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Emergency Medicine Physician

Mercy Health and Mercy Health Physicians


Location:
Paducah, KY
Date:
06/27/2017
2017-06-272017-08-26
Work Type:
Employee
Specialties:
  • Emergency Medicine
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Job Details

Looking for a full time BC/BE Emergency Medicine physician.  Current ED volume of 36,000 annual visits with 37 hours of physician coverage and 18 hours of mid-level coverage.  Our physician team works a combination of 8 and 9 hour day and afternoon shifts with an 11 hour shift.  Full time physicians work on average 145-155 hours per month.  This usually works out to 14-15 shifts per month.  Our newly redesigned department has 18 beds including 2 trauma bays along with a 6 bed fast track staffed by our mid-level providers.  Our department also includes a separate Behavioral Access Center for psychiatric screening and intake along with a 4 bed Clinical Decision Unit.  Our admission rate is about 20%, with approximately 65% of those admissions to our Hospitalist team. 

BRING YOUR TALENT TO OUR MISSION

Lourdes is part of Mercy Health Partners, with 24 hospitals and over 1000 employed physicians. Mercy Health Partners is known as the largest non-profit health care system in Ohio with two hospitals in Kentucky.

Mercy Medical Associates is the largest multi-specialty group in Western Kentucky with a great referral base of over 40 primary care providers.

We offer a competitive Compensation Package Including:

  • Excellent Income
  • Significant student loan forgiveness program
  • Paid CME and relocation assistance
  • Sign on bonus
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Disability, and Medical Malpractice Insurance

Together, we have one incredible story to share, a story no other healthcare system has:

  • Together, we are one of the Nation's largest health systems, and the largest system in Ohio.
  • Together, we are ranked nationally in the top 20% of health systems in the Nation for clinical quality and efficiency.
  • Together, we are a top employer and support the economics in all of our communities.
  • Together, we provide more than $1 million in charity care and community benefit every single day.

Lourdes named top 150 best places to work in healthcare:

Lourdes is a licensed 359 bed regional medical center. Some of our recent investments are two new Hybrid ORs and two new Cardiac Catheterization labs. Lourdes currently has 20 million dollars of new construction projects underway. Lourdes has recently completed construction of a new Emergency Department, a 10-bed impatient Hospice Center, and a new Behavioral Health floor to better serve our growing patient population. Lourdes has 14 ICU beds and 12 CCU beds.

When you work at Lourdes:

  • You serve with a medical staff of 180 representing over 40 specialties
  • Work with over 1200 caring staff
  • 36,000 people visit our Emergency Department each year
  • Service area of nearly 460K 

You will enjoy your time off also with:

  • Trendy downtown with unique restaurants, shops, and farmer's market
  • State parks, including two of the nation's largest man-made lakes offer boating, fishing, and hiking.
  • $44 million Performing Arts Center and Broadway shows 
  • Nationally recognized artist district 
  • Main-street listed as one of Five Most Romantic Main streets in the nation 
  • Named one of the Top 100 Communities for Young People which starts with excellent public and private schools
  • Nashville two-hour drive and St. Louis two and half hour drive 
  • Jet Service from Paducah to Chicago (twice daily)
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