Eastern Maine Medical Center | Bangor, Maine 04401

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: August 19, 2019
Opportunity Code: 20803


Join Eastern Maine Medical Center, a member of Northern Light Healthcare System, as the new President

The Position

  • The President for Eastern Maine Medical Center oversees business affairs related to the development, execution and success of long-range objectives, policies and plans
  • The President drives continuous improvement in finance, employee engagement, cultural transformation, clinical quality, safety and overall patient experience
  • Alongside the senior executive team, the President will establish a strategic plan that aligns key performance indicators, new initiatives and organizational resources with the mission, vision and values of EMMC
  • Scope includes 300+ physician group and 440-bed Eastern Maine Medical Center
  • Minimum Master’s degree and 8+ years as a senior-level healthcare leader are required 
  • Large health system leadership experience is strongly preferred

The Organization 

  • Northern Light Healthcare System (formerly known as Eastern Maine Healthcare System (EMHS)) is a statewide network of health delivery services that offers equal access to high quality care throughout the state of Maine
  • Northern Light Healthcare System offers a wide range of health services including acute care, medical-surgical hospitals, a free-standing acute psychiatric hospital, primary care and specialty practices, long-term care and home health agencies, and ground air emergency transport services
  • 90% of Maine’s population is within the Northern Light service area, giving the system a statewide footprint
  • American Hospital Association has awarded EMHS with “HealthCare’s Most Wired” award for 2015, 2014 and 2013
  • EMHS received an “A” score in National Hospital Safety in 2014 from Leapfrog Group

The Community 

  • Northern Light is headquartered in Brewer, Maine, right across the Penobscot River from Bangor, an award-winning small city that serves as the regional hub for medicine, the arts, and commerce
  • Brewer/Bangor is located just under four hours from Boston, Massachusetts, and two hours from the Canadian Maritimes
  • Brewer, Bangor and surrounding towns offer excellent education options, with first rate primary and secondary schools, both public and private. Area schools rank among the best in New England, earning distinction for standardized test scores, advanced placement programs, music, art, and sports. Preschool choices include traditional nursery schools, all-day programs, and several Montessori schools. The Maine Discovery Museum in downtown Bangor draws schoolchildren and families from around the state
  • Also within an hour’s drive is Maine’s prestigious Baxter State Park and Mount Katahdin, the state’s highest peak. A portion of the Katahdin wilderness region was recently designated as a National Monument
  • The Bangor Symphony, America’s oldest community orchestra, presents a varied concert calendar and sponsors a youth symphony. Penobscot Theatre Company has a full season repertoire, and the Maine Center for the Arts hosts musicians, dancers and entertainers from around the world. Long a haven for artists and writers, Maine has a wealth of museums and galleries, and a diverse literary community
  • The University of Maine’s flagship campus in nearby Orono has more than 11,000 students in baccalaureate and graduate programs, and offers abundant cultural opportunities and Division One sporting events
  • Thousands flock to the Bangor and Brewer waterfront annually for the American Folk Festival and the Bangor Waterfront Concert, which draw national and international acts
  • Bangor International Airport offers direct and one-stop service to most major destinations, and the region is less than an hour from world-renown Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park, with access to hiking, hiking, beaches, boating, and endless fresh lobster



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