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MaineGeneral Health - Chief Practice Officer

Waterville, ME

Job Description

Augusta, ME – MaineGeneral Health seeks an experienced, bold and operationally sound healthcare leader to serve as their Chief Physician Practice Officer (CPPO). This role requires progressive leadership with skills in execution, financial management and business development, gained from experience in a leadership position within an integrated delivery system’s physician enterprise.


MaineGeneral Health is a comprehensive community healthcare delivery system with approximately $450 million in net revenues, serving patients from 88 cities and towns through the Kennebec Valley region of Maine. MaineGeneral Health features a medical center with two campuses: the Alfond Center for Health in Augusta, which provides both inpatient and outpatient care, and the Thayer Center for Health in Waterville, which provides comprehensive outpatient care along with a 24/7 emergency department. In addition to the medical center, MaineGeneral Health also supports the Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care and the Kennebec Region Health Alliance PHO. The vast majority of physicians practicing within MaineGeneral Health are employed by the organization.


The CPPO will be responsible for the development and implementation of initiatives and operations across the physician enterprise, including practice management and staffing models, and supporting physician recruitment and retention. He/she will work with organizational leaders to create a new sense of ‘systemness’ removing silos and building integration across the continuum of care. He/she will also set strategy and build-on the organization’s telehealth capabilities. He/she will demonstrably improve practice operations, access and provider satisfaction.


The successful CPPO will have at least seven to ten years physician practice management experience; an advanced degree in health care or business related field is preferred. The individual who will best succeed is one who is visible, proactive, decisive, an outstanding communicator and one who is able to build relationships across the organization to engage peers in improving provider operations.


To find out more, contact Steve Davis or Dan Dimenstein through the office of Dan Dimenstein, preferably via email, to or at 240.644.6032.



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