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PRIMARY CARE OPPORTUNITY IN WEST KENTUCKY

Baptist Health Paducah is seeking to add two energetic BC/BE Family Medicine and/or Internal Medicine Physician to expand its presence in the West Kentucky market. This employment opportunity through the Baptist Medical Group will allow our Primary Care Physician to offer comprehensive life-span care from pediatrics to geriatrics.

As a regional referral center located in the heartland of West Kentucky, Baptist Health Paducah draws roughly 400,000 patients in our four state service area where we are preferred by patients in our region 2-to-1.

The focus of the practice will be strictly out-patient, but will have the support of our robust Hospitalist staff to transition for in-patient care.

Benefits:

Competitive Salary
Sign on Bonus
Health, Life, and Disability Insurance
Retirement Savings Plans
Malpractice Insurance with Tail Coverage
Relocation Assistance


About Baptist Health Paducah

BHP is nationally recognized for its quality care:

Americas Best Hospitals for Patient Experience, Obstetrics & Orthopedics (WomenCertified)
100 Top Hospitals as a Performance Improvement Leader
Top 3% in Pneumonia Care (The Joint Commission)
Top 3% Breast Imaging Center of Excellence (American College of Radiology)
Top 4% in the U.S. for Coronary Artery Disease Care (A.H.A.s Get with the Guidelines)
One of 197 Hospitals in the U.S. to receive the Platinum Performance Achievement for Heart Attack Care (American Heart Association/American Stroke Association)
The only nationally certified primary stroke center west of Owensboro, KY receiving the Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association for the fourth consecutive year.
The only western Kentucky hospital & one of nine Kentucky hospitals recognized in the top third of all Joint Commission-accredited hospitals as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia & surgical care.
In 2015, the Baptist Health system was designated as the Top 15 Best Places to Work in Kentucky by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce & Kentucky Society for Human Resources Management.

Welcome to Paducah

Paducah supports a large river industry and is located in the heartland of the Midwest drawing patients from: Western Kentucky, Southern Illinois, Midwest Tennessee and Southeast Missouri. Paducah is a hidden gem with two of the largest manmade lakes in Lake Barkley and Kentucky Lake- just 20 minutes away with some of the best boating, sailing, skiing, swimming and fishing anywhere in the country!

The average cost of living in Paducah is 28 percent below the national average and boasts a great educational system among public and private schools. We have highly rated golf and tennis facilities along with popular hunting attractions and biking and hiking trails.

Our downtown district is a beautiful attraction with a selection of cultural offerings in the Performing Arts including: The Paducah Symphony Orchestra, Market House Theatre, Clemens Fine Arts Center and the state-of-the-art Performing Arts Carson Center which attracts nationally recognized Broadway Hits, Dramas, Dance Companies and well-known musicians and entertainers year round. While the high quality of life in the small city feels much larger, Nashville is conveniently located two hours to the southwest and St. Louis is only two and a half hours northeast.

Baptist Health Medical Group is part of one of the largest not-for-profit Healthcare Systems in Kentucky. Founded in 1924, Baptist Health is renowned for experienced, comprehensive care that utilizes the latest medical innovations. History states one out of every six inpatients and one out of every eight outpatients in Kentucky received care at a Baptist Health Hospital.
Baptist Health Medical Group is a comprehensive network including more than 1,000 physicians and advanced practice clinicians across Kentucky and Southern Indiana.

Providers represent more than 85 specialties including primary care and family medicine, internal medicine, osteopathic medicine, emergency medicine, general surgery and a wide range of surgical specialties offering advanced treatments and care.

Its healthcare on a deeply personal level, where medical technology, facilities and knowledge combine with one-to-one caring and compassion. And its why, throughout Kentucky, Baptist Health is the healthcare provider of choice.