Eastern Maine Medical Center seeks a board certified/board eligible ophthalmologist with fellowship training in corneal care or Glaucoma to join a growing, hospital-employed practice. This is a unique leadership opportunity as we grow this much-needed service for our region. We offer a modern office facility and a competitive salary and generous benefits package including health care coverage, disability and life insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, relocation assistance, student loan repayment, and paid vacation time.Eastern Maine Medical Center is a 411-bed regional tertiary care medical center serving a patient population of 500,000 living in the northern two-thirds of the state. Eastern Maine Medical Center is part of Eastern Maine Healthcare System, a progressive and growing, non-profit, healthcare system, ranked among the top 100 integrated health networks in the United States by IMS. 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 is located in neighboring Orono. Bangor is the regional hub for medicine, the arts, and commerce. Bangor International Airport offers direct and one-stop service to most major destinations.
Internal Number: EMMC1
About Eastern Maine Medical Center
Located in Bangor, Eastern Maine Medical Center (EMMC) is the only specialty referral medical center serving the northern two-thirds Maine. EMMC is a progressive organization on the leading edge of healthcare on many fronts. As a full participant in one of 16 Beacon Communities , Transforming Care at the Bedside initiative, Pioneer Accountable Care Organizations, EMMC is helping to explore innovation in healthcare delivery. EMMC was an early adopter of healthcare technology, and now boasts an integrated patient record that is among the top in the nation.
EMMC's results have garnered the Davies Organizational Award (from the Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society) for using information technology to enhance patient care quality and safety. EMMC was the single recipient in the nation of this prestigious award for 2008, one of 24 other hospitals nationwide that had ever received this honor at the time.
EMMC is committed to 100% compliance with CMS quality benchmarks. And while we’re not there yet, we are among the top ten percent of hospitals across the country in most measures, and still improving. We have been named one of the Joint Commission's (for the accred...itation of hospitals and healthcare organizations) top performing hospitals on these measures. Leapfrog has awarded EMMC an A for patient safety.
EMMC is an employer of choice, with high employee engagement scores and a Platinum Well Workplace award for the Wellness Councils Of America.