Why Work At Owensboro Health

  • President's Award winners
  • Man with hand on employee badge
  • Nurses holding flowers
  • Easter egg hunt
  • Woman handing man a movie ticket stub
  • Smiling family
  • Palm reading table
  • People gathered at a table

Every employee at Owensboro Health plays a vital role in fulfilling the goals of our mission and values, core commitments and dedication to the patient. Every employee contributes in placing Owensboro Health in the top 5 percent for quality in the nation. And every employee deserves recognition and applause for making Owensboro Health a great place to work. So that’s why we celebrate. A lot!

We have groups, events, activities, celebrations, sports teams – you name it – all in the name of fun. Here are just a few.

When you work at Owensboro Health, you pursue your passion while contributing to your neighbors’ well-being.

Join us to find meaning and purpose as a member of a vibrant, growing organization that your community relies on.

Grow Your Career

Explore physician opportunities and nursing careers in one of Owensboro Health’s many medical service lines. Or find your professional home in one of our supporting departments, such as:

Competitive Benefits

We understand providing quality compassionate healthcare is hard work, and hard work deserves recognition. Owensboro Health employees actively listen to and partner with those we serve – all while maintaining focus on quality, patient safety, healthy environments and teamwork. It’s not just our job; it’s our calling and our passion. Owensboro Health offers a full suite of comprehensive benefits. To see more details, expand the benefits area shown below.

Your Health & Wellness Benefits

  • Health Plans
  • Dental Plans
  • Vision Plan
  • Prescription Plan
  • Life Insurance Benefits (Basic Life Insurance, Dependent Life Insurance, Supplemental Life Insurance, Identify Theft Assistance)
  • Mental Health Benefits (Pastoral Care, Employee Assistance Program - EAP)
  • Disability Benefits (Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Critical Illness, Accident Insurance, Hospital Indemnity, Worker's Compensation)
  • Wellness Benefits (Fitness Membership, Action Center, Smoking Cessation Benefits, Wellness Incentive Program, Weight Management/Nutrition Programs, Quarterly 5K Walk/Run, Harvest Market, Employee Health Services)

Your Financial Wellness

  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Food Service Discount
  • Employee Discount Program (Partnership of Caring Business)
  • College-bound Savings Plan
  • Employee Payment Plan
  • Employee Payroll Deduction
  • H.O.P.E. Fund (Helping Our People in Emergencies)

Paid Time Off

Owensboro Health exists to heal the sick and to improve the health of the communities we serve. Our team members’ health is no exception. Owensboro Health strives to provide a healthy work-life balance and believes it is important to take time away from work for rest and relaxation. We focus on service to patients, customers and co-workers by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do. Allowing more flexibility in how team members can take time away from work will support our service delivery.

Owensboro Health must be competitive to recruit and retain key talent within the health care industry. Therefore, our Paid Time Off Policy is designed to align with industry standards.

  • Accrue PTO per pay
  • Bereavement
  • Jury Duty

Employee Engagement

  • Individual recognition, annual President’s Awards that offer substantial rewards for exceptional service
  • Peer-to-Peer recognition
  • Employee Engagement activities throughout the year, like Fall Festival, Movie Night and Turkey-Ham-Fruit Basket Distribution
  • Departmental social events, like barbecues, games and movies
  • Health System Week celebration, including entertainment and gifts to employees
  • Sports teams, including softball
  • A choir that sings at special events and holiday gatherings

Regional Leader

Owensboro Health reaches a 15-county area, serving nearly 300,000 in Western Kentucky and Southern Indiana. With a centrally located hospital housing more than 30 specialties, three outpatient Healthplex locationsand the Healthpark, a 110,000-square foot medical-based health and fitness center, Owensboro Health offers regional patients numerous ways to access and benefit from advanced care.

Owensboro Health Service Area

Map of counties serviced by Owensboro Health

Indiana Counties

  • Perry
  • Spencer

Kentucky Counties

  • Breckinridge
  • Butler
  • Daviess
  • Grayson
  • Hancock
  • Henderson
  • Hopkins
  • Logan
  • McLean
  • Muhlenberg
  • Ohio
  • Union
  • Webster

Organizational Profile

June 1, 2017 - May 31, 2018


Licensed to Operate (beds) - 135
Employees - 457
Medical Staff - 36
Admissions - 1,288
Total Surgical Procedures - 2,436
Births - 0
Open-Heart Procedures - 0
Emergency Department Visits - 16,625
Convenient Care Visits - 7,392
Clinic Visits - 4,556
Total Outpatient Visits - 44,930


Employees - 883


Licensed to Operate (beds) - *477
Employees - 3,027
Medical Staff - 210
Admissions - 15,899
Total Surgical Procedures - 24,082
Births - 2,060
Open-Heart Procedures - 166
Emergency Department Visits - 70,286
Convenient Care Visits - 30,097
Clinic Visits - 571,094
Total Outpatient Visits - 1,048,408


Licensed to Operate (beds) - 612
Employees - 4,367
Medical Staff - 246
Admissions - 17,187
Total Surgical Procedures - 26,518
Births - 2,060
Open-Heart Procedures - 166
Emergency Department Visits - 86,911
Convenient Care Visits - 37,489
Clinic Visits - 575,650
Total Outpatient Visits - 1,093,338

*Includes 30 Transitional Care Beds
**Includes 30 Long-Term Care Beds

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Want to learn more about joining our team? I invite you to email us your questions. Owensboro Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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