Becoming a Physician at Owensboro Health - Owensboro Health

Why Owensboro Health?

As a physician at Owensboro Health, you’ll use your skills daily to solve problems and improve your patients’ quality of life. We invite board certified/board eligible candidates to explore opportunities in helping us continue delivering top-quality care to our neighbors in Western Kentucky and Southern Indiana.

Whether you’re a new or established physician, make Owensboro Health your professional home. You’ll play an integral role in Owensboro Health Medical Group, a network of more than 270 leading primary and specialty care providers in western Kentucky and southern Indiana.

Here, you can:

  • Do what you love. Focus on medicine while relying on us to handle administrative duties, such as human resources and internal technology management.
  • Expect financial security. Look forward to more economic stability amid changes in health care. Take even better care of your employees, whose salary and benefits will likely increase after joining Owensboro Health. And count on our marketing expertise to help bring you, new patients.
  • Let technology simplify your job. More easily and securely collect, store and access your patients’ health information by using our electronic medical record (EMR) system, MyChart.
  • Enjoy generous benefits. Take advantage of a comprehensive benefits package tailored to your needs. Ease your transition to Owensboro Health with our substantial sign-on bonus and assistance with relocation expenses and student loan payments.

Support For Your Work

When you’re affiliated with Owensboro Health or have physician privileges at Owensboro Health facilities, a member of our physician relations team visits you regularly to:

  • Provide information about new and expanded services for your patients
  • Help coordinate referrals to and from other providers
  • Arrange consultations with fellow physicians
  • Help resolve your concerns

Regional Leader

Owensboro Health reaches a 18-county area, serving nearly 500,000 in Western Kentucky and Southern Indiana. With a centrally located hospital housing more than 30 specialties, three outpatient Healthplex locations and 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

Indiana Counties

  • Perry
  • Spencer

Kentucky Counties

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

June 1, 2019 - May 31, 2020


Licensed to Operate (beds) - 135
Employees - 488
Admissions - 1,041
Total Surgical Procedures - 1,644
Births - 0
Open-Heart Procedures - 0
Emergency Department Visits - 14,951
Convenient Care Visits - 13,173
Clinic Visits - 10,842
Total Outpatient Visits - 56,433


Employees - 880


Licensed to Operate (beds) - *477
Employees - 3,017
Admissions - 15,806
Total Surgical Procedures - 23,796
Births - 2,074
Open-Heart Procedures - 97
Emergency Department Visits - 62,175
Convenient Care Visits - 29,139
Clinic Visits - 437,490
Total Outpatient Visits - 925,637

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


Licensed to Operate (beds) - 612
Employees - 4,385
Admissions - 16,847
Total Surgical Procedures - 25,440
Births - 2,074
Open-Heart Procedures - 97
Emergency Department Visits - 77,126
Convenient Care Visits - 42,312
Clinic Visits - 448,332
Total Outpatient Visits - 982,070

Join our Team

Here at Owensboro Health we work together to form one fully comprehensive, patient-centered team to provide the best care we can - which creates a positive work environment for us.

Learn more about Owensboro and why we love it.

Submit Your Curriculum Vitae

Mitchell SimsInterested in becoming an Owensboro Health physician? Use the form below to confidentially submit your professional CV to Mitchell Sims and our recruitment team will take it from there.

What our physicians are saying

"I've never felt more supported or heard in my career than I am now."

Dr. Jody Mitchell, Sports Medicine

"Teamwork is one of the six core commitments of Owensboro Health. By working as a team, we deliver truly excellent care and service." 

Dr. Francis DuFrayne, Chief Medical Officer

Why Work with Owensboro Health?


"We are developing a physician-led organization that can make changes to better the patient experience and quality of care" - Dr. Brad Cornell, General Surgeon

Physician Leadership

Dr. Francis DuFrayne discusses why he's a part of Owensboro Health and how physician leadership strengthens our patient-centered care.

Thriving Community

"I love living in Owensboro, it's a wonderful experience to be a part of this community" - Dr. Jody Mitchell, Sports Medicine

Learn more about life in Owensboro.

State-of-the-art facility

"At Owensboro Health we have a state of the art facility and strive to be at the cutting edge of healthcare, all the while living in a friendly hometown atmosphere" - Dr. Brad Cornell.

Learn more about Owensboro Health.

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About Owensboro Health

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
  • Two 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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