Total Joint Orthopedic Surgeon position located one hour to Chicago

Physician: Orthopedic Surgery: Joints/Adult Reconstruction
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:10151
Verified Date:09/14/2021
Loan Repayment:No
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No
Permanent: Full time Orthopedic Surgery: Joints/Adult Reconstruction Orthopedic Surgery: Trauma

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • The mid-size, employed group with modern state-of-the-art offices is seeking a successor for a busy and well-known physician who plans to retire in the next few years.
  • We are seeking a physician who is motivated, has a strong work ethic and desires to become part of a successful orthopedic team.
  • This is an AMAZING opportunity for a surgeon since you will be addressing an established community need and embedded in a well-managed practice that’s been deeply rooted in a large service area for over 28 years.
  • We currently don’t have anyone who does revisions.
  • We’re looking for someone who’s interested in total knee & hip; anterior hip approach is great, but not required.

Compensation Details

  • Guaranteed Base Salary
  • $10,000 Medical Education Loan Repayment per year (if appl.),
  • $8,000 Moving Bonus Assistance,
  • $6,000 Annual CME & General Expense Allowance,
  • GREAT Health (BCBS), 5 weeks paid time off accrued yearly, Life & Disability Insurance, Retirement Plan w/matching, gym membership, and annual Wellness Incentive.

Community Details

  • Hidden Gem in the Chicagoland Area
  • Easy access to Chicago and surrounding cities
  • Great school systems

Recruiter Insights

Starting Salary is $50,000 To $60,000 More Compared With Starting Salaries For Comparable Opportunities Located In and surrounding suburbs of Chicago, Coupled With A Cost Of Living Of 25% Less In This Community Provides You With Significant Buying Power With The Opportunity To build a new home and Retire Early.

The Income Potential Is Greater Than Most With The Opportunity To Earn In The Top 75th%Tile In The US. 

With Average Home Pricing Settled At $204,888 And Where A Desirable 3367 Square Ft. 6 Bedroom/3 Bath Home Sold For $155,000, Building A Quality Of Life With Substantial Savings Is Easy.

The Community Is Welcoming To New Members And Offers A Series Of Fun Events Throughout The Year For Family Members And Getting To Know One Another. 

This Employer Is Committed To Its Doctors And The Entire Employee Staff And Enjoys Long Term Retention Of Its Key Physician Personnel Due To Exceptional Compensation And Quality Of Life Provided By The Community.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 53 miles: Chicago, IL (MDW / KMDW) Chicago Midway International Airport
  • 62 miles: Chicago, IL (ORD / KORD) Chicago O'Hare International Airport
  • 131 miles: Milwaukee, WI (MKE / KMKE) General Mitchell International Airport
  • 169 miles: Fort Wayne, IN (FWA / KFWA) Fort Wayne International Airport
  • 197 miles: Indianapolis, IN (IND / KIND) Indianapolis International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 55 miles to Chicago, IL
  • 119 miles to Milwaukee, WI
  • 129 miles to Madison, WI
  • 161 miles to Indianapolis, IN

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 53 miles: Chicago, IL (MDW / KMDW) Chicago Midway International Airport
  • 62 miles: Chicago, IL (ORD / KORD) Chicago O'Hare International Airport
  • 73 miles: Bloomington, IL (BMI / KBMI) Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal
  • 98 miles: Rockford, IL (RFD / KRFD) Chicago Rockford International Airport

Cost of Living:

  • State Cost of Living Index - 95.5
  • City Cost of Living Index - 101.8
  • Mean Housing Cost - $204,888

Colleges and Universities:

  • Joliet Junior College (about 16 miles; Joliet, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,401)
  • University of St Francis (about 21 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 2,454)
  • Lewis University (about 25 miles; Romeoville, IL; FT enrollment: 5,739)
  • Aurora University (about 28 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 4,596)



Demographics:

  • White 87.7%, 
  • Black 0.9%, 
  • American Indiana and Alaska Native 0.2%, 
  • Asian 0.7 %, 
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.02%,
  • Hispanic 9.6%

Taxes:

  • State Income Tax Rate - 3.75%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6.25%
  • City Sales Tax Rate - 6.25%
  • County Sales Tax Rate - 0%
  • Property Tax Rate -1.73 %

Major Industry:

  • Construction (16%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)

Recreation:

  • The Morris Rec Center offers three basketball courts, a swimming pool, circuit training, and a weight room.
  • The Morris City pool also has water basketball, Fenced in Splash-pad, and a music system.
  • The Morris City Pool has a three meter diving board, 8-25 yard swim lanes, 3 slides, and more.

Arts & Culture:

  • Arts & Nature on the River has a scenic beauty of the river and assist with a festival of music, crafts and vendors. (14 miles)
  • Forte Art Center has dance and music programs for all ages.

Sports for the Spectator:

  • You can drive 62 miles to watch the Chicago Bulls play a professional game. 
  • You can drive 62 miles to watch the Chicago Blackhawks play a professional game.
  • You can drive 50 miles to watch the Chicago Fire play.

Sports for the Participant:

  • A the Morris Rec Center you can sign up for baseball,softball, soccer, and football leagues.
  • At Morris Community High School you can sign up for many sport programs.

Shopping:

  • Martin Avenue Shops is a new and complete shopping and pharmacy store.
  • The Perfume Outlet offers over 1,000 choices of perfumes.  

Top Five things to do:

  1. Montage Wine Bar and Tasting Room
  2. Morris Area Public Library
  3. Carmike Orpheum Cinema 10
  4. True North: The Warehouse
  5. GypsySoul