Down East Community Hospital
11 Hospital Drive, Machias, ME 04654
Phone: 207.255.3356

About the Opportunity

Number of Hospital contracts/name and location of Hospital/Clinics:
Down East Community Hospital
Reid Emery Medical Building
Milbridge Medical Center
Arnold Memorial Center  
Down East Community Hospital owns and operates the Reid Emery Medical Building, located approximately 2 miles from the hospital campus.  The facility includes 6 practitioner offices, and 12 exam rooms.  Currently 2 Family Practice physicians, a General Surgeon, a Pain Specialist Physician, Urologist, Otolaryngologist and a Family Nurse Practitioner are practicing in the facility. Down East Community Hospital owns and operates two medical professional buildings, located on the Hospital campus.  Currently staffed by 2 OB/GYN physicians, an Orthopedic Surgeon, a Pediatric Physician Assistant.  Within the hospital there are a Radiologist, Hospitalists, 2 Anesthesiologists and a CRNA practicing.  The Milbridge Medical Center is approximately 30 miles from the Hospital, which the Hospital owns and operates.  It includes 4 practitioner offices and 9 exam rooms.  It is currently staffed by one Family Practice physician and one Women's Health Nurse Practitioner.  A Pediatric PA and an OB/GYN rotate to the clinic weekly. 
Community Hospital Overview: 
  • 25-Bed Acute Care Facility
  • Established in 1964 with a draw area of 30,000-35,000
  • 6 Telemetry beds for Cardiac needs
  • 4-Bed post-surgery beds
  • ER – 5-bed CA Level III
  • New OR – 1999
  • 3 OR Rooms
  • Only Hospital in 55 mile radius
Employee Benefits
  • Generous EBT (Earned Benefit Time)
  • 401k retirement plan once eligible with minimum hospital contribution of 3% and matching up to 1%
  • Center for Lifelong Learning and Fitness Central corporate rates
  • Flex Spending and Health Reimbursement Accounts
  • Dependent Care Account
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • Vision & Dental
  • Supplemental Life & Disability Insurance
  • Succession planning for advancement & growth
  • Recognition and Rewards program
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Competitive Health Insurance for both FT and PT employees
    • 25% discount on DECH services
    • Per month premiums beginning at $34 for single and $130 for family coverage