October 23, 2017
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MCMH appoints Rick Houghton surgical services manager

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ELLSWORTH, Maine — Maine Coast Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of Rick Houghton, R.N., as surgical services manager. 

Rick began his career in healthcare as an Air Force Corpsman serving at one of the largest U.S. military hospitals, Wilford Hall at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. He is a graduate of the Maine Maritime Academy where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in marine transportation and management.

Rick served in the leadership role of licensed deck officer and obtained his captain’s license over a 12-year career in the U.S. Merchant Marine. He worked nights as a medical-surgical CNA at MCMH while attending the Nursing Program at Eastern Maine Community College.