About Gardner, Massachusetts
A safe and friendly family-oriented community that offers lots of outdoor recreation, Gardner boasts 21,000+ residents and is only 60 miles to Boston and 30 miles to Worcester, the state’s second largest city. Known as "The Furniture Capital of New England", Gardner has a rich history of furniture manufacturing. The city also has an outstanding municipal golf course and Mount Wachusett Community College both of which are located next to Heywood Hospital. Gardner is just 15 minutes from Wachusett Mountain Ski Area and just 20 minutes in the opposite direction are a variety of apple farms, pumpkin patches, hiking trails, abundant lakes and other outdoor recreation. Gardner and surrounding towns have an affordable cost-of-living and well-regarded public and private schools.
Practicing Medicine at Heywood Hospital
An exceptionally collegial medical staff, a supportive administrative environment and a hospital dedicated to excellence and customer service are some of the features that make Heywood Hospital and the Greater Gardner community an excellent place to practice medicine.
Heywood Hospital is a state-of-the-art community hospital featuring modern imaging services, including new MRI and 64 slice CT machines. Opened in 2011, the $37 Million Watkins Center features a 21 bed emergency center, all private inpatient adult medical/surgical/telemetry beds and a 6 bed ICU with EICU services 24/7.
Provider Career Opportunities as of December 15, 2016
- OB / GYN
- Emergency Medicine
- Orthopedic Surgeon
- Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
- Emergency Department Physician / Assistant ED Director
- Family Medicine - Winchendon Health Center
- Family Medicine