Internal Medicine Physician Job in Eastern Arkansas

Physician: Internal Medicine
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:10094
Verified Date:06/10/2022
Loan Repayment:No Response
Sign on Bonus:No Response
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:Yes
Permanent: Full time Internal Medicine

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • BE/BC Internal or Family Medicine Physician to provide full-time services.

  • Employed position
  • Outpatient Primary Care
  • Office Space & necessary equipment available
  • Busy, established practice

 

 

Compensation Details

  • Competitive income guarantee
  • Commencement bonus
  • Medical education debt repayment or residency stipend
  • Marketing and relocation financial assistance

 

Community Details

  • The cities of Helena and West Helena, referred to as the Twin Cities, are home to a majority of Phillips County's 26,000 residents.
  • They are located near the banks of the Mississippi River, and only 3 miles South of the St. Frances National Forest.
  • There are ample hunting and fishing opportunities within a very short distance from Helena-West Helena. Phillips Community College, a member of the University of Arkansas System is located in Helena.
  • Agricultural and agricultural related business account for the majority of the economic base for the Phillips County Area. Helena is the second oldest city within the State of Arkansas.

Recruiter Insights

Compensation. The Starting Salary Is $25,000 To $50,000 More Compared To Starting Internal Medicine Salaries In Memphis. Coupled With A Cost Of Living Of 20% Lower Than The Aforementioned Metropolitan Areas, Provides Significant Purchasing Power To Build Their Dream Home, Payoff School Loans And Retire Early. 

The Housing Market. This 4 bedroom, 3 bath 2,615 Sqft home in a Beatiful setting, beautiful home, with adjoing lot. Master bedroom with master bath. Granite counter with two sinks. Kitchen has granite counters including extended bar area. Sunroom is a proud addition. This home can be yours for $189,900

The Community.  Located near the banks of the Mississippi River, and only 3 miles South of the St. Frances National Forest.
There are ample hunting and fishing opportunities within a very short distance from Helena-West Helena. Phillips Community College, a member of the University of Arkansas System is located in Helena.
Agricultural and agricultural related business account for the majority of the economic base for the Phillips County Area. Helena is the second oldest city within the State of Arkansas

 The Employer: a 155-bed, full-service facility, is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization (JCAHO).

Originally opened in 1909, the facility has moved and grown over the years into a 125,000-square foot square facility located on highway 49.
With specialized equipment, and more than 35 physicians on staff, the facility serves over 63,000 people. It offers many services including 24-Emergency Care, surgical services, cardiac rehabilitation, home health, intensive care, outpatient services, pediatrics, physical rehabilitation, speech therapy and women’s services.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 68 miles: Memphis, TN (MEM / KMEM) Memphis International Airport
  • 267 miles: Birmingham, AL (BHM / KBHM) Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
  • 287 miles: Nashville, TN (BNA / KBNA) Nashville International Airport

 

Closest Major City:

  • 53 miles to Memphis, TN
  • 227 miles to Birmingham, AL
  • 244 miles to Nashville, TN
  • 283 miles to Baton Rouge, LA
  • 284 miles to Saint Louis, MO
  • 318 miles to New Orleans, LA

 

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 68 miles: Memphis, TN (MEM / KMEM) Memphis International Airport
  • 99 miles: Greenville, MS (GLH / KGLH) Mid Delta Regional Airport
  • 105 miles: Jonesboro, AR (JBR / KJBR) Jonesboro Municipal Airport
  • 119 miles: Little Rock, AR (LIT / KLIT) Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport/Adams Field

 

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $67,616
  • City Cost of Living Index State 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • Cost of Living Index -84.4

Colleges and Universities:

  • Coahoma Community College (about 20 miles; Clarksdale, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,284)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 38 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 54 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • University of Memphis (about 55 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Delta State University (about 56 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 3,304)
  • Rhodes College (about 56 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • University of Mississippi (about 63 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)



 

Demographics:

  • 74.1% Black alone
  • 23.5% White alone
  • 1.2% Hispanic
  • 0.6% Two or more races
  • 0.4% Asian alone

 

 

 

Taxes:

  • State Income Tax Rate -4.05%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6.5%
  • Property Tax Rate -.52%

Major Industry:

  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

 

 

Recreation:

  • Helena offers many recreational activities.
  • The area is excellent for boating, fishing, hiking, hunting, camping, trail biking, golfing, and animal watching.
  • Great area for duck hunting and many types of fresh water fishing.
  • Each fall, Helena hosts the regionally acclaimed "Blues Festival," drawing over 100,000 visitors from all over the southeast.

 

Arts & Culture:

  • Delta Cultural Center
  • Pillow Thompson House
  • Phillips County Museum
  • Helena Museum

 

Sports for the Spectator:

  • The state has had several minor league sports teams
  • Hockey: Arkansas RiverBlades and the Arkansas GlacierCats
  • NBA development league basketball team called the Arkansas RimRockers Arena football team called the Arkansas Twisters

Sports for the Participant:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Football

 

Shopping:

  • Cotton & Kudzu Mall
  • Walmart Supercenter
  • Goody’s
  • Fred’s Discount Store
  • Dollar General

Top Five things to do:

  1. Graceland
  2. Delta Bohemian Tours
  3. Delta Cultural Center
  4. National Civil Rights Museum
  5. Ground Zero Blues Club