FNP/PA invited to Coastal Maine! Outpatient Primary Care near Acadia National Park! Come to Vacationland! Mount Desert Island! - 23180314
Southwest Harbor, Maine: Just announced! We seek an experienced Family Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join a thriving community health center managed by an exceptional small hospital in this unique island location. Join a friendly, experienced group of medical providers (3 physicians and an FNP) providing outpatient primary care services to area residents, and to the many vacationers who visit this scenic location in all seasons.
An ideal candidate will have at least two years of experience as an FNP or PA and will enjoy practicing in a rural community. This new position was created to replace an NP who is preparing to retire.
You will be employed by the hospital, and you will see patients of all ages, including a substantial number of older adults/geriatrics. Enjoy a convenient weekday schedule – with your choice of four longer days, or five shorter days/week. This practice provides excellent clinical and administrative support. Join the medical staff of this top ranked independent, nonprofit, critical access hospital that is consistently rated #1 in Maine. You will have a real impact with patients and enjoy an amazing lifestyle in this highly desirable community.
You will earn a very competitive salary plus benefits including paid relocation assistance, health and dental insurance, plenty of paid time off for sick leave and vacations, paid holidays, more paid leave plus a budget for your CME, participation in a retirement program, and more. Details will be shared with qualified candidates.
Come to the coast of Maine! Southwest Harbor is a scenic New England village on bridge-connected Mount Desert Island – at over 100 square miles in size, the second-largest island off the east coast. This idyllic town offers unique cafes and interesting shops and beautiful views at every turn. The local schools are top-rated. A variety of homes are available on and off the island.
MDI is the site of spectacular Acadia National Park, voted “America’s Favorite Place.” The second most popular national park in the east, Acadia hosts over 3 million visitors annually. With 50,000 acres of beautiful mountains and lakes, picturesque coastlines and welcoming campgrounds, Acadia offers 30 miles of groomed bicycle paths and a range of unique hiking trails appealing to the novice, or to advanced climbers. Your recreational choices are unbeatable here – and include challenging golf, and all types of boating, from kayaking to sailing to whale-watching cruises. In the wintertime, enjoy cross country skiing, ice fishing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling too.
The hospital is in Bar Harbor – the biggest town on the island. Renowned as a tourist destination, and a popular cruise ship stop, Bar Harbor is home to an impressive selection of seafood restaurants and ice cream shops, a Native American museum, and The Jackson Laboratory – a highly respected genetics research complex. Bar Harbor is 75 minutes from Bangor, Maine's third largest city, offering an international airport, shopping malls, a symphony orchestra, a casino/hotel, a first-rate children’s museum, riverfront festivals and concerts, and many other amenities.
Come live the dream! Contact us today to hear more about this exciting new position!
We are offering:
- Fantastic coastal location with amazing recreational options
- Welcoming and supportive clinical team
- Interesting broad scope outpatient primary care practice
- Secure employment with top-rated hospital
- Very competitive salary
- Relocation assistance to bring you to beautiful Maine
- Health and dental insurance
- Paid time off for vacations and sick leave plus paid holidays
- More paid leave plus an expense budget for your CME
- Participation in a retirement program
- A job where your role will really make a difference
- One of the prettiest locations in America!