Great Opportunity to Bonus! OBGYN in Selma, AL Joining Existing Practice

Physician: Obstetrics & Gynecology
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:11122
Verified Date:06/04/2024
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:Yes
Accept H1b Visa:No Response
Permanent: Full time Obstetrics & Gynecology

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Searching for a BC/BE OB/GYN to join its existing women's health practice with one other physician.
  • 4D ultrasound in clinic.
  • Delivered nearly 400 babies last year.
  • Excellent opportunity for experienced physician or new graduate looking for better quality of life and a place where he/she can make a difference. Call pay above 10 days monthly.
  • Comp is in the MGMA-median range+ with the opportunity to bonus quarterly. 

Compensation Details

  • Base salary + wRVU production incentive
  • 5 days' CME + $5K CME allowance annually
  • Sign-on bonus
  • Student loan assistance
  • $10K Relocation allowance
  • 25 days' vacation/holidays annually
  • Residency stipend
  • Health benefits + Retirement plan
  • Marketing + practice growth assistance

Community Details

  • Located on the banks of the Alabama River, Selma offers an abundance of outdoor activities for all to enjoy!
  • The Alabama River provides unlimited fishing, boating and water sports fun!
  • In addition, Selma is home to the largest historic district in Alabama, with over 1,200 historic structures, palatial antebellum and Victorian homes, and museums.
  • A host of cultural activities are available for lovers of the arts, including the Selma Art Guild Gallery and the Walton Theatre.
  • The city is also home to a vibrant educational scene, including public and private high schools, as well as Selma University, Wallace State Community College and Concordia College. 
  •  Auburn University, the University of Alabama, Troy State and the University of West Alabama are all within a 100-mile drive.
  • Montgomery 50 miles; Birmingham 100 miles.

Recruiter Insights

Compensation.  The Starting Salary Is $50,000 To $75,000 More Compared To Starting Salaries In Birmingham, AL. Coupled With A Cost Of Living Of 20% Lower Than The forementioned Metropolitan Areas, Provides Significant Purchasing Power To Build Their Dream Home, Payoff School Loans And Retire Early. 

The Housing Market.  4 bd 3 ba 4,105 sqft. This beautiful historic home is located in the heart of downtown Selma. The property includes an extra lot located at 808 Dallas Avenue in the listing. It is located to the left of the house facing front. The grounds of this Historic home are manicured and surrounded by iron fencing. The property includes a sprinkler system, generator and storm windows. There is a large brick patio off the kitchen. The exterior eves, columns and trim have all been recently repaired and painted. The body of the house has aluminum siding for lower maintenance. The inside includes tall ceilings, ornate trim throughout, pocket doors, wood floors and much more! The downstairs includes a large formal living and dining, den, a large open kitchen with breakfast room area, and a bedroom/full bath. The upstairs has three bedrooms, two baths and a spacious room that is currently used as den/living space. The upstairs bedrooms have large walk-in closets and are very spacious. Call for more information or a showing! This home can be yours for $299,000.

Community.  On a bluff above the rolling waters of the Alabama River, there is a town rich in history and gracious in its manner. Just 45 minutes west of Montgomery, Selma is home to the largest historic district in Alabama, with over 1,200 historic structures, palatial antebellum and Victorian homes and museums.

Employer.  Medical Center is a 175-bed acute care facility. This Joint Commission accredited hospital offers an extensive list of services including ICU, a 24-hour Emergency Department, Radiology, 64-Slice CT scanner and a state-of-the-art Eclipse 1.5 MRI station.

The facility offers a full array of patient-centered, community hospital and regional referral services in all the major medical disciplines including obstetrics, a sleep lab and cardiac catheterization. VRMC is proud to partner with the University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical School to provide the teaching environment.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 93 miles: Birmingham, AL (BHM / KBHM) Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
  • 204 miles: Atlanta, GA (ATL / KATL) Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 78 miles to Birmingham, AL
  • 179 miles to Atlanta, GA
  • 246 miles to New Orleans, LA
  • 259 miles to Memphis, TN
  • 260 miles to Nashville, TN

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 41 miles: Montgomery, AL (MGM / KMGM) Montgomery Regional Airport
  • 93 miles: Birmingham, AL (BHM / KBHM) Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
  • 109 miles: Meridian, MS (MEI / KMEI) Meridian Regional Airport
  • 142 miles: Columbus, GA (CSG / KCSG) Columbus Metropolitan Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $130,162
  • City Cost of Living Index - 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 90.3

Colleges and Universities:

  • Alabama State University (about 43 miles; Montgomery, AL; Full-time enrollment: 5,457)
  • Faulkner University (about 48 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • University of Montevallo (about 49 miles; Montevallo, AL; FT enrollment: 2,826)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 50 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,092)

 

Demographics:

  • Black 82.7%
  • White 15.3%
  • Hispanic 1.3%
  • Asian 1.1%
  • Two or more races 0.2%
  • American Indian 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other 0.02%



Taxes:

  • State Income Tax Rate - 3.67%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 4%
  • County Tax Rate - 4.91%
  • Property Tax Rate - 0.33%

Major Industry:

  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Public administration (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
  • Paper (4.4%)
  • Food (3.0%)

 

Recreation:

  • Located on the banks of the Alabama River, Selma offers an abundance of outdoor activities for all to enjoy!
  • The Alabama River provides unlimited fishing, boating and water sports fun!

Arts & Culture:

  • Selma is home to the largest historic district in Alabama, with over 1,200 historic structures, palatial antebellum and Victorian homes, and museums.
  • A host of cultural activities are available for lovers of the arts, including the Selma Art Guild Gallery and the Walton Theatre.

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Alabama Crimson Tide baseball
  • Alabama State Montgomery
  • Auburn Tigers
  • Birmingham Southern Panthers
  • Tuscaloosa Alabama Crimson Tide. 

Sports for the Participant:

  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Tennis and More!

Shopping:

  • Belk - department store
  • The Treasure Box 2
  • Junebuggs Flea and Antique Mall
  • The Purple Tulip Boutique

Top Five things to do:

  1. Lowndes County Interpretive Center - Museum
  2. Alan and Marvin Reese - Sports & Recreation
  3. Vaughan-Smitherman - Museum
  4. Gallery 905 - Museum
  5. Moore-Webb-Holmes Plantation
    Sports & Recreation