Physician & Allied Practioner/Mid-level 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 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 Vacancies as of April 7, 2014



Independent contractor to work with existing team of anesthesiologists.  Fair and flexibile scheduling with 1 in 4 call.  High earning potential.  Primarily "bread & butter" cases, general surgery, orthopedics, ENT, OB, endo, simple pediatrics.   



Employed or Income guaranteed model. 



Employed opportunity for a busy private practice.  Full-time or part-time.  1 in 3 call.  Strong primary care base in the community.  Collegial work environment!



Hospital employed opportunities for well-qualified ABEM Emergency Medicine Physicians to fill full-time or part-time positions.  Shift structure combines 8, 9, and 12 hours shifts (24 hour option in Athol).  New PA student program rotating through ED.  New Ultrasound machine.  Elimination of oral contrast for most abdominal CTs.  Ability to schedule low-risk chest pain patients for an outpatient stress test within 72 hours of discharge from ED.  Brand new 21 bed ED servicing 26,000 patients annually, including a fast track service.  Robust mid-level provider program which provides 24hours of coverage per day.  24/7 specialist coverage in cardiology, OB/GYN, orthopedics, general surgery, pediatrics, and strong hospitalist service.  



We have several exciting opportunities for Family Medicine Physicians.  These opportunities are in located in the Gardner, Winchendon, Athol and Orange area.  Primarily outpatient, though opportunities exist for inpatient/outpatient practice.  We currently have employed physicians and independent physician opportunities offering income guarantees for the first year.  Call is approximately 1 in 5, though traditional inpatient/outpatient is 1 in 4.



Employed model to join busy practice on the Heywood Hospital campus.  Preferably full-time.  



Employed or Income Guarantee.  Sub-specialties are welcome.  Call is 1 in 4. 



Positions available in a Family Practice and Urgent Care setting.  Call is 1 in 4.  Full or part-time positions available.  Includes some weekends for urgent care clinic.  



Position is available in our Psychiatry Unit.


If you are interested and would like to hear more details in any of the above positions please send email to:












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