Cardiology - Electrophysiology Opportunity in Western Iowa!

Physician: Cardiology: Electrophysiology (EP)
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:5482
Verified Date:08/10/2020
Loan Repayment:No Response
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No Response
Permanent: Full time Cardiology: Electrophysiology (EP)

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • High volumes of EP patients and procedures - over 90% of EP market share
  • Rotation of duties includes clinic, inpatient, and rural outreach clinic
  • Two clinic locations - primary location in new facilities with secondary location on the hospital campus
  • 1:9 general cardiology call schedule with interventional back-up
  • In-office diagnostic imaging including nuclear, echo, stress, and vascular with ICANL, ICAVL, and ICAEL accreditation
  • EKG Rural Health Network with annual volume of over 7,000
  • AHA Mission Life Line Award 

Compensation Details

  • Generous PTO package
  • 401(k)
  • CME
  • Health and dental insurance
  • $50,000 sign-on bonus
  • Competitive relocation package
  • Fellowship stipend available 
  • Compensation package includes salary, RVU incentive, administrative and call pay, and expense allowance 

Community Details

  • The Sioux City metro also received the same recognition by Site Selection Magazine in 2008.
  • There are public and private elementary and high school. 
  • Sioux City is also the home of several four year colleges, a community college and a technical college. Nestled along the banks of the Mighty Missouri River, downtown Sioux City is Sioux land's cultural and entertainment center. 
  • Explore its contemporary system of modern structures, pockets of historical architecture, skyways and plazas. 
  • Downtown is home of financial, medical and health facilities, riverfront walking trails and the city's art and convention centers. 
  • Enjoy shopping with major retailers and small specialty shops catering the discriminating shopper who is selective, quality-minded and service conscious.

Recruiter Insights

Compensation.  The Starting Salary Is $75,000 To $100,000 More Compared To Starting Cardiology ' Electrophysiology Salaries In Omaha, NE. 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.  5 beds 3 baths 4,200 sqft Custom built ranch that sits on 2 plus acres of wide open land with landscaping.This home can be yours for $419,950. 

 The Community.  Sioux City, Iowa serves as the regional hub for business, employment, industry, retail trade, medical care, educational opportunities and tourism in Northwest Iowa, Southeast South Dakota and Northeast Nebraska. More than 200,000 people live in the tri-state metropolitan area.

The Employer.  Provides coordinated clinic, hospital and home-based care for patients in Sioux City and the surrounding Siouxland area.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 202 miles: Des Moines, IA (DSM / KDSM) Des Moines International Airport
  • 262 miles: Kansas City, MO (MCI / KMCI) Kansas City International Airport
  • 267 miles: Minneapolis, MN (MSP / KMSP) Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport

 

Closest Major City:

  • 89 miles to Omaha, NE
  • 118 miles to Lincoln, NE
  • 234 miles to Minneapolis, MN
  • 239 miles to Saint Paul, MN
  • 253 miles to Kansas City, MO

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 9 miles: Sioux City, IA (SUX / KSUX) Sioux Gateway Airport
  • 91 miles: Sioux Falls, SD (FSD / KFSD) Sioux Falls Regional Airport
  • 97 miles: Omaha, NE (OMA / KOMA) Eppley Airfield
  • 152 miles: Lincoln, NE (LNK / KLNK) Lincoln Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $113,900
  • City Cost of Living Index - 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 91.3

Colleges and Universities:

  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (Full-time enrollment: 3,544)
  • Morningside College (FT enrollment: 1,755)
  • Briar Cliff University (FT enrollment: 1,018 Offers Doctor's degree)
  • University of South Dakota (about 34 miles; Vermillion, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,328)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 89 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)

 

Demographics:

  • White 69.7%
  • Hispanic 19.1%
  • Asian 3.7%
  • Black 3.4%
  • Two or more races 2.8%
  • American Indian 0.7%

Taxes:

  • State Income Tax Rate - 4.92%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6%
  • County Tax Rate - 0.78%
  • Property Tax Rate - 1.29%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Recreation:

  • Long Lines Family Rec Center
  • Hindman Hobbs Center
  • Cone Park
  • Grandview Park Bandshell

Arts & Culture:

  • Sioux City Art Center
  • Sioux City Orpheum
  • Yearly Festivals

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Nebraska Danger indoor football
  • Omaha Storm Chasers baseball
  • Sioux City Bandits indoor professional football

 

Sports for the Participant:

  • Norm Waitt Sr. YMCA
  • Sioux City Journal High School Sports
  • Siouxland Sharks Swim Team

 

Shopping:

  • Southern Hills Mall
  • Lakeport Commons Shopping Center
  • Marketplace Shopping Center
  • Indian Hills Shopping Center

Top Five things to do:

  1. Sioux City Public Museum
  2. Sioux City Art Center
  3. Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center
  4. Riverside Park
  5. LaunchPAD Children's Museum