Baptist Health Medical Group is seeking a BC/BE fellowship trained vascular and/or critical care neurology physician with exposure to endovascular surgery and a research and/or telehealth interest.
Baptist Health Lexington is a Joint Commission certified comprehensive stroke center located in the Heart of the Bluegrass, in Lexington, Kentucky.
Baptist Health Lexington provides telemedicine stroke services for four hospitals within the system.
Physician will join an established group including three neuro-endovascular surgeons in this position and help lead the next level of regional stroke network development, along with the existing core of neurology physicians which include two fellowship trained vascular neurologists.
The position is primarily hospital-based, with a part-time shared clinic. Stroke/neurology is a consult service with excellent collaboration with the hospital medicine team.
Baptist Health Lexington participates in acute stroke trials with physicians participating as sub investigator or principal investigator
PA and/or APRN call coverage is provided on a rotational basis. In addition, 24/7 in house stroke navigator coverage to triage acute stroke patients with physician supervision.
For additional information please contact:
Shelly Barker, Physician Recruitment Manager
About the opportunity
Competitive compensation and benefits package include:
· Starting bonus available
· Relocation/moving allowance available
· Base salary plus incentive compensation available
· Student loan repayment assistance offered
· Allowed Time Off
· Medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
· Retirement savings plans - 403(b) and 457
· Paid CME and licensure
· Medical malpractice insurance
About Baptist Health Medical Group
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 over1,500 providers, including 800 physicians and more than 700 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 Lexington
Baptist Health Lexington, a 434-bed tertiary care facility, is a major medical research and education center. Established in 1954, Baptist Health Lexington is recognized for its excellence in heart care and cancer care, and the hospital’s Clinical Research Center conducts groundbreaking research in both fields as well as in several other disciplines.
Baptist Health Lexington continues to lead in maternity care, having delivered nearly150,000 babies. The hospital operates six outlying outpatient centers, including locations in Georgetown, Nicholasville and Richmond.
Baptist Health Lexington has been distinguished three times as a Top Performer by The Joint Commission and has been named a Magnet® hospital for nursing excellence four times.
Locally, Baptist Health Lexington is annually recognized as “Favorite Hospital” and “Favorite Place to Have a Baby” in the Readers’ Choice poll conducted by the Lexington Herald-Leader.
About Lexington, Kentucky
Nestled amidst the picturesque horse farms and rolling hills of Kentucky’s Bluegrass Region, Lexington is the second largest city in Kentucky, with 310,797 people living in the Lexington-Fayette County census area. Rooted in history, the city was established near explorer Daniel Boone’s home at Boonesboro, one of the first settlements in the state.
Often called the “horse capital of the world,” Lexington provides many opportunities to learn about horses and watch horse racing, including the legendary Keeneland Race Course, The Thoroughbred Center training facility, Kentucky Horse Park, and The Red Mile Harness Track, the second oldest horse racing track in the nation. Many retired Kentucky Derby champions live at Kentucky Horse Park and on horse farms in the surrounding areas.
The University of Kentucky has a large presence in Lexington, with its sports teams drawing fans from across the state to cheer on the Wildcats on game days. The city also is home to Transylvania University, Lexington Theological Seminary, and Bluegrass Community and Technical College, and is within a short drive of a number of other colleges and universities.
Kentucky is known worldwide for its bourbon whiskey, with five historic distilleries in the Lexington area and others within a short drive of the city. A number of smaller, craft distilleries are scattered across the region, along with craft beer breweries and wineries, most of which offer tastings and tours.