Paul Arsenault

Vice President of Primary Care and Specialty Services, Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital
Paul R. Arsenault Jr., MS. Ed, LSSBB, FACHE, RHCEOC is the vice president of Primary Care and Specialty Services for Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital.
In partnership with Dr. Robert Schlager, senior physician executive, Paul is responsible for the Medical Group at Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital. Together they oversee all of the practices, provider recruitment, quality, and patient experience.
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
Paul became the Vice President of Primary Care and Specialty Services of Sebasticook Valley Hospital in 2015.
Favorite quote:
“I will prepare and someday my chance will come.”
~ Abraham Lincoln