Northern Kennebec Primary Care Practice Medical Director

MaineGeneral Health

Job Summary:

As a Physician in an affiliated medical practice, provides medical services to patients in an assigned area.

Job Description:

Are you a physician who is seeking an opportunity that offers an exciting mix of clinical and administrative work? MaineGeneral is currently looking for an enthusiastic board certified physician to join a tremendous team in caring for the patients of the Northern Kennebec County region in the beautiful state of Maine.

In this role, enjoy the opportunity to provide medical directorship to four well-established, hospital-employed practices, working with dedicated individuals passionate about providing exceptional care to patients, families and the community. MaineGeneral practices also provide considerable behavioral health support, including a psychiatric nurse practitioner, a licensed clinical social worker providing counseling services, and social work services.

Clinical responsibilities for this exciting opportunity include:

  • a commitment to providing quality, compassionate care.
  • working clinically two days per week at one of the four northern primary care practices.
  • shared call responsibility for significant issues; RN triage for call service is first point of contact.

Medical Director/Administrative Responsibilities include:

  • a strong commitment to team building, mentorship and collaboration.
  • time spent between the four northern practices.
  • providing medical staff leadership for a multiple practices, all geographically close in proximity. 
  • partnership in dyad(s) with practice administrators, promoting consistent direction of the practices.
  • management of schedules including coordination of office schedules and call coverage, as needed.
  • supporting quality improvement initiatives.
  • assisting in the implementation and compliance of MaineGeneral policies and procedures.
  • leading practice medical staff meetings, and other team meetings in partnership with administrative dyad partner.
  • working collaboratively with service line medical director to resolve medical staff performance issues.
  • partnering with service line director on medical staff recruitment and retention.
  • participation in activities such as: quality control, process design, coding and billing issues, new program implementation, inspections and surveys, and safety education.
  • ensuring completion of required trainings, performance reviews, immunizations, billing practices, and other mandatory requirements for direct reports.
  • monitoring access, referral patterns, and other practice level data and holding medical staff accountable for following work hours. 
  • supporting medical staff in meeting performance and access expectations.
  • partnership with service line medical director and administrative dyad to develop systems to maximize productivity.
  • performing annual performance reviews for direct reports.
  • responsibility to potential multiple lines of accountability: personal and team(s) clinical productivity, strategic goal outcomes as distilled or pertaining to their practice, ensuring team medical record and quality compliance, and ensuring standardized and ongoing access enhancement at their practice(s).

In addition to joining thriving practices and the offerings of traditional employment benefits, enjoy the following:

Generous Earned Time Off: At MaineGeneral, we recognize the importance of time for rest and rejuvenation. Enjoy generous earned time off, ensuring you have many opportunities to recharge and achieve work-life balance. 

Continuing Medical Education (CME): Your growth and development are essential to us. We provide additional CME time and support to empower you to expand your skill sets and stay at the forefront of medical advancements.

Educational Loan Assistance Program: We understand the financial burden of education and are committed to supporting your career journey with a substantial educational loan assistance benefit.

MaineGeneral Health is Kennebec Valley’s largest private employer with a strong commitment to positively impact the health of the community each day through services and involvement. 

The state-of-the-art, 198 bed MaineGeneral Medical Center at the Alfond Center for Health offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services to patients from 88 cities and towns throughout the region. Live and work amidst the beauty of scenic central Maine where you are only a short drive away from ski resorts, lakes and rivers, award-winning golf courses, abundant hiking, and the beautiful Maine coast. 


Doctor of Medicine (MD) – American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), Doctor of Osteopathic (DO) – American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)

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Supporting all aspects of our employees’ wellness – physical, emotional and financial – is a critical component of being a great place to work. With the wide range of benefits and programs available, employees have the resources they need to be well at every stage of life and plan for the future.

Physical Wellness:

  • We offer quality health, dental, and vision benefits and wellness programs and resources to provide employees access to resources for a healthy lifestyle and help manage health care costs.
  • Employees have access to industry-leading leave for new parents.
  • A generous earned time/paid time off plan is offered to all employees – We believe employees need and deserve time away from work to observe holidays, be with family, go on vacation, or simply take care of themselves.

Emotional Wellness:

When life gets challenging, employees have access to our Employee Assistance Program for employees and anyone in their household.

Financial Wellness:

  • An employee discount program is available to all employees for services provided by MaineGeneral Medical Center.
  • Tuition Reimbursement is available to all employees to further develop skills and career.
  • Educational Loan Reimbursement is available to pay down outstanding eligible medical education debt.
  • Eligible medical staff receive both leave days, as well as reimbursement amounts for Continuing Medical Education.
  • We offer eligible employees up to 2% of eligible pay in 403(b) company-matching contributions plus another 2% in the 401(a) retirement income plan. Eligible physicians are also provided the opportunity to participate in a 457(b) retirement plan should they meet their contribution limits of their 403(b) plan.
  • Three insurance plans are available to protect your family from the sudden loss of income in the event of your death, terminal illness or serious injury from accident.
  • Malpractice is provided, to include tail coverage to all eligible medical staff.
  • We offer both short-term and long-term disability insurance to replace a portion of your income if you become disabled and cannot work for a period of time.

Career Mobility:

Helping our employees develop their skills and grow their careers is critical to how we retain our talent and sustain our business. We do this by offering our teammates a variety of leadership-supported programs and learning and development resources for every stage of their professional development. We know that our employees are our most valuable resource – they’re how we grow our business and care for our community.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 .

MaineGeneral Medical Center has an internal referral bonus program for all employed medical staff. Please contact physician recruitment for more details of this program. 

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