Baptist Health strives to cultivate a close-knit, positive and professional environment that encourages our employees to want to come to work every day.
When you choose Baptist, you have an opportunity to play a role in providing compassionate, quality care that makes a difference in the lives of our patients and promotes joy throughout our communities.
Choose a Bright Future as an Urologist with Baptist Health Medical Group
If you are an Urologist who would like to practice with four board certified Urologists, Baptist Health Medical Group in Paducah, Kentucky, would like to hear from you.
Baptist Health Paducah is looking for a BE/BC Urologist to join our four-physician group, following a retirement of one of our physicians. The group averages about 25 patients a day and eight to ten surgeries a week. Office procedures include: cysto, vasectomy, ultrasound, and urodynamics; Hospital procedures include: laser, and SI Robot. Robotics available, but not required. Call 1:4. Office is located in the hospital, and coverage extends to one hospital, Baptist Health Paducah. This is an employed position with Baptist Health Medical Group, Baptist Heaths’ network of employed physicians and providers.
As an employee of Baptist Health Medical Group, physicians will receive the following compensation and benefits:
Competitive compensation package
- Starting bonus
- Relocation/moving allowance
- Base salary plus incentive compensation
- Student loan repayment assistance
- Allowed Time Off
Comprehensive benefits package
- Medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
- Retirement savings plans – 403(b) and 457
- Paid CME and licensure
- Medical malpractice insurance
A physician-led medical group
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 650 physicians and more than 450 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 Paducah
Baptist Health Paducah offers you a caring, collaborative environment where leadership listens. A good work/life balance is a priority because 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 Paducah
2501 Kentucky Ave.
Paducah, KY 42003
Baptist Health Paducah is a regional medical and referral center, serving about 200,000 patients a year from four states. We provide a full range of services, including cardiac and cancer care, diagnostic imaging, women’s and children’s services, surgery, emergency treatment, rehabilitation, transitional care, weight management and wound care.
The main campus covers eight square blocks, plus off-site outpatient rehab, occupational medicine, primary care, school clinics, imaging and lab.
We have about 2,000 employees, making us one of the region’s largest employers, and about 260 physicians representing more than 40 medical specialties. Our Baptist Health Foundation Paducah supports needed services, facilities and other areas of growth.
The hospital opened in 1953 as Western Baptist Hospital and changed its name in early 2013, along with other facilities in the Baptist Health system.
Baptist Health demonstrates the love of Christ by providing and coordinating care and improving health in our communities.
Baptist Health will lead in clinical excellence, compassionate care, and growth to meet the needs of our patients.
Our Faith-Based Values
Baptist Health will live out its Christ-centered mission and achieve its vision guided by the following
faith-based values: Integrity, Respect, Compassion, Excellence, Collaboration and Joy.
Commitment to Patient Safety
Baptist Health will continuously improve outcomes through system-wide efforts that drive and standardize our culture of safety and clinical excellence.
Paducah is the medical, business and cultural center of western Kentucky, southern Illinois and northwest Tennessee. Located along I-24 and I-69, it is within a two-to three-hour drive of Nashville, Louisville, St. Louis and Memphis, and Barkley Regional Airport – with no security lines – offers two direct flights daily to Chicago.
Paducah attracts thousands of international visitors each April to the American Quilter’s Society Quilt Show and Contest. Tourists enjoy the historic riverfront downtown year-round, including the Dogwood Trail, Dragon Boat Festival and Barbecue on the River festival.
Separate from the interstate area of malls, theaters, chain hotels and restaurants, downtown Paducah offers cultural opportunities ranging from history and art museums, especially in the Paducah Artist Relocation Program in Lower Town, to performances by the Paducah Symphony Orchestra, Market House Theatre, and a variety of national entertainers at the Carson Center. Boutique hotels and local fine restaurants make this area a favorite for residents and visitors.
Outdoorsmen delight in the region’s three state parks, two lakes and the 170,000-acre Land Between the Lakes recreation area — the cornerstone of a $600 million tourism industry. Excellent boating, fishing, hunting and hiking abound, as do golf courses, tennis and swimming. Paducah’s 4.6-mile Greenway Trail, connecting parks to the riverfront downtown, is a favorite for walkers, runners and cyclists.
Quality of life
Our physicians treasure the quality of life found in Paducah. While some factors may not be measurable, many are. Paducah’s cost of living is at 87 percent of the national average, while housing costs are at 75 percent. Children can attend their choice of McCracken or Paducah public schools, or private Community Christian or St. Mary schools, with award-winning academics, athletics and arts. Besides the traditional community college offerings, West Kentucky Community and Technical College offers the Challenger Learning Center for grades 3- 8, a four-year engineering degree, and the Paducah School of Art and Design. Murray State University has a regional campus in Paducah and home campus 45 minutes away.