Maine Medical Center

Maine Medical Center is a complete health care resource for the people of greater Portland, the entire state of Maine, and northern New England.

Incorporated in 1868, MMC is the state’s largest medical center, licensed for 700 beds and employing more than 9,600 people. Maine Medical Center’s unique role as both a community hospital and a referral center requires an unparalleled depth and breadth of services, including the state’s only allopathic medical school program, through a partnership with Tufts University School of Medicine, and a world-class biomedical research center, the Maine Medical Center Research Institute.

Our care model includes the state’s largest multispecialty medical group, Maine Medical Partners. Maine Medical Partners provides a wide range of primary, specialty, and subspecialty care delivered through a network of more than 40 locations throughout greater Portland.

Maine Medical Center is the flagship hospital of MaineHealth, which is an integrated health network comprising 12 local hospital and other health facilities that touch central, southern, and western Maine and eastern New Hampshire. The collaboration of MaineHealth’s local organizations allows greater availability to community health improvement programs, access to clinical trials and research, and shared electronic medical records.

The strength of the health system, anchored by Maine Medical Center, enables each organization to invest in shared programs and services that improve the quality of care while reducing costs whenever possible. As a nonprofit institution, Maine Medical Center has provided more than $200 million annually in community benefits, delivering care to those who need it, regardless of their ability to pay.

Why Work Here

Inside and out, you'll find what you're looking for when you join Maine Medical Center. As the largest hospital in northern New England, Maine Medical Center has the depth and scope of services and opportunities that can challenge the new graduate or the experienced professional. We are committed to helping you grow professionally throughout your career. From tuition assistance and scholarships, to ongoing education, leadership training, mentoring and promotion opportunities, we offer the resources you need to achieve your career goals. These include:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Training – Maine Medical Center offers a CNA program which is sponsored and paid for by MMC's Center for Clinical and Professional Development in conjunction with Portland Adult Education. The program, offered several times a year, includes classroom work, skills labs, and clinical experience. This 7-week program consists of 26-28 hours of training over 4 days per week. Students will receive a weekly financial stipend throughout the course. For full program enrollment details, click here.
  • Student Nurse Employment Program (SNEP) – Each summer, we offer the Student Nurse Employment Program (SNEP)Student Nurse Employment Program (SNEP) to an average of 35 student nurses. This is a 15-week, full-time program through which students entering their final academic year have the opportunity to experience the role of the professional nurse first-hand. This successful program provides career growth opportunities for internal staff, as well as engaging students in opportunities that ultimately lead to employment following graduation.
  • Academic Affiliations and On-site Clinical Training – As you would expect, Maine Medical Center is the principal clinical site for academic programs from a variety of schools across and beyond the state. We are proud of our long history of providing a rich experience for those individuals who are pursuing a career in the exciting healthcare field. Current programs include: NursingCertified Surgical Technologist, Radiation Therapist, Pharmacist Training, Physical and Occupational Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, Social Work and Nutrition Services.

Our location in beautiful Portland is also a great reason to join us. Our city has been recognized numerous times as a metropolitan hub that features award-winning gourmet dining, diverse cultural activities and a variety of sporting attractions. The city itself is located on a peninsula in Casco Bay. Here, you will find a wealth of activities, and the mountains of western Maine are just 45 minutes away by car. So whether your preference is hiking or skiing; biking or walking; sunbathing or sailing – or even doing nothing at all – you don't have far to go to find it in Portland. If you like to explore larger cities, Boston is less than a 2-hour drive away.