About the Organization
Owensboro Health is a community-focused, nonprofit healthcare system that provides innovative medical advancements and compassionate care to help improve the community. Owensboro Health includes Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, which is a top-rated hospital located 123 miles north of Nashville, TN and 109 miles southwest of Louisville, KY. Owensboro Health also includes diagnostic centers and regional clinics; primary care, education and wound healing centers; a cancer center; home care services; and HealthPark. Each year, Owensboro Health Regional Hospital averages 1,800 births; 64,000 emergency room visits; 18,000 admissions and 500,000 outpatient visits each year. System wide, the organization has nearly 3,400 employees and 219 medical staff.
About the Community
Owensboro is the main hub of western Kentucky and a premier city in the Midwest with the distinction of being named Top 100 Best Small Cities in the U.S. Owensboro and the surrounding region are known for a friendly atmosphere. Located on the southern banks of the Ohio River, Owensboro has a low crime rate and cost of living, a high quality of life and wide variety of housing options. Identified as "One of America's best places to live and work" by CNN and Business Week, Owensboro has much to offer, including:
$270 million invested in downtown revitalization has resulted in:Two new award-winning hotels, with a third under construction, New convention center, #1 ranked playground in the WORLD, Numerous new restaurants, and unique shopping, Opening 2018- $15M construction for the new International Bluegrass Museum and Music venue, Phase 2 underway.....more to come!
Enjoy the outdoors: state parks, bike trails, 15 mile Greenbelt walking/running/biking trail encircling the city, 5 golf courses, fishing, disc golf
Culture: Owensboro Symphony Orchestra, Owensboro Dance Theatre, Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, Owensboro Museum of Science and Industry, International Bluegrass Music Museum, Western Kentucky Botanical Garden, Back Alley Musicals, Theatre Workshop