FM Outpatient-only or Hybrid OP/IP Group in the Mississippi Delta

Physician: Family Practice
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:5234
Verified Date:06/04/2024
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:No Response
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:Yes
Accept H1b Visa:No Response
Permanent: Full time Family Practice

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Recruiting for an additional Family Medicine physician to join our employed medical staff.
  • Named by Southern Living and Smithsonian Magazine as one the best small towns in the south, Cleveland, is home to an easy and gracious lifestyle with all the shopping, restaurants, and accommodations that go with it.
  • Delta State University adds a university-town vibe to the area, making Cleveland one Mississippi’s best college towns!
  • Outpatient-only or traditional IP/OP model
  • All ages seen; no OB

Compensation Details

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package offered, including sign-on, relo assistance, student loan assistance and stipends for early commitment!

Community Details

  • Located halfway between Memphis, Tennessee and Jackson, Mississippi, Cleveland is just 18 miles due east of the Mississippi River. 
  • With a population of 14,000, Cleveland offers a small town charm with the educational and cultural opportunities of a much bigger city.
  • Cleveland is the home of Delta State University, a school of over 4,000 students that provides an abundance of activities, classes, and educational opportunities for both adults and children.


Recruiter Insights

Compensation.  The Starting Salary Is $25,000 To $50,000 More Compared To Starting Family Medicine Salaries In Memphis, TN. 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 2,757 sqft This 2757 square foot single family home has 4 bedrooms and 3.0 bathrooms and is a lovely ranch with new fixings and beautiful patio. This home can be yours for $136,500.

The Community.  Cleveland, a quaint community that prides itself on its locally owned economy, deep musical heritage and home to Delta State University.

The Employer.  A 150+ bed, acute care hospital that includes a 35-bed nursing home, 12 swing beds, and 12 geriatric beds. The Medical Center provides medical services to the people of the County and surrounding areas. As a healthcare leader in the community, the hospital offers a host of services such as a 24-hour emergency department, outpatient imaging, womens services, wound care, urology, orthopedics, pediatric dental and behavioral health services. The hospital campus also includes two medical office buildings and an out-patient rehabilitation facility that offers adult and pediatric physical, occupational and speech therapy as well as aquatic therapy

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 112 miles: Memphis, TN (MEM / KMEM) Memphis International Airport
  • 274 miles: Birmingham, AL (BHM / KBHM) Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 105 miles to Memphis, TN
  • 226 miles to Birmingham, AL
  • 228 miles to Baton Rouge, LA
  • 264 miles to New Orleans, LA
  • 282 miles to Nashville, TN

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 32 miles: Greenville, MS (GLH / KGLH) Mid Delta Regional Airport
  • 112 miles: Memphis, TN (MEM / KMEM) Memphis International Airport
  • 131 miles: Jackson, MS (JAN / KJAN) Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport
  • 139 miles: Monroe, LA (MLU / KMLU) Monroe Regional Airport
  • 145 miles: Columbus, MS (GTR / KGTR) Golden Triangle Regional Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $139,919
  • City Cost of Living Index - 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 85.1

Colleges and Universities:

  • Delta State University (Full-time enrollment: 3,304)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 25 miles; Moorhead, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,100)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 28 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,233)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 37 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 64 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 3,130)
  • Holmes Community College (about 72 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 5,352)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 75 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • University of Mississippi (about 81 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)


  • 49.6% Black alone
  • 47.6% White alone
  • 1.5% Asian alone
  • 0.9% Hispanic
  • 0.4% Two or more races


  • State Income Tax Rate - 4%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 7%
  • County Tax Rate - 0.07%
  • Property Tax Rate - 0.52%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)


  • Hunting and fishing opportunities abound in the area - there are seven lakes for fishermen to try their luck with an array of fish. 
  • Dahomey National Wildlife Refuge is an important habitat for waterfowl, bird watching and seasonal hunting. 
  • Several local golf courses. 
  • Clevelands Park Commission maintains 12 local parks, including Bear Pen Park with a modern baseball complex. 
  • There are strong athletic programs in the city for both children and adults, including baseball, softball, football, basketball, soccer, swimming and volleyball.

Arts & Culture:

  • The schools 1,200-seat Bologna Performing Arts Center serves as a hub for the citys rich cultural life, offering theater, dance, symphonies and musical performances.
  • Cleveland is home to the first GRAMMY Museum outside of Los Angeles. 
  • Cleveland Railroad Museum

Sports for the Spectator:

  • The Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association is the only one of the "big four" major sports leagues in the city
  • Memphis Houn'Dawgs (ABA Basketball Team) 
  • Memphis Maniax (XFL Football Team) 
  • Memphis Redbirds (Minor League Baseball Team) 
  • Memphis RiverKings (CHL Hockey Team) 
  • Memphis Xplorers (Arena Football 2 Team)

Sports for the Participant:

  • YMCA of greater Cleveland
  • The City of Cleveland maintains 9 parks with playground equipment located throughout the city. These parks also contain 19 ball fields (11 baseball and 8 softball), eight tennis courts, and one gymnasium (consisting of 4 youth basketball courts, adult basketball courts, and 2 volleyball courts), one swimming pool, and two wading pools.
  • The Park Commission operates programs in baseball, youth and adult softball, youth and adult basketball, youth football, volleyball and soccer.


  • Downtown shopping district has earned the nickname Shopping Mecca of the Delta featuring unique gift shops, fashionable clothing stores and great places to eat.
  • Delta Square
  • H Squared Boutique
  • Greenville Mall

Top Five things to do:

  1. Dockery Farms Historic District
  2. Bear Pen Park
  3. Dockery Farms Historic District
  4. The Grammy Museum Mississippi
  5. Cleveland Railroad Museum