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Physician Opportunities Available at Bacon County Hospital and Health System

Positions Are Now Available!

Bacon County Hospital and Health System is currently seeking physicians to compliment our current medical staff. Current positions are listed below.

Take some time to learn about Bacon County Hospital and Health System. Please feel free to examine our community, our facilities, and our region as you consider associating with us.

For more information on the opportunites available contact:

Cindy Turner, Interim CEO - 912-632-8961

Family Practice Position - Immediate Opening

The Bacon County Hospital and Health System in Alma, Georgia has an opening for a board certified family practice physician. The candidate will be fully supported by the Health System and will be working with a great team of professionals. The hospital can offer office space, billing and staffing services and other practice management services. An income guarantee, moving expenses, four weeks off and allowance for CME are offered.

The financially successful Health System is comprised of the Bacon County Hospital and Health System (25-bed Critical Access Hospital), Twin Oaks Convalescent Center (88 beds), ABC Child Development Center (average daily census, 100 children) and two Community Care Centers (i.e. Rural Health Clinics). The System (including the nursing home) has been JCAHO accredited since 1995. The CEO has 19 years experience in hospital administration and has been with the System since 1981. Projects in the last three years include building $3.5 million ER, OR and OB departments, replacement of all radiology equipment with digital technology, renovations to patient rooms, additions to the nursing home and day cared center and renovation of the laboratory.

Alma, a Better Hometown community of 5,000, is a safe and friendly community. Alma is 110 miles from Savannah, 70 miles from Brunswick and the Golden Isles, 110 miles from Jacksonville, 24 miles from Douglas and 26 miles from Waycross. Bacon County Airport has a 5,000-foot runway with 24-hour self-serve fuel, hangars, courtesy car and lighted runway.

Bacon County (11,000 pop.) offers excellent Primary, Elementary, Middle and High Schools. Also within Bacon County is a local satellite office for Okefenokee Technical College. South Georgia College in Douglas and Waycross College in Waycross are both two-year colleges of the University of Georgia System. There are two private schools (Pre-K to 12) in Waycross, one in Douglas and one in Baxley.

Recreational opportunities are varied and many. The 18-hole Blueberry Plantation Golf Course has a driving range, putting green, clubhouse, and swimming pool. In addition, many housing sites are available around the course. Goldwasser Park in downtown Alma is host to annual events such as the Blueberry Festival, Day of the Child, the annual Lighting of the Christmas tree, the Fall Festival and many other civic events. The historic Bacon Theater is a community venue for the Bacon Little Theater group and the high school theater group. A 117-acre recreational park includes 5 competition-ready softball/baseball fields for youth and adults, a picnic area, children's play area, tennis courts and nature trail. A dirt bike motocross course has been recently completed, and the Bacon Saddle Club is well established.

There are a number of clubs and civic organizations represented in Bacon County: AARP, Alma Exchange Club, Alma Grandmothers Club, Alma Lions Club, American Legion, Bacon County Young Farmers, Progressive Men's Club, Retired Teachers Association, 60 & Over Group, VFW, and Good Samaritans.

There are two major day-care facilities in the county. Religious denominations include Baptist, Methodist and Church of God. Episcopal, Catholic and Presbyterian churches are located nearby in Waycross and Douglas.

Interested physicians can contact the CEO, Cindy Turner at 912-632-8961, or by email at cturner@bchsi.org. Our website is www.baconcountyhospital.com.