Endocrinology for established practice in IA (Great Location - Quad Cities)

Physician: Endocrinology
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:7513
Verified Date:05/08/2023
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:No Response
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:Yes
Permanent: Full time Endocrinology

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Looking for a Board Certified/Board Eligible Endocrinologist to join 1 physician and 1 nurse practitioner
  • Specialty practice, located in Iowa, with option to satellite in Illinois 
  • Full spectrum, 100% Endocrinology
  • Ultrasound in office
  • Point of care testing in office
  • Clinic is down the hall from Diabetic Care Center, with nutritionists and diabetic educators on site
  • Large referral base 
  • Call rotation

Compensation Details

  • Competitive salary and benefit package
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Full Benefits

Community Details

  • Both sides of the beautiful Mississippi River, make up the Quad Cities.
  • The Quad Cities area has a population of 400,000 people and the Health System serves a total regional area of 700,000.
  • 2 hours from downtown Chicago and about 55 minutes east of the University of Iowa.
  • Community offers a variety of universities, museums, sports activities, restaurants and theaters for the active family.
  • The schools are nationally ranked and the area is noted for an extremely reasonable cost of living while offering plenty of lifestyle options.

Recruiter Insights

Compensation. The Starting Salary Is $25,000 To $50,000 More Compared To Starting Positions located in Madison and Chicago. 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 2,610 sqft
New carpet and paint throughout this wonderful 1.5 story home in with over 3,600SF of finish. Located in popular Subdivision on a large, level lot with a fenced backyard. Ideal floor plan with master suite conveniently located on the main floor. The 2-story great room with fireplace has windows overlooking the backyard. The formal dining room is great for entertaining or can be re-purposed as a den. Open kitchen with plenty of cabinetry, granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. This home can be yours for $399,000.

The Community. Situated on the Mississippi River, Bettendorf is the Premier City in which to live!
It is the most livable community with rich educational, cultural, and recreational opportunities. 

The Employer. As one of the region's largest and most comprehensive health networks, The Health System has more than 100 locations, including 6 hospitals, 3 convenient cares, 35 Health Group sites, 15 physical rehabilitation clinics, and multiple outpatient service centers. The Health Group consistently ranks in the top 10% for quality among the Midwest's best peer groups. We have over 200 employed providers and 40 clinic locations throughout the Quad Cities. The Quad-Cities market has also recently been ranked No. 4 among "Big Cities Markets'' in the U.S. for doctors to live and work.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 168 miles: Chicago, IL (MDW / KMDW) Chicago Midway International Airport
  • 169 miles: Chicago, IL (ORD / KORD) Chicago O'Hare International Airport
  • 183 miles: Des Moines, IA (DSM / KDSM) Des Moines International Airport
  • 209 miles: Milwaukee, WI (MKE / KMKE) General Mitchell International Airport
  • 270 miles: Saint Louis, MO (STL / KSTL) Lambert-St. Louis International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 122 miles to Madison, WI
  • 151 miles to Chicago, IL
  • 171 miles to Milwaukee, WI
  • 201 miles to Saint Louis, MO
  • 256 miles to Indianapolis, IN

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 6 miles: Moline, IL (MLI / KMLI) Quad City International Airport
  • 67 miles: Dubuque, IA (DBQ / KDBQ) Dubuque Regional Airport
  • 80 miles: Cedar Rapids, IA (CID / KCID) The Eastern Iowa Airport
  • 84 miles: Burlington, IA (BRL / KBRL) Southeast Iowa Regional Airport
  • 94 miles: Peoria, IL (PIA / KPIA) General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $228,604
  • City Cost of Living Index - 87.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 91.5

Colleges and Universities:

  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 3 miles; Davenport, IA; Full-time enrollment: 60,376)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 5 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Augustana College (about 5 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 5 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Black Hawk College (about 6 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)
  • Ashford University (about 26 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 73,330)
  • University of Iowa (about 55 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)


  • 85.0% White alone
  • 5.8% Asian alone
  • 4.1% Hispanic
  • 3.6% Black alone
  • 1.3% Two or more races


  • State Income Tax Rate - 4.92%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6%
  • County Tax Rate - 0.78%
  • Property Tax Rate - 1.29%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)



  • Frozen Landing Family Ice Rink
  • Life Fitness Center has grown to be more than just a gym and recreational facility - it's become a place where  locals can enjoy one another's company. In addition to offering fitness classes, an indoor track, a pool, three tennis courts and many other amenities.
  • Palmer Hills Golf Course
  • Splash Landing Aquatic Center

Arts & Culture:

  • Beréskin Gallery & Art Academy
  • Broadway Theatre League Of The Greater Quad Cities
  • Cbw Gospel Music Camp Inc
  • Family Museum Of Arts And Science Foundation

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Iowa Hawkeyes Sports



Sports for the Participant:

  • Several golf courses
  • Little league and youth soccer
  • Life Fitness
  • Scott County Family YMCA


  • Duck Creek Plaza Shopping Center
  • Cumberland Square Shopping Center
  • Northpark Mall


Top Five things to do:

  1. Vander Veer Botanical Park
  2. Quad City Botanical Center
  3. Festival of Trees
  4. Fejervary Park and Aquatic Center
  5. Niabi Zoo