatment of our patients is of primary importance to us. Our physicians are dedicated to excellence in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of illness, lifelong learning, and serving our communities.

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Job Posting: JC189250817

Posted On: Aug 04, 2021

Updated On: Dec 03, 2021