Family Medicine Opportunity - Lexington KY
Baptist Health Medical Group is seeking BC/BE Family Medicine Physicians to join our expanding Primary Care network in Lexington, Kentucky.
About Baptist Health Medical Group:
Baptist Health Medical Group ("BHMG") is an affiliate of Baptist Healthcare System, INC., a nonprofit corporation and single statewide high performing medical group that is physician led and professionally managed. Representing more than 800 providers across the state of Kentucky, BHMG is locally managed across 3 regions: Kentuckiana (Louisville area), West (Paducah and Madisonville areas), and East (Lexington, Richmond, and Corbin areas). The Baptist Health family consists of eight hospitals; employed and independent physicians; more than 250 outpatient facilities and services, including urgent care and retail-based clinics; outpatient diagnostic and surgery centers; home care; occupational medicine and physical therapy clinics; and fitness centers.
- Competitive Salary
- Sign on Bonus
- Health, Life, and Disability Insurance
- Retirement Savings Plans
- Malpractice Insurance with Tail Coverage
- Relocation Assistance
A physician-led medical group
Baptist Health Lexington offers you a caring, collaborative environment where leadership listens. A good work/life balance is a priority. And family is important to us. We invite you to click here to see a short video that will help describe our supportive environment. Baptist Health Medical Group brings together all of Baptist Health’s employed providers into one comprehensive, multispecialty network serving residents of Kentucky, Indiana and neighboring states. Backed by the Baptist Health system of hospitals and led by experienced physicians who are distinguished in their fields, the group encompasses nearly 1,000 providers, including 610 physicians and more than 375 advanced practice clinicians. These professionals include primary care providers, as well as highly trained surgeons and specialists offering advanced treatments, technologies and care.
While many of the Medical Group’s administrative functions are centralized, Baptist Health recognizes that healthcare is delivered on a very personal level. Therefore, the governing structure includes local leadership councils and operations staff in each of the system’s three regions, Kentuckiana, East and West, to address each community’s unique needs. These councils work together to ensure that patients visiting a Baptist Health Medical Group provider can expect the same quality care at each of our practices and in each of our hospitals – care that is appropriate, timely and centered on our valued patients.
About Baptist Health Lexington
Baptist Health Lexington
1740 Nicholasville Road Lexington, KY 40503
Baptist Health Lexington, a 391-bed tertiary care facility, is also a major medical research and education center. Established in 1954, Baptist Health Lexington is recognized for its excellence in heart care and cancer care, and the hospital’s Clinical Research Center conducts groundbreaking research in both fields as well as in several other disciplines.
Baptist Health Lexington continues to lead in maternity care, having delivered nearly 150,000 babies. The hospital operates six outlying outpatient centers, including locations in Georgetown, Nicholasville and Richmond.
Baptist Health Lexington has been distinguished three times as a Top Performer by The Joint Commission and has been amed a Magnet® hospital for nursing excellence three times.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Baptist Health Lexington #1 in Kentucky in both 2014 and 2015 in its Best Hospital rankings.
Locally, Baptist Health Lexington has been recognized for 10 years in a row as “Favorite Hospital” and “Favorite Place to Have a Baby” in the Readers’ Choice poll conducted by the Lexington Herald-Leader.
Nestled amidst the picturesque horse farms and rolling hills of Kentucky’s Bluegrass Region, Lexington is the second largest city in Kentucky, with 310,797 people living in the Lexington-Fayette County census area. Rooted in history, the city was established near explorer Daniel Boone’s home at Boonesboro, one of the first settlements in the state.
Often called the “horse capital of the world,” Lexington provides many opportunities to learn about horses and watch horse racing, including the legendary Keeneland Race Course, The Thoroughbred Center training facility, Kentucky Horse Park, and The Red Mile Harness Track, the second oldest horse racing track in the nation. Many retired Kentucky Derby champions live at Kentucky Horse Park and on horse farms in the surrounding areas.
The University of Kentucky has a large presence in Lexington, with its sports teams drawing fans from across the state to cheer on the Wildcats on game days. The city also is home to Transylvania University, Lexington Theological Seminary, and Bluegrass Community and Technical College, and is within a short drive of a number of other colleges and universities.
Kentucky is known worldwide for its bourbon whiskey, with five historic distilleries in the Lexington area and others within a short drive of the city. A number of smaller, craft distilleries are scattered across the region, along with craft beer breweries and wineries, most of which offer tastings and tours.