2 hours to SC Coast-Hospital Employed Gen. Cardiology Opening

Physician: Cardiology: General
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:6260
Verified Date:05/08/2023
Loan Repayment:No Response
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No Response
Permanent: Full time Cardiology: General

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • 90 % Cardiology Electrophysiology
  • Join a diverse 19 physician group that is growing and has a major presence in the northeastern part of South Carolina.
  • 90% EP Cardiology, no call 2 days in clinic 3 days procedure schedule.
  • Busy group with large amount of referrals.

Compensation Details

  • Hospital Employed with competitive salary
  • PTO
  • Health benefits
  • CME allowance
  • Relocation allowance
  • Signing bonus and physician retirement plans.

Community Details

  • Myrtle Beach, SC is a great coastal area with all of the amenities of a metropolitan city.
  • Great public and private school systems, international airport and affordable yet luxurious lifestyle.
  • The Seacoast facility services the large area of Horry County and pulls patients from several surrounding counties and transfers from smaller level hospitals.

Recruiter Insights

Compensation.  The Starting Salary Is $50,000 To $75,000 More Compared To Starting Cardiology Salaries In Charlotte, NC. 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 2,477 sqft  You won't find many of these on the market, preinspected 4BR/2.5BA waterfront home located on 1.28 acres with a pool! Inside features cathedral ceilings, corian counters, & sun room overlooking the pool & pond. Outside, you'll find a fenced yard including dog pen, sprinklers w/ well, and the wooded lot next to the house for extra privacy. HVAC is one year old, and comes with 1 year home warranty!  This home can be yours for $249,900.

The Community.  Sumter is a city in and the county seat of Sumter County, South Carolina, United States.[3] Known as the Sumter Metropolitan Statistical Area, the namesake county adjoins Clarendon and Lee to form the core of Sumter-Lee-Clarendon tri-county area of South Carolina, an area that includes the three counties in the east central Piedmont.

The Employer.  A 50 bed hospital with over 150 medical specialties represented and a growing campus with a new ED and ICU being built. The clinic days are split between the main Seacoast facility and Carolina Forest which is a large family community in the area. This clinic is brand new- state of the art and conveniently located.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 93 miles: Charleston, SC (CHS / KCHS) Charleston International Airport
  • 96 miles: Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR / KMYR) Myrtle Beach International Airport
  • 116 miles: Charlotte, NC (CLT / KCLT) Charlotte Douglas International Airport
  • 206 miles: Raleigh, NC (RDU / KRDU) Raleigh-Durham International Airport


Closest Major City:

  • 95 miles to Charlotte, NC
  • 152 miles to Greensboro, NC
  • 161 miles to Raleigh, NC
  • 165 miles to Durham, NC
  • 232 miles to Atlanta, GA

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 50 miles: Florence, SC (FLO / KFLO) Florence Regional Airport
  • 51 miles: Columbia, SC (CAE / KCAE) Columbia Metropolitan Airport
  • 93 miles: Charleston, SC (CHS / KCHS) Charleston International Airport
  • 96 miles: Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR / KMYR) Myrtle Beach International Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $144,964
  • City Cost of Living Index - 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 99.5

Colleges and Universities:

  • Central Carolina Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 3,108)
  • Morris College (FT enrollment: 944; Location: 100 West College Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.morris.edu)
  • University of South Carolina-Sumter (FT enrollment: 695; Location: 200 Miller Rd; Public; Website: www.uscsumter.edu/)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 38 miles; Orangeburg, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,113)




  • 46.6% Black alone
  • 44.9% White alone
  • 4.0% Hispanic
  • 2.4% Two or more races
  • 1.8%  Asian alone



  • State Income Tax Rate - 4.17%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6%
  • County Tax Rate - 1.13%
  • Property Tax Rate - 0.5%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)



  • Sumter County Recreation Department
  • Mayesville Pool
  • Palmetto Park
  • Patriot Park

Arts & Culture:

  • Sumter Gallery of Art
  • Sumter County Museum
  • Sumter County Patriot Hall
  • Sumter Opera House

Sports for the Spectator:

  • The Clemson Tigers men's basketball team is a college basketball program that represents Clemson University and competes in the NCAA Division I.
  • South Carolina Gamecocks women's basketball
  • The Wofford Terriers men's basketball team represents Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, in Division I of the NCAA.
  • The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers men's basketball team is the men's basketball team that represents Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina, United States.

Sports for the Participant:

  • YMCA of Sumter
  • Little League Park - Sumter
  • Sumter Soccer Club
  • Crossfit Sumter


  • Magnolia Mall
  • Factory Outlets
  • Flirt Boutique
  • Thieves Market

Top Five things to do:

  1. Palmetto Park
  2. Sumter County Museum
  3. Memorial Park
  4. Patriot Park
  5. Butterfly Garden