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Physician - Emergency Medicine Job in Owensboro, KY

Join a hospital-employed ED group - Level III trauma center

Owensboro Health Owensboro, KY 42303
  • Accepts J1 Visas: No
  • Accepts H1B Visas: No
  • Loan Assistance:Yes
  • Hospital Employee
  • Academic Opportunity:No
  • Telemedicine Opportunity:No
  • 04/30/2021
  • 873772

NEW Emergency Medicine Physician opportunity in Owensboro, KY

Owensboro Health Medical Group will be transitioning our Emergency Medicine providers at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital into a hospital employed model, and is seeking additional Board-Certified/Board-Eligible Emergency Medicine (ABEM, AOBEM) physicians.

Join our team of 12 physicians and 10 NPs/PAs who welcome an average of 50,000-55,000 annual ED visits.  Our 40 bed, level 3 trauma unit is located in a cutting edge facility licensed for 477 beds where patient experience and quality care drive every decision for the 500,000 population we serve.


  • $385,000 Guaranteed Base Compensation
  • $50,000 Potential Engagement Bonus Compensation  
  • $35,000 Upfront Bonus
  • $25,000 Student Loan Forgiveness annually (total of $50,000)
  • $6,000 CME annually
  • $2,000 toward professional society/DEA/License
  • $245.00 per hour for Extra Shifts (No forced extra shift)
  • Residency stipends available
  • Full Benefit and retirement packages and malpractice insurance with tail coverage
  • 182 Nine hour shifts annually
  • 15.2 shifts per month on average
  • No PTO
  • 54 hours of physician coverage, 50 hours of APC coverage (PAs/NPs)
  • Staggered shifts, split proportionally between days, swing, and nights
  • Average 1.85 patients per hour per physician
  • 40 ED bed unit includes 2 advanced technology OR grade Trauma rooms, 3 behavioral health rooms, and 7 fast track rooms
  • Opportunity to teach – Family Medicine Residency Program
  • EPIC EMR (fully integrated)
  • Certified sepsis, stroke, and ACS verified trauma center (Level III)
  • LOS below national average 3.8 hours
  • Level III NICU
  • Open to Experienced and/or New Emergency Medicine Residency Trained
  • Leadership and growth opportunities to further career


Owensboro Health is a community-focused, nonprofit healthcare system that provides innovative medical advancements and compassionate care to help improve the community. Owensboro Health serves over 500,000 people across 18 counties in western Kentucky and southern Indiana and  includes Owensboro Health Regional Hospital -  a top-rated hospital located 123 miles north of Nashville, TN and 109 miles southwest of Louisville, KY.  Owensboro Health also includes Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital, Owensboro Health Twin Lakes Medical Center, several diagnostic centers and regional clinics,  primary care, education and wound healing centers,  an award winning cancer center,  home care services, three outpatient Healthplex locations,  and the Healthpark a community based health and wellness campus.


A physician led, professionally managed group consisting of more than 250 providers (145+ Physicians 108+ NP’s/PA’s) across 35 specialties, providing access to care for patients in more than 25 locations throughout Kentucky and Indiana.


Owensboro Health Regional Hospital represents a new era of health care and wellness for the region. The newly built, $500 million dollar hospital and medical office building features a nine-story facility licensed for 477 patient beds, and offers views of lush green vistas and natural scenery from every room. In addition, highly advanced medical technology is easily accessible. Among the advancements, Owensboro Health has invested in:

  • 16 operating room suites
  • 2 da Vinci® surgical systems to aid in minimally invasive procedures
  • Expanded Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Epic - electronic medical records system
  • RFID (Radio-frequency Identification) system for technology tracking and inventory

Each year, Owensboro Health Regional Hospital averages 2,100 births; 18,000 admissions and 500,000 outpatient visits each year. Systemwide, the organization has nearly 4,800 employees and 250 medical staff.


Identified as one of America's best places to live and work by CNN and Business Week,  Owensboro  has much to offer, including:

  • Strong economy - named "Top 100 small towns in the US" and "Top 10 cities where millennials are flocking"
  • Mid-sized town on the Ohio River with easy access to metro amenities
  • Affordable housing, available acreage, new downtown condo's under construction
  • Family-friendly community
  • Excellent public and private school options with involved families
  • Enjoy weekends in the newly revitalized downtown or at one of the many outdoor/recreational amenities
  • Kentucky’s #1 Sportstown (Sports Illustrated)
  • Enjoy the outdoors: gorgeous state parks, bike trails, a skate park, 15 mile Greenbelt walking/running/biking trail encircling the city,  5 golf courses, fishing, disc golf
  • RiverPark Center: 1,500-seat performing arts and civic center that hosts 150 performances and 800 civic events each year
  • Culture: Owensboro Symphony Orchestra, Owensboro Dance Theatre, Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, Owensboro Museum of Science and History, International Bluegrass Music Museum, Western Kentucky Botanical Garden, Back Alley Musicals, Theatre Workshop of Owensboro
  • Higher Education:  Brescia University, Kentucky Wesleyan College, Owensboro Community and Technical College, Western Kentucky University-Owensboro, University of Louisville  Nursing School
  • K-12: 2 public school systems that are nationally ranked in academics, liberal arts, and athletics. Private Catholic school system, Montessori Academy (pre-K - 8th)

Over $200 million invested in downtown revitalization has resulted in:

  • New Convention Center
  • #1  ranked playground in the WORLD
  • $15M  construction of the new International Bluegrass Hall of Fame & Museum
  • Two new award-winning hotels on the riverfront, with a third under construction
  • Numerous new restaurants and unique shopping
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