Rural Health Clinic in Illinois - $100,000 Sign-on Bonus (3 hours southwest of Chicago)

Physician: Family Practice
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:7507
Verified Date:08/10/2020
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No Response
Accept H1b Visa:No Response
Permanent: Full time Family Practice Internal Medicine

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Board Certified/Board Eligible Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Physician to join 3 Physicians, and 4 Nurse Practitioners in a Rural Health Clinic

  • Rural community, roughly 45 minutes south of the Quad Cities

  • Call rotation 1:6 (ER providers now taking inpatient call after hours)

  • Lab and xray adjacent to the clinic in the hospital

  • Clinic, Hospital, and Long Term Care coverage

Compensation Details

  • Income guarantee for 2 years, follow by productivity
  • Sign-on Bonus $100,000
  • Education Loan Assistance
  • CME Allowance
  • Relocation Assistance
  • 4 weeks PTO
  • 1 week CME

Community Details

  •  A rural farm community soon to experience our hometown charm, 19th century architecture and slower pace.
  • Aledo, Illinois, with a population of 3,700 is centrally located in Mercer County, about 160 miles west of Chicago and about 45 minutes south of the Quad Cities.
  • Founded in 1855, Aledo is the County Seat of historical Mercer County.

Recruiter Insights

Compensation. The Starting Salary Is $25,000 To $50,000 More Compared To Starting Family Medicine Salaries In Quad Cities. 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.  This 4 bedroom, 2 bath 2,208 sq ft This great 2 story home is near a park. Outdoor living is easy on the wrap around deck overlooking the fenced back yard. If it's cold head inside to warm up in front of the fireplace. The living room is open to the kitchen and is great for entertaining. Head to the master suite where you have a dressing room and large master bath with soaker tub. Laundry is on main floor and den on main floor is currently being used as 4th non-conforming bedroom. 3 other beds and 2nd full bath complete this great 2 story home!  This home can be yours for $102,000

The Community.  A rural farm community soon to experience our hometown charm, 19th century architecture and slower pace.
Aledo, Illinois, with a population of 3,700 is centrally located in Mercer County, about 160 miles west of Chicago and about 45 minutes south of the Quad Cities.Founded in 1855, Aledo is the County Seat of historical Mercer County.

The Employer. As the only health center in the county, Aledo is a 22-bed, critical access hospital that plays a vital role in providing local health care to a diverse population since 1950. It is our mission to provide quality, compassionate care to the community

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 193 miles: Chicago, IL (MDW / KMDW) Chicago Midway International Airport
  • 194 miles: Chicago, IL (ORD / KORD) Chicago O'Hare International Airport
  • 200 miles: Des Moines, IA (DSM / KDSM) Des Moines International Airport
  • 209 miles: Saint Louis, MO (STL / KSTL) Lambert-St. Louis International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 147 miles to Madison, WI
  • 169 miles to Chicago, IL
  • 180 miles to Saint Louis, MO
  • 195 miles to Milwaukee, WI

 

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 29 miles: Moline, IL (MLI / KMLI) Quad City International Airport
  • 51 miles: Burlington, IA (BRL / KBRL) Southeast Iowa Regional Airport
  • 85 miles: Peoria, IL (PIA / KPIA) General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport
  • 100 miles: Dubuque, IA (DBQ / KDBQ) Dubuque Regional Airport

 

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $102,319
  • City Cost of Living Index -85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 95.7

Colleges and Universities:

  • Augustana College (about 24 miles; Rock Island, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,555)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 24 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Black Hawk College (about 25 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 26 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 27 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 35 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251

 

Demographics:

  • 97.4% White alone
  • 1.2% Hispanic
  • 0.6%Black alone
  • 0.4%Two or more races

 

 

 

Taxes:

  • State Income Tax Rate 3.75%, 11th out of 51 states
  • State Sales Tax Rate 6.250%
  • City Sales Tax Rate 1.75%
  • County Tax Rate 0.50%

 

Major Industry:

  • Construction (24%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)

 

 



 

Recreation:

  • Davenport Parks and Recreation
  • Bettendorf Parks & Recreation
  • 4 Golf Courses
  • Mini Golf Courses

 

Arts & Culture:

  • Figge Art Museum
  • Bucktown Center for the Arts
  • The Beaux Arts Fair and ArtStroll in downtown Davenport
  • Riverssance Art Festival

Sports for the Spectator:

  • QUAD CITIES RIVER BANDITS - baseball
  • QUAD CITY MALLARDS - hockey
  • Wisconsin Wolfpack Professional Indoor Football
  • University of Wisconsin Badgers Football

Sports for the Participant:

  • Quad City Sports Center
  • Davenport Community School Athletics
  • Golf courses

Shopping:

  • Aledo Flower Shop
  • Main Street Antiques
  • House of Burgess
  • Walmart
  • Huffman's Farm and Home

Top Five things to do:

  1. Holly Days & Electric Parade
  2. Aledo Rhubarb Fest
  3. Aledo Antique Days
  4. Famers Market
  5. Cinema @ Central