Interventional Cardiologist - Hospital Employed - Paducah, KY

Interventional Cardiologist - Hospital Employed - Paducah, KY

Mercy Health-Lourdes Hospital is seeking a Board Eligible/Board Certified Interventional Cardiologist to join a 13-person cardiology and cardiovascular surgical group. Lourdes Hospital is a regional leader in the care and treatment of cardiovascular disease and houses a progressive program providing innovative structural heart procedures inclusive of including TAVR, Mitral Clip and other advanced interventional procedures. EP and Cardiac Imaging support provided.

The candidate will also have the potential to provide consultative services to community hospitals and conduct patient visits in established outreach clinics. Call is 1:4. EMR is EPIC. Ambulatory clinic is connected to the hospital. As an employee of Mercy Health-Lourdes Hospital, you will enjoy a highly competitive compensation package with bonus incentives, income guarantee and a comprehensive benefits package.


#1 in the Market-Mercy Health-Lourdes Hospital is the market leader in coronary interventions with more people choosing to use our experienced team

1 Cardiovascular Institute-Cardiac rehabilitation, echocardiography/stress lab, cath labs, cath holding pre- and post-procedural area all housed in one wing of the hospital

2 Hybrid Operating Rooms

3 Cath Labs totaling approximately 5700 procedures annually- One of the labs is a swing lab for diagnostic/interventional cases and for Electrophysiology procedures

1 Location-Cardiologists serve one hospital and the ambulatory clinic is attached

20 PCIs per Month-Busy program, with each physician performing approximately 20 PCIs per month. We offer Impella with right and left ventricular support, IVUS, FFR, ICE and CardioMEMS

2 Days a Week in Clinic-Each cardiologist spends, on average, 2 days on general cardiology and diagnostics

We offer a competitive Compensation Package Including:

• 2 Year Income Guarantee with Excellent Income Potential

• Enhanced Benefit Package

• Significant student loan forgiveness program

• Fellowship Stipend

• Paid CME and relocation assistance

• Sign on bonus

• Health, Dental, Vision, Disability, and Medical Malpractice Insurance

• Tail Coverage

Mercy Health Lourdes at a glance:

• Lourdes is an integrated health system with a 45-acre campus and off-site locations including: Lourdes Hospital, Lourdes Medical Pavilion, Marshall Nemer Pavilion, Home Health/Hospice and Mercy Medical Associates. Lourdes has extended the healing ministry of Jesus by improving the health of our communities for more than 100 years.

• Lourdes is a 379 licensed-bed facility accredited by The Joint Commission (JC), which offers Kentucky's only twin hybrid operating room. Lourdes offers the latest treatments in the following services: Cardiovascular, Orthopedics, Women's Health, Emergency Medicine, Behavioral Health Center, Home Care, Hospice and Palliative Care, Laboratory and Pathology, Little Miracles Birthing Center, Pastoral Care, Radiology, Rehabilitation, Sleep Center, Surgery Center, and Wound Care

Leadership Opportunities:

• Our medical group is a physician-led organization that is committed to the professional development of our clinicians. We offer leadership development programs and empower our physician to take an active role in leading our system.

Mercy Health Physicians-Kentucky at a glance:

• Nearly 150 Providers

• Medical staff and advanced practice staff of 275 representing 35 specialties

• 400 Associates

• 25 Practice Locations including 8 Primary Care Locations

• 370,000 Annual Visits

• 50,000 in-panel patients

• Service area of 460,000

You will enjoy your time off also with:

• Trendy downtown with unique restaurants, shops, and farmer's market

• State parks, including two of the nation's largest man-made lakes offer boating, fishing, and hiking.

• $44 million Performing Arts Center and Broadway shows

• Nationally recognized artist district

• Main street listed as one of Five Most Romantic Main streets in the nation

• Named one of the Top 100 Communities for Young People which starts with excellent public and private schools

• Nashville two-hour drive and St. Louis two- and half-hour drive

• Jet Service from Paducah to Chicago (twice daily)

About Lourdes Hospital

Lourdes serves as a regional referral center for a wide geographic region, including more than a dozen counties in western Kentucky, southern Illinois, southeast Missouri, and northwest Tennessee. Lourdes offers an extensive array of medical specialties and technologies typically found in much larger urban settings.

About Mercy Health

Mercy Health is the largest health system in Ohio and the state's fourth-largest employer, with more than 33,500 employees serving communities throughout Ohio and in Kentucky. Mercy Health provided care for patients more than 6.8 million times in 2016. The system includes assets of $6.8 billion and more than 500 care sites, including 23 hospitals, eight senior living communities, five hospice programs and seven home health agencies. Its clinically integrated network, Mercy Health Select, coordinates more effective and efficient care for more than 200,000 patients, saving money for taxpayers through the Medicare Shared Savings program. In keeping with its Mission to improve the health of its communities, Mercy Health provides more than $1 million per day in community benefit services. For more information, visit or connect with Mercy Health on Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest and Twitter (@LivingMercyHlth).