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Company: Whitesburg Arh Hospital

Location: Pennington Gap, VA

Date Posted: June 27, 2014

Source: Whitesburg ARH Hospital

Whitesburg ARH Hospital in Whitesburg, Kentucky Hospital Website

Profession: Physician

Specialty: Emergency Medicine

Status: Full-Time

ED Volume:15-25k

Job Description

* 90 Hospital Beds
* 10 ED Beds
* Single physician coverage
* 12 & 24 hour shifts
* Paid Malpractice with Tail
* Flexible scheduling
* Free & discounted CME
* BC/BE in EM, FP or IM
* Must have a completed residency
* ACLS, ATLS & PALS unless ABEM Certified

Location Description

Whitesburg, located in Letcher County, is nestled at the base of the scenic Pine Mountain chain in Southeastern Kentucky near the Virginia border. With a population of 1,500 residents, Whitesburg offers the appeal of small town living but is easily accessible to major urban areas, such as Lexington, KY only 130 miles to the northwest, and Johnson City, TN only 95 miles to the south. Opportunities to enjoy the outdoors are plentiful here with tranquil nature reserves, wildlife areas, and national forests just minutes away; all offer breath-taking hiking trails, lakes for swimming and boating, camping and picnic grounds.

Whitesburg is known for its ubiquitous cut stone. The city was home to a community of Italian stonemasons who moved there with the coming of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad in 1911-1912. Leaving their mark on the city and the surrounding area, the city includes numerous ashlar stone retaining walls, foundations and bridge abutments, as well as several buildings covered entirely in sandstone pulled from the Kentucky River. Whitesburg is home to Appalshop, a multi-disciplinary arts and education center founded in 1969 which produces original films, video, theater, music and spoken-word recordings, radio, photography, multimedia, and books.. With low-cost housing, community wide events, a moderate ...
Whitesburg ARH Hospital in Whitesburg, Kentucky Hospital Website

Profession: Physician

Specialty: Emergency Medicine

Status: Full-Time

ED Volume:15-25k

Job Description

* 90 Hospital Beds
* 10 ED Beds
* Single physician coverage
* 12 & 24 hour shifts
* Paid Malpractice with Tail
* Flexible scheduling
* Free & discounted CME
* BC/BE in EM, FP or IM
* Must have a completed residency
* ACLS, ATLS & PALS unless ABEM Certified

Location Description

Whitesburg, located in Letcher County, is nestled at the base of the scenic Pine Mountain chain in Southeastern Kentucky near the Virginia border. With a population of 1,500 residents, Whitesburg offers the appeal of small town living but is easily accessible to major urban areas, such as Lexington, KY only 130 miles to the northwest, and Johnson City, TN only 95 miles to the south. Opportunities to enjoy the outdoors are plentiful here with tranquil nature reserves, wildlife areas, and national forests just minutes away; all offer breath-taking hiking trails, lakes for swimming and boating, camping and picnic grounds.

Whitesburg is known for its ubiquitous cut stone. The city was home to a community of Italian stonemasons who moved there with the coming of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad in 1911-1912. Leaving their mark on the city and the surrounding area, the city includes numerous ashlar stone retaining walls, foundations and bridge abutments, as well as several buildings covered entirely in sandstone pulled from the Kentucky River. Whitesburg is home to Appalshop, a multi-disciplinary arts and education center founded in 1969 which produces original films, video, theater, music and spoken-word recordings, radio, photography, multimedia, and books.. With low-cost housing, community wide events, a moderate climate, and a gracious, neighborly way of
life, Whitesburg is just the place to call home!

Practice Description

Hospital Physician Partners, an emergency medicine management organization that has transformed ED’s into community assets for more than 30 years, is currently seeking an Emergency Medicine Physician for Whitesburg ARH Hospital. This 10 bed emergency department is fully prepared with the latest equipment to ensure immediate care for life threatening conditions.

Whitesburg ARH hospital is a 90-bed acute care which enjoys a reputation of excellence as a patient oriented and community centered hospital. The facility is fully accredited by the JCAHO and provides
services such as Maternity, Diagnostic Imaging, Home Healthcare, Laboratory, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation, and Surgical Services, among others. Whitesburg ARH is undergoing an aggressive expansion and renovation project. A new obstetrics/gynecology and surgical services wing opened in this summer. The project will then move to the third floor of the existing facility and the renovation will result in all private rooms which will increase the number from 17 to 44 private rooms for the hospital.

Hospital Physician Partners is a family-oriented, physician-lead organization which offers the support and resources you need, so you can practice what you know and save lives. If you are searching for a team environment where your voice will be heard, consider an EM position with Hospital Physician Partners.
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