Seeking Gastroenterologist in Southern Kentucky

LifePoint Health
Somerset, Kentucky
Nov 09, 2021
Nov 09, 2022
Full Time
Position Type

Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, a 295-bed regional facility, is seeking BC/BE Gastroenterologist to join Cumberland Gastroenterology, a hospital employed group in Somerset, Kentucky. The ideal candidate will provide care to patients in the office as well as surgery centers and hospital.  The incoming physician will join three existing Gastroenterologists serving a population of 250,000.  LCRH, a LifePoint Health facility, has an established GI Hospitalist service to handle daily inpatient consults, a dedicated endoscopy room for scopes to be performed in the hospital, and an outpatient surgery center, located on the hospital campus with convenient block scheduling for surgeons.  The surgery center is a joint venture with the hospital and provides opportunities for surgeons to purchase stock shares.  In addition to taking care of the GI needs in the community, the ideal candidate will participate in Internal Medicine and Family Medicine Residency Programs by precepting residents and students on GI rotations.  Participation in the GI Hospitalist call rotation is 1:4.

Situated on the northeastern edge of Lake Cumberland in southern Kentucky, Somerset is an outdoor paradise known for its abundance of outdoor recreation including boating and hiking. This beautiful small town is conveniently located just 2.5 hours north of Nashville and even offers its own local vineyard!  City events include the Master Musician’ Festival each July, as well as Somernites Cruise – the largest classic car show in Kentucky, the Bluegrass State. 

Recruitment Package may include:

  • Base salary + wRVU production incentive
  • Quality bonus
  • CME allowance
  • Sign-on bonus
  • Medical debt assistance
  • Relocation allowance
  • Residency stipend
  • Medical Director stipend
  • Health benefits + Retirement plan
  • Marketing + practice growth assistance

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