Seeking an Internal Medicine opportunity in Kentucky

Physician: Internal Medicine
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:9935
Verified Date:09/14/2021
Loan Repayment:No Response
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No Response
Permanent: Full time Internal Medicine

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking a BC/BE Internal Medicine Physician to join a well-established, expanding practice in Kentucky.
  • 100 + bed acute care hospital that has served its community for more than 100 years.
  • Currently undergoing a $20 million renovation and expansion.


Compensation Details

  • Competitive Salary
  • Sign on Bonus
  • Health, Life, and Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plans
  • Malpractice Insurance with Tail Coverage
  • Relocation Assistance

Community Details

  • Rich in heritage and history, this community, is one of the fastest growing areas in Kentucky.
  • Located between Lexington, KY and Knoxville, TN off of I-75.
  • The County sits next to Fayette County with the Kentucky River as its border and is minutes away from Lexington. Madison County is a blend of urban, suburban and rural environments. 
  • It is a rapidly growing county enjoying both residential and industrial growth.

Recruiter Insights

More Money And Low Cost Of Living. Enjoy A Starting Salary Of Up To $60,000 More Than Lexington Areas, Along With A Cost Of Living At Least 20% Lower. You Will Gain A Significant Financial Advantage For Paying Off Student Loans, Buying A Home, And Planning For Your Future.

The Housing Market.  Your Earnings Will Provide Ample Room For A Great Home In An Educated Community With Outstanding Schools, Along With Wealth Accumulation And Preservation Opportunities. With A Mean Home Price Of $104,886, A 5-Bedroom, 3-Bath, 3,502 Sq Ft Charming 2 story brick home on a large corner lot in the very desirable Argyll neighborhood can be yours for $294,500. 

Have The Perfect Blend Of Work-Life Balance.  You'll Find This Organization To Support A Good Work/Life Balance At A Caring, Collaborative Environment Where Leadership Listens. 

The Community.  Best of Both Worlds.  Live in this beautiful community of 33,000 and avoid the traffic jams and high cost of living, but easy access to a mid-size metropolitan market in Lexington, Kentucky. 

About Employer.  This Employer Is Committed To Its Doctors And The Entire Employee Staff And Enjoys Long Term Retention Of Its Key Physician Personnel Due To Exceptional Compensation And Quality Of Life Provided By The Community.   

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 102 miles: Hebron, KY (CVG / KCVG) Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
  • 102 miles: Louisville, KY (SDF / KSDF) Louisville International Airport
  • 171 miles: Dayton, OH (DAY / KDAY) James M. Cox Dayton International Airport
  • 222 miles: Columbus, OH (CMH / KCMH) Port Columbus International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 23 miles to Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 87 miles to Louisville, KY
  • 98 miles to Cincinnati, OH
  • 169 miles to Columbus, OH
  • 173 miles to Indianapolis, IN

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 34 miles: Lexington, KY (LEX / KLEX) Blue Grass Airport
  • 102 miles: Hebron, KY (CVG / KCVG) Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
  • 102 miles: Louisville, KY (SDF / KSDF) Louisville International Airport
  • 113 miles: Cincinnati, OH (LUK / KLUK) Cincinnati Municipal Lunken Airport

Cost of Living:

  • State Cost of Living Index - 94.6
  • City Cost of Living Index - 84.7
  • Mean Housing Cost - $160,233

Colleges and Universities:

  • There are 15 colleges within 50 miles of Richmond. 
  • Eastern Kentucky University, commonly referred to as Eastern or EKU, is a regional comprehensive institution located in Richmond, Kentucky. EKU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. It maintains branch campuses in Corbin, Hazard, Somerset, Danville, Lancaster, and Manchester; and offers more than 40 online undergraduate and graduate options.


  • White 86.5%, 
  • Black 9.1%, 
  • American Indiana and Alaska Native 0.4%, 
  • Asian 1.1%, 
  • Two or more races 2.3%, 
  • Hispanic 1.7%


  • State Income Tax Rate - 5%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6%
  • City Sales Tax Rate - 6%
  • County Tax Rate - 0%
  • Property Tax Rate - 0.74%

Major Industry:

  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)


  • Richmond offers several youth and adult Bowling Leagues in addition to Cosmic Bowling on select nights. 
  • Gibson Bay Golf Course offers clinics, classes, and leagues for all ages. Whether you are a seasoned semi-pro to a novice who wants to learn more about the game of Golf, Gibson Bay Golf Course has a program to meet your needs.
  • Paradise Cove is a family aquatic center that houses two 1 meter diving boards, a 12 foot rock climbing wall, a Zip'N rope swing, a play pool with zero depth entry and numerous play features, including four slides. 
  • Adventure Falls Miniature Golf 
  • Lake Reba is a picturesque lake is located on the outskirts of Richmond Kentucky and is part of the larger Lake Reba City Park complex. The lake is surrounded by a golf course, jogging trails, dog park, batting cages and a water park. Best of all the fishing is great!

Arts & Culture:

  • The RAAC offers many arts activities for children and adults within our community. The RAAC has partnered with the Madison County Schools to expand the Arts Education Program to provide safe and fun-filled class for hundreds of children to participate after school and during the summer. 
  • The RAAC has two established choral groups, Madison Singers and Madison Youth Chorus, offers adult education classes and hosts art exhibits featuring local artist. 
  • EKU Center for the Arts offers many shows and events for the community.

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Eastern Kentucky University won the Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner's Cup for the 2016-17 school year, its fourth consecutive all-sports title.
  • EKU is in the NCAA Division I (Football Championship Subdivision) and Ohio Valley Conference and offers 17 varsity sports
  • EKU Men's: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Tennis, Track & Field (Indoor and Outdoor)
  • EKU Women's: Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Softball, Soccer, Tennis, Track & Field (Indoor and Outdoor), Volleyball
  • Eastern Kentucky University's Department of Athletics is committed to being a source of pride for the entire Colonel Community. More than 300 student-athletes join coaches and administrators in dedicating themselves to success on the site of competition, in the classroom, and within the community.


Sports for the Participant:

  • The City of Richmond Parks and Recreation Department offers adult sports leagues in volleyball, softball, and kickball. They also offer community sports in boxing, clogging, horseshoes, soccer, flag football, dodgeball, and bowling.
  • The City Of Richmond also offers youth basketball, football, soccer, softball, and baseball leagues. 
  • This 8 cage batting facility features state of the art Iron Mike Ćș pitching hands. Cages can be utilized by baseball, fast pitch softball and slow pitch softball players. Each batting cage is equipped with a token machine.



  • Richmond Centre is the premier shopping, dining and entertainment venue in south, central Kentucky. It offers consumers a vibrant, open-air setting comprised of approximately 800,000 square feet of retail space, including traditional department stores, specialty retailers, a bookstore, theatre and restaurants. The center is anchored by Meijer, JCPenney, Belk, Cinemark, T.J. Maxx and Hastings.

Top Five things to do:

  1. Fort Boonesborough State Park
  2. White Hall State Historic Site
  3. Battle of Richmond Visitors Center
  4. Paradise Cove Aquatic Center
  5. EKU Center for the Arts