Family Medicine opportunity - More money, Better Quality of Life and a Great Opportunity

Physician: Family Practice
Market: Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)
Job ID:6013
Verified Date:08/10/2020
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Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
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Permanent: Full time Family Practice Family Practice: OB

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking BE/BC Family Medicine physician for core faculty positions in our new and expanding residency program in Fargo, North Dakota. The Family Medicine Residency program was established in July 2017 and supports 5 residents.
  • OB and/or Adult inpatient privileges preferred
  • Phone call is shared with physician members of the entire family medicine department
  • Brand new $494 million state-of-the-art hospital
  • Opportunity to help develop our new and growing Family Medicine Residency (we welcomed our first residents July 2017)
  • Help train the 5 residents in each year of our 3-year residency
  • Work in collaboration with our Internal Medicine and Psychiatry residency programs
  • Noncompetitive, very supportive environment
  • Residency has had 2 site visits and is fully accredited
  • Precept residents regularly in our busy resident clinic
  • Perform and precept many office procedures
  • Friendly and hardworking staff to help make day-to-day tasks much easier!
  • Excellent compensation, relocation allowance and benefits

Compensation Details

  • Generous Competitive Salary 
  • Earn in the top 10% in the nation.  
  • Comprehensive benefits are offered along with paid malpractice insurance and relocation allowance.

Community Details

  • Fargo is rated the number one place to work in the U.S. for people under age 25. Founded in 1871, Fargo is a cultural, retail, health care, educational, and industrial center.
  • We are home to a vibrant economy, unique attractions and numerous dining establishments of every kind and flavor.
  • You can enjoy cultural diversity and low cost of living. Fargo-Moorhead has consistently had one of the lowest unemployment rates in the United States.
  • A historic and revitalized downtown area offers unique restaurants, coffee shops, art galleries, shopping and a lively nightlife. Plus a wide-variety of recreation and sporting activities are just a few reasons you will want to call Fargo home.

Recruiter Insights

Starting Salary For a Family Medicine physician is up to $75,000 More Compared With Starting Salaries For Comparable Opportunities Located In Minneapolis, Denver and Chicago, Coupled With A Cost Of Living Of 10% Less In This Community Provides You With Significant Buying Power With The Opportunity To build your dream home, pay off school loans, and Retire Early.

The income potential is greater than most with the opportunity to become a top earner in the US.  

With Average Home Pricing Settled At $223,135 And Where A Desirable 3276 Square Ft. 5 Bedroom/3 Bath Home Sold For $360,000, Building A Quality Of Life With Substantial Savings Is Easy.

The Community Is Welcoming To New Members And Offers A Series Of Fun Events Throughout The Year For Family Members And Getting To Know One Another. 

This Employer Is Committed To Its Doctors And The Entire Employee Staff And Enjoys Long Term Retention Of Its Key Physician Personnel Due To Exceptional Compensation And Quality Of Life Provided By The Community.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • Hector International Airport, 4 miles
  • Winnpeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport, 226 miles
  • Duluth International Airport, 233 miles
  • Minneapois-Saint Paul International Airport, 248 miles

Closest Major City:

  • Winnipeg, Canada, 208 miles
  • Minneapolis, MN, 212 miles
  • Saint Paul, MN, 220 miles

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • Hector International Airport, 4 miles
  • Grand Forks International Airport, 84 miles
  • Thief River Falls Regional Airport, 109 miles

Cost of Living:

  • State Cost of Living Index - 98.9
  • City Cost of Living Index - 100.4
  • Mean Housing Cost - $223,135

Colleges and Universities:

  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (Full-time enrollment: 12,680; Located in Fargo, ND)
  • Rasmussen College-North Dakota (FT enrollment: 879; Located in Fargo, ND)
  • Josef's School of Hair Design Inc-Fargo Downtown (FT enrollment: 135; Located in Fargo, ND)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 3 miles; Moorhead, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 3 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 43 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)



Demographics:

  • White 90.2%, 
  • Black 2.7%, 
  • American Indiana and Alaska Native 1.4%, 
  • Asian 3%, Two or more races 2.1%, 
  • Hispanic 2.2%

Taxes:

  • State Income Tax Rate - 2.270%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 5%
  • City Sales Tax Rate - 7.5%
  • County Tax Rate - 5.5%
  • Property Tax Rate - 1.74%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)

Recreation:

  • Great sightseeing at the Fargo-Moorhead Convention & Visitors Bureau's Visitors Center, 
  • Solomon G. Comstock Historic House, 
  • Rogar Maris Museum, 
  • Children's Museum at Yunker Farm, and Plains Art Museum.

Arts & Culture:

  • The Fargo Theatre offers film showings, live theater, music, and dance performances. 
  • The Fargo-Moorhead Community Theater stages 12 annual productions. 
  • Other local performing groups are the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra, the Fargo-Moorhead Opera, and the Red River Dance and Performing Company. 
  • The Trollwood Performing Arts School provides arts education, entertainment, and activities for children.

Sports for the Spectator:

  • There are no major league sports teams in Fargo, but there are professional and collegiate teams. 
  • The Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks of the Northern League play baseball at the Newman Outdoor Field. 
  • The Fargo-Moorhead Jets are a Junior A developmental league hockey team for 17- to 20-year-olds making the transition from high school to college. 
  • The North Dakota State University Bison fields men's and women's teams in 10 sports, including football, basketball, baseball, and softball. 
  • The Moorhead State University Dragons, and the Concordia College Cobbers also present a complete schedule of men's and women's major and minor sports. 
  • The Red River Valley Speedway presents stock car racing.

Sports for the Participant:

  • The Fargo Park District offers an extensive sports program for all ages. 
  • Winter sports are particularly popular with ice skating, figure skating, and youth and adult hockey available at both indoor and outdoor facilities; outdoor rinks are equipped with warming houses. 
  • Other recreational pursuits include volleyball, basketball, track, soccer, walking, cross-country skiing, ballroom dancing, table tennis, and broom ball.

Shopping:

  • There is a mix of unique local establishments and national retailers in Fargo. 
  • The Crafters Mall has more than 250 display areas featuring crafts from around the country. 
  • The Fargo Antique Mall has tons of antiques, books, and collectibles. West Acres Shopping mall has more than 120 stores and restaurants

Top Five things to do:

  1. Fargo-Moorhead Visitors Center, 
  2. Red River Zoo, 
  3. Newman Outdoor Field, 
  4. Fargodome, 
  5. Fargo Air Museum