Emergency Medicine Physician

Mount Vernon, Kentucky
Oct 19, 2020
Emergency Medicine
Position Type
Further your career as an emergency medicine physician working at Rockcastle Regional Hospital and Respiratory Care Center in Mount Vernon, Kentucky. Rockcastle Regional Hospital and Respiratory Care Center has been providing quality healthcare to Rockcastle and surrounding counties for more than 50 years. In the emergency department (ED) the annual volume is 13,000 with 24 hours of physician coverage. Rockcastle Regional is a not-for-profit community healthcare facility. The hospital's Respiratory Care Center offers comfortable, professional, long-term care for a total of 127 ventilator-dependent patients, mostly from Kentucky. For more than 40 years, our history and national footprint in emergency medicine allows us to achieve the highest standards in care, informed by decades of evidence-based data. To that end, we've created robust risk management programs to help our clinicians feel confident in their work. We harness a nationwide collection of tools, clinical resources and collective knowledge for our emergency medicine clinicians who provide the best for their patients.

Job Benefits
- Well-established group of clinicians - Relocation bonus available - Access to TeamHealth's clinician wellness program - Stability of a respected industry leader - Access to professional development tools, educational resources and CME through TeamHe

Community Caption
Small town charm and hospitality

Community Description
Mount Vernon is nestled in the foothills of the Cumberland Mountains and is the perfect spot to relax and forget your troubles. We invite you to enjoy the scenic beauty of the rolling hills that surround the Rockcastle River or visit one of our many attractions. With auto racing, Appalachian history, hand made crafts, festivals, special events, music concerts, fishing and boating Rockcastle has something for everyone.

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Community-focused, award-winning care

Facility Description
A fixture in the community for more than 50 years, Rockcastle Regional Hospital provides quality healthcare to Rockcastle and surrounding counties. Starting as an acute-care facility in 1956, the hospital has adapted as healthcare needs have changed. This 125-bed facility provides a full range of care including Oncology, Cardiology, Diagnostic Imaging, Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Services, Pulmonary Rehabilitation and more. Rockcastle Regional Hospital is synonymous with the community it serves; the facility provides an array of programming to the community including a smoke cessation program, a Longest Day of Play event, dinners with hospital leadership and more. In 2018, Rockcastle was named one of the "Best Places to Work in Kentucky" by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce. It is the only hospital in the state to receive 5-star recognition for patient experience from the Center for Medicaid & Medicaid Services.

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