Outpatient, Inpatient, or Combined Opportunities- Kentucky and Southern Indiana – Offering optimal work-life balance and a lucrative recruitment package

Baptist Health has been named to Forbes’ America’s Best Large Employers 2022 List

Baptist Health Medical Group is seeking BE/BC Internal Medicine/Pediatrics physicians to join our primary care network in, Elizabethtown, Paducah, KY and New Albany, IN.

About the Opportunity

  • Collegial Medical practices with dedicated clinical and administrative support staffs
  • Optimal work/life balance working schedules 32+ patient contact hours a week
  • Most opportunities offer flexible work hours, no weekends, and limited/no call
  • Each office/building has access to lab and x-ray
  • Paid-parental leave 
  • Moonlighting opportunities available in urgent care or hospitalist positions
  • Over 200 clinical research studies in process; optional participation
  • Marketing support and relationship development new physician onboarding

Incentive Overview

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package – over $200,000 in recruiting incentives including starting bonus and student loan repayment
  • Two-year income guarantee with opportunity for additional productivity and quality bonuses
  • Resident/Fellowship stipend program up to $3000 per month
  • Relocation/moving allowance available
  • Medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Retirement savings plans —  401K and 457b
  • Paid CME/licensure and malpractice insurance/tail coverage
  • Physician Mentorship Pathway for growth and development
  • EPIC- electronic health record system integrated throughout all hospital and practice locations
  • Immigration support, if needed

About Baptist Health Medical Group

  • Multispecialty physician-led medical group
  • 8 hospitals with over 1,500 providers, including 800 physicians and more than 700 advanced practice clinicians.
  • Comprehensive administrative and operations support teams
  • Physician leadership councils

About Elizabethtown, KY –

  • Fastest growing community in the state of KY.
  • The City of Elizabethtown has an official population of 29,000 residents, our average daytime population doubles due to the regional attraction as a place to work, shop, dine and entertain. 
  • Situated at the crossroads of major highways including Interstate 65, Elizabethtown is conveniently within a day’s drive of two-thirds of the U.S. population.
  • Ford Motor Company will develop two electric battery plants and will create 5,000 new jobs and is the single largest economic spend in the history of the state of Kentucky. The first plant is expected to open in 2025 and the second would follow in 2026.
  • Elizabethtown, KY has many dining and entertainment options to keep you and your family busy.

About Paducah, KY –

  • Population about 25, 000
  • Paducah is a United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) designed Creative City in the field of Crafts and Folks Art (1 of 2 in the United States)
  • Trendy downtown with unique restaurants, shops, and farmer’s market
  • Easy access to state parks, including two of the nation’s largest man-made lakes (Lake Barkley and Land Between the Lakes) offering boating, fishing, and hiking
  • $44 million Performing Art Center which houses Broadway shows and concerts
  • Nationally recognized artist district
  • Named one of the Top 100 Communities for Young People which starts with excellent public and private schools
  • Nashville, TN is a 2 hour drive and St. Louis, MO is a 2.5  hour drive
  • Jet service from Paducah to Chicago (twice daily) from Paducah Barkley Regional Airport –

About New Albany, IN –

  • Located 5 miles north of Louisville, KY
  • New Albany is referred to as Louisville’s Brooklyn. It is just one bridge away and is recognized for its creative and top-notch culinary scene
  • Very reasonable cost of living and housing options
  • Population of 36,647
  • New Albany’s downtown has seen a recent revitalization that includes several walkable blocks of restaurants to enjoy an authentic, local dining experience
  • Includes many outdoors spaces and parks to enjoy with pets, family, and friends
  • Offers a wide variety of options from charming rustic communities to the energy of city living, all within a short drive
  • Has many cultural amenities and sports programs

For more information please contact: 

Joanie Lustig, Sourcer, Physician Recruitment

[email protected]

502.807.7908 cell


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