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Physician Recruitment

King's Daughters Medical Staff includes more than 250 exceptional physicians in a wide range of primary and specialty care areas. Many of our clinicians completed training at programs in our region, including:

  • University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Ky.
  • University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Ky.
  • Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, Pikeville, Ky.
  • Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
  • The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio
  • Joan C. Edwards Marshall University School of Medicine, Huntington, W.Va.
  • West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg, W.Va.

Our Medical Staff welcomes specialists from around the world, with more than 30 countries represented on the Staff. As a cap-exempt institution, we welcome H1B and J1 physicians. King's Daughters serves the tri-state region of eastern Kentucky, southern Ohio, and western West Virginia, with a population of more than 700,000.

Below are some of the current practice opportunities at King's Daughters. To find out more, please complete the information request, at right. Or feel free to call King’s Daughters Physician Services at 800-237-3627.

Advance Practice Providers (Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants): Please click this link to view current opportunities. We cannot process applications/CVs for Advance Practice Providers through this portal.


Cardiology

Excellent Opportunity available for Invasive or Non-Invasive Cardiologists

King's Daughters Medical Center, a 465-bed regional referral center in Ashland, Ky., is presenting a lucrative opportunity for a general cardiologist. We have a high-quality heart and vascular program with 15 Cardiologists, 2 Endovascular Surgeons, 3 Cardiothoracic Surgeons and 2 Interventional Radiologists who work collaboratively along with PA's and APRN's. Our program features:

  • Hybrid OR
  • Interventional Radiology and Cardiology collaboration
  • Seasoned Vascular Lab and OR staff
  • 4 Phillips FD20 labs including Hybrid
  • EPIC electronic medical records system
  • The hospital-employed physician will receive a guarantee and will be compensated via WRVUs.
  • Excellent benefits (health, vision, dental, life, retirement)
  • Four weeks of vacation and an additional week for CME

King's Daughters Health System includes two hospitals, King's Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Ky., and King's Daughters Medical Center Ohio in Portsmouth. Additionally, our network features 15 family care and multispecialty clinics located throughout Ohio and Kentucky.

Our Tri-State region is renowned for family friendly communities with great schools and low crime. We also host some of the country’s finest state parks, featuring golf, skiing, boating, fishing, hunting and biking. We’re also a short drive to metro cities in Ohio (Cincinnati and Columbus) and Kentucky (Lexington and Louisville).

This particular opportunity would be practicing in southeast Kentucky at our largest medical specialty clinic with one day in Ashland doing procedures/testing or clinic. King's Daughters has been in the southeast Kentucky market for 25 years, have a strong presence, with great demand from area residents for cardiology care from King's Daughters.

Please contact Leslee McLeod at 606-408-0412 or @ leslee.mcleod@kdmc.kdhs.us.


Electrophysiology

Electrophysiologist needed to join existing EP group of 3 and cardiology group of 25+.

We have a high quality heart and vascular program with 15 Cardiologists, 3 Endovascular Surgeons, 3 Cardiothoracic Surgeons and 2 Interventional Radiologists who work collaboratively along with PA's and APRN's. Our program features:

  • Hybrid OR
  • Interventional Radiology and Cardiology collaboration
  • Seasoned Vascular Lab and OR staff
  • 4 Phillips FD20 labs including Hybrid
  • EPIC electronic medical records system

The hospital-employed provider will receive a first-year guarantee and will be compensated via WRVUs. The incoming physicians also will earn excellent benefits (health, vision, dental, life, retirement), along with excellent vacation time.

King's Daughters Health System includes two hospitals, King's Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Kentucky; and our King's Daughters - Ohio, in Portsmouth, Ohio. Additionally, our network features 14 family care and multispecialty clinics located throughout Ohio and Kentucky.

Our Tri-State region is renowned for family friendly communities with great schools and low crime. We also host some of the country’s finest state parks, featuring golf, skiing, boating, fishing, hunting and biking. We’re also a short drive to metro cities in Ohio (Cincinnati and Columbus) and Kentucky (Lexington and Louisville).


Family Medicine

King’s Daughters Family Care Centers are seeking board eligible/certified family physicians.

We have vibrant practice opportunities in eastern Kentucky and southern Ohio. Our Family Care Centers serve as valuable resources in the communities they serve. In addition to primary and preventive care, they provide imaging and lab services, and are connected via EPIC.

The incoming physician will earn a first-year guarantee of $250,000, with wRVU productivity in years two and three. The hospital-employed provider also will enjoy:

  • flexible four-day work week
  • limited call schedule (1:60+) and no rounding
  • great benefits (health, life, vision, dental and retirement)
  • four weeks vacation plus one week for CME
  • quality and customer service bonuses, advance practitioner supervisory stipends

Our clinics are located in safe, family friendly communities that feature excellent schools, a variety of shopping and dining options, and affordable living. All are within two hours of metro cities, including Lexington and Louisville, Ky., and Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio.

King’s Daughters Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. H1B and J1 candidates are welcome to apply for this position.


Gastroenterology

King's Daughters Medical Center, a 465-bed regional referral center in Ashland, Kentucky, is presenting a lucrative opportunity for a board eligible/certified gastroenterologist.

The hospital-employed practitioner will receive salary guarantees and WRVU productivity compensation. Additional highlights include:

  • excellent benefits (health, vision, dental, life, retirement)
  • manageable call
  • four weeks vacation and an additional week for CME

Best of all, King’s Daughters is offering the incoming gastroenterologist a ready-made practice with excellent referral resources - we feature a network of 14 primary care outreach facilities, and we care for a patient population of 700,000 throughout Kentucky and Ohio.

Our Tri-State region (Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia) is renowned for safe, family friendly communities with great schools and affordable living. We also host some of the country’s finest state parks that feature golf, skiing, boating, fishing, hunting and biking. We are a short drive to metro cities in Ohio (Cincinnati and Columbus) and Kentucky (Lexington and Louisville).

King’s Daughters Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. H1B and J1 candidates are welcome to apply for this position.


Hematology/Oncology

King's Daughters Medical Center, a 465-bed regional referral center in Ashland, Kentucky, is presenting a lucrative opportunity for a board eligible/certified Hematologist/Oncologist. All applicants must be board eligible/certified in both Hematology and Oncology.

The hospital-employed provider will receive salary guarantees and WRVU productivity compensation. The incoming physician also will earn excellent benefits (health, vision, dental, life, retirement). Manageable call, four weeks of vacation and an additional week for CME also are provided.

Best of all, King’s Daughters is offering the incoming Oncologist a ready-made practice with excellent referral resources - we feature a network of 14 primary care outreach facilities, and we care for a patient population of 700,000 throughout Kentucky and Ohio.

Additionally, King's Daughters features a strong respected Oncology practice - newly built Oncology center of excellence with multi-plan care being utilized.

Our Tri-State region (Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia) is renowned for safe, family friendly communities with great schools and affordable living. We also host some of the country’s finest state parks that featuring golf, skiing, boating, fishing, hunting and biking. We’re also a short drive to metro cities in Ohio (Cincinnati and Columbus) and Kentucky (Lexington and Louisville).


Geriatrics

King’s Daughters Medical Center, a 465-bed regional referral center in Ashland, Kentucky, is seeking a board eligible/certified geriatric physician to care for patients at Ashland-area nursing homes and rehabilitation facilities.

The nursing physician will earn a salary guarantee plus benefits (health, vision, dental and retirement) and malpractice coverage.

Ashland is a family-friendly community of 20,000 with great schools and low crime. It’s a great place to live, work and play. We also are a short drive to metro cities (Lexington, KY; Cincinnati and Columbus, OH).

King’s Daughters Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.


Internal Medicine

King’s Daughters Family Care Centers are seeking board eligible/certified internal medicine physicians.

We have vibrant practice opportunities in eastern Kentucky and southern Ohio. Our Family Care Centers serve as valuable resources in the communities they serve. In addition to primary and preventive care, they provide imaging and lab services, and are connected via EPIC.

The incoming physician will earn a first-year guarantee of $250,000, with wRVU productivity in years two and three. The hospital-employed provider also will enjoy:

  • flexible four-day work week
  • limited call schedule (1:60+) and no rounding
  • great benefits (health, life, vision, dental and retirement)
  • four weeks vacation plus one week for CME
  • quality and customer service bonuses, advance practitioner supervisory stipends

Our clinics are located in safe, family friendly communities that feature excellent schools, a variety of shopping and dining options, and affordable living. All are within two hours of metro cities, including Lexington and Louisville, Ky., and Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio.

King’s Daughters Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. H1B and J1 candidates are welcome to apply for this position.


Neurology

King's Daughters Medical Center, a 465-bed regional referral center in Ashland, Kentucky, is presenting a lucrative opportunity for a board eligible/certified neurologist.

The hospital-employed physician will receive a first-year guarantee of $400,000 plus WRVU productivity compensation. Additional highlights include:

  • excellent benefits (health, vision, dental, life, retirement)
  • equitable call and manageable workload
  • five weeks off annually
  • signing bonus and student loan support

Best of all, King’s Daughters is presenting a ready-made practice with excellent referral resources - we feature a network of 14 primary care outreach facilities, and we care for a patient population of 700,000 throughout Kentucky and Ohio.

Our community features safe, family friendly neighborhoods with excellent schools, diverse shopping and dining options, and affordable living. We also host some of the country’s finest state parks that feature golf, skiing, boating, fishing, hunting and biking. We are a short drive to metro cities in Ohio (Cincinnati and Columbus) and Kentucky (Lexington and Louisville).

King’s Daughters Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. We can support J1 and H1B physicians for this position.


Dermatology

King's Daughters Medical Center, a 465-bed regional referral center in Ashland, Kentucky, is presenting a lucrative opportunity for a board eligible/certified dermatologist.

The hospital-employed physician will receive a first-year guarantee of $400,000 plus WRVU productivity compensation. Additional highlights include:

  • excellent benefits (health, vision, dental, life, retirement)
  • no call or rounding
  • five weeks off annually
  • signing bonus and student loan support

Best of all, King’s Daughters is presenting a ready-made practice with excellent referral resources - we feature a network of 14 primary care outreach facilities, and we care for a patient population of 700,000 throughout Kentucky and Ohio.

Our community features safe, family friendly neighborhoods with excellent schools, diverse shopping and dining options, and affordable living. We also host some of the country’s finest state parks that feature golf, skiing, boating, fishing, hunting and biking. We are a short drive to metro cities in Ohio (Cincinnati and Columbus) and Kentucky (Lexington and Louisville).

King’s Daughters Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. We can support J1 and H1B physicians for this position.


Psychiatry

King's Daughters Medical Center, a 465-bed regional referral center in Ashland, Ky., is seeking a board eligible/certified adult psychiatrist to provide inpatient care in our Behavioral Medicine unit.

The hospital-employed physician will receive a first-year guarantee of $250,000 plus WRVU productivity compensation. Additional highlights include:

  • excellent benefits (health, vision, dental, life, retirement)
  • equitable call and manageable workload
  • five weeks off annually
  • signing bonus and student loan support

The practitioner will provide care and evaluations for psychiatric unit patients and in-house consults, as well as coordinate medication management.

KDMC’s 27-bed Behavioral Medicine unit specializes in stabilization of acute episodes. Patients attend daily individual and/or group therapy sessions. We work with patients and their loved ones, along with other healthcare professionals to develop an appropriate course of treatment. Our goal is to enable patients to return home and resume their lives as quickly as possible. Discharge planners and case managers help coordinate care following hospitalization.

Our community features safe, family friendly neighborhoods with excellent schools, diverse shopping and dining options, and affordable living. We also host some of the country’s finest state parks that feature golf, skiing, boating, fishing, hunting and biking. We are a short drive to metro cities in Ohio (Cincinnati and Columbus) and Kentucky (Lexington and Louisville).

King’s Daughters Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. We can support J1 and H1B physicians for this position.


Orthopedic Surgery

King's Daughters Medical Center, a 465-bed regional referral center in Ashland, Kentucky, is presenting a lucrative opportunity for a board eligible/certified orthopedic surgeon.

The hospital-employed physician will receive a first-year guarantee of $600,000 plus WRVU productivity compensation. Additional highlights include:

  • excellent benefits (health, vision, dental, life, retirement)
  • no call or rounding
  • five weeks off annually
  • signing bonus and student loan support

Best of all, King’s Daughters is presenting a ready-made practice with excellent referral resources - we feature a network of 14 primary care outreach facilities, and we care for a patient population of 700,000 throughout Kentucky and Ohio.

Our community features safe, family friendly neighborhoods with excellent schools, diverse shopping and dining options, and affordable living. We also host some of the country’s finest state parks that feature golf, skiing, boating, fishing, hunting and biking. We are a short drive to metro cities in Ohio (Cincinnati and Columbus) and Kentucky (Lexington and Louisville).

King’s Daughters Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. We can support J1 and H1B physicians for this position.


Urology

King's Daughters Medical Center, a 465-bed regional referral center in Ashland, Kentucky, is presenting a lucrative opportunity for a board eligible/certified urologist.

The hospital-employed physician will receive a first-year guarantee of $600,000 plus WRVU productivity compensation. Additional highlights include:

  • excellent benefits (health, vision, dental, life, retirement)
  • equitable call and manageable workload
  • five weeks off annually
  • signing bonus and student loan support

Best of all, King’s Daughters is presenting a ready-made practice with excellent referral resources - we feature a network of 14 primary care outreach facilities, and we care for a patient population of 700,000 throughout Kentucky and Ohio.

Our community features safe, family friendly neighborhoods with excellent schools, diverse shopping and dining options, and affordable living. We also host some of the country’s finest state parks that feature golf, skiing, boating, fishing, hunting and biking. We are a short drive to metro cities in Ohio (Cincinnati and Columbus) and Kentucky (Lexington and Louisville).

King’s Daughters Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. We can support J1 and H1B physicians for this position.


Urgent Care

King's Daughters Medical Center­ - Ohio is presenting an outstanding Emergency Medicine / Urgent Care opportunity.

We have an immediate need for Emergency Medicine or Urgent Care physicians, as well as Family Medicine physicians with emergency medicine or urgent care experience.

The incoming provider will earn a first-year guarantee with additional incentives available for meeting productivity, customer and quality goals. In addition, the hospital-employed physician will earn great benefits (health, life, dental, vision and retirement), malpractice coverage, and enjoy flexible scheduling options. If you prefer the independent contractor route, the position pays $205 per hour.

King's Daughters Medical Center ­- Ohio is a beautiful, modern healthcare facility located in Portsmouth, a southern Ohio town of 20,000. We feature safe, family friendly communities, affordable living, excellent schools, and a variety of cultural and recreational activities. We're also a short drive to major metro cities Cincinnati and Columbus.

King's Daughters Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. KDMC cannot support J1 or H1B visas for this position.