Bread & Butter General Surgeon needed for Independent Hospital in Beautiful NWPA

Physician: Surgery: General
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:10095
Verified Date:09/14/2021
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No Response
Permanent: Full time Surgery: General

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Independent community hospital seeks experienced BE/BC full-time General Surgeon for growing practice
  • Surgeon can expect to be busy with 30-40 cases a month and see a wide variety of patients 
  • Bread & Butter general surgery. Limited trauma.
  • No subspecialists.
  • 1:3 call; one week at a time.
  • Position is employed by the hospital with guaranteed base salary plus opportunities for bonuses.
  • No trauma call.
  • No robot.

Compensation Details

  • *Competitive Salary plus Incentives

  • *100k in student loan repayment
  • *Negotiable Signing Bonus
  • *Paid Moving Expenses
  • *Paid Vacation time, CME time and CME allowance
  • *Excellent Benefit Package and Health Insurance. Paid Medical Malpractice

Community Details

  • Located in close proximity to Pittsburgh, Buffalo and Cleveland.
  • With a rich and diverse history, the picturesque downtown district of Meadville is listed on the National Register of Historic places.
  • Noted for outdoor recreation, Crawford County boasts six lakes, several state parks and woodlands that offer year-round recreation including hunting, fishing, skiing, power and sail boating.
  • Dozens of local golf courses in the area take advantage the stunning hills and various landscapes. Allegheny College, a private liberal arts college, is located in Meadville and adds a significant cultural and educational facet to the community.
  • With beautiful and varied residential neighborhoods, excellent public and private school systems and churches of most denominations, Meadville is truly a great place to live.

Recruiter Insights

Compensation. The Starting Salary Is $25,000 To $50,000 More Compared To Starting General Surgery Medicine Salaries In Cleveland, OH. 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. 4 beds 4 baths 3,208 sqft  Enjoy the finest of quality in this updated French Provincial design in Meadville's North End. Extensive updates throughout this 4BR, 2.5 bath design include a custom cherry and maple kitchen that boasts a granite island; excellent family room offering a fireplace, sub-zero wine coolers and entertainment system; large master suite with private bath and private deck area.This home can be yours for $349,900.

The Community. Meadville is a city in and the county seat of Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The city is within 40 miles of Erie, Pennsylvania and within 90 miles of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The Employer. a 200+ bed regional medical center with a service area of 100,000 offering our community members the highest quality medical treatment and patient care. medical staff of over 140 representing 37 medical and surgical specialties.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 42 miles: Erie, PA (ERI / KERI) Erie International Airport
  • 91 miles: Pittsburgh, PA (PIT / KPIT) Pittsburgh International Airport
  • 111 miles: Cleveland, OH (CLE / KCLE) Cleveland Hopkins International Airport
  • 135 miles: Buffalo, NY (BUF / KBUF) Buffalo Niagara International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 80 miles to Cleveland, OH
  • 81 miles to Akron, OH
  • 83 miles to Pittsburgh, PA
  • 108 miles to Buffalo, NY
  • 109 miles to London, Canada

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 30 miles: Franklin, PA (FKL / KFKL) Venango Regional Airport
  • 42 miles: Erie, PA (ERI / KERI) Erie International Airport
  • 48 miles: Youngstown, OH (YNG / KYNG) Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport
  • 87 miles: Jamestown, NY (JHW / KJHW) Chautauqua County-Jamestown Airport
  • 91 miles: Pittsburgh, PA (PIT / KPIT) Pittsburgh International Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost  $133,163
  • City Cost of Living Index -87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 102.0

Colleges and Universities:

  • Allegheny College (Full-time enrollment: 2,249)
  • Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (about 16 miles; Edinboro, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,746)
  • Mercyhurst University (about 33 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 2,888)
  • Gannon University (about 34 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 3,760)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College (about 35 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 4,025)
  • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (about 41 miles; Slippery Rock, PA; FT enrollment: 8,424)
  • Youngstown State University (about 46 miles; Youngstown, OH; FT enrollment: 11,575)


  • White alone 87.5%
  • Black alone 5.1%
  • Two or more races 3.2%
  • Hispanic 2.4%
  • Asian alone 1.4%


  • State Income Tax Rate -3.07%
  • Property Tax Rate - 1.35%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6%
  • County Tax Rate - 0.34%

Major Industry:

  • Educational services (25%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)


  • Meadville Area Recreation Complex
  • Camperland
  • Conneaut Lake Park
  • Conneaut Reservoir

Arts & Culture:

  • Meadville Council On the Arts
  • Meadville Fine Arts, LLC
  • Marrero Academy of Martial Arts
  • The Academy Theatre

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Cleveland Indians (Major League Baseball)
  • Cleveland Browns (National Football League)
  • Cleveland Cavaliers (National Basketball Association)
  • Cleveland Monsters (American Hockey League)
  • Cleveland Gladiators (Arena Football League)

Sports for the Participant:

  • Meadville Family YMCA
  • Youth Soccer Association
  • Meadville Area Little League
  • Adult Fitness programs


  • Downtown Mall
  • Park Avenue Plaza Office
  • Loefflers Flower Shop
  • Ooh Lala Consignment Boutique

Top Five things to do:

  1. PennDOT Road Sign Sculpture Garden
  2. Baldwin-Reynolds House
  3. McGill House
  4. Roche Park
  5. Woodcock Lake Park