Permanent Full-Time Position
Permanent Family Medicine Hospitalist at

North Country Healthcare

Berlin, NH

Hiring Organization :  Arc Health

$(327,000-371,000) per year
  • 12 hour

  • Multiple

  • 8-14

  • Sep 2023 -

About This Job

A 25-bed Critical Access Hospital in the White Mountains of New Hampshire is seeking a full-time permanent Family Medicine or MedPeds hospitalist.

Position Details:
- Primarily day shift - 7am - 7pm
- 1 week on, 1 week off, Monday through Sunday
- Need is primarily day shift; may occasionally be schedule to cover nights.
- No Call

- 5-bed adult ICU and stepdown unit type patients.
- Provide care independently or with consultation. Intubate patients, and manage mechanical ventilators.
- Possess ACLS certification, and run codes together with ED physician on duty.
- Ideally, if appropriately trained and credentialed, provide care for pediatrics, including newborns and attending selected deliveries to care for newborn (e.g., high risk vaginal delivery due to fetal distress or meconium; Cesarean section).
- After normal business hours, provides phone coverage for community’s primary care practice (Coos County Family Health Services), including calls from patients/families, 2 local nursing homes (CCFHS serves as attending for all such residents), home health agencies, and pharmacies.
- 2 to 4 admissions or consults
- If hospitalist clinical work is done or slow and solo ED physician is very busy, hospitalist is expected to help in ED with care of clinically appropriate patients.

- Must be comfortable with rural nature of practice and limited number of specialists on call.
- Minimum of 2 or 3 years of post-residency practice preferred. Selected new graduates will be considered.
- H1-B and J-1 visa candidates will be considered if excellent communication skills and 2+ years experience
- Will consider internal medicine or family medicine (adult only).

Clinic Details:
- 1 day hospitalist 7 am – 7 pm, 1 night hospitalist 7 pm – 7 am, 1 additional rounder, typically for 2-4 hours per morning, depending on census: may be Hospitalist Program Medical Director or hospitalist departing from night shift (especially weekends and holidays)
- EMR is Meditech Expanse.

Tertiary care is provided primarily by Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (Lebanon, NH) and Catholic Medical Center (Manchester, NH), both 2.0-2.5 hours away by ground or 25 minutes by helicopter.

  • No procedures
  • Closed ICU
  • No codes
  • No teaching
Facility Specific Job Details
  • EMR: Meditech
Travel Expenses (Locum Only)
  • Board certified
  • New Hampshire license
Job Locations
  • Androscoggin Valley Hospital

Facility Description

New Hampshire member organizations include Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin, Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital in Colebrook, Weeks Medical Center in Lancaster, and North Country Home Health and Hospice Agency in Littleton. North Country Healthcare also collaborates with two Federally Qualified Health Clinics: Coös County Family Health Services in Berlin and Indian Stream Health Center in Colebrook. Together they have formed a Limited Liability Corporation (LLC) to develop a Clinically Integrated Network for all hospitals and providers in the North Country to address population health and to improve the health indicators for all of the residents of the North Country. Situated in the Great North Woods Region in New Hampshire, North Country Healthcare is a non-profit affiliation of four medical facilities, employing hundreds of talented professionals. The hospitals are each Critical Access Hospitals (CAH). Northern New Hampshire offers an amazing quality of life with four incredible seasons to enjoy outdoor activities or indoor hobbies. There are miles and miles of pristine trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding, or cross country skiing. We have acres and acres of ponds and lakes for kayaking, fishing, water skiing and cooling off in the summer. There are breathtaking mountains for skiing, snowboarding or downhill thrills. Dynamic, friendly and creative communities are great for families and entrepreneurs. Unbeatable real estate prices and the cost of living is 27.1% lower than the US average according to There are small schools where students get personalized attention to bring out their best. Wholesome, virtually crime-free, engaged communities with a vibrant economy. Growing young professional population, and an expanding high technology base in an economic climate where your money goes farther. No income or sales tax and outlet shopping is just a short trip down the road.

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