On Call/Per Diem Positions

To apply for any of the opportunities below, please contact Jacqueline Boucher, Medical Staff Coordinator, at 207-661-6204 or bouchj8@MaineBehavioralHealthcare.org.


Spring Harbor Hospital

Primary Care Provider Rate: $500/shift 
The primary care provider per diem/on call is typically filled by a Primary Care NP, PA, or MD/DO. Their responsibility is for History and Physical exams of new admissions and primary care consultations and management questions of existing Spring Harbor Hospital inpatients. This is a day position with typical hours being 8-4.


Monday-Friday Overnight In House SHH Medical Coverage Rate: $900/shift 
This on call/ per diem position is filled by an NP, PA, or MD/DO. Responsibilities include admission orders typically by phone with assistance of Admissions Nurse in the admissions department. (Psychiatric Evaluation done the next day by admitting medical staff team.) Other on call responsibilities include evaluation of medical concerns and behavioral emergencies. There are Psychiatry Attendings available as back up by page. Hours are 4:30 pm - 8 AM. This position is currently staffed by both primary care and psychiatric allied health providers as well as physicians. There is a call room with cable television and a bathroom and shower provided at the hospital.


Psychiatric Medical Staff Saturday Day Call Rate: $500/shift 
This Saturday Day on call/ per diem position is filled by a psychiatric NP,PA, or MD/DO. Responsibilities are to see 2 new admissions and 10 follow up notes on existing patients. There is a check in at 8:15 with the in house adult psychiatrist and 24 hr Psychiatric NP/PA to assign patients. Shift ends when work complete and brief sign out to 24hr Psychiatric NP. (Typically complete before 4)


Psychiatric Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner/Psychiatrist 24-hour Weekend Call Rate: $1,200/shift 
This position is filled by a psychiatric PA or NP, or psychiatrist. Responsibilities include Adult Service follow up notes, Psychiatric Evaluations, and admission orders typically by phone with assistance of Admissions Nurse in the admissions department. Other on call responsibilities include evaluation of medical concerns and behavioral emergencies. There are Psychiatry Attendings available as back up by page overnight and in-house in the day for consultation.8am-8am


Adult On Call Psychiatry Attending Weekend Rate: $500/shift ($1,000 per weekend) 
This Saturday and Sunday position is filled by a psychiatrist. Responsibilities are to see new admissions ( shared with the 24 hr PA/NP and the Saturday NP/PA ) The psychiatrist is also responsible for new admission orders before 1pm. Provider expected to stay until work completed and must remain in the hospital until 1 pm.


Child On Call Psychiatry Medical Staff Weekend Rate: $400/shift ($800 per weekend) 
This Saturday and Sunday position is filled by a Child psychiatrist/NP/PA. Responsibilities are to see the child and adolescents for follow up notes Saturday and Sunday. The position is also responsible for new admission orders before 1pm for Children and Adolescents. Provider expected to stay until work completed and must remain in the hospital until 1 pm.


Pen Bay Medical Center

Weekend/Holiday Physician Fri 5 PM to Mon 8 AM Weekend Call Stipend: $3,995 
  • Oversee care of all patients on PARC unit
  • Admissions, discharges, rounding on existing inpatients as needed
  • Provide consultation to other units (Med/Surg, SCU, ED)
  • Telephone call for MBH outpatient clinics
  • Telephone call for Mobile Crisis Team
  • Supervise associate NP
  • Lead NP has telephone/in person backup from MD


Weekend/Holiday Associate NP Sat and Sun 9 AM to 5 PM Weekend Call Stipend: $1,200
  • Round on existing inpatients on PARC unit (up to 10 patients)
  • Supervised by MD


Weekend NP/MD Mon to Thurs Nights, 5 PM to 8 AM Weeknight Call Stipend: $220
  • Telephone call from home for PARC unit, entering orders from home
  • MD available for support
  • NP or MD must be present on unit as needed for emergencies


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