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Current Opportunities

The following is a list of current provider opportunities. Please click on the individual opportunity for more information. Contact [email protected] or Theresa Thompson, Manager of Physician Recruiting, at [email protected] to learn more about these opportunities.

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 with Heywood Healthcare

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.

Heywood Healthcare is an independent, community-owned healthcare system serving north central Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. It is comprised of Heywood Hospital, a non-profit, 134-bed acute-care hospital in Gardner, MA; Athol Hospital, a 25-bed not-for-profit, Critical Access Hospital in Athol, MA; Heywood Medical Group with primary care physicians and specialists located throughout the region. The organization includes six satellite facilities in MA; Heywood Rehabilitation Center and Heywood Urgent Care in Gardner; West River Health Center in Orange; Winchendon Health Center and Murdock School-based Health Center in Winchendon; Heywood Charitable Foundation; the North Quabbin Community Coalition, an affiliate organization; and The Quabbin Retreat in Petersham.