Western Maine Health


About Us

Western Maine Health is a community-owned, 25-bed critical access hospital with all the services of a large, urban hospital, yet with none of the parking or traffic hassles. At Western Maine Health we foster a culture of clinical excellence and open, caring acceptance. We take pride in our family atmosphere, and we take our values of integrity, compassion, accountability, respect and excellence very seriously. Come join our team and see for yourself.

Located in the beautiful western foothills of Maine, we’re the place you want to be if you enjoy outdoor activities. Hiking trails and lakes abound and we are just a short distance from some of the best skiing you could ask for. If your preference is for indoor activities, we are just down the road from Oxford Casino, and our Main St. in Norway is teeming with lovely small shops you can spend hours browsing in.


Our vision is that the people of the communities we serve will be the healthiest in western Maine. Part of achieving this mission is providing high-quality, community-focused health education programs, as well as collaborating and partnering with like-minded organizations that share our vision.

We provide a broad range of community health services, such as:

  • CPR and first aid classes
  • Diabetes education and support
  • Grief support
  • Mended Hearts support group for heart disease survivors and family members
  • Parkinson's support group
  • Childbirth education classes for new parents
  • Riverside Trail program to address childhood obesity
  • Babysitting courses
  • School-based health centers
  • Learning Resource Center

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Our People

The medical staff, employees and volunteers of Western Maine Health embody the friendly, community-oriented behaviors for which the people of Maine are known. We attract caring, dedicated and talented professionals with an ability to view life through the eyes of our patients and families – a trait that is necessary to deliver high-quality, patient-centered health services with care and compassion.

Why Work Here

We are a progressive healthcare organization offering our staff competitive wages and benefits including, health, dental, life insurance, short term – long term disability, pension coverage, etc. In addition, our staff accrues generous paid time off so they can enjoy the array of outdoor activities that our location offers.

When you join Western Maine Health, you become part of a family offering high-quality care in a beautiful, rural setting. Located in the lake region of Maine, we offer a wealth of four-season outdoor recreation activities, such as hiking, fishing, skiing, boating, kayaking, four-wheeling and snowmobiling. Our region also features golf courses, gemstone quarries, country fairs, concerts, horticultural and art events, among many others. We are located just one hour from Portland, less than one hour from great outlet shopping in Freeport, home of L.L. Bean, and 2.5 hours from Boston.