"Employed" Rheumatologist Career Opening - Big Referral Base - Owensboro Health

Rheumatologist

Robust Referral Base!

Owensboro Health has an excellent rheumatologist opportunity in Kentucky.

Opportunity Criteria

Specialty: Rheumatology
Candidate type: MD, DO 
Visas accepted: H1 
Loan repayment: Not specified

Opportunity Details

  • Join one physician and one nurse practitioner in a successful and busy practice, with no weekend or night call, and inpatient consults only as needed
  • Comprehensive outpatient-only rheumatology practice in newly renovated clinic with typical diagnoses including systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, Sjögren's syndrome, gout, osteoarthritis, arthritis and vasculitis
  • Private infusion rooms located at the flagship hospital facility
  • Lab and imaging on-site
  • Clinic hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Average of 15 to 18 daily patient encounters; there is a significant need in the service area and incoming providers will have no difficulty quickly establishing a full patient workload
  • Modern, recently built hospital (opened in 2013), licensed for 477 beds, with 24/7 coverage from a strong hospitalist group, and innovative, leading-edge equipment in a 15-county coverage area with a population draw of more than 400,000
  • Health system-employed with integrated Epic electronic medical records system in clinics and hospitals
  • Excellent specialty backup support
  • On-site workout area for employees in the hospital, plus complimentary family membership to health system-owned accredited medical-based fitness facility, the Healthpark
  • Family Medicine Residency program starting in summer 2020; teaching opportunities will be available
  • Seeking board-certified/board-eligible candidates. Experienced physicians and those still in training are invited to apply.

Benefits

  • Competitive base salary, sign-on bonus, productivity bonus, and in-house, healthcare specialized marketing team.
  • Six weeks of vacation (includes one week for CME)
  • Funded liability/malpractice/tail coverage, retirement plans, full health/medical benefits, $6,000 CME annually, and more.

Location

Owensboro Health Medical Group
1301 Pleasant Valley Road 
Owensboro, KY 42303

How to Apply

Apply now by calling Kathryn Coble at 502-593-6114 or submit your CV to Kathryn.Coble@owensborohealth.org.

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Owensboro Health Regional Hospital

Owensboro Health is a nonprofit health system with a mission to heal the sick and to improve the health of the communities it serves in Kentucky and Indiana. The system includes Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, nationally recognized for design, architecture and engineering; Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital; the Owensboro Health Medical Group comprised of over 200 providers at more than 20 locations; three outpatient Healthplex facilities, a certified medical fitness facility, the Healthpark; a surgical weight loss center and program, and the Mitchell Memorial Cancer Center.

On average each year, we have 16,000 inpatient admissions, deliver 2,000 babies and provide the region’s only Level III NICU. Owensboro Health physicians perform nearly 24,000 surgical procedures, including nearly 200 open-heart surgeries. Our physicians and staff have 70,000 Emergency Department visits, more than a million outpatient visits annually. Visit our home page for more information.

About Owensboro Health Regional Hospital

Owensboro Health Regional Hospital represents a new era of healthcare and wellness for the region. The modern $378 million flagship hospital facility (opened in 2013) features a nine-story facility licensed for 477 patient beds and offers views of lush green vistas and natural scenery from every room. In addition, highly advanced medical technology is easily accessible. Among the advancements, Owensboro Health has invested in:

  • 16 operating room suites
  • 2 da Vinci® surgical systems to aid in minimally invasive procedures
  • Expanded Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Epic - electronic medical records system
  • RFID (Radio-frequency Identification) system for technology tracking and inventory

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