Kentucky - Western

Lynn Daugherty
Tel: (502) 852-2759

Welcome to the inviting and unique Western Waterlands of Kentucky. Bordered by the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers, with the two largest lakes in the state, the Western Waterlands offers an inviting mix of water sports, family fun, arts, culture, historic sites and entertainment.

Kentucky Lake, Lake Barkley and the Land Between the Lakes is a 170,000 acre vacation destination with all the water recreation imaginable - fish, ski, sail, tube, kayak, jet ski, drag race, swim and relax. Enjoy outdoor recreation such as hiking, biking, horseback riding and ATVing on off-road vehicle trails.

Dine in restaurants overlooking the lakes, enjoy live entertainment. Our friendly communities and historic hamlets provide visitors with surprising opportunities for entertainment, activity and inspiration. Play golf in the #1 retirement destination in the US, visit Kentucky’s largest Amish community, shop in a railroad town transformed into an antique shoppers heaven, travel through lush farmland rich in Native American history, or visit a "living house" museum.

Home to world-famous Kentucky barbecue and music legends, the Blues & Barbecue region of Kentucky invites you to travel the roads of tradition. Visit the International Bluegrass Music Museum or working nurseries, orchards, and farms and get a taste of Kentucky. Enjoy live bluegrass music at a Kentucky bluegrass festival and famous Kentucky barbecue.

Only One Kentucky—Western Kentucky

Western Kentucky has many positions available at various times which may include the following disciplines and specialties:Kentucky is recruiting primary care physicians and providers for a wide variety of practice and job types across the Commonwealth.. Family Medicine.. Internal Medicine.. Pediatrics.. Medicine & Pediatrics.. Psychiatry.. AdultPsychiatry.. Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.. Obstetrics & Gynecology.. Pulmonology.. Critical Care.. Hospitalist.. Urology.. Internal Medicine Hospitalist.. Family Medicine Hospitalist.. Internal Medicine & Pediatric Hospitalist.. Cardiology.. Interventional Cardiology.. Invasive Cardiology.. Non-invasive Cardiology.. Neurology.. Hematology.. Oncology.. Endocrinology.. Emergency Medicine.. Family Medicine for Emergency.. Internal Medicine for Emergency .. Otolaryngology.. Geriatrics.. Gastroenterology.. General Surgery.. Vascular Surgery.. Cardiothoracic Surgery.. Trauma Surgery.. Orthopaedics.. Bariatric Surgery.. Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.. Dermatology.. Palliative Care.. Orthopedics with Sports.. Rheumatology.. Infectious Disease.. Opthalmology.. Neonatology.. Occupational Medicine.. Family Nurse Practitioners.. Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner.. Nurse Practitioner for ER.. Physician Assistant 

Opportunities and jobs are being updated daily—please check back often for Kentucky health provider jobs!

Kentucky communities can apply to various J1 visa programs to secure waivers for physicians committing to practice in underserved areas. Most needs are for primary care but specialists are also eligible. Register on 3RNet and submit your CV to a Kentucky 3RNet member to learn of openings. If you have further questions on waiver application and process, you may contact:

J1 Contact Information

Medina Tipton
Kentucky Cabinet for Health Services
Department for Public Health
275 East Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40621-0001
Phone: 502-564-8966 X 4012

Lynn Daugherty
Office of Community Engagement
University of Louisville School of Medicine
500 S. Preston Street, Suite 225A
Louisville, KY, 40202
Phone: (502) 852-2759


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