Proud to serve the people of Jackson and the surrounding areas.
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A Winning Team?
At Kentucky River Medical Center, we take caring for people very personally. In fact, our goal is to treat every person who turns to us for care like we would a family member. Do you have what it takes to be part of a winning team?
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Why we are different…
Kentucky River Medical Center is your community provider, serving areas in Eastern Kentucky with emergency care, medical surgical, rehabilitation, intensive care, and general surgery. Our mission statement is we are dedicated to provide quality healthcare close to home. We have employees who have been here since the hospital opened over 30 years ago. Kentucky River Medical Center is a 55 bed acute care hospital with 235 employees. We are devoted to caring for the people of Breathitt County and the surrounding communities.
Who works at Kentucky River?
Those who work at Kentucky River know what a great place it is to not just work, but to build lifetime connections. Our team members have a calling to serve others and to provide amazing care. And we’ve had some who have been with us for quite a long time.
Team Members have been with the hospital for 5+ years.
Team Members have been on board for more than 10 years.
Team Members have 20+ years of service here.
Team Members have been here 30+ years.
What employees say about working here
Tammy likes working so close to home and she loves her coworkers because they are like family to her.
Brenda loves taking care of people she knows in the community. It makes her want to go above and beyond.
Shirley is part of our ER Nursing Team and she enjoys working so close to home and her friendly team members.
Karen enjoys the people she works with and loves learning new things. She says everyone feels like family and she loves being part of taking care of the community.