Orthopaedic Surgery Job in Scranton, PA

Physician: Orthopedic Surgery: General
Market: Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)
Job ID:6306
Verified Date:07/06/2020
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:No Response
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No Response
Permanent: Full time Orthopedic Surgery: General

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking a board certified/board eligible Orthopaedic Surgeon to join a large hospital employed multi-specialty group. 

Compensation Details

  • Competitive salary
  • Full Benefits
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Medical education debt reimbursement
  • CME allowances

Community Details

  • Scranton offers easy access to a number of major cities including Philadelphia, New York City and Baltimore.
  • It is the sixth largest city in the state of Pennsylvania and is the geographic and cultural center of the Lackawanna River Valley.
  • It is the largest city located in a contiguous quilt-work of former anthracite coal mining communities including the smaller cities of Wilkes-Barre, Pittston and Carbondale.

Recruiter Insights

Compensation.  The Starting Salary Is $50,000 To $75,000 More Compared To Starting Orthopaedic Surgeon  Medicine Salaries In New Jersey. 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 4 baths 3,064 sqft  Absolutely stunning and spacious this 2-story home has everything you could ever want in a home. Comfy open plan & move-right-in 5 beds, remolded 3.5 Bath title baths, large customer kitchen with Island & Newer granite counter tops, brand new stainless appliances, and perfect for entertaining. Inviting large family room/movie room and 2nd master bedroom suite in lower level makes this home one of kind. This home can be yours for $279,000.

The Community.  Scranton offers easy access to a number of major cities including Philadelphia, New York City and Baltimore. It is the sixth largest city in the state of Pennsylvania and is the geographic and cultural center of the Lackawanna River Valley. It is the largest city located in a contiguous quilt-work of former anthracite coal mining communities including the smaller cities of Wilkes-Barre, Pittston and Carbondale. 

The Employer.  190+ bed acute care hospital. The hospital has been nationally recognized for quality, and in 2012 for the sixth consecutive year was named one of Americas Top 50 Hospitals by HealthGrades, a national accrediting organization. For three years in a row, it has been named Best Hospital in the Scranton / Wilkes-Barre Area by U.S. News and World Report magazine and to Beckers Hospital Review list of the leading 100 hospitals in the United States.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 118 miles: Newark, NJ (EWR / KEWR) Newark Liberty International Airport
  • 127 miles: Harrisburg, PA (MDT / KMDT) Harrisburg International Airport
  • 133 miles: Philadelphia, PA (PHL / KPHL) Philadelphia International Airport
  • 133 miles: New York, NY (LGA / KLGA) LaGuardia Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 90 miles to Newark, NJ
  • 95 miles to Jersey City, NJ
  • 98 miles to New York, NY
  • 104 miles to Philadelphia, PA
  • 154 miles to Baltimore, MD

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 9 miles: Scranton, PA (AVP / KAVP) Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport
  • 69 miles: Binghamton, NY (BGM / KBGM) Greater Binghamton Airport
  • 76 miles: Allentown, PA (ABE / KABE) Lehigh Valley International Airport
  • 83 miles: Williamsport, PA (IPT / KIPT) Williamsport Regional Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $130,117
  • City Cost of Living Index - 95.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 102.0

Colleges and Universities:

  • University of Scranton (Full-time enrollment: 5,488; Location: 800 Linden Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.scranton.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Marywood University (FT enrollment: 2,959; Location: 2300 Adams Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.marywood.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Lackawanna College (FT enrollment: 1,382; Location: 501 Vine St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lackawanna.edu)
  • Fortis Institute-Scranton (FT enrollment: 675; Location: 517 Ash Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.fortis.edu)
  • Johnson College (FT enrollment: 456; Location: 3427 N Main Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.johnson.edu)

 

Demographics:

  • 74.3% White alone
  • 13.4% Hispanic
  • 5.9% Black alone
  • 4.5% Asian alone
  • 2.2% Two or more races

 

Taxes:

  • State Income Tax Rate - 3.07%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6%
  • County Tax Rate - 0.34%
  • Property Tax Rate - 1.35%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)

 

Recreation:

  • Lackawanna County Parks & Rec
  • Weston Field
  • Adventure Zone
  • Baseball State Academy

Arts & Culture:

  • Spirited Art
  • Creative and Performing Arts Academy of NEPA
  • Afa Gallery
  • Scranton Cultural Center

Sports for the Spectator:

  • The Philadelphia Eagles are a professional American football franchise based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • The Philadelphia 76ers are an American professional basketball team based in the Philadelphia metropolitan area.
  • The Pittsburgh Penguins are a professional ice hockey team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • The Pittsburgh Steelers are a professional American football team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Sports for the Participant:

  • Core Fitness & Rehab
  • Greater Scranton YMCA
  • West Scranton Little League
  • Scranton Youth Soccer

Shopping:

  • Viewmont Mall
  • The Marketplace at Steamtown
  • The Shoppes at Montage
  • Keyser Oak Shopping Center

Top Five things to do:

  1. Lackawanna Coal Mine
  2. Electric City Trolley Museum
  3. Everhart Museum
  4. Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum
  5. Montage Mountain Ski Resort