Hospital Psychiatrist

Bangor, Maine, United States | Psychologists and Psychiatrists | Full-time

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Two Positions


OPENING DATE:  June 1, 2018                                  

 CLOSING DATE: Until Filled                    

 Code:  4180

 Range:  60 (P&T)

Salary: $167,356.80 - $224,556.80.*

*Inclusive of Recruitment Stipends and Direct Care

Position Number:




Agency Information:

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) provides supportive, preventive, protective, public health and intervention services that safeguard the public health and assist our customers in meeting their needs.


Dorothea Dix Psychiatric Center (DDPC) is a 51 bed psychiatric hospital serving the State’s geographic area that provides services for people with severe mental illness.  As a member of a state wide community of care givers, DDPC collaborates with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness and their community and personal supports to provide recovery oriented, respectful, compassionate, and effective psychiatric care and treatment in the last restrictive, safest, and most therapeutic environment we can create.


Job Duties: 

Dorothea Dix Psychiatric Center, a state psychiatric facility located in Bangor, Maine has embarked on a sustained campaign to recruit energetic recovery-focused psychiatrists with an interest in driving continuous performance improvement and contributing their dedicated leadership skills to moving the hospital to a standard of clinical, administrative academic excellence.



Possession of a current license to practice medicine in the State of Maine and National Board Certification in Psychiatry.  Must have experience as a hospital psychiatrist and experience in treating individuals with serious and persistent mental illness and co-morbid substance abuse disorders.


Licensing Requirement: 

Current licensure to practice medicine in the State of Maine and National Board Certification in Psychiatry.


For additional information about this position please contact Dr.Daniel Potenza at 207-941-4038.  To apply, please upload a resume and cover letter. To request a paper application, please contact Theresa Peppard at


Value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement: MSEA -  14.47% of pay 
Value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $14.31 biweekly

Value of State-paid Health Insurance*:

Level 1:  100% State Contribution = $461.75 biweekly (employee pays nothing)
Level 2:  95% State Contribution = $438.66 biweekly (Employee pays: 5%)
Level 3:  90% State Contribution = $415.58 biweekly (Employee pays: 10%)
Level 4:  85% State Contribution = $392.49 biweekly (Employee pays: 15%)
*The level of actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program as of July 1, 2019.


The Department of Health and Human Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.