• Generous compensation of $300,000 with uncapped earning potential and generous benefits package
  • Well respected physician lead practice that emphasizes work-life balance
  • Beautiful location with high quality of life and low cost of living
Portland Head Light in Maine

The Portland Head Light at sunrise just outside of Portland, Maine.

 

Location:

 

  • Near Portland which is the largest city in ME with a lot going on for young single people; rated #1 in the US for renting and quality of life
  • Portland has become Maine’s economic capital because the city has Maine’s largest port, largest population, and is close to Boston (105 miles to the south).
  • Portland has developed a national reputation for the quality of its restaurants, eateries, and food culture. In 2018, Portland was named Restaurant City of the Year by Bon Appétit Magazine, which in 2009 had named Portland the “Foodiest Small Town in America.”[54][55] Many local chefs have gained national attention over the past few years.[56][57][58] In 2017, Zagat named Portland one of the “30 Most Exciting Food Cities in America.”[59]
  • In 2015, Portland ranked 14th on Travel + Leisure’s end-of-year list, “America’s 20 Best Cities for Beer Lovers.”[60] In 2016, Portland was ranked “top craft beer city in the world” by Matador Network.[61]
  • In 2019, Rent.com named Portland #6 on its list of Best Cities in America for Vegans.[62] [63] In 2016, VegNews magazine added the city to its list of the 12 Best Towns for Vegan Living.[64] In 2015, The Daily Meal named Portland, Maine one of 10 Great American Cities for Vegans. [65]
  • Made Foder’s 2020 list for top 52 cities in the world for a travel destination.
  • Ranked top city in America to spend the weekend (with population under 90,000) by Thrillist.com (May 2018).
  • Ranked twelfth on Frommer’s2007 “Top Travel Destinations”.[121]
  • Named “Best Adventure Town in the East” by Outside Magazine.[122]
  • Ranked as Forbesmagazine’s “Top City for Empty Nesters” (2012).[123] “Top City for Empty Nesters” (Kiplingers)
  • Ranked first on com“America’s Most Livable Cities” (2009).[124]
  • Ranked thirteenth on Men’s Health Magazines list of America’s 100 most “car crazed” cities.[125]
  • Ranked twentieth on the list of Top 20 Best Small Cities for College Studentsby the American Institute for Economic Research.[126]
  • Named one of the “Coolest Small Cities in America” by GQ[127]
  • Ranked as the third gayest city in the nation by UCLA‘s Williams Institute.[128]
  • Ranked third on Men’s Journal’slist, “The 10 Best Places to Live Now”. (2015)[60]
  • Ranked fifth on Jetsetter’slist, “America’s Coolest Small Towns”. (2015)[60]

 Facility Features:

  • Freestanding 80-bed facility running an ADC of 70+
  • Neighboring Level I trauma center
  • 2 physiatrists on staff
  • Acute inpatient shared care model with 100% coverage by internal medicine team
  • The practice owner is the Director of Stroke and TBI
  • EMR – Cerner

 

Compensation:

  • $300,000+ salary plus RVU incentive

Responsibilities:

  • Provide comprehensive care for medically complex acute inpatient and subacute rehabilitation patients
  • 15 – 17 inpatients
  • Consultant only responsibility in premier subacute facility with full time PA support including documentation
  • Flexible schedule/Ability to round then complete your notes remotely, including from home.
  • Not much outpatient at this practice presently other than consulting
  • If interested in outpatient, the practice will help you set it up and feed it

Call:

  • 1:4 from home with weekend call covered by internal medicine team
  • Don’t have to write admissions, just notes

Affiliation:

  • Employee

Benefits:

  • 401k with match, medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability and life insurance, 4 weeks paid vacation, CME allowance

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Board Certified/Qualified physiatrist with excellent interpersonal and communications skills

Portland, Maine Information:

  • Portland, MEis a city of approximately 110,000 including the suburbs. It is surrounded by some of the nation’s best public school districts consistently in the top 25 list and best place to live in New England by U.S. News and World Report.
  • In 2018 it was named Restaurant City of the Year by Bon Appétit Magazine.
  • Portlandis approximately 1 hour and 50 minutes by car from Boston, accessible by train. PWM airport offers direct flights to: NYC, DC/BWI, Chicago, Atlanta, Florida, Denver and Philadelphia

The Portland Farmers Market, which has been in continuous operation since 1768, takes place Wednesdays in Monument Square, Saturdays in Deering Oaks Park (from early May to the end of November), and Saturdays at The Maine Girls Academy (from early December to the end of April). Fresh fish and seafood can be purchased at a number of markets on the wharves along Commercial Street and artisan bread makers bake fresh loaves every day.

Vegetarian food[edit]

The city has the state’s greatest concentration of vegan and vegetarian restaurants that include the Green Elephant Vegetarian Bistro, which opened in 2007, Nura and Copper Branch. Vegetarian-friendly restaurants number more than 200 in 2020 according to the Maine Sunday Telegram.[74] In the 1970s and 1980s, The Hollow Reed was a notable vegetarian restaurant on Fore Street.[75] Celebrity chef Toni Fiore first filmed the PBS cooking show Totally Vegetarian in 2002 at the cable access station in Portland.[76] The Portland Press Herald has featured a vegan column by Avery Yale Kamila in its Food & Dining section since 2009. [77][78] In 2011, the Portland Public Schools added a daily vegetarian cold lunch option to its school menus. In 2019, the district changed to a daily hot vegan school meal option.[79]

Food festivals[edit]

Portland hosts a number of food and beverage festivals, including:

  • Festival of Nations, takes place in July in Deering Oaks Park and organized by group of local organizations[80]
  • Greek Festival, three-day event in June at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church[81]
  • Harvest on the Harbor, multi-day event takes place in October[82]
  • Italian Street Festival & Bazaar, three-day event in August outside St. Peter’s Parish commemorates the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the Feast of Saint Rocco[83]
  • Maine Brewers Festival, held multiple times a year by the Maine Brewers’ Guild[84]
  • Maine VegFest, takes place in October and organized by Maine Animal Coalition since 2005; the event features all vegan food and was originally called Maine Vegetarian Food Festival[85]
  • Taste of the Nation, fundraiser for food insecurity that stopped after 2015 but happened again in 2019[86]
  • Maine Restaurant Week, takes place over 12 days in March[87]
  • Maine Seaweed Week, takes place in the spring[88]

 Colleges and universities:

If you have any interest, skills or experience with inpatient physiatry jobs, you’re in luck. Interest in inpatient physiatry jobs has decreased over the years, making the need for skilled clinicians now more than ever. There is a great demand for qualified inpatient physiatrists, and Farr Healthcare can help you find the practice or facility of your dreams.