Rockcastle Regional Hospital & Respiratory Care Center

About Rockcastle Regional Hospital & Respiratory Care Center

Rockcastle Regional Hospital and Respiratory Care Center has been providing quality healthcare to Rockcastle and surrounding counties for more than 60 years. As a not-for-profit healthcare system, Rockcastle Regional operates a 26-bed acute care hospital, 4-bed ICU, emergency department, outpatient services and surgery, two rural health clinics, and a 143-bed long-term care facility for residents dependent upon mechanical ventilation.

In 1980, Rockcastle Regional opened its first long-term care unit with 32 beds. With its recent addition of 28 beds in 2017, The Respiratory Care Center is now the largest free-standing ventilator facility in the nation.

Named a 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 Best Places to Work in Kentucky, Rockcastle Regional is looking to welcome talented and energetic members to the team who are focused on providing excellent and compassionate care to our patients. To view a list of current openings, please visit our careers page at


Medical Student Intern

June 2018 Mount Vernon, KY
“I like how involved they allow me to be as a student. I do not just sit behind a computer screen and have people teach me by paper. I am actively performing tasks that teaches me the insides and outs of the hospital. I work very closely with physicians and different providers. I am involved in many of the physician and leadership programs and trainings. ”

Rural Clinic Intern

May 2018 - August 2018 Mount Vernon, KY
“I liked that I got to learn more about the infrastructure of a healthcare clinic in a hospital as well as gain patient interaction. ”
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