Newport Health Center - Primary Care Medical Director
New London Hospital(NLH) in collaboration with Newport Health Center(NHC) is seeking an experienced and energetic BC/BE Internal Medicine or Family Practice Physician to join our Primary Care practice as Medical Director. In addition to providing primary care services to a panel of patients, this physician will serve as the Medical Director of the Rural Health Clinic. The physician will report to the NLH primary care Medical Director, who is responsible for clinical oversight of primary care services in New London as well as Newport Health Center. The NHC Medical Director shall be employed as a physician with a minimum of 50% time devoted to clinical care and duties at NHC.
The candidate will be fully supported by experienced nurses, medical assistants and care coordinators to provide team-based care that is grounded by evidence-based best practices. This practice provides comprehensive care and is deeply rooted in the local community.
This role will have 28 hours of clinical contact and 12 hours of administrative/clinical support duties as the Newport Health Center (NHC) Rural Health Center (RHC) site Medical Director. Besides normal clinical duties this role will be responsible for NHC clinical leadership and oversight of providers in collaboration with the NHC clinic leadership team to ensure high quality patient care, fiscal viability, and employee satisfaction.
What Newport Health Center has to offer you:
● Established patient base for you to grow upon
● Collegial environment and referrals
● Ties to the Academic Medical Center
● Competitive compensation and benefits packages including relocation assistance
● Dedicated CME time and funds
What New England has to offer you:
● Four seasons and an outdoor lifestyle
● Proximity to mountains and hiking trails
● Driving distance to the seacoast and/or ski resorts
● Access to major cities and airports
● Local lakes for boating and swimming
Founded in 1918, New London Hospital is a not-for-profit Critical Access Hospital serving 15 communities within the Kearsarge/Lake Sunapee region in central New Hampshire, providing primary care and specialized clinical services in a patient and family centered environment. New London Hospital is associated with the teaching hospital, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, and the Geisel School of Medicine.
In addition to services at the main campus in New London, primary and some secondary care services are offered at the organization’s Newport Health Center, a rural health center founded in 1991 in Newport, NH. The center offers primary care, pediatrics, gynecology, , laboratory, X-ray, mammography, and rehabilitative services.
The Sunshine Town - Newport, N.H. is a small and friendly town (incorp. in 1761) with unparalleled quality of life nestled in the hills of scenic Upper Connecticut River valley and southwestern New Hampshire, conveniently located between Interstates 89 and 91. NH boasts no income or sales tax. The cost of living, stable real estate market, and excellent schools and neighborhoods make Newport an ideal place to call home. This position is currently eligible for H-1B or J1 Visa sponsorship for the right candidate.
Board Certified/Board Eligible in Internal Medicine or Family Practice
Must obtain and maintain a medical license in the State of NH
Dartmouth Health is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.