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Practice Twenty Minutes From Lexington

This opportunity is located within twenty minutes of Lexington and one hour to Louisville! Enjoy the stability of a larger system in a great family oriented community. This is an excellent solo outpatient or traditional practice opportunity fully subsidized by the hospital to joining an existing robust private practice. As this is not a replacement position, the new physician will need to have enthusiasm and intention of building a new practice without inheriting an existing patient population.

About the Hospital

Bluegrass Community Hospital is a 25-bed facility that has routinely scored in the highest percentiles in national hospital surveys for employee, patient and physician satisfaction. Over the past five years, Bluegrass Community Hospital has recruited numerous physicians, made significant investments in equipment and facilities, and added services such as Ophthalmology, expanding their surgical capabilities. Other services provided by the hospital include Family Practice, Cardiology, Otolaryngology (ENT), Orthopedics, Gastroenterology/Endoscopy, Laboratory Services, Pain Management, Nephrology, Dentistry, Respiratory Therapy, Urology, an Intensive Care Unit and Womens Services (Gynecology). Diagnostic Radiology equipment includes MRI, a CT-Scanner, Nuclear Medicine and Ultrasound. The hospitals Rehab Center provides Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Rehabilitation. Surgical capacities include Ophthalmology, General, Gynecology, Orthopedics, Urology and Otolaryngology (ENT).

The Community

Versailles is conveniently located between Lexington and Frankfort, Kentucky. Two nearby larger cities, Louisville and Cincinnati, provide easy access to arts, entertainment, shopping and professional sports. Versailles is one of Kentuckys oldest and most beautiful towns, and has numerous antique shops and historic southern homes and buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Versailles is located in Woodford County, in the heart of the Bluegrass thoroughbred country. Throughout the area are dozens of beautiful horse farms that have hosted presidents and royalty, and also serve as birth places and permanent homes to many famous thoroughbreds, including recent Kentucky Derby standout winners Smarty Jones, Seattle Slew and Monarchos.

Only a few miles from Versailles is Midway College, Kentuckys only womens college, which offers a combination of bachelors and associates degrees. Transylvania University and the University of Kentucky are located nearby. The Bluegrass Railroad Museum, located in an historic 1911 L&N Railroad station, features a six-mile roundtrip ride through gently rolling hills. The museum also displays antique model trains, antique toys and railroad memorabilia. Woodford County is also home to several wineries and the Woodford Reserve Distillery.

Recreation

Steeped in tradition, the Keeneland Race Course attracts millions of fans during the racing season from April to October. At the Kentucky Horse Park, visitors can watch a harness maker at work, enjoy the parade of breeds or take a horse-drawn carriage tour. Theres also Lakeside Arena, the areas largest competitive horse show arena.

Woodford Hills Country Club and The Brook (Cabinbrook) offer challenging play for golfers at all skill levels. Consisting of 374 acres along the Kentucky River, the Clyde E. Buckley Sanctuary features native flora and fauna. The sanctuary is the only area in Kentucky managed by the National Audubon Society. Thousands of students, teachers and families attend presentations every year, or take a leisurely stroll among these pleasant and breathtaking rural surroundings.
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.