Southern Maine Health Care


About Us

The award-winning Southern Maine Health Care (SMHC) system includes a multi-specialty physician group and a full-service medical center in Biddeford (including a special care unit and York County’s only inpatient mental health unit). Located in York County, Maine, our system provides emergency care, surgical services, and diagnostic and therapy services at SMHC’s Biddeford Medical Center, as well as Walk-In Care centers, a birthing suite, cancer care, pain management, centers for breast care and sleep disorders, eldercare services, rehabilitation programs, preventative/wellness services, community education and support programs.


SMHC places a high premium on making a meaningful difference with a focus on providing care with "Excellence. Always." Innovative programs like Operational Excellence encourage a culture of continuous improvement and outstanding contributions which are recognized through our "You Rock!" Program.

Our People

Healthcare is about people, and ours are the best and the brightest. Our healthcare professionals have credentials from some of the world's leading medical schools and teaching centers. They could work anywhere, but they choose to work here because of our innovative practices, our demonstrated commitment to growth and excellence, and the beauty of southern Maine.

Our talented, compassionate and dedicated employees embody the values of SMHC, which include:

  • Patient-Centered Care
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Ownership
  • Innovation

Why Work Here

At Southern Maine Health Care, you'll find the best of both worlds: the friendliness and natural beauty of southern Maine, and the opportunity to work with the best resources and technology healthcare has to offer. Our organization and staff play an integral role in improving the health of the people in the communities we serve, through volunteerism and outreach programs. As a member of the MaineHealth system, SMHC offers a breadth and depth of services, facilities and training that provide opportunities for both personal and professional growth.

SMHC is just 1.5 hours from Boston, and only 30 minutes south of Portland. York county is one of Maine's fastest growing areas and offers so much to those of us lucky enough to live and work here. Many people are drawn by our area's sparkling lakes, rocky coast, sandy beaches and breathtaking mountains. Others appreciate our safe and welcoming communities, nationally renowned restaurants, and lively arts and cultural opportunities. There are so many reasons why so many people choose to spend their vacations in the area that we call home!