Emergency Medicine Job In Paducah, Kentucky
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TeamHealth has an excellent opportunity for a full-time Physician to join our Emergency Department team at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Kentucky.EOE
Paducah is a hidden gem of a community that serves as the micropolitan hub for over 60,000 residents of western Kentucky. It is the largest city in the region with a city population of 25,000 and is located on the confluence of the Tennessee and Ohio Rivers. Our revitalized city offers daytime charm with the tree-lined brick streets of the Historic Downtown that transforms to a vibrant nightlife scene with live music and engaging events such as theatre, visual art, and the Paducah Symphony Orchestra. This area boasts two large recreational lakes, numerous golf courses, an abundance of shopping options, and the Paducah Chiefs Baseball Club, a Summer Collegiate Baseball League. Blending a rich history with a stable economy, healthy business climate, and outstanding schools and neighborhoods, Paducah is an excellent place to raise a family and call home!
About TeamHealth Western Baptist Hospital
Baptist Health Paducah is a regional medical and referral center, serving about 200,000 patients a year from four states. The hospital provides a full range of services, including cardiac and cancer care, diagnostic imaging, women’s and children’s services, surgery, emergency treatment, rehabilitation, transitional care, weight management and wound care. The main campus covers eight square blocks, plus off-site outpatient rehab, occupational medicine, primary care, school clinics, imaging and lab. Overall, Baptist Hospital Paducah offers 20 points of care to make healthcare more convenient for area residents. Baptist Health Paducah has about 2,000 employees, making it one of the region’s largest employers; and about 260 physicians representing more than 40 medical specialties. The Baptist Health Foundation Paducah supports needed services, facilities and other areas of growth. The hospital opened in 1953 as Western Baptist Hospital and changed its name in early 2013, along with other facilities in Baptist Health, one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare systems in Kentucky. The hospital has earned Pathway to Excellence designation for excellence in nursing services by the American Nursing Credentialing Center