OB/GYN Opportunity in La Crosse, Wisconsin

Physician: Obstetrics & Gynecology
Market: Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)
Job ID:5636
Verified Date:09/03/2018
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No Response
Permanent: Full time Obstetrics & Gynecology

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Recruiting for an OB/GYN physician. Must be BE/BC.
  • You will join 11 physician colleagues, including MFM and Fertility experts. 
  • Your practice will be a combination of clinic and OR time, and a shared, equitable call schedule. 

 

Compensation Details

  • Competitive salary
  • Loan forgiveness
  • Generous benefits, including CME time and monetary allowance, retirement plan and more. 
  • A rewarding practice and an excellent quality of life awaits.

Community Details

  • LaCrosse, WI, is a city of 52,000 with a metro ara of 120,000 in the Upper Mississippi River Valley, located between Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN, and Madison, WI.
  • The area offers unlimited, four-season recreational opportunities (biking, golf, hiking the bluffs and cross-country/downhill skiing).
  • We have a great family environment
  • with safe and high-quality schools, including two universities and a technical college. There are sport events, a local symphony orchestra, theaters, children's museum and a civic center.

Recruiter Insights

Earn more.  Pay Less.  This Opportunity Is Perfectly Suited For The Physician Who Desires An Extraordinary Opportunity To Build Your Career Narrative By Working For One Of The Country's Leading Hospitals And A Name Synonymous With Excellence.

For The Select Talent Who Knows Their Hard Work And Talent Warrant Leading Compensation, Upwards Of $60,000 More Than Working In The Close By Minneapolis Or St. Paul Markets.

The housing market.  La Crosse, WI offers A Tremendous Cost Of Living With A Highly Educated Population (University Of Wisconsin/Eau Claire) With Median Home Price Of $155,327 And A 5-Bedroom/3 Bath Premier Home ListsFor $359,900.00, Paving The Way For Substantial Investing, Saving And Building For The Financial Future.

The ideal candidate.  This Opportunity Is Ideal For The Doctor Who Will Appreciate This Warm And Active Upper Midwest Towns Along Two Historic (Eau Claire And Chippewa) Rivers That Was Rated Among The Top On The List Of "Americans Best Towns" And Is Fast Becoming Recognized As The "Indie Capital Of The Midwest" For It's Foodie, Art And Entrepreneurial Culture.

 

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 151 miles: Minneapolis, MN (MSP / KMSP) Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport
  • 198 miles: Green Bay, WI (GRB / KGRB) Austin Straubel International Airport
  • 216 miles: Milwaukee, WI (MKE / KMKE) General Mitchell International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 105 miles to Madison, WI
  • 122 miles to Saint Paul, MN
  • 130 miles to Minneapolis, MN
  • 174 miles to Milwaukee, WI
  • 224 miles to Chicago, IL

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 8 miles: La Crosse, WI (LSE / KLSE) La Crosse Municipal Airport
  • 75 miles: Rochester, MN (RST / KRST) Rochester International Airport
  • 91 miles: Eau Claire, WI (EAU / KEAU) Chippewa Valley Regional Airport
  • 129 miles: Dubuque, IA (DBQ / KDBQ) Dubuque Regional Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $136,513
  • City Cost of Living Index - 89.20 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 95.6

Colleges and Universities:

  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (Full-time enrollment: 9,837; Location: Lacrosse, WI)
  • Winona State University (about 27 miles; Winona, MN; Full-time enrollment: 8,397)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 29 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 4,022)
  • Luther College (about 45 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)



 

Demographics:

  • White 87.8%,
  • Asian 5.4%
  • Hispanic 2.3%
  • Two or more races 2.2%
  • Black 1.9%

 

Taxes:

  • State Income Tax Rate - 4% - 7.65%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 5%
  • County Tax Rate - 0.43%
  • Property Tax Rate - 1.76%

Major Industry:

  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Recreation:

  • Mountain Biking
  • Trail Running
  • Fly Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Bird Watching

Arts & Culture:

  • Pumphouse Regional Arts Center
  • Weber Center for Performing Arts
  • La Crosse Symphony Orchestra
  • La Crosse Community Theatre

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Choose to attend several college sporting events at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, including, basketballl, baseball, softball, and Football 
  • Attend a Minnesota Timberwolves, Twins, Vikings game 2.5 hours away or a Greenbay Packers game is 3.5 hours away.  

Sports for the Participant:

  • Several adult leagues to choose from, including, Basketball, Football, Softball, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball and Tennis
  • Hunting and fishing
  • Several golf courses to choose from

Shopping:

  • La Crosse County is home to the largest shopping district in nine counties.
  • If you like big-name shopping centers, you can find all the largest commercial retailers in La Crosse and Onalaska. Or if you prefer to support independent, local businesses, historic downtown
  • La Crosse has a vibrant shopping district full of the region's finest specialty shops.
  • Bargain hunters have their work cut out for them, with dozens of thrift and consignment stores to choose from, not to mention one of the largest antique malls in the state.

Top Five things to do:

  1. Grandad Bluff
  2. Visit Riverside Park
  3. Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  4. Segway Tours
  5. Dahl Auto Museum  
 

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