OB/GYN Needed in Las Cruces, NM (45 Minutes to El Paso, TX)

Physician: Obstetrics & Gynecology
Market: Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)
Job ID:6440
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

  • Traditional OB/GYN Position
  • Current physicians average 4 deliveries a week and 25 patients a day
  • Care for low-risk and high-risk pregnancies
  • Level II Nursery Designation
  • 24/7 Anesthesia Coverage
  • 10 O.R. Suites with block scheduling

Compensation Details

  • Compensation determined by experience
  • CME
  • Relocation
  • Medical education debt assistance
  • Commencement bonus

Community Details

  • Las Cruces is located close to the mountains and a lake for easy access to all kinds of outdoor activities.
  • With four mildly distinct seasons the second largest city in New Mexico is a great place to raise a family and build your career.
  • Las Cruces is a beautiful and growing community, nestled in the mountains and mesas of southern New Mexico. Close to the mountains for snow skiing.
  • Close to the lake for boating and water skiing. Located 45 minutes away off I-25/I-10 is El Paso International Airport, making travel to and from Las Cruces convenient.
  • Las Cruces and the surrounding communities are a wonderful place to raise a family, with good schools, and a growing business base to provide all the necessary service needs.

Recruiter Insights

Compensation.  The Starting Salary Is $50,000 To $75,000 More Compared To Starting OB/GYN MedicineSalaries In El Paso, TX. 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 2,854 sqft  A custom built Winton Home that is beautiful and energy efficient. The incredible views of the mountain are breathtaking!  This home can be yours for $329,000.

The Community.  Las Cruces is a beautiful and growing community, nestled in the mountains and mesas of southern New Mexico. Close to the mountains for snow skiing. Close to the lake for boating and water skiing. Located 45 minutes away off I-25/I-10 is El Paso International Airport, making travel to and from Las Cruces convenient. 

The Employer.   A 150+ bed facility located in Las Cruces, N.M., is accredited by The Joint Commission. The facility includes fully staffed 24-hour emergency care, a specialized Heart Center, Women's Center, Comprehensive Intensive Care Services and an All-Digital Imaging Department, plus Inpatient and Outpatient Surgical Services, Emergency Services, Inpatient Rehabilitation, Wound Care Center/Hyperbaric, Diagnostic and Imaging Services, Pain Management Center and an ADA Certified Diabetes Program. 

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 56 miles: El Paso, TX (ELP / KELP) El Paso International Airport
  • 220 miles: Albuquerque, NM (ABQ / KABQ) Albuquerque International Sunport
  • 271 miles: Tucson, AZ (TUS / KTUS) Tucson International Airport



Closest Major City:

  • 42 miles to El Paso, TX
  • 43 miles to Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
  • 44 miles to Juarez, Mexico
  • 192 miles to Albuquerque, NM
  • 242 miles to Tucson, AZ

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 55 miles: Ciudad Juarez, Mexico (CJS / MMCS) Abraham GonzÄÄlez International Airport
  • 56 miles: El Paso, TX (ELP / KELP) El Paso International Airport
  • 96 miles: Silver City, NM (SVC / KSVC) Grant County Airport
  • 189 miles: Roswell, NM (ROW / KROW) Roswell International Air Center

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $180,125
  • City Cost of Living Index - 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 94.9

Colleges and Universities:

  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (Full-time enrollment: 14,497)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (FT enrollment: 5,640)
  • The University of Texas at El Paso (about 41 miles; El Paso, TX; Full-time enrollment: 18,008)
  • Vista College (about 43 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 3,453)
  • El Paso Community College (about 45 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 19,576)

 

 

Demographics:

  • 59.6% Hispanic
  • 34.4% White alone
  • 2.6% Black alone
  • 2.1% Asian alone
  • 0.7% American Indian alone

Taxes:

  • State Income Tax Rate - 3.63%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 5.13%
  • County Tax Rate - 2.22%
  • Property Tax Rate - 0.55%

Major Industry:

  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)

Recreation:

  • Meerscheidt Recreation Center
  • East Mesa Recreation Center
  • Mesilla Park Recreation Center
  • Henry R Benavidez Center

Arts & Culture:

  • Doıa Ana Arts Council
  • Art Obscura
  • NMSU Center for the Arts
  • Mesquite Art Gallery

Sports for the Spectator:

  • San Antonio Spurs - NBA
  • Dallas Mavericks - NBA
  • Houston Rockets - NBA
  • Dallas Cowboys - NFL

Sports for the Participant:

  • Las Cruces Ymca
  • Club Fitness
  • Gym Magic Kids
  • Las Cruces Youth Baseball Association
  • Las Cruces Indoor Soccer

Shopping:

  • Mesilla Valley Mall
  • Monte Vista Shopping Center
  • Las Cruces Mall
  • Pan Am Plaza
  • Solano Square Center

Top Five things to do:

  1. New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum
  2. Recycled Roadrunner Sculpture
  3. Museum of Nature & Science
  4. Las Cruces Railroad Museum
  5. Fountain Theater
 

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