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Pediatric Gastroenterologist

AMN Healthcare
Lexington, Kentucky
Closing date
Mar 26, 2025

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Full Time
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Pediatric Gastroenterologist
StartDate: ASAP Pay Rate: $225000.00 - $340000.00

The University of Kentucky seeks a Pediatric Gastroenterologist to join its expanding practice in the rapidly growing Pediatric Department. The incoming physician will join a distinguished pediatric healthcare team in Kentucky's prime children's hospital, offering an unrivaled pediatric trauma and intensive care unit. This role includes deepening your expertise in Pediatric Gastroenterology, collaborating with top-tier specialists, and fostering holistic care with support services.

About The Kentucky Children's Hospital

The Kentucky Children's Hospital has Eastern and Central Kentucky's only Level I pediatric trauma center, Level IV newborn (neonatal) intensive care unit, and pediatric intensive care unit. In addition, this facility houses more than 30 advanced sub-specialty programs, such as pediatric oncology and pediatric surgery. The hospital is nationally ranked, No. 2 in Kentucky, and No. 16 in the Midwest.

Opportunity Highlights

  • Carve a niche in pediatric gastroenterology by building subspecialty services within the Pediatric GI specialty
  • Thrive in a collaborative environment with six pediatric GI experts, supported by dedicated dieticians, nurses, social workers, and a child psychologist
  • Be instrumental in teaching: Shape the future of medicine by mentoring residents and contributing to our dynamic departmental courses
  • Engage in meaningful research backed by a hospital with over 30 subspecialties
  • Benefit from visa sponsorship to join our esteemed team of healthcare professionals
  • Elevate pediatric care as part of Eastern and Central Kentucky's only Level I trauma center
  • Benefit from the support of a full-spectrum pediatric surgery team
  • The University of Kentucky is named a Top Public School and a Best National University (US News)

Community Information Live in Beautiful Lexington, Kentucky

Lexington, Kentucky, offers the charm and splendor of a place where history meets modern amenities. Enjoy the city's rich heritage by exploring the Kentucky Horse Park, Mary Todd Lincoln House, and Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate. The location is in the heart of Bluegrass Country, filled with numerous historical, natural, and cultural attractions to explore and enjoy. Home to a remarkable university with exciting NCAA sporting events, Lexington is perfect for families and individuals.

  • Overall grade of A and one of the best places to live in Kentucky (Niche)
  • Named a Best Place to Live, a Best Place to Retire, and a Best Place to Live for Quality of Life (US News)
  • Affordable cost of living and housing, along with a strong job market
  • Some of the best public and private schools in the state
  • A safe, walkable downtown area with plenty of day and nightlife activities
  • Gorgeous scenery and an abundance of outdoor recreation, including hiking, biking, camping, golfing, and horseback riding
  • Convenient access to Louisville (home of the Kentucky Derby), Cincinnati, and Nashville


Facility Location
Known as the "Horse Capital of the World", Lexington has a distinct Thoroughbred breeding and racing culture. The city is also home to the University of Kentucky, whose men's basketball team is often noted as one of the best in the NCAA with eight championships and one of the most winning programs in college basketball history. Here you'll also find a wide array of historical sites, including Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate, and various cultural festivals, the most popular of which are the Mayfest Arts Fair and the Festival of Bluegrass.

Job Benefits

About the Company
At AMN Healthcare, we strive to be recognized as the most trusted, innovative, and influential force in helping healthcare organizations provide quality patient care that continually evolves to make healthcare more human, more effective, and more achievable.

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