Internal Medicine Opening Near Mississippi Gulf Coast (Biloxi, MS)

Physician: Internal Medicine
Market: Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)
Job ID:5311
Verified Date:06/10/2022
Loan Repayment:No
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No
Permanent: Full time Internal Medicine

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking a BE / BC Internal Medicine physician
  • The candidate will be employed at the clinic at Cedar Lake. 
  • Hospitalists available for inpatient referral

Compensation Details

  • Base Salary + Productivity Incentive
  • Commencement Bonus
  • Marketing & Relocation financial assistance
  • Medical Education Debt Repayment and/or Training Stipend
  • CME

Community Details

  • Biloxi is a Mississippi city on the Gulf of Mexico.
  • This city it's known for its casinos.
  • Biloxi Lighthouse stands next to Biloxi Beach on the Mississippi Sound. 

Recruiter Insights

Community-the Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum offers exhibits on boatbuilding and seafood-processing. The Beauvoir estate and Jefferson Davis Presidential Library explore the life of the Confederate leader.  

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 102 miles: New Orleans, LA (MSY / KMSY) Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 77 miles to New Orleans, LA
  • 134 miles to Baton Rouge, LA
  • 249 miles to Birmingham, AL

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 20 miles: Gulfport, MS (GPT / KGPT) Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport
  • 59 miles: Mobile, AL (MOB / KMOB) Mobile Regional Airport
  • 89 miles: Hattiesburg, MS (PIB / KPIB) Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport
  • 102 miles: New Orleans, LA (MSY / KMSY) Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

Local Airports

  • 5 miles: Biloxi, MS (BIX / KBIX) Keesler Air Force Base
  • 30 miles: Pascagoula, MS (PGL / KPQL / PQL) Trent Lott International Airport
  • 45 miles: Bay Saint Louis, MS (KHSA / HSA) Stennis International Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost:
  • Cost of Living City Index: 92
  • State Cost of Living Index: 82

Colleges and Universities:

  • Virginia College-Biloxi (Full-time enrollment: 325; Location: 920 Cedar Lake Rd-Ste C; Private, for-profit; Website: www.vc.edu/college/biloxi-colleges-mississippi.cfm)
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (about 29 miles; Perkinston, MS; Full-time enrollment: 8,320)
  • Pearl River Community College (about 48 miles; Poplarville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,074)
  • University of South Alabama (about 49 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 13,228)
  • Bishop State Community College (about 56 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 2,822)

 

Demographics:

  • White alone: 59.9%
  • Black alone: 21.7%
  • Hispanic 7.9%
  • Two or more races: 4.7%
  • Asian alone: 4.6%
  • American Indian alone: 0.1%
  • Other race alone 0.10%

 

Taxes:

  • State Income tax: 5.0%.
  • Sales tax rate: 7.0%. 
  • City Tax Rate: 7.0%
  • Property Tax Rate: 0.52%

 

 

Major Industry:

  • Construction (14%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)

 

 

Recreation:

  • Mark Barhanovich Memorial Park-This neighborhood park, known as the Bay Terrace or Circle Park, includes the following amenities:Basketball court, benches, lighted area, pavilion with picnic tables, playground, and tennis courts.
  • Popps Ferry Recreational Area- The Popps Ferry Recreation Area is located next to the Margaret Sherry Library and is on the east and west sides of Popps Ferry Road.  The Recreation area has fields that may be rented upon availability. Amenities include:Ball field, Basketball court, Benches, Concessions, Fenced area, Grills, Soccer fields, Lighted area, Pavilion, Pickleball courts, Picnic tables, Playground, Restrooms, Splash pad and tennis courts. 

     

Arts & Culture:

  • Saenger Theater and Community Center-Located in the downtown district, the Saenger Theater and Community Center is a large historic theater and meeting place that is host to numerous performing arts, groups and city events. 
  • Pleasant Reed House, in this place the story of America is usually told through the lives of rich and powerful people, but an important part of the American experience is the story of common men and women whose determination, hard work and ideals helped define the American Dream.   Pleasant Reed (1854-1936) was a former slave who overcame incredible odds in making his contribution to American history. Today, the house is situated on the future site of the Ohr-OKeefe Museum of Art. Authentic furnishings from the early 1900s take visitors back to another era.  

Sports for the Spectator:

  • The Mississippi State Bulldogs women's basketball program represents Mississippi State University in Starkville, Mississippi, in women's NCAA Division I basketball.
  • 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.

 

Sports for the Participant:

  • The Biloxi Elite Swim Team (B.E.S.T.) is a City of Biloxi sponsored swim team that provides competitive swimming all year round. B.E.S.T. is a USA swimming program that offers learning through practices and competitions for ages five and older. The swimming season is divided into two: short course or 25 yards/meters -August to February, and long course or 50 meters April through July. Practice is held at the Biloxi Natatorium
  • The A.J. Holloway Sports Complex, is a 68-acre site south of Popps Ferry and Cedar Lake roads. The Sports Complex contains three soccer fields, four softball fields,one adult baseball field, five little league fields, tennis courts, concessions stands, restrooms, and parking all in lighted areas. The Sports Complex continues to host many sporting events throughout the year such as Youth Football and Cheerleading, Youth Softball and many more programs.

Shopping:

  • Anchor Square Shopping Complex
  • Antique Maison
  • Edgewater Mall

Top Five things to do:

  1. Gulf Islands National Seashore
  2. Beauvoir- Historic Jefferson Davis Estate & Museum
  3. Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum
  4. Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art
  5. Mardi Gras Museum