Seeking Primary Care - Gerontology Physicians in AZ

Physician: Geriatrics
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:10276
Verified Date:09/18/2023
Loan Repayment:No Response
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:Yes
Accept H1b Visa:Yes
Permanent: Full time Geriatrics

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking a BE/BC Gerontology Family Medicine/Internal Medicine Providers to join a well-established multi-specialty group.   
  • Employed Opportunity
  • New Grads Welcome to Apply
  • Outpatient Only
  • Accepting Internal Medicine or Family Medicine Physicians with Gerontology Fellowship (Not Required, but preferred)
  • Office Space Available 

Compensation Details

  • Competitive salary, plus wRVU bonus, and quality bonus opportunities
  • Annual CME allowance
  • Relocation
  • Medical education debt assistance
  • Commencement bonus

Community Details

  • Oro Valley is located in northern Pima County approximately three miles north of the Tucson city limits.
  • Nestled between the Catalina and Tortolita mountain ranges, the town sits at an elevation of 2,620 feet and covers more than 36 square miles.
  • Oro Valley is ranked safest city in Arizona - Safe Home 2017
  • Oro Valley named Arizona's best small city - WalletHub 2017

Recruiter Insights

Compensation.  The Starting Salary Is $25,000 To $50,000 More Compared To Starting Salaries In Las Vegas. 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 3 baths 2,265 sqft  Casino views, RV garage, split bedrooms, fully fenced. This is it!!! All tile except bedrooms, HUGE kitchen with breakfast bar and island. Jr Suite with 3/4 bath. French doors, huge laundry room with sink. Separate A/C for master bedroom, Jacuzzi tub, separate shower and dual sinks! Patio off master. This home can be yours for $347,900.

The Community.  Oro Valley, AZ- Located just north of Tucson, was voted "One of the 100 Best Places to Live and Launch a Business by Fortune Small Business Magazine.

The Employer.   A 140+ bed all private bed facility in Oro Valley just north of Tucson. Services include orthopedics (including the new MAKO robot for partial knee resurfacing), inpatient rehabilitation, cardiology, minimally invasive surgery, neurology, GI, imaging and diagnostics, two sleep centers and emergency medicine.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 23 miles: Tucson, AZ (TUS / KTUS) Tucson International Airport
  • 109 miles: Phoenix, AZ (PHX / KPHX) Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
  • 257 miles: Hermosillo, Mexico (HMO / MMHO) General Ignacio Pesqueira GarcĂ­a International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 12 miles to Tucson, AZ
  • 81 miles to Chandler, AZ
  • 87 miles to Mesa, AZ
  • 95 miles to Scottsdale, AZ
  • 98 miles to Phoenix, AZ

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 23 miles: Tucson, AZ (TUS / KTUS) Tucson International Airport
  • 86 miles: Mesa, AZ (AZA / KIWA / IWA) Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
  • 109 miles: Phoenix, AZ (PHX / KPHX) Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
  • 179 miles: Show Low, AZ (SOW / KSOW) Show Low Regional Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $182,017
  • City Cost of Living Index - 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 95.6

Colleges and Universities:

  • Pima Medical Institute-Tucson (about 13 miles; Tucson, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 2,357)
  • University of Arizona (about 14 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 36,324)
  • Pima Community College (about 15 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 18,794)
  • Central Arizona College (about 55 miles; Coolidge, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,893)



  • 79.4% White alone
  • 12.8% Hispanic
  • 3.2% Asian alone
  • 2.0% Two or more races
  • 1.3% Black alone



  • State Income Tax Rate - 3.52%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 5.6%
  • County Tax Rate - 2.57%
  • Property Tax Rate - 0.72%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Construction (8%)


  • Oro Valley Parks & Recreation
  • Catalina Vista Recreation Center
  • Desert Oasis Recreation Center
  • Center Pointe Neighborhood Pool & Rec Center

Arts & Culture:

  • Artistry Academy Music & Art
  • Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance
  • Maya Art Studio
  • Toscana Studio & Gallery

Sports for the Spectator:

  • The Arizona Cardinals are a professional American football franchise based in the Phoenix metropolitan area.
  • The Arizona Diamondbacks, often shortened as the D-backs, are an American professional baseball franchise based in Phoenix, Arizona.
  • The Arizona Wildcats men's basketball team is the intercollegiate men's basketball program representing the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona.
  • The Phoenix Suns are an American professional basketball team based in Phoenix, Arizona.

Sports for the Participant:

  • Aquatics, Basketball, Pickleball, Adult Soccer, Adult Kickball, Adult Softball
  • Canyon View Little League
  • Oro Valley Aquatic Center
  • Anytime Fitness


  • Oro Valley Marketplace
  • S B Vistoso Shopping Center
  • Rooney Ranch Shopping Center
  • Oracle Crossings

Top Five things to do:

  1. Topgolf - Sprawling entertainment venue with a high-tech driving range & swanky lounge with drinks & games.
  2. Linda Vista Trail
  3. Gaslight Music Hall of Oro Valley
  4. Children's Museum Oro Valley
  5. Honey Bee Canyon Park