Academic - Join FM-OB faculty; contribute to growth of the best training program in the region Owensboro, KY

Physician: Family Practice
Market: Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)
Job ID:10206
Verified Date:06/10/2022
Loan Repayment:No Response
Sign on Bonus:No Response
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No
Permanent: Full time Family Practice Family Practice: OB

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Full-time core Family Medicine-OB physician to join our new Family Medicine Residency program located at Owensboro Kentucky.

  • University rank will be determined based on the applicant's previous qualifications

  • Clinical Duties, Resident teaching and scholarly activities.

  • The core faculty will have a significant role in the education and supervision of residents and will devote a significant portion of their entire effort to resident education and/or administration.

  • The faculty will teach residents and care for patients in all settings.

  • Administrative responsibilities will include evaluation and providing mentorship and formative feedback to residents.

  • General duty of all core faculty includes:

    • Participation on the In-Patient Family Medicine Teaching Service
    • Supervise admissions, daily care & notes, teaching rounds, charges, etc.; Precept Family Medicine Clinic; Ensure quality care to their patients while teaching continuity family medicine
    • Personal practice in FMC and scholarly activities; Teach technical skills needed for comprehensive practice and procedures
  • Family Medicine with Maternity care in addition to above:

    • Faculty with OB interest will join 1 other FM/OB physician as a role model for maternity care with the goal of educating residents to become competent in providing care for normal pregnancies. 

  • Requirements: Board Certified, or Board Eligible if within 5 years of training
  • Preferred: faculty development fellowship, certification, or provided within scope of residency training program; or experience in lieu of certification
  • FM/OB: preferred OB Fellowship


Compensation Details

  • Annual base compensation - Compensation $275,000
  • Student loan forgiveness
  • Monthly residency stipends
  • Up-front bonus for signing 
  • Robust referral base and an abundance of opportunity to grow your practice, with a 15-county coverage area and a population draw of over 400,000
  • Health system-employed position with integrated Epic electronic medical records system in all clinics and hospitals
  • 240 hours of vacation 
  • Liability insurance/malpractice/tail coverage, multiple retirement plans, full health/medical benefits, $6,000 CME annually and more

Community Details

  • This community of approximately 100,000 is conveniently located 2 hours to Nashville and Louisville.
  • Enjoy the outdoors: gorgeous state parks, bike trails, a skate park, 15 mile Greenbelt walking/running/biking trail encircling the city, 5 golf courses, fishing, disc golf.
  • Ranked #1 in the WORLD - Smothers Park Riverfront playground, spraypark, riverwalk, concessions, fountains, and live outdoor entertainment/music space
  • Ranked #1 in the WORLD- Smothers Park Riverfront playground, spraypark, riverwalk, concessions, fountains, and live outdoor entertainment/music space

Recruiter Insights

This Family Medicine Position Is Perfectly Suited for The Physician Who Desires A starting salary $45,000 to $60,000 more compared to similar positions located in Louisville and Nashville, coupled with a cost of living 30%, this physician will have significant purchasing power to build a new home, pay off school loans and retire early.

You'll find Owensboro, Kentucky as the main hub of western Kentucky and a premier city in the Midwest. Owensboro and the surrounding region are known for a friendly atmosphere. Located on the southern banks of the Ohio River, Owensboro has a low crime rate and cost of living, a high quality of life and wide variety of housing options.

As one of America's best places to live and work, Owensboro has much to offer, including, Kentuckys #1 Sports town (Sports Illustrated). This physician and family will enjoy the gorgeous state parks, bike trails, a skate park, 15-mile Greenbelt walking/running/biking trail encircling the city, 5 golf courses, fishing, disc golf.

Partner with this organization who represents a new era of health care and wellness for the region and the brand-new, $500 million-dollar hospital and medical office building project features a nine-story facility licensed for 477 patient beds, and offers views of lush green vistas and natural scenery from every room.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 116 miles: Louisville, KY (SDF / KSDF) Louisville International Airport
  • 139 miles: Nashville, TN (BNA / KBNA) Nashville International Airport
  • 171 miles: Indianapolis, IN (IND / KIND) Indianapolis International Airport
  • 202 miles: Hebron, KY (CVG / KCVG) Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 81 miles to Louisville, KY
  • 113 miles to Nashville, TN
  • 146 miles to Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 147 miles to Indianapolis, IN

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 5 miles: Owensboro, KY (OWB / KOWB) Owensboro-Daviess County Regional Airport
  • 44 miles: Evansville, IN (EVV / KEVV) Evansville Regional Airport
  • 116 miles: Marion, IL (MWA / KMWA) Williamson County Regional Airport
  • 116 miles: Louisville, KY (SDF / KSDF) Louisville International Airport

Cost of Living:

  • State Cost of Living Index - 94.6
  • City Cost of Living Index - 85.3 
  • Mean Housing Cost - $136,874

Colleges and Universities:

  • There are 13 colleges within 50 miles of Owensboro.
  • Kentucky Wesleyan College (KWC) is a private Methodist college in Owensboro, a city on the Ohio River, in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Kentucky Wesleyan College is known for its liberal arts programs. Fall 2014 enrollment was 716 students.
  • Brescia University is a coeducational Catholic university located in Owensboro, Kentucky, in the United States. Founded as a junior college for women, it is now a coeducational university offering undergraduate and master's programs.


  • White 87.8%, 
  • Black 7.0%, 
  • American Indiana and Alaska Native 0.2%, 
  • Asian 1.1%, 
  • Two or more races 3.2%, 
  • Hispanic 3.3%


  • State Income Tax Rate - 5%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6%
  • City Sales Tax Rate - 6%
  • County Tax Rate - 0%
  • Property Tax Rate - 0.85%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)


  • Dugan Best Recreation Center provides a wholesome, quality, clean and safe environment for youth and adults of the community. The Center provides activities that can enhance the future goals of our youth and offers year-round recreation activities for all ages. It features a gym, stage, kitchen, game room, fitness room (adults only), computer stations and meeting rooms.
  • Travis Aubrey Skate Park offers equipment for skateboarders and BMX bikers. 
  • Cravens Pool is a neighborhood pool located at 2815 Cravens Avenue.
  • The four tennis courts located on the campus of Kentucky Wesleyan College on Scherm Road are City courts and are available for public use.

Arts & Culture:

  • Owensboro Museum of Fine Art
  • We at iArt Studios offer Walk-ins ""Paint Your Own Ceramics"", art lessons for children and young adults, after-school programs, summer and holiday camps, off-site event parties, open studio, and individual lessons. The focus is to introduce children to all different kinds of artistic mediums and the endless ways that they can explore and create with the materials at hand.
  • The International Bluegrass Music Museum is the world's only facility dedicated to the history and preservation of the international history of bluegrass music. 
  • Owensboro Dance Theatre has provided professional dance instruction and quality performances to the Tri-State area for over 25 years. ODT produces two main stage productions each season performed at RiverPark Center in downtown Owensboro.

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Cheer on your local team, including the Kentucky Mavericks (basketball), Owensboro Oilers (baseball) or attend an event at Kentucky Motor Speedway.
  • The Owensboro Youth Hockey Association houses nine divisions, including the Rampage High School Hockey team, who was named State Champion in 2011-2012, and the Owensboro Puckhogs Pee Wee Team, who was runner-up at the International Silver Stick competition in Canada.
  • The Kentucky Wesleyan College athletic department sponsors 17 (8 men / 9 women) varsity sports, competing at the NCAA Division II level. All Owensboro community members are welcome to come watch all the events.

Sports for the Participant:

  • The Owensboro Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of Adult Softball Leagues, including mens and coed intermediate and recreational leagues.
  • Hillcrest Golf Course is the citys beautiful, year-round, 9-hole municipal golf course. It offers a pro shop, practice green and chipping green. The bermuda fairways, tees and bent grass greens are in wonderful condition.
  • The Ice Skating Institure weSKATE program helps you master new skills in each lesson building on past lessons, so your time on the ice is always fun and rewarding. 
  • Kickball is not just a game you played in elementary school! We offer an Adult Kickball League for those who want to get back to the basics of having fun.
  • The Owensboro Parks and Recreation Program offers fall T-Ball leagues.


  • $200 million invested in downtown revitalization has resulted in Numerous new restaurants, and unique shopping
  • Antiques - Antique stores offer a real glimpse into the states past. Discover bourbon collectibles, horse racing memorabilia, furniture and heirlooms
  • Specialty Shopping - Who doesn't like shopping? From upscale fashion to FAB, from the latest designs to consingments and gift shops, from chic jewerly to elegant apparel, for all ages.
  • Shopping Centers & Malls - Owensboro offers a wide range of shopping for your everyday fun.
  • Sporting Goods - You'll find a complete line of sporting goods, athletic equipment, active sports gear and leisure apparel here in Owensboro.

Top Five things to do:

  1. Smothers Park
  2. International Bluegrass Music Museum
  3. Preservation Station
  4. Reid's Orchard
  5. Legion Park