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Growing from a 35-bed city hospital to a 490-bed regional healthcare system, The Medical Center and its affiliated hospitals offer Southcentral Kentucky a comprehensive cardiac program including open heart surgery, obstetrics and neonatology, cancer treatment and orthopaedic services.

Opportunities at Commonwealth Health Corporation (parent company of The Medical Center) include salaried arrangement, partnership positions, and/or income guarantees for private practice in needed specialties.  Commonwealth Health Corporation will aid with qualified candidates who are in the visa process. The following are physician opportunities currently available in Bowling Green and Southcentral Kentucky. Please visit www.mcbg.org for more information about physician opportunities.

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  •  Commonwealth Health Corporation keeps pace with the latest technology by investing significantly in the newest and best equipment available. Technology at The Medical Center includes MRI, PET/CT, 64-slice CT, Stealth Navigation, PACS radiology system, radiation oncology with IMRT and Trilogy™ Stereotactic System.
     
  • The organization invested over $5 million in a 5,600 square foot catheterization lab expansion, which resulted in three new catheterization rooms outfitted with the latest equipment.
     
  • Physicians who work with Commonwealth Health Corporation (CHC) enjoy the prestige and support that comes with being a part of a superior healthcare organization.
     
  • A recent private research survey revealed The Medical Center is the hospital of choice and is perceived to have the highest care ratings, the best doctors and nurses, and the friendliest employees among healthcare facilities in the area.
     
  • Commonwealth Health Corporation and its flagship hospital, The Medical Center, is the preeminent resource of quality healthcare and preventative services in Southcentral Kentucky.
     
  • The organization is constantly striving to improve the way care is delivered. In 2008, The Medical Center was named a top performer in a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Premier healthcare alliance pay-for-performance (P4P) project that rewards hospitals for delivering higher quality care in five clinical areas.


If you would like more information on current or future physician opportunities in Bowling Green and Southcentral Kentucky, please contact:

 

Trisha K. Lackey, Physician Recruiter - lackta@chc.net or (270) 746-5569.

 




Bowling Green - One of Kentucky's Best Places to Live

Again, Forbes Magazine ranked Bowling Green among the top 20 on their 2009 list of Best Small Places For Business and Careers and in 2007, National Geographic Adventure magazine named Bowling Green one of the 50 Best Places to Live + Play. See what Bowling Green and South-central Kentucky Have to Offer You!

Location

The Bowling Green/Warren County Regional Airport has two paved and lit runways for nighttime flying. Bowling Green is conveniently located next to Interstate 65, and is only an hour drive from the Nashville International Airport in Tennessee and a two-hour drive from Louisville International Airport in Kentucky.

For more community information, see the
City Of Bowling Green web site.

Attractions

All Corvettes are produced at the GM Corvette Assembly Plant in Bowling Green. The National Corvette Museum is open daily for tours and displays over 70 Corvettes and prototypes that did not make it to production.

According to Ripley’s Believe It Or Not, Lost River in Bowling Green is the shortest and deepest river in the world. With a rich history, the Lost River Cave and Valley facility offers boat float tours, interpretive nature tours, and festivals.
 

Bowling Green’s professional baseball team, Bowling Green Hot Rods, begin their first season April 2009. The newly constructed stadium is located downtown and will accommodate up to 4,500 spectators.

The most well-known and the world’s longest cave, Mammoth Cave, is about a 40 minute drive north of Bowling Green. Other spectacular caves include Diamond Caverns, Kentucky Caverns, and Hidden River Cave & American Cave Museum.

Please visit the
Bowling Green Area Convention & Visitors Bureau web site for information on other local attractions.

Recreation


Every year, The Medical Center hosts
The Medical Center 10K Classic. The event includes a 5k, 10k, and 1.5 mile fun walk on a course that winds through beautiful downtown Bowling Green.

In total, the city and county have 42 parks, ranging from more than 200 acres to half an acre. Area parks have features such as lighted tennis courts and ball fields, play structures, walking/jogging trails, and Disc Golf courses.

The city of Bowling Green features
two 9-hole golf courses and one 18-hole golf courses. The Club at Olde Stone is one of a few private courses in the area. Located a short drive outside of Bowling Green is Kenny Perry’s Country Creek golf course in Franklin, Kentucky.

The Russell Sims Aquatic Center is great for family fun and has a 50-meter pool, two water slides, and diving boards.

Education

Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green is part of the statewide university and community college system. The university sits on a hilltop and has over 16,000 students and 70 major buildings.
 
In the Warren County Public School District, the student performance scores average significantly higher than State and National indices. The student/teacher ratio is 17-to-1 in Bowling Green and 18-to-1 in Warren County.
 
Several local private schools are available for grades K-8 and K-12. For more information, please see
this list of schools and web sites.

According to an
article published December 2008 in Bowling Green Daily News, U.S. News and World Report released a survey ranking Bowling Green High School as one of the top in the nation.

Libraries

The Warren County Public Library system offers a new main library, two branches, and a mobile unit. 

The Arts

The
Capital Arts Center is located in a renovated 1930’s vaudeville house in historic downtown Bowling Green, features two art galleries, and an 840-seat theatre.

Kentucky Repertory Theatre at Horse Cave is home to Kentucky’s Professional Festival Theatre and is nationally known for its excellence in production.

The Phoenix Theater, founded in 1987, is a professional theatre company. It is located in historic downtown Bowling Green.

Orchestra Kentucky of Bowling Green, The new Bowling Green Chamber Orchestra offers concert series sure to delight any music lover.

Shopping/Retail

The
Greenwood Mall in Bowling Green has four department stores, over 100 specialty shops, and a newly renovated food court. 

National chains stores in Bowling Green include Wal-Mart, Target, Lowe’s, Home Depot, Barnes & Noble, Kroger, and Kohl’s.

Bowling Green is only an hour drive from Nashville, Tennessee, which offers several major malls, including the Mall at Green Hills and Opry Mills, out-door shopping malls, and clothing boutiques.
Mailing Address:
800 Park Street
Bowling Green, KY 42101

Telephone:
270-745-1500; Toll Free 800-577-7141

Facility Website:
http://www.mcbg.org



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