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Movement Disorders Neurologist

Employer
MaineHealth
Location
Portland, Maine
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
Oct 11, 2023

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MOVEMENT DISORDERS NEUROLOGIST

 

Maine Medical Partners Neurology has an immediate full-time opening for a BC/BE neurologist with fellowship training in Movement Disorders. The appropriate candidate would join our well-established neurology division, which consists of 23 physicians, including five Pediatric Neurologists, and nine Advanced Practice Providers, with on-site MRI and neurodiagnostic lab. The Neurology group has been the premiere site for neurology care in Maine since 1988.  The practice works closely with our Neuroscience Institute to further develop Neuroscience Centers of Excellence in support of our multiple sclerosis, neuromuscular, stroke, epilepsy, and movement disorders programs.  An active clinical research program is supported through Maine Medical Center Research Institute.  The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary team consisting of two movement disorders specialists, a dedicated nurse practitioner, neuropsychologist, social worker and 1:1 nursing support.  Opportunity exists to participate in a robust and well-established movement disorders surgical program serving the entire state of Maine and beyond. 

 

Maine Medical Center has 700 licensed beds and is the state’s leading tertiary care hospital and Level 1 Trauma Center, with a full complement of residencies and fellowships, and integration with Tufts University Medical School.   Candidate will have the opportunity to teach Neurology residents, residents and fellows from other departments, and medical students. Hospital admission service, stroke and telestroke management, and after-hours phone call coverage is provided by a team of dedicated Neurohospitalists.  Inpatient coverage is limited to an equitable share of daytime coverage on the consult service 4-5 weeks per year. 

 

The successful candidate will be employed by Maine Medical Partners (MMP), a subsidiary of Maine Medical Center and Maine’s largest multi-specialty group.  MMP serves the health care needs of patients throughout Maine and Northern New England.  This high-quality team of 600+ physicians and 350+ advanced practice professionals provides a wide range of hospital-based, primary, specialty, and sub-specialty adult and pediatric care delivered throughout a network of 54 locations across the State and acts as a regional referral network.

 

Maine’s largest metro, Portland lies two hours north of Boston. Home to more than 525,000 people, Portland is Maine’s most celebrated city. BonApetit.com named it 2018 Restaurant City of the Year. Forbes.com has ranked it among its Top Ten Most Livable Cities and GQ.com called it “One of the Coolest Small Cities in America.”

 

Ideal for families and young professionals, Portland offers exceptional foods, lifestyles and activities. Attractions include its historic Old Port district, craft microbreweries, the Portland Museum of Art, Victoria Mansion, Wadsworth-Longfellow House and six classic lighthouses. Neighborhoods are welcoming, with many beautiful homes. Public and private schools are excellent. Transportation is reliable, and there are many four-season outdoor activities to enjoy, from sailing and kayaking to hiking, mountain biking and snowshoeing to skiing at one of 14 Maine-area ski resorts.

 

Maine Medical Partners is committed to creating an equitable, inclusive environment that is welcoming to diverse faculty. MaineHealth is a not-for-profit organization, and its physicians are eligible for loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program.

 

Interested candidates may submit a cover letter and CV to Linda Wiley at linda.wiley@mainehealth.org.

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MaineHealth is the largest health care organization in Maine and a leading health care provider serving northern New Hampshire. MaineHealth is committed to providing the highest quality care for people with neurological disorders. Our multi-disciplinary team of highly-trained neurology specialists, neuro-certified nurses, emergency care staff, neuro oncologists, neuro radiologists and neuro rehabilitation therapists work together to achieve the best possible patient outcomes.

The neuroscience institute at Maine Medical Center is the only Joint Commission-certified Comprehensive Stroke Center in Maine — one of only four in all of New England. Remote stroke evaluation services are available 24/7, across Maine and in parts of New Hampshire through the MaineHealth Telestroke network. Here are a few highlights of our Neurology Program at Maine Medical Center:

  • Maine Medical Center is a 700-bed tertiary care hospital, and is the top rated hospital in Maine
  • Modern outpatient clinical site for general sub-specialty neurological care
  • Comprehensive stroke center with state-of-the art neuro-endovascular support
  • Comprehensive epilepsy program
  • MS Center of Excellence
  • Additional programs in dementia, movement disorders, neuromuscular medicine, neuro-oncology, sleep medicine, headache, neuro-radiology, clinical neurophysiology, and pediatric neurology
  • Robust clinical trials program and research opportunities with the Maine Medical Center Research Institute
  • Established and growing tele-neurology programs focused on tele-stroke as well as epilepsy, movement disorders, and dementia care
  • Inter-professional relationships with neurosurgery, psychiatry, PM&R, neuropsychology, social work, neurology nursing, ophthalmology and ENT

Adult Neurology Residency program at Maine Medical Center

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