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This is an excellent opportunity to become a part of the growth movement at Clark Regional Medical center. The hospital is seeking a full time General Neurologist. Patient access to services is presently available on a part time basis only. With a combined service area of over 195,000, there is a tremendous opportunity to build a robust practice. You can expect to be welcomed and supported by a strong referral base that includes sixty primary care physicians. The right candidate will be expected to perform EEG, EMG and Nerve Conduction Studies. Tele neurology is available in the ED for emergency consults. Hospital call is ten days per month with practice call support from the University of Kentucky. The practice space is 1,500 square feet with four exam rooms and a lab. Broad spectrum radiology service available. Clinic is outfitted with eClinicalWorks EMR and complete office support team. Candidate will enjoy a generous package with earning incentives, inclusive of sign on bonus, relocation, CME, and full benefits that include paid time off, flexible spending account (FSA), choice of health insurance plans, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), student loan consideration and more. Enjoy the amenities of Lexington, including easy airport access, great restaurants, affordable housing, Keeneland Race Track, the Kentucky Horsepark, University of Kentucky athletics, Natural Bridge, Red River Gorge and much more.

About the Hospital

Clark Regional Medical Center (CRMC) celebrated the grand opening of its new $70 million, 79-bed replacement facility in March of 2012. The grand opening coincided with the hospitals 95th anniversary. Located at 175 Hospital Drive in Winchester, a highly visible and easily accessible location adjacent to I-64 and the Bypass in Winchester, the new facility features patient-friendly design, enhanced healthcare IT capabilities, geothermal technology. CRMCs new facility is the first hospital in the state of Kentucky with a 100 percent geothermal heating and cooling system, which will be 33 percent more energy efficient and environmentally friendly than the traditional HVAC system in CRMCs old building.

Clark Regional has more the 75 physicians, 350 employees and 50 volunteers. Clark Regional also operates an immediate care clinic in Winchester and a rural health clinic in Powell County and is fully accredited by Joint Commission.

In additional to the new replacement facility a three-story, 45,000 square-foot medical plaza opened on the hospitals campus in September 2012. The $10 million facility houses The Clark Clinic, a subsidiary of CRMC focused on Family Medicine, Pediatrics, and Immediate Care, Clark Regionals Diagnostic Center for Women, Center for Rehabilitation, Specialty Clinic, Anticoagulation Clinic, and NO WAIT Lab. The building also has capacity for additional practitioners and affiliated staff.

The Community

Clark County is in central Kentucky, 20 miles east of Lexington, 96 miles east of Louisville and 101 miles south of Cincinnati. The county was named for George Rogers Clark, commander of the Great Northwest Campaign that took place from 1779-1780. At the heart of Clark County is the town of Winchester, which was founded in 1792 but has roots dating from 1685 when Shawnee Indians inhabited the area.

Recreation

Leeds Theatre is the center for the arts hosting plays, local productions and sell-out events. The Winchester Art Guild Gallery downtown showcases many local artisans beautiful pieces of artwork. The Winchester Opera House hosts many cultural events, weddings, holiday fairs and community events. The Bluegrass Heritage Museum houses artifacts, memorabilia and history of the countys past. Its beautiful Romanesque Revival-style architecture was built between 1893 and 1895. The museum also has a unique gift shop and hosts a monthly lecture series. Clark County is the host of the Annual Daniel Boone Festival held the weekend of Labor Day, the Beer Cheese Festival in downtown Winchester held the second weekend in June, and the Scarecrow Festival in October.

During the summer, the Clark County Fair draws big crowds for livestock shows, rodeos, tractor pulls, horse shows, live entertainment and much more. Throughout the year, the Winchester Clark County Parks and Recreation Department and YMCA offer plenty of sports-related activities for people of all ages. The community has walking trails for the fitness enthusiasts or those who just love to connect with Mother Nature while taking a stroll on the many paths among our landscape. Clark Countys geographic location also appeals to newcomers. Nearby is Natural Bridge State Resort Park with a 54-acre lake in Daniel Boone National forest that offers fishing, boating, playgrounds, cottages, lodges and beautiful scenery.
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.