Northern Light AR Gould Hospital is part of Northern Light Health, a progressive, regional, non-profit, health system ranked among the top 100 integrated health systems by IMS. The members of Northern Light Health collectively serve a population of 500,000 residents living in the northern 2/3 of Maine's geography. Northern Light Health is driving innovation in healthcare for our region, through collaborative engagement, shared clinical protocols, group purchasing, and shared IT systems among member organizations. AR Gould Hospital features 89 acute care beds and a 72 bed, award winning nursing home facility and serves all of Aroostook County with a broad array of primary and specialty care, acute inpatient, diagnostic and surgical services.
Northern Light AR Gould Hospital in Presque Isle, Maine is located in a beautiful rural Maine environment (think “Northern Exposure”), and work with supportive colleagues in a modern facility that is well-integrated into a cutting-edge health care system. Northern Light AR Gould Hospital is a member of Northern Light Health, an integrated statewide health delivery system. Northern Light Health offers a broad range of providers and services, including nine hospitals, primary care and specialty physician practices, long-term care, home health and hospice agencies, and emergency ground and air transport.
Aroostook County, near the Canadian border, is the northernmost county in Maine, and Presque Isle is the commercial hub. Aroostook is definitely rural, with traditions that are honest and hard-working, and a local economy that relies on agriculture, forestry, outdoor recreation, and education. University of Maine at Presque Isle, Northern Maine Community College, and Maine School of Math and Science are located in the area. The Nordic Heritage Center is one of the top World Cup biathlon courses in the United States, and is open for free public use year-round. Lakes, rivers, and woodlands are legendary, and well-known to outdoor sportsmen. Local airport provides year-round easy access and daily commercial airline service to Newark, New Jersey.