Recruiting a Pediatrician-Rural Health Clinic-45 minutes from Jackson, MS

Physician: Hospitalist
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:11009
Verified Date:06/04/2024
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:No Response
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:Yes
Accept H1b Visa:Yes
Permanent: Full time Hospitalist

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Recruiting a Board Eligible/Certified Pediatrician for our rural health clinic.
  • Currently have 4 Pediatricians and 1 hospitalist Pediatrician.
  • Newborn Delivery is required.
  • Call is 1 weekend every 6 weeks; 1 day of call a week.

Compensation Details

  • Competitive Salary
  • Full Benefits
  • Relocation Assistance

Community Details

  • Vicksburg is a progressive city where you will discover a community committed to excellence.
  • It is a unique blend of old and new in a city that offers plenty to see and do.
  • Experience our specialty shopping, spectacular river views, museums, National Civil War Park, casinos, outdoor recreation and outstanding southern cuisine

Recruiter Insights

Compensation. The Starting Salary Is $50,000 To $75,000 More Compared To Starting Salaries In New Orleans. 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 3,526 sq ft, 4 bedroom; 3 bath ustom built home is located on 7 acres of a beautifully wooded and private lot. This home was built buy the current owners and they have resided in it since and have taken great care of it. Walking through the front doors you will see the Formal living room in front of you. To the right is the Kitchen, Dining area, Master Bed and Bath and also leads to the wash area. The Formal Living room is inviting, has a gas log fireplace and a great view of the back yard. This home can be yours for $305,000.

The Community. Vicksburg is the only city in, and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. It is located 234 miles (377 km) northwest of New Orleans at the confluence of the Mississippi and Yazoo rivers, and 40 miles (64 km) due west of Jackson, the state capital. It is located on the east bank of the Mississippi River across from the state of Louisiana.

The Employer a 372-bed facility with inpatient, outpatient, diagnostic, emergency, and medical and surgical services in a customer-focused environment. We believe in the power of people to create great care. We're 105 doctors and a full team of healthcare professionals strong. We are a care leader, as Mississippi's first accredited Chest Pain Center and the state's first digital mammography center. And we work hard every day to be a place of healing, caring and connection for patients and families in the community we call home.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 195 miles: New Orleans, LA (MSY / KMSY) Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
  • 244 miles: Memphis, TN (MEM / KMEM) Memphis International Airport







Closest Major City:

  • 39.2 miles  to Jackson, MS 
  • 130.8 miles to Baton Rouge, LA 
  • 320.9 miles to Houston, TX 




Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 53 miles: Jackson, MS (JAN / KJAN) Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport
  • 76 miles: Monroe, LA (MLU / KMLU) Monroe Regional Airport
  • 93 miles: Greenville, MS (GLH / KGLH) Mid Delta Regional Airport
  • 132 miles: Meridian, MS (MEI / KMEI) Meridian Regional Airport
  • 137 miles: Hattiesburg, MS (PIB / KPIB) Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport
  • 141 miles: Baton Rouge, LA (BTR / KBTR) Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport



Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $100,646
  • City Cost of Living Index 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)- 
  • State Cost of Living Index - 85.1

Colleges and Universities:

  • Hinds Community College (about 28 miles; Raymond, MS; Full-time enrollment: 9,115)
  • Mississippi College (about 32 miles; Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,919)
  • Alcorn State University (about 36 miles; Alcorn State, MS; FT enrollment: 3,479)
  • Jackson State University (about 40 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 7,485)
  • Belhaven University (about 42 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,147)
  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 53 miles; Wesson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,532)
  • Louisiana Delta Community College (about 69 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 3,168)



  • 69.3% Black alone
  • 27.2% White alone
  •   2.4% Hispanic
  •   1.3% Asian alone


  • State Income Tax Rate - 4%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 7%
  • County Tax Rate - .07%
  • Property Tax Rate - .52%


Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)


  • The Parks and Recreation Department is charged with providing quality recreational facilities to the citizens of Vicksburg.
  • We currently have 13 full-time employees seven of which are maintenance workers and over 100 part-time.
  • We maintain 25 playgrounds, 8 baseball fields, 3 youth softball fields, 3 adult softball fields, 1 olympic pool and 10 tennis courts.
  • Some of our activities include baseball (spring and fall), softball, basketball, arts programs, volleyball, swimming, flag football, lifeguard certification, umpire clinics and playground activities.

Arts & Culture:

  • Vicksburg Theatre Guild
  • Debra Franco Preparatory School of Dance
  • B & B Theatres
  • Ameristar - Bottleneck Blues Bar
  • Old Court House Museum


Sports for the Spectator:

  • The Biloxi Shuckers are a Minor League Baseball team based in Biloxi, Mississippi
  • The Mississippi Braves, or M-Braves as they are referred to locally, are a minor league baseball team based in Pearl, Mississippi, a suburb of Jackson.
  • The Ole Miss Rebels men's basketball team represents the University of Mississippi in the sport of basketball


Sports for the Participant:

  • Vicksburg YMCA
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Swimming




  • Outlets at Vicksburg
  • Vicksburg Mall
  • Pemberton Plaza
  • Walmart
  • Willingham's

Top Five things to do:

  1. U.S.S. Cairo Museum. 
  2. Vicksburg National Military Park.
  3. Vicksburg National Cemetery
  4. Old Courthouse.
  5. Jesse Brent Lower Mississippi River Museum and Interpretive Center