Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center seeks an additional board-certified/board-eligible pediatric hematologist-oncologist to provide both inpatient and outpatient care as part of our hospital-employed Pediatric Hematology-Oncology practice serving newborns through age 25. We are located at an office and treatment suite within our state-of-the-art Cancer Center. As a member of COG and CONNECS, we actively enroll patients in clinical trials and offer clinical trials through other regional consortiums. Our inpatient service is located at the main campus of Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center in both a dedicated pediatric and pediatric intensive care unit. We also participate with a Hemophilia Treatment Center and provide interval clinics as well.
Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center is a 411-bed tertiary care center serving the 500,000 people living in the northern two-thirds of Maine. Our Pediatric Hematology-Oncology practice sees 200+ new patients each year. Annually, 15-20 begin infusion-based treatment for cancer diagnosis. Additionally, we are the “go-to” center for other outpatient pediatric infusion-based care. We have a family-centered approach to care and our physicians work closely with specially-trained nurses, social workers, child-life specialists, and patient advocate staff in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. Our outpatient treatment setting is staffed by board-certified pharmacists.
Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center is the Regional Pediatric Specialty Center. Pediatric sub-specialty support includes surgery, gastroenterology, neurology, cardiology, infectious disease, endocrinology, genetics, developmental pediatrics, orthopedics, urology, and ophthalmology. In addition, we have dedicated pediatric intensivists offering pediatric sedation in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. Radiation therapy is on-site.
Bangor is the regional hub for medicine, the arts and commerce. Its central location allows easy access to everything Maine has to offer - scenic coastline and beaches, camping, hiking, canoeing, charming downtowns and shopping, theater and the arts, and so much more. Schools rank among New England's best. The University of Maine's flagship campus is located in nearby Orono. Bangor International Airport offers direct and one-stop service to most major destinations.
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.