Division Chief, Hospital Psychiatry – Maine Medical Center

The Department of Psychiatry at Maine Medical Center (MMC) and Maine Medical Partners seeks a board-certified Psychiatrist to lead the division of intensive psychiatry services at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. Successful candidates will be gifted clinician-educators committed to identifying and treating psychiatric and neuropsychiatric illness and substance use disorders in an inpatient and emergency medical setting, and excited to work with a team of like-minded colleagues.

The division includes three critical services. The 21-bed Geriatric / Neuropsychiatry Inpatient Program is one of a few of its kind in the United States. It features an interdisciplinary team comprised of Psychiatrists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Social Workers, Nurses and learners. A large consultation – liaison group of Physicians, Nurse Practitioners and Social Workers serves adult medical and surgical inpatients at Maine Medical Center. The rapidly growing Emergency Psychiatry service is led by Physicians, Nurse Practitioners and Social Workers and served 4300 patient visits in FY22. Our programs are highly valued by colleagues, learners and region-wide stakeholders. In addition to clinical care, the three hospital psychiatry divisions provide a major teaching resource. We teach and mentor adult psychiatry residents, child psychiatry fellows, geriatric medicine fellows, nurse practitioner students, Tufts University School of Medicine and other medical students, and trainees in other fields. We have a culture of continuous quality improvement and our performance in the areas of safety, quality, and patient experience are consistently excellent.

Maine Medical Partners (MMP) is Maine’s largest multi-specialty medical group serving the healthcare needs of patients locally and throughout northern New England.  Our team of more than 600+ physicians and 350+ advanced practice providers provides a wide range of hospital-based, primary, specialty and sub-specialty care. Maine Medical Center has 700 beds and is the state’s leading tertiary care hospital and only Level 1 Trauma Center with a full complement of residencies and fellowships and integration with Tufts University School of Medicine.  The Emergency Department at Maine Medical Center comprises 63 beds, including an embedded secure Acute Psychiatry Unit. MMP psychiatrists enjoy the benefits of a reasonable call schedule, generous time off and CME days, a substantial CME stipend, generous retirement plans, and comprehensive health insurance options. Physicians are expected to apply for faculty appointment to the Tufts University School of Medicine.

Situated on the Maine coast, Portland offers the best of urban sophistication combined with small-town friendliness.  The area provides four-season recreational opportunities, such as skiing, hiking, sailing, and miles of beautiful beaches.  Enjoy an abundance of rich cultural opportunities and great schools in a safe community environment.  Just two hours north of Boston, this is an exceptionally diverse and vibrant community.

Maine Medical Partners is committed to creating an equitable, inclusive environment that is welcoming to diverse faculty.

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

Post Dates: 10/4/2023 – 12/4/2023


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