Ellsworth, Maine: We invite a confident Physician Assistant to join a thriving Orthopedic Surgery practice this wonderful community on the coast of Maine! This is a hospital-employed position, as the sole PA supporting three active surgeons.
This practice covers two campuses: a respected 64-bed community medical center in Ellsworth, plus a 25-bed critical access hospital in the town of Blue Hill, just 14 miles away.
Both hospitals are part of a financially strong healthcare system – the second largest in Maine!
You can look forward to an interesting practice that includes pre- and post-op care, plus hands-on surgical support. You can expect to spend two days/week in the OR, and three days/week in clinic, with your time divided between the two hospitals. Become part of an excellent organization with strong community support, a caring administrative team, and an experienced clinical staff.
We are offering:
- Beautiful coastal Maine location
- Key role in established orthopedic surgery practice
- Guaranteed OR time!
- On the job variety covering two neighboring hospitals
- Competitive base salary
- Paid relocation to beautiful Maine!
- Liability insurance, health and life insurance
- Plenty of paid vacation time, sick leave and paid holidays
- More paid time off with a budget for your CME
- Welcoming community with amazing recreational options!
Ellsworth is a picturesque city offering eclectic boutiques along tree-lined streets, and big box stores in a newer mall district. Dine in independent international and seafood restaurants, or reliable and recognizable chain eateries. You will find a real sense of community here, with outstanding schools, and a variety of safe, family-friendly home options in town, near the sea, or beside numerous lakes.
Blue Hill is a quaint coastal town populated with an interesting cross-section of people and lifestyles. For working fishermen and lobstermen, artists and musicians, professionals, tourism entrepreneurs, multigenerational families, wealthy part timers and happy retirees, this historic community offers friendly eateries, antique shops, galleries featuring the products of local artisans, and charming inns.
Nature lovers will appreciate the area’s local hiking, biking and cross-country ski trails, which are excellent for snow-shoeing in the wintertime. Take your pick of several area golf courses – or spend the day fishing, in fresh or salt water! Naturally, boating of all kinds is popular, and ranges from kayaks and canoes to sailboats and motor yachts.
Enjoy life just an hour from Mount Desert Island, Bar Harbor, and the mountains, lakes and trails of Acadia National Park – named America’s Favorite Place by Good Morning America. Over a hundred cruise ships visit Bar Harbor annually, and the national park sees 3 million visitors each year!
Ellsworth is just forty minutes from the city of Bangor, third largest in Maine – with over 100,000 people plus an international airport, shopping malls and theatres, dozens of restaurants, a symphony orchestra, casino, an excellent children’s museum, summer festivals and annual music festivals on the riverfront, and many other amenities. Portland is 2 ½ hours down the coast, Boston is 4 hours away.
A comfortable and rewarding seaside lifestyle awaits you in Maine!
Contact us today for more information!