Hiring Vascular Surgeon in Western Arizona

Physician: Surgery: Vascular
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:11711
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 Surgery: Vascular

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking a BE/BC Vascular Surgeon.
  • Hospital employed opportunity joining a multispecialty group
  • Physician must be board-certified or board-eligible in the United States
  • Must have vascular surgery fellowship
  • High patient volume opportunity
  • Full-time employment
  • Physicians start with one Medical Assistant, additional support provided as patient volume grows
  • Hospital offers the largest ED and ICU in the area
  • Hospital and clinics serve communities in the tri-state area of AZ, NV and CA
  • Office space available
  • J1 visa support is available at this location (for 2025 candidates)

Compensation Details

  • Competitive salary with bonus structure
  • Relocation assistance
  • Commencement bonus
  • Medical loan repayment assistance
  • Excellent health benefits and 401K
  • Annual CME allowance and CME days off
  • Referral bonuses

Community Details

  • Year-round sunshine, spectacular beauty and breathtaking outdoor adventures are all part of the quality of life in the tri-state area.
  • The Colorado River joins the two communities of Bullhead City, Arizona, and Laughlin, Nevada.
  • Just across the river, Laughlin, Nevada, is home to approximately 10,000 residents and attracts over five million tourists per year.
  • All these attributes make the area unique, offering all the benefits of a larger city without sacrificing the comfortable nature of a small city.

Recruiter Insights

Compensation. The Starting Salary Is $25,000 To $50,000 More Compared To Starting Medicine Salaries In Las Vegas, NV. 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 2,684 sqft  Quiet Foothills Gated community. In-house vacuum system, water softener, surround sound wired in downstairs. Perfect for entertaining w/ covered flagstone patio that expanses to huge backyard that opens to BBQ w/ Beehive Fireplace speckled w/ painted Mexican tiles and Sparkling blue Pool. This home can be yours for $297,900.

The Community.  Year-round sunshine, spectacular beauty and breathtaking outdoor adventures are all part of the quality of life in the tri-state area. The Colorado River joins the two communities of Bullhead City, Arizona, and Laughlin, Nevada. Bullhead City is a growing area of approximately 41,000 residents with an influx of 15,000 to 20,000 snowbirds during the fall and winter months. 

The Employer.  It is licensed for 90+ acute care beds, 32 ICU/CCU beds and 8 LDR beds for a total of 139 beds. Built in 1984, the hospital was originally designed to meet the needs of a small community. Over the years, as the area has grown, the Medical Center has grown right along with it. The dedicated staff now serves communities throughout the tri-state area of Arizona, Nevada and California.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 97 miles: Las Vegas, NV (LAS / KLAS) McCarran International Airport
  • 209 miles: Palm Springs, CA (PSP / KPSP) Palm Springs International Airport
  • 228 miles: Phoenix, AZ (PHX / KPHX) Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
  • 241 miles: Ontario, CA (ONT / KONT) LA/Ontario International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 66 miles to Henderson, NV
  • 73 miles to Paradise, NV
  • 78 miles to Las Vegas, NV
  • 170 miles to San Bernardino, CA
  • 175 miles to Glendale, AZ

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 44 miles: Kingman, AZ (IGM / KIGM) Kingman Airport
  • 80 miles: Boulder City, NV (BLD / KBVU / BVU) Boulder City Municipal Airport
  • 96 miles: Peach Springs, AZ (GCW / 1G4) Grand Canyon West Airport
  • 97 miles: Las Vegas, NV (LAS / KLAS) McCarran International 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:

  • Mohave Community College (about 34 miles; Kingman, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 3,309)
  • Nevada State College (about 64 miles; Henderson, NV; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (about 76 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 21,153)
  • College of Southern Nevada (about 81 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 18,996)


  • 71.7% White alone
  • 22.9% Hispanic
  • 1.7% Asian alone
  • 1.6% Two or more races
  • 1.0% Black alone
  • 0.7% American Indian 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:

  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)


  • Bullhead City Community Park
  • National Park Service - Lake Mead National Recreation Area
  • Rotary Park
  • Dean Hackett park

Arts & Culture:

  • Desert Art Gallery
  • Florida D. Grecco Fine Art Gallery
  • Southwest Artisans Co-Op
  • Mo Shells Signs & Murals

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:

  • Dean Hackett Park Facilities - Aquatics, Basketball, Pickleball, Adult Soccer, Adult Kickball and Adult Softball.
  • Bullhead City Little League
  • Bullhead Health Club LLC
  • Bullhead City Community Pool


  • Bullhead Square Shopping Center
  • Mohave Crossroads Shopping Center
  • Laughlin Outlet Center
  • The Upholstery Shop

Top Five things to do:

  1. Edgewater Hotel and Casino
  2. Tropicana Laughlin
  3. Big Bend of the Colorado State Recreation Area
  4. Davis Dam
  5. Colorado River Heritage Greenway Park and Trails