Pediatrics Opportunity on 50 minutes South of Dallas, TX

Physician: Pediatric: General
Market: Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)
Job ID:11701
Verified Date:06/04/2024
Loan Repayment:No
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No
Permanent: Full time Pediatric: General

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Looking for a Board Certified/Board Eligible Pediatrics physician to join their well-established employed practice in Corsicana, TX!
  • Open to new graduates - OR - experienced candidates
  • Employed opportunity
  • Physician must live within the community
  • Inpatient work limited to assessing newborns prior to discharge
  • Outpatient work as well
  • Call will be 1:4
  • One main pediatrics office located adjacent to the hospital campus and primary care with pediatrics clinic off campus
  • The main pediatrics clinic is approximately 5000 sq.ft. and was renovated in 2015
  • Available space to incorporate an existing provider

Compensation Details

  • Competitive Salary (Based on MGMA guidelines)
  • Commencement Bonuses
  • Relocation Marketing and CME expenses
  • Stipend available for graduating residents
  • Medical Education Loan Repayment Assistance

Community Details

  • Corsicana has a moderate humid subtropical climate
  • The first public library in Corsicana opened in 1901 by effort of the women's clubs of the city
  • Corsicana is best known as the home of the Collin Street Bakery, which has been making fruitcakes since 1896. 
  • Home of the 2nd largest planetarium in Texas

Recruiter Insights

Compensation. The Starting Salary is $50,000 To $75,000 more compared to starting medicine salaries in Dallas/ Garland. 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.  A great opportunity for homeownership with a spacious home of 4 beds, 4 baths, 4,268sqft. Spacious properties like this one with pools, high ceilings and great views are available in this community, for a price value of $ 499,500.

The Community.  Corsicana is a city in Navarro County, Texas. It is located on Interstate 45, some 58 miles south of downtown Dallas community. Corsicana is well known because oil was first discovered west of the Mississippi River thus establishing the city as an industrial and commercial center. Therefore, Corsicana became the first Texas oil boom town, and one of Texas' wealthiest cities.

The Employer.  This organization is a CHS affiliated hospital, most are located in quiet, easy-paced communities not far from a large metropolitan center, national parks, beautiful beaches or mountain ranges. The ultimate goal and focus of this organization is to build a successful practice.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 77 miles: Dallas, TX (DFW / KDFW) Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
  • 169 miles: Austin, TX (AUS / KAUS) Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
  • 177 miles: Houston, TX (IAH / KIAH) George Bush Intercontinental Airport
  • 230 miles: San Antonio, TX (SAT / KSAT) San Antonio International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 51 miles to Dallas, TX
  • 57 miles to Garland, TX
  • 58 miles to Arlington, TX

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 61 miles: Waco, TX (ACT / KACT) Waco Regional Airport
  • 61 miles: Dallas, TX (DAL / KDAL) Dallas Love Field
  • 71 miles: Tyler, TX (TYR / KTYR) Tyler Pounds Regional Airport
  • 77 miles: Dallas, TX (DFW / KDFW) Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

Local Airports

  • 7 miles: Corsicana, TX (CRS / KCRS) C David Campbell Field
  • 51 miles: Waco, TX (CNW / KCNW) TSTC Waco Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean housing cost-$80,700
  • Cost of living Index City- 86
  • State Cost of Living -91

Colleges and Universities:

  • Navarro College  (Full-time enrollment: 7,711; Location: 3200 W 7th Avenue; Public
  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 37 miles; Athens, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,333)
  • Hill College (about 37 miles; Hillsboro, TX; FT enrollment: 2,968)
  • Cedar Valley College (about 41 miles; Lancaster, TX; FT enrollment: 3,603)
  • Texas State Technical College-Waco (about 48 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 4,210)
  • Mountain View College (about 51 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 4,988)
  • Dallas Baptist University (about 52 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 4,280)
  • Eastfield College (about 52 miles; Mesquite, TX; FT enrollment: 8,323)


  • White alone 44.3%
  • Hispanic  31.8 %
  • Black alone 19.9 %
  • Native Hawaiian and Other 2.2 %
    Pacific Islander alone
  • Asian alone  1.1%
  • Two or more races  0.3%
  • American Indian alone 0.09%
  • Other race alone 0.06%




  • State Income Tax Rate - 0 %
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6.25%
  • City Sales Tax Rate - 8.25%   
  • Property Tax Rate State- 1.81%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)




  • The Stuart J Beebe Athletic Complex, is a Corsicana sports facility featuring: six (6) baseball/ softball fields, restrooms and a concession building, pavilion, playground, multi-activity area including a sand volleyball court, a pond feature, hike and bike trail and parking areas. The complex is a valuable facility that benefits  local families and youth but attracts out-of-town visitors as well. 
  • Jester Park has the following features: basketball, pavillion, historical museum and pool for local families and the community.  

Arts & Culture:

  • The Cook Education Center, located on the Navarro College campus  is a multi-faceted venue offering event space, a planetarium, Civil War museum, and Western Art gallery.
  • The planetarium is among the largest in Texas featuring a 60-foot (18 m) dome and 200 seats. The planetarium offers narrated astronomical shows and 70 mm film for nominal admission.
  • The  Pearce Collections Museum, boasts a collection of Civil War memorabilia and a Western Art gallery featuring a number of renowned western artists. 
  • The Navarro College Performing Arts Department stages several musical recitals and two staged plays a year at the Dawson Auditorium.

Sports for the Spectator:

  • The Corsicana Football Team -TheTigers-High School
  • Perry D. Graham Field- holds the baseball games
  • The Corsicana Tiger Stadium is the home for the Navarro College Bulldogs football. This stadium facility has a 10,000-seat and opened in September, 2006.  
  • The Soccer Field House- this athletic center holds the soccer events on campus

Sports for the Participant:

  • Bulldog Lanes- Sixteen lane bowling center with pool tables.
  • Oak Trails Golf Course-this short and well maintained public golf course makes for an enjoyable, affordable afternoon for community members.
  • Richland Chambers Reservoir- Come and experience the championship fishing leisure lake living and a wide variety of recreational opportunities on the third largest lake in Texas. Its 44,752 acres provide unequaled opportunities for fishing, boating, commercial and residential development. The deep, clear water harbors almost all species of game fish found in Texas, with numbers and sizes on the increase. View the 330 miles of shoreline that boasts wonderful homes, eye-catching wildlife and beautiful scenery.


  • College Park Mall
  • VF Outlet
  • Children's Shop
  • This & That Antiques

Top Five things to do:

  1. Pearce Museum at Navarro College
  2. The Petroleum Park
  3. Glenn Cumbie Aviation Museum
  4. The Pioneer Village
  5. Navarro Mills Lake