Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician needed for growing team! 1 hour from St. Louis, Missouri

Physician: Physician Medicine & Rehab
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:10525
Verified Date:05/08/2023
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:No Response
Practice Type: Employed
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Permanent: Full time Physician Medicine & Rehab

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Practice at a brand-new state of the art facility and newly remodeled cancer center
  • Facility is a not-for-profit Catholic institution
  • Active Hospitalist & Intensivist program in place
  • 25+ years dedicated inpatient unit
  • Facility is Stroke Certified, however not CARF certified. Looking for a candidate who could take us through this certification.
  • Physician focused administration
  • Fully electronic office and dedicated staff

Compensation Details

  • Guaranteed Base Salary of $260,000 per year, plus based on experience.
  • Bonus incentives available
  • Medical coverage available
  • Short- & long-term disability insurance
  • 36 days of vacation
  • $5,000 CME allowance
  • Retirement options available with an employer match
  • Student loan repayment available

Community Details

  • Mt. Vernon, Illinois provides a great area to establish a balanced professional and personal lifestyle with our outstanding schools, abundant recreation and mild climate.
  • Great area with 4 seasons, long springs and falls and mild winters
  • Only one hour from Downtown St. Louis, Missouri
  • Features 60 restaurants and 4 golf courses
  • Small town atmosphere close to big-city amenities
  • Strong public & private schools including a new $74 million, 315,00 square foot high school that opened August, 2016.


Recruiter Insights

Compensation. The Starting Salary Is $25,000 To $50,000 More Compared To Starting Salaries In St. Louis. 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 3,145 sqft Magnificent home with all the features you are looking for.
It is a quiet neighborhood, minutes from town.  This home can be yours for $285,000.

The Community. Mount Vernon known as "The King City" is a city in and the county seat of Jefferson County, Illinois, United States. Great area with 4 seasons, long springs and falls and mild winters

The Employer. licensed for 616 beds and with a medical staff of more than 800 physicians, is the fourth largest medical center in the state of Illinois and serves 17 counties. The medical center includes recent construction of a new addition, The Milestone Building, an eight story, 440,000 square foot building.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 91 miles: Saint Louis, MO (STL / KSTL) Lambert-St. Louis International Airport
  • 191 miles: Louisville, KY (SDF / KSDF) Louisville International Airport
  • 202 miles: Indianapolis, IN (IND / KIND) Indianapolis International Airport
  • 240 miles: Nashville, TN (BNA / KBNA) Nashville International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 73 miles to Saint Louis, MO
  • 171 miles to Louisville, KY
  • 180 miles to Indianapolis, IN
  • 188 miles to Nashville, TN
  • 227 miles to Memphis, TN

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 47 miles: Marion, IL (MWA / KMWA) Williamson County Regional Airport
  • 59 miles: Belleville, IL (BLV / KBLV) MidAmerica St. Louis Airport
  • 89 miles: Evansville, IN (EVV / KEVV) Evansville Regional Airport
  • 91 miles: Saint Louis, MO (STL / KSTL) Lambert-St. Louis International Airport
  • 100 miles: Paducah, KY (PAH / KPAH) Barkley Regional Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost -$78,420
  • City Cost of Living Index -74.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 97.2

Colleges and Universities:

  • Rend Lake College (about 13 miles; Ina, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,778)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 24 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)
  • John A Logan College (about 41 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 45 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • McKendree University (about 54 miles; Lebanon, IL; FT enrollment: 2,564)


  • White 76.7%
  • Black 14.1%
  • Hispanic 3.1%
  • Two or more races 2.9%
  • Asian alone 2.4%


  • State Income Tax Rate - 3.75%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6.25%
  • County Tax Rate - 1.94%
  • Property Tax Rate - 1.73%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)


  • Rend Lake Recreation Area, including over 20,000 acres of public land, 19,000 acres of lake water with 27 boat ramps, bike trails and hunting and fishing available only 20 minutes south
  • Mount Vernon Recreation Club Inc
  • Veterans Memorial Park

Arts & Culture:

  • Award-winning local vineyards, plus music festivals & art fairs
  • Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, an 85-acre estate featuring the Mitchell Museum which displays changing art exhibits, an outdoor sculpture park, performing arts center, dinner theatre, concerts, art classes and craft show

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Mt. Vernon Rams Athletics and Sports Teams
  • St. Louis Cardinals - baseball
  • The Saint Louis University Billikens
  • St. Louis Blues NHL

Sports for the Participant:

  • Mount Vernon High School Sports Teams
  • MTV Year Round Swim Team 
  • YMCA of Mount Vernon


  • Times Square Mall
  • Kohl's Mount Vernon
  • Rend Lake MarketPlace Mall
  • Saint Louis Galleria

Top Five things to do:

  1. Cedarhurst Center for the Arts 
  2. Jefferson County Historical Village
  3. St. Louis Cardinals baseball
  4. Aquatic Zoo 
  5. Nu Bowl Lanes