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Bourbon Community Hospital is recruiting a hospitalist to join their established team. 7 on/ 7 off schedule and vent management skills are required. The hospitalist team does respond to codes. This is an excellent opportunity in a growing community with a reasonable cost of living.

About the Hospital

Bourbon Community Hospital is a 58-bed acute care facility in the heart of the Bluegrass. We offer the latest in technology in a quiet hometown atmosphere. Our patients are our friends, our neighbors and our family. Our staff is proud of the quality care we provide to our patients. Our medical staff consists of more than 140 well-trained physicians covering 22 specialties including Allergy, Anesthesia, Cardiology, Dentistry, Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Hematology/Oncology, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Gynecology, Opthalmology, Orthopedics, Otolaryngology, Pathology, Podiatry, Psychiatry, Radiology, Sleep Medicine and Urology.

Stone Creek Behavioral Health Centre is a 25-bed inpatient facility located within Bourbon Community Hospital. Senior Services and Adult Services are housed in a 16-bed acute care unit with separate programming tracks for each population. Adolescent Services are housed in a 9-bed acute care unit. Private and semi-private accommodations are provided for the comfort of our patients. Our treatment is guided by the philosophy that each patient is a unique individual. We strive to provide a planned program of individualized, effective psychiatric services by a dedicated team of psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, nurses, social workers, mental health technicians, recreations therapists and Kentucky certified teachers.

The Community

Nestled in the heart of Kentuckys famous Bluegrass Region, Bourbon County is one of the top producers of thoroughbred horses in the world. More than 50 horse farms are located in the county, including world-famous Claiborne Farm, where Secretariat stood at stud for many years.

Historic attractions include Duncan Tavern, a 1788 limestone tavern on the courthouse square whose guests included Daniel Boone. The Cane Ridge Meeting House, the site of the famous Cane Ridge revival of 1801, was built in 1791 and is the largest one-room log structure in the United States, seating 400 people. The Colville Covered Bridge near Millersburg is one of only two in the state still open to traffic.

Other attractions include the Hopewell Museum, located in a 1910 Beaux Arts building originally used as a post office, and the Wallis House & Arboretum, which features extensive grounds containing an arboretum, rose garden and day-lily garden.

Recreation

Steeped in tradition and located just a few miles down the road in Lexington, Keeneland Race Course attracts millions of fans during the racing season from April to October. Houston Oaks Golf Course and Shady Brook Golf Course offer some of the best golf in the region and provide plenty of challenges for golfers of all skill levels. Bourbon County Park has a paved track thats a favorite among walkers and a playground area for children. Finally, Bourbon County has one of the few drive-in movie theaters remaining in America.
With over 70 hospitals in 22 states, LifePoint Health, a noted industry leader, offers very competitive financial packages to help physicians begin and grow successful practices. In addition to a generous salary or income guarantee, other incentives may include sign-on bonuses, medical education debt repayment, monthly stipend payments while you are still in training, relocation, marketing and practice start-up assistance. Practice models may vary depending on the market but usually include employment, group practice, partnerships and new practice start-ups. In December 2011, LifePoint became one of only 26 organizations in the country chosen by the Department of Health and Human Services to be a Hospital Engagement Network (HEN) in the Partnership for Patients initiative, a nationwide public-private collaboration to improve the quality, safety and affordability of healthcare for all Americans. As a result, LifePoint received funding from 2012-2014 to support additional resources for our quality and patient safety programsalongside our HEN partner, Duke University Health System and Duke Patient Safety Center. The LifePoint HEN was among the top performing HENs in the country in adopting evidence-based best practices to build a culture of safety, reduce healthcare-acquired conditions, and reduce readmissions. Together, we remain unified in striving to achieve our mission of Making Communities Healthier. Come practice where you are needed and appreciated.