Rheumatology Job in Danville, Kentucky


Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center

Physician - Rheumatology

Job Description

This is an opportunity to be employed by Ephraim McDowell Health Resources (EMHR), a comprehensive organization with a 222-bed acute care medical center located in Danville, Kentucky- a town of approximately 28,000 people located in the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky that is home to Centre College. and is about 35 minutes from Lexington.  EMRMC is a Level 3 trauma center that sees 30,000 ED visits annually.  To help Ephraim McDowell Health meet the communities’ needs, we have distinguished medical staff offering more than 30 specialties.  Many of those physicians have been in our community for 25 years or more.  EMRMC has a robust Hospitalist group that covers inpatient coverage for those physicians who want to focus on 100% outpatient medicine. 

Recruitment of a rheumatology is due to a strong community need and to support the hospital’s medical staff.  The community currently has one physician who practices one day a month in the community thus causing patients to travel to metropolitan areas to seek rheumatology care.

The rheumatologist can expect to work a four to five day week in an out-patient setting.

The physician can expect to build a busy practice quickly and see up to 20 plus patient visits per day. 

EMRMC administration is very supportive of this recruitment effort and the development in the rheumatology service program at EMHR.

The Candidate:

·         Experienced, Board Certified or Board eligible

 Compensation and Benefits:

    This is a three year employed agreement with Ephraim McDowell Health Resources:

  • Year One: Guaranteed Salary based on local market conditions. 
  • Year Two and Year Three: Base Salary plus productivity
  • There is no cap to potential income
  • Health Insurance- two options for health insurance coverage
  • Paid Time Off - 8 hours accrued per pay period
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Malpractice Insurance
  • Continuing medical education allowance of $6,000.00 annually.  In addition, 5 days of CME time are allotted without impacting paid time off.
  • 403B Retirement Savings Plan with up to 8%  match
  • Life Insurance

Other Details

Job ID: f5311f9c-3476-48b0-998f-4b56e2d02214

Practice Type: Hospital Employee

Employment Type: Contract - Full Time

Open to Search Firm Solicitations: No

Hiring Organization

Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center
217 South Third Street
Danville, Kentucky 40422

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