Pulmonary Disease /Critical Care - Starting Salary of $374,000 located in the #4 top "Best Places To Live" In The USA

Physician: Pulmonary Diseases: Critical Care
Market: Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)
Job ID:7585
Verified Date:10/05/2020
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No Response
Accept H1b Visa:Yes
Permanent: Full time Pulmonary Diseases: Critical Care Pulmonary Disease: Critical Care/Sleep

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking a BE/BC Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care physician
  • Employed position
  • Joining hospital-based single specialty group
  • Anticipated call 10 days per month
  • Interest in working in a Level II Trauma Center required
  • Inpatient and outpatient responsibilities
  • New hire can do sleep, if desired.


Compensation Details

  • Starting Salary of $374,000+
  • Starting Salaries For Practicing Physicians With A Productive Track Record, May Be Greater As Long As The Total Cash Compensation Is Within Fair Market Value
  • Competitive RVU Productivity
  • Commencement Bonus Of $20,000
  • Medical Educational Loan Repayment Of $36,000 Over 36 Months (Paid $1,000 Monthly)
  • For 2020'S, Possible Residency Stipend For Early Commitment.
  • Up To $10,000 For Relocation Assistance
  • Up To $2,500 For CME Allowance 
  • Up To $1,500 For Licensure And Subscriptions
  • Loaded Comprehensive Benefit Package, Including, Health, Pension, And Much More!

Community Details

  • Consider Working For A Market Leader Of Healthcare In This Beautiful, Scenic Community Rated #4 For "Best Places To Live" In The USA.
  • The Community Has A Service Area Of 593,000+ And Is Supported By The World´S Largest Retailer, It´S Dedicated Vendor Support Teams And 4 Fortune 500 Companies.
  • Nestled In The Foothills Of The Ozarks, This Area Offers Incredible Natural Beauty And Abundant Opportunities For Entertainment And Recreation.
  • Find Culture In Our Museums And Theaters, Take Pleasure In Our World Class Restaurants And Shops, Spend The Day On One Of Our Many Golf Courses, Relax While Fishing Or Boating On The White River Or Beautiful Beaver Lake, Or Take In The Excitement Of A Razorback Game At The University Of Arkansas.
  • School Systems Are Ranked Among The Best In The Country By Newsweek. 
  • Easy Access To Regional Airport Served By Six Airlines With Twenty Direct Flights Including Flights To Atlanta (ATL), Chicago (ORD), Dallas Fort Worth (DFW), Houston (IAH), Denver (DEN), New York / Newark (EWR), Los Angeles (LAX), Charlotte (CLT), San Francisco (SFO),  Washington DC (DCA), New York City (LGA), Minneapolis (MSP), Las Vegas (LAS), Orlando (MCO), Destin/Ft.Walton Beach (VPS).  

Recruiter Insights

Compensation.  The Starting Salary Is $50,000 To $175,000 More Compared To Starting Pulmonary Disease / Critical Care Salaries In Chicago, Denver, Boston, And Most Metropolitan Areas.

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 2 Baths 2,052 Sqft  Amazing And Beautiful Custom Built Home With 3.04 Acres, Country Feel, Yet Close To Schools And City Limits. Welcoming Entryway With Coat Closet, High Ceilings With Crown Molding, Window Trim, Gas Fireplace,Tons Of Natural Light, Formal Dining Room, Ceramic Tile Counters, Beautiful Cabinets, Bonus Room/Media Room, Master Bedroom Has Crown Molding, Whirlpool, Stand Up Shower, Huge Walk-In Closet With Lots Of Built-Ins, Double Vanity. You Will Love The Covered Back Porch With Amazing Views Of Back Yard. Walk-Out Basement That Could Be Used As Mother-In-Law Quarters, Game Room, Or Hobby Room.  This Home Can Be Yours For $315,000.

The Community.  The Northwest Arkansas Metro Area Includes Fayetteville, Springdale, Rogers, Bentonville, And Bella Vista, With A Total Population Of Over 500,000. We Are Home To Some Of The World's Largest Businesses Including Wal-Mart, J. B. Hunt Transport, Inc. And Tyson Foods, Inc. Northwest Arkansas Is One Of The Fastest Growing Regions In The Country. Forbes Has Listed The Area In Its Top 10 For Three Straight Years. We Have All The Resources And Advantages Of The Big City, But Still Maintain A Comfortable Hometown Feel.

The Employer.  The Health System Is The Regions Largest And Most Comprehensive Network Of Medical Professionals, Facilities, Services, And Technology. The Only Healthcare System That Services Both Benton And Washington Counties With Two Acute Care Hospitals, A Womens Hospital, And Multiple Clinics. 

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 253 miles: Kansas City, MO (MCI / KMCI) Kansas City International Airport
  • 338 miles: Memphis, TN (MEM / KMEM) Memphis International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 104 miles to Tulsa, OK
  • 195 miles to Oklahoma City, OK
  • 203 miles to Kansas City, MO
  • 207 miles to Wichita, KS
  • 239 miles to Memphis, TN

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 17 Miles: Fayetteville, AR (XNA / KXNA) Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport
  • Currently,  This Airport Is Served By Six Airlines With Twenty Direct Flights Including Flights To:

               1. Atlanta (ATL)
               2. Chicago (ORD)
               3. Dallas Fort Worth (DFW)
               4. Houston (IAH)
               5. Denver (DEN)
               6. New York / Newark (EWR)
               7. Los Angeles (LAX)
               8. Charlotte (CLT)
               9. San Francisco (SFO)
             10. Washington DC (DCA)
             11. New York City (LGA)
             12. Minneapolis (MSP)
             13. Las Vegas (LAS)
             14. Orlando (MCO)
             15. Destin/Ft.Walton Beach (VPS)

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $212,717
  • City Cost of Living Index - 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 87.8

Colleges and Universities:

  • John Brown University
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Northwest Regional Campus
  • Northwest Technical Institute (FT enrollment: 341; Location: 709 S Old Missouri Rd; Public; Website: www.nwti.edu)
  • Ecclesia College (FT enrollment: 166; Location: 9653 Nations Dr; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ecollege.edu/)
  • University of Arkansas (about 9 miles; Fayetteville, AR; Full-time enrollment: 22,163)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 13 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)



  • 47.9% White alone
  • 34.7% Hispanic
  • 7.6% Native Hawaiian and Other
  • Pacific Islander alone
  • 4.0% Black alone
  • 3.1% Two or more races



  • State Income Tax Rate - 4.05%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6.5%
  • County Tax Rate - 2.76%
  • Property Tax Rate - 0.52%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)



  • Randall Tyson Recreational Complex
  • The Jones Center
  • Springdale Parks & Recreation
  • Walter Turnbow Park at Shiloh Square

Arts & Culture:

  • Walton Arts Center
  • Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
  • The Scott Family Amazeum (for kids)
  • Arts Center of the Ozarks
  • Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
  • Clinton House Museum

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Arkansas Sports Team and Sport Training Facilities.
  • University of Arkansas Razorbacks sports teams, which encompass football, basketball, baseball, volleyball, golf, track, cross country, gymnastics, swimming, and tennis.
  • LPGA (annual event at Pinnacle Hills Country Club)
  • Arvest Ballpark (minor league)

Sports for the Participant:

  • Fitness 4 Less Springdale
  • Ballistic Fitness Kettlebell
  • World Gym Springdale Fitness Center
  • Ozark Climbing Gym
  • Slaughter Pen Bike Park
  • Rogers Aquatic Center
  • Siloam Springs Kayak Park


  • Pinnacle Hills Promenade
  • Northwest Arkansas Mall
  • Sunset Square Shopping Center
  • Samaritan Shop
  • Ozark Center Point Place

Top Five things to do:

  1. Botanical Garden of the Ozarks
  2. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
  3. Arvest Ballpark
  4. Slaughter Pen Bike Park
  5. The Scott Family Amazeum