Baptist Health Medical Group
Paducah, Kentucky, United States
(on-site)
1 day ago
Job Type
Full-Time
Job Function
General Surgery

Description

GENERAL SURGERY - BAPTIST HEALTH MEDICAL GROUP - PADUCAH, KENTUCKY - UP TO $200,000 IN RECRUITING INCENTIVES
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  • Baptist Health Medical Group is seeking a BC/BE General Surgeon to join our team located in Paducah, KY.
  • Practice has 3 General Surgeons
  • Robotics
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For additional information please contact:

Connie Overstreet

Manager, Physician Recruitment 

270-415-7795 (office)

270-559-7074 (cell)
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ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY-

  • Employment with Baptist Health qualifies for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package - Up to $200,000 in recruiting incentives including starting bonus, student loan repayment, residency/fellowship stipend, and relocation/moving allowance
  • Two-year income guarantee with opportunity for additional productivity and quality bonuses
  • Medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Retirement savings plans —  401K and 457(b)
  • Paid CME/licensure and malpractice insurance/tail coverage
  • Complimentary Professional Student Loan Debt Repayment Advising
  • Physician Mentorship Pathway for growth and development
  • EPIC (Gold Star 9 level)- electronic health record system integrated throughout all hospital and practice locations
  • Advanced Technology capabilities including DAX
  • Immigration Support, if needed; complimentary legal counseling; visa waivers processed through Delta Regional Authority
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ABOUT BAPTIST HEALTH MEDICAL GROUP

Baptist Health ranks in 150 top places to work in healthcare, according to Becker's Hospital Review-

  • Multispecialty physician-led medical group
  • 8 hospitals with over 1,500 providers, including 800 physicians and more than 700 advanced practice clinicians.
  • Comprehensive administrative and operations support teams
  • Physician leadership councils

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ABOUT BAPTIST HEALTH PADUCAH-

Baptist Health Paducah is a 373-bed regional medical and referral center, serving about 200,000 patients a year from four states. The hospital provides a full range of services, including cardiac and cancer care, diagnostic imaging, women’s and children’s services, surgery, emergency treatment, rehabilitation, transitional care, weight management and wound care. The main campus covers eight square blocks, plus off-site outpatient rehab, occupational medicine, primary care, school clinics, imaging and lab. Overall, Baptist Hospital Paducah offers 20 points of care to make healthcare more convenient for area residents.
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Baptist Health Paducah has about 2,000 employees, making it one of the region’s largest employers; and about 260 physicians representing more than 40 medical specialties. The Baptist Health Foundation Paducah supports needed services, facilities and other areas of growth. The hospital opened in 1953 as Western Baptist Hospital and changed its name in early 2013, along with other facilities in Baptist Health, one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare systems in Kentucky. 

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The hospital has earned Pathway to Excellence designation for excellence in nursing services by the American Nursing Credentialing Center.

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ABOUT PADUCAH, KENTUCKY-

  • Paducah's population including McCracken County is about 95,000 residents
  • Paducah is a United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) designed Creative City in the field of Crafts and Folks Art (1 of 2 in the United States)
  • Trendy downtown with unique restaurants, shops, and farmer’s market
  • Easy access to state parks, including two of the nation’s largest man-made lakes (Lake Barkley and Land Between the Lakes) offering boating, fishing, and hiking
  • $44 million Performing Art Center which houses Broadway shows and concerts
  • Nationally recognized artist district
  • Named one of the Top 100 Communities for Young People which starts with excellent public and private schools
  • Nashville, TN is a 2 hour drive and St. Louis, MO is a 2.5  hour drive
  • Recognized as the US capitol of quilting

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Click here for more information about Paducah, KY. 

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HPSA Score: 15

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In Paducah, we take pride in offering a wide range of options that cater to the diverse ethnic, religious and cultural backgrounds of our residents. To that end, Paducah offers Christian churches, a Jewish temple and an Islamic worship center to meet diverse spiritual needs.

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EEO Statement: Baptist Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and seeks to employ individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, religious or political beliefs, protected veteran status, employment status or any other protected class identified in any federal, state, or local law. Baptist Health specifically encourages minority, female, disabled, veteran and other candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply and strengthen our team. Please note that Baptist Health is a drug-free workplace and employment with Baptist Health is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing.

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NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION AND ACCESSIBILITY TO SERVICES

Persons with hearing and speech impairments can contact Baptist Health facilities by using the Kentucky Relay Service, a toll-free telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD). For voice to TDD, call 800.648.6057. For TDD to voice, call 800.648.6056.



Job ID: 71698838

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