Physician Director, Primary Care

Job Number 61167
Posted 8/1/2019
Account Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center
Department Medical Group Admin
Location |ME| EMMC Campus - EMMC, ME 04401
Schedule Regular Full-time
Shift Day
Hours 0800-1700
Job Details Physician Director of Primary Care

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center has an exciting physician leadership opportunity for a Board Certified/Board Eligible MD/DO Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Physician to lead our primary care network of one internal medicine and four family medicine practices. This is an excellent opportunity to lead a group of well-established, quality driven, outpatient practices serving the greater Bangor community. Our team of physicians and PA/NP providers are committed to providing excellent medical care, exceptional service and a satisfying relationship between patient and provider. We do this by blending the latest technology with old-fashioned care and customer service. Our skilled office staff and providers work as integrated care teams to provide our patients with a full spectrum of family care. This role will be 80% administrative and 20% clinical practice.

The Physician Director of Primary Care will collaborate with the Practice Director for Primary Care to form a dyad partnership in leading our primary care team, as well as provide peripheral oversight for our Walk In Care and university health center locations. The Physician Director of Primary Care will have clinical, operational, financial and strategic duties.

Clinical: The Physician Director is responsible for the clinical operational activities and functions within the practices, including quality improvement, patient safety and creating a culture of effectiveness and accountability.

Operational: The Physician Director will collaborative with practice managers on practice operations including managing patient concerns and provider behavior issues. The Physician Director will also evaluate the performance of, and provide direction to, clinical staff and actively participate in the provider recruitment and retention process.

Financial: The Physician Director will actively participate in the budgeting process, understand provider productivity measures, and ensure cost-effective use of clinical resources.

Strategic: The Physician Director will establish long-range practice objectives, including identifying opportunities for improving service offerings and developing provider and practice workforce plans.

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center is a 411-bed, regional, tertiary care and level II trauma center for the more than 500,000 residents living in the nine counties of central, eastern, and northern Maine. Our neighbors count on us as a resource for healthcare and health information, as a source of support and assistance for area physicians and other healthcare providers, and as a training ground for the health professionals of the future.

Bangor is an award-winning small city offering easy access to Maine's spectacular coast, lakes, and mountains. Schools rank among New England's best; the University of Maine flagship campus is located in neighboring Orono. We are the regional hub for medicine, the arts, and commerce. Bangor International Airport offers direct and one-stop service to most major destinations.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Board certified M.D. or D.O. with demonstrated capabilities in a medical specialty and/or sub-specialty.
  • At least 3-5 years medical specialty and/or sub-specialty experience.
  • Prefer 3 or more years of management experience, ideally in a tertiary care medical center or integrated health system.
  • Successfully completed or commitment to complete Leadership training within two years. Leadership Certificate preferable (American Association of Physician Leadership, Hanley, American College of Healthcare Executives). Other relevant training or experience to be considered.
  • Well respected clinician with demonstrated leadership, facilitation, communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to think strategically and support the mission and vision of EMMC and EMHS.
  • Demonstrated interest and aptitude for the business of medicine – both analytical and financial skills.

For confidential consideration, please contact:

Amanda Klausing, FASPR, Physician Recruiter


Phone: 207.973.5358

Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

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