Paul Arsenault

Vice President of Physician Services, Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital 

Paul R. Arsenault Jr., MS. Ed, LSSBB, FACHE, RHCEOC is the vice president of Physician Services for Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital in Pittsfield. Paul became the vice president at Sebasticook Valley Hospital in 2015.
In partnership with Dr. Robert Schlager, senior physician executive, Paul is responsible for the Medical Group. Together they oversee all of the practices, new business development, provider recruitment, quality, and patient experience. Paul also oversees Facilities, Housekeeping, and Dietary. 
Additionally, in partnership with Dr. David McDermott, Paul is responsible for the Mid-Maine Medical Group which includes both Sebasticook Valley Hospital and Inland Hospital, as well as CA Dean Hospital in Greenville and Northern Light Mayo Hospital in Dover-Foxcroft.

Paul believes deeply in achieving the Triple Aim +One of Healthcare (improved patient outcomes, improved patient experience, and sustainable cost of care) and works tirelessly in the pursuit of that effort.
Paul serves as treasurer of the Maine State Medical Group Management System, is on the National Editorial Board for the Journal-Frontiers of Healthcare Management, is a past MSAD #6 School Board member, and is a past member of the Awards Committee for the National Association of Healthcare Quality.
Prior to joining Northern Light Health, Paul was a director at Maine General in Augusta overseeing the primary care practices in Waterville and Oakland. He also spent 15 years with Martin’s Point Health Care in Portland.
Master of Science in Education/Leadership, Saint Joseph’s College                    
Fellow (Board Certification for Healthcare Executives), American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE)
National Rural Health Association (Board Certification for Rural Healthcare CEOs)
National Rural Hospital CEO Certification
Favorite quote:
“You have no idea how much people are waiting to be invited to do something great.”
~ Joe McCannon