1 hr to SC Coast- Hospital Employed Hospice & Palliative Care Position

Physician: Hospice & Palliative Medicine
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:6268
Verified Date:10/28/2019
Loan Repayment:No Response
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No Response
Permanent: Full time Hospice & Palliative Medicine

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Hours are from 8:00a - 5:00p Monday-Friday
  • Easy call 1:5 weekends

Compensation Details

  • Excellent base salary
  • Benefits
  • Personalized physician retirement plans
  • CME allowance
  • Relocation allowance 
  • Signing bonus.

Community Details

  • A vibrant city, which is home to several companies including Honda, Pepsi, Otis Elevator, Monster, QVC, GE Medical Systems, Roche-Carolina pharmacueticals, and more.
  • Originally a railroad community, we are located at I-20 & I-95, which makes for easy travel.
  • The beaches are within a 1 hour drive, and the mountains are 3-4 hours away.
  • We are a family oriented city that offers cultural activities and sporting events.


Recruiter Insights

Compensation.  The Starting Salary Is $25,000 To $50,000 More Compared To Starting Hospice 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 4 baths 3,100 sqft  Endless list of upgrades to this stylish, mint condition Vintage Place Gem! Spacious"keeping room" kitchen w/double ovens, stainless appliances and granite counters. 2-story great room overlooks private yard w/large deck & salt water pool. 1st floor Master & ensuite bath. Upstairs 3 more bedrooms, 2 additional full baths AND a bonus room. This home can be yours for $350,000.

The Community.  Florence is a city in Florence County, South Carolina, United States. It is probably best known for being the intersection of I-95 and I-20, and the eastern terminus of I-20.

The Employer. Hospital remains a locally owned, not-for-profit health system. Service area includes 15 counties with a population 1.5 million. Recently voted one of America's Best Hospitals by US News & World Report, continues as the Choice for Medical Excellence in northeastern South Carolina. 

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

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


Closest Major City:

  • 94 miles to Charlotte, NC
  • 126 miles to Raleigh, NC
  • 130 miles to Greensboro, NC
  • 134 miles to Durham, NC
  • 266 miles to Atlanta, GA

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 5 miles: Florence, SC (FLO / KFLO) Florence Regional Airport
  • 68 miles: Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR / KMYR) Myrtle Beach International Airport
  • 82 miles: Fayetteville, NC (FAY / KFAY) Fayetteville Regional Airport
  • 90 miles: Columbia, SC (CAE / KCAE) Columbia Metropolitan Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $198,610
  • City Cost of Living Index - 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 99.5

Colleges and Universities:

  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 4,468)
  • Francis Marion University (FT enrollment: 3,624)
  • Virginia College-Florence (FT enrollment: 417)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 48 miles)


  • 47.8% White alone
  • 45.5% Black alone
  • 2.4% Hispanic
  • 2.1% Asian alone
  • 1.6% Two or more races
  • 0.10% Native Hawaiian and Other
  • Pacific Islander 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%)



  • Florence County Recreation
  • Barnes Street Activity Center
  • Levy Park Community Center
  • Ebenezer Park

Arts & Culture:

  • Art Trail Gallery
  • Florence Regional Arts
  • Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center
  • Lynda English Studio-Gallery-Art

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:

  • Florence Family YMCA - Community-focused nonprofit established in 1844 with recreational programs & services for all ages.
  • Palmetto Youth Academy
  • Youth Baseball - City of Florence
  • Planet Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness


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

Top Five things to do:

  1. Timrod Park
  2. Florence County Museum
  3. Florence Veterans Park
  4. All in Adventures Escape Room
  5. Jeffries Creek Park

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