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Medical Director - Primary Care Physician at Lancaster, NH (Perm)

Lancaster, NH 03584

Job Description






North Country Healthcare is looking for a Permanent Medical Director in picturesque, small town New Hampshire! 

Job Description:
  • Fulltime outpatient position with leadership/Division Chair interest.
  • Seeking a provider who plans to stay and practice within the community
  • Serves as the clinician who oversees and guides the outpatient care and the medical director(s) of quality for primary care, facilitates office flow and addresses day-to-day clinical aspects, and acts as the direct clinical supervisor for outpatient medical practitioners
  • The Primary Care Medical Director will spend 1/3 of the scheduled time, approximately 12 hours per week on Medical Director Responsibilities and 2/3 of time, 28 hours per week as a primary care clinician and will work collaboratively and cooperatively as a member of the health care team within the Health Centers and the Hospital
  • 20-24 patients per day
  • Enjoys EMR Optimization, implementation and development, best practice strategies as well as direct patient care
  • Community call (including local nursing home patients) TBD, likely 1:4
  • EMR is Meditech Expanse, Dragon dictation
  • Reports to the Chief Medical Officer
  • Supported by an RN Team leader and designated MA
  • Specialist services available through Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital a couple times per week. Audiology, Cardiology, ENT/Allergy, General Surgery, Neurology, OB/GYN, Orthopaedics, Podiatry, Pulmonary Medicine, Radiology, Sleep Medicine,Tele-Medicine Rheumatology, Urology.
  • Excellent IT and Marketing support to help build volume
Compensation and Benefits:
  • Competitive compensation, including wRVU productivity.  Provider may submit salary expectations with presentation.
  • Medical Director Stipend
  • up to $19,000 relocation/rental assistance
  • Commencement bonus and Retention bonus for years 2 and 3
  • Student Loan Repayment application assistance
  • 5 weeks of vacation, 5 days sick time
  • CME time and money
  • Benefits package for medical, dental, vision, life, STD/LTD, retirement and more
  • Malpractice insurance with tail
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
  • Board Certified Family Medicine OR Internal Medicine (will consider Board Eligible but must have plans to become Board Certified shortly after employment) 
  • NH license (or willing to obtain) 
  • 5+ years in practice in outpatient primary care 
  • BLS, ACLS 
  • Leadership training and/or experience - HIGHLY PREFERRED
ABOUT THE FACILITY About Weeks Medical Center:
The major strength of Weeks Medical Center is found in the ability of our physicians and staff to offer extensive services utilizing state-of-the-art technology while maintaining the personalized care of a community hospital. Weeks is a 25-bed critical access hospital offering medical, surgical, and intensive care services. In addition, a wide variety of outpatient services are available, including cardiac and physical rehabilitation; a fully-staffed oncology department; 24-hour emergency care; a fully equipped laboratory; and an extensive radiology department. Weeks is blessed with strong leadership and a dedicated community that allows us to meet the ever-changing requirements of today’s healthcare environment.

About North Country Healthcare (NHC):

North Country Healthcare is a non-profit affiliation of four medical facilities, Androscoggin Valley Hospital, North Country Home Health & Hospice Agency, Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital, and Weeks Medical Center, located in the White Mountains Region of New Hampshire. NCH includes numerous physicians and medical providers at multiple locations. This leading comprehensive healthcare network which employs hundreds of highly-trained individuals delivers integrated patient care through three community hospitals, specialty clinics, and home health and hospice services. NCH remains committed to the health and well-being of the communities we serve.

About the Community:

Lancaster is a family-focused community with a picture-perfect New England downtown, surrounded by the beauty of Northern New Hampshire’s farms, forests, rivers, and mountains.  Lancaster is home to over 3,300 residents and routinely attracts visitors from all over who want to enjoy the peaceful environment, parks and outdoor activities, and downtown boutique shops.  With strong local schools, proximity to exceptional hospitals, and we feature a diversity of affordable downtown and rural real estate. 
  • VERY Rural location. Population of 2138 in 2019 with 839 of them over age 55. Median age 52 years. VERY grateful patients!
  • VERY limited shopping, theater, music, movie theater, etc. options without driving to Montreal (2.5 hours), Boston (2.5 hours), Manchester (2.5 hours),or Burlington (3 hours) but we know our UPS, USPS, and FedEx drivers well and they will place your packages safely on your porch during inclement weather instead of leaving them outside.
  • Closest airport is Burlington or Portland, ME (2.7 hours).
  • Best suited for outdoor enthusiast who prefers a quiet, friendly, close-knit community where you can see the stars, hear the birds, and breathe fresh clean air.

Meet Your Recruiter

Lisa Kaiser
Senior Recruiter

Lisa joined Wapiti Medical Staffing as a Recruiter in February 2022. Prior to coming to Wapiti, Lisa spent over 21 years in Retail Pharmacy in multiple roles including Manager, CPhT and Compliance Officer. Some of her accolades include Diabetic Lifestyle Coach, Orthotic Shoe Fitter and ACHC Accreditation Specialist. Lisa was also the recipient of Pharmacy Technician of the Year Award by the South Dakota Board of Pharmacy.

Lisa is a mother of two adult children, Eric and Brooke, whom she is incredibly proud of. In her spare time, she enjoys DIY projects, drawing and painting, traveling both domestically and internationally, cooking, gardening and experiencing new adventures so she can continue to check things off her bucket list.

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About Lancaster, NH

Seeking a career change or new opportunities near Lancaster, New Hampshire? Explore our job listings and discover the enchanting beauty and growth potential of this picturesque region. Nestled in the heart of the White Mountains, Lancaster offers a perfect blend of outdoor adventures, vibrant arts scene, and close-knit community charm. From exploring the historic Weeks State Park to enjoying the local cuisine at The Copper Pig Brewery, Lancaster has something for everyone. Don't miss out on the opportunity to work and thrive in this unique area. Check out our job opportunities today and take the next step in your career journey!

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  • ACLS: Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • ATLS: Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • BLS: Basic Life Support
  • CALS: Comprehensive Advanced Life Support
  • NRP: Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • PALS: Pediatric Advanced Life Support