Franklin Community Health Network

 

About Us

FCHN is the sole hospital network serving the rural community of Greater Franklin County. We have been serving the residents of Franklin County since 1929 through community education, emergency services, surgical services, and outpatient and inpatient care. We are an award winning health system that combines high quality patient care, advanced technology, and modern facilities with strong community values.
FCHN services consist of :

  • Franklin Memorial Hospital – 65 bed full service community hospital
  • Franklin Health – a multi-specialty group practice that includes 9 medical and surgical practices.
  • Evergreen Behavioral Services – provide emergency mental health and case management services
  • NorthStar – the regions ambulance service
  • Health Community Coalition – offers health screenings, health information, and programs and events to support healthy lifestyles that prevent disease and improve quality of life.

Community

We are a Family Friendly Community which includes many festivals and activities. From Wilton’s Blueberry Festival, to Livermore’s Apple-Pumpkin Festival, Fiddlehead Festival to the host of local maple houses open to the public on Maine Maple Sunday, Western Maine’s rich tradition of family centered community celebrations offer something fun and memorable for every member of the family. We also the home of University of Maine at Farmington: U.S. News & World Report named UMaine Farmington “One of America’s Best Colleges” for nine consecutive years. They are the only college of their kind in New England to receive that distinction. Our Unique Environment located in the foothills of Western Maine provide some of the most breathtaking views anywhere in New England. There is no better place to spend a lazy summer day than next to one of our pristine lakes busy with swimmers, kayakers, and boaters. In addition, we have a multitude of incredible mountains and trails that are fun for both families and experienced climbers. We are within a short proximity to Sugarloaf USA, Saddleback Mountain and Resort, and Sunday River for your 4 season recreation.

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Our People

Our employees are a constant source of pride, working to create the beautiful, friendly, and caring environment that our facilities are known for. Our physicians, nurses, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners earn accolades and praise from patients and the community, all while quietly achieving numerous distinctions in their own professions. Our volunteers give heart and soul to the mission of our organization, providing a friendly face, a word of welcome, and a source of comfort to patients that only a tight-knit community can provide. Our community-based, board and committee members spend countless hours assuring that we remain true to our mission. And our management team provides exceptional leadership and makes sure we keep caring, pride, excellence, and innovation at the forefront of everything we do.

Why Work Here

Franklin Community Health Network is a strong health system that has grown exponentially in the range and sophistication of services, while at the same time profoundly integrating community collaboration and service. The investment in community service has not undermined network performance, but reinforced it. This has resulted from a community culture that values innovation and collaboration, excellent leadership from physicians as well as administrators, and well-defined values and foundation stones motivating employees over the decades. Franklin Community Health Network offers a flexible benefit program to employees. The availability and costs of these programs vary according to the number of hours an employee is regularly scheduled to work. A partial list of our benefits include:

  • 403B Pension Plan
  • Earned Time Accrual
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health Care Reimbursement Account