Physiatry - Inpatient Medical Director

at Maine General Health in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

Job Summary:Provides medical leadership to develop and maintain quality and cost effective health care within assigned areas of clinical practice. Plans and directs an organization’s medical policies, programs, and staff in area of clinical practice.

Job Description:

Physiatry – Inpatient Medical Director

MaineGeneral Medical Center is seeking an enthusiastic board certified or board eligible PHYSIATRIST with experience or strong interest in Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation. If you have great clinical and interpersonal skills, look no further! Join our team of dedicated and patient-centered professionals in caring for patients throughout the Kennebec Valley region located in the beautiful state of Maine.

Highlights of the Inpatient position include:

+ Medical Director of Inpatient Physiatry with exciting opportunities to be involved in program development.

+ Provide quality patient care in a state of the art 12 bed, private room, hospital based Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit.

+ Join an experienced and dynamic team of 3 Physiatrists and 4 APP’s.

+ Fully staffed and experienced MaineGeneral nursing team.

+ Weekend call (by phone) schedule of 1 in 4, on rotation with other physiatrists and in collaboration with high quality hospitalist team members. Exceptions, which require on-site call responsibilities, include occasional weekend admissions or emergency cases.

+ Convenient access to hospitalist and specialist support as well as local resources.

+ Access to expansive diagnostic services.

+ Most common conditions include stroke, neurological disorders, Hip FX, amputation, spinal cord injury, deconditioning, multi-trauma, and brain injury.

+ Ability to provide medical student/resident education, if desired.

+ Collegial team with excellent patient support infrastructure and consistently positive patient review and successful rates of discharge.

+ Use of Dragon Dictation

+ Acute Stroke Ready Hospital Joint Commission Certification

+ Stroke Rehabilitation Certification through the Joint Commission

Pain Management and Physiatry Continuity of Care Clinic:

+ Outpatient Clinic within miles of the Alfond Center for Health

+ Outpatient follow-ups and procedural opportunities, averaging two, half days per week.

+ Opportunity to perform EMGs , if desired

+ Convenient access to ultrasound on site


+ BC/BE Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

+ Patient centered commitment to excellence

+ Strong interpersonal and communication skills

+ Inpatient Physiatry experience preferred

+ Special interest in neurological rehabilitation preferred

MaineGeneral Medical Center’s rehabilitation unit has 12 private rooms, each with lift systems, one bariatric room, telemetry ready, horticulture program and mobility garden, and specialty programs.

MaineGeneral Health is Kennebec Valley’s largest private employer with a strong commitment to positively impact the health of the community each day through services and involvement. The state-of-the-art, 198 bed MaineGeneral Medical Center at the Alfond Center for Health offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services to patients from 88 cities and towns throughout the region. Live and work amidst the beauty of scenic central Maine where you are only a short drive away from the city of Portland, ski resorts, lakes and rivers, award-winning golf courses, abundant hiking and the beautiful Maine coast.

Certifications: Doctor of Medicine (MD) – American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), Doctor of Osteopathic (DO) – American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), Nurse Practitioner (NP) – Maine State Board of Nursing, Physician Assistant (PA) – State of Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Scheduled Work Shift: Benefits:

Supporting all aspects of our employees’ wellness – physical, emotional and financial – is a critical component of being a great place to work. With the wide range of benefits and programs available, employees have the resources they need to be well at every stage of life and plan for the future.

Physical Wellness:

+ We offer quality health, dental, and vision benefits and wellness programs and resources to provide employees access to resources for a healthy lifestyle and help manage health care costs.

+ Employees have access to industry-leading leave for new parents.

+ A generous earned time/paid time off plan is offered to all employees – We believe employees need and deserve time away from work to observe holidays, be with family, go on vacation, or simply take care of themselves.

Emotional Wellness:

When life gets challenging, employees have access to our Employee Assistance Program for employees and anyone in their household.

Financial Wellness:

+ An employee discount program is available to all employees for services provided by MaineGeneral Medical Center.

+ Tuition Reimbursement is available to all employees to further develop skills and career.

+ Educational Loan Reimbursement is available to pay down outstanding eligible medical education debt.

+ Eligible medical staff receive both leave days, as well as reimbursement amounts for Continuing Medical Education.

+ We offer eligible employees up to 2% of eligible pay in 403(b) company-matching contributions plus another 2% in the 401(a) retirement income plan. Eligible physicians are also provided the opportunity to participate in a 457(b) retirement plan should they meet their contribution limits of their 403(b) plan.

+ Three insurance plans are available to protect your family from the sudden loss of income in the event of your death, terminal illness or serious injury from accident.

+ Malpractice is provided, to include tail coverage to all eligible medical staff.

+ We offer both short-term and long-term disability insurance to replace a portion of your income if you become disabled and cannot work for a period of time.

Career Mobility:

Helping our employees develop their skills and grow their careers is critical to how we retain our talent and sustain our business. We do this by offering our teammates a variety of leadership-supported programs and learning and development resources for every stage of their professional development. We know that our employees are our most valuable resource – they’re how we grow our business and care for our community.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 .

MaineGeneral Medical Center has an internal referral bonus program for all employed medical staff. Please contact physician recruitment for more details of this program.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability: In furtherance of MaineGeneral’s policy regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, MaineGeneral has developed a written Affirmative Action Program which sets forth the policies, practices and procedures that MaineGeneral is committed to in order to ensure that its policy of nondiscrimination and affirmative action is accomplished.

The Affirmative Action Plan for Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities is available for inspection by any employee or candidate for employment upon request, during normal business hours, in the Human Resources Department. Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 . EEO is Law (

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Job Posting: JC237917963

Posted On: Apr 08, 2023

Updated On: Jun 21, 2024

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