Pulmonary Disease/CC position Near Beautiful, Savannah, Georgia!

Physician: Pulmonary Diseases: Critical Care
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:7791
Verified Date:10/05/2020
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No
Permanent: Full time Pulmonary Diseases: Critical Care

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Hospital employed setting joining one other Pulmonologist/Critical Care physician. (East Georgia Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine)
  • Will consider 2019 Fellows
  • Good mix of Pulmonology / Critical Care.

  • Candidates will need to be comfortable with both. Sleep Studies training/experience is optional, but preferred.

  • Opening a ICU step-down (7 beds) when an additional Pulmonologist/Critical Care specialist can join the staff.

Compensation Details

  • Incentive based on WRVUs
  • Vacation
  • CME
  • Medical insurance
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Life/disability insurance
  • Retirement benefits
  • Relocation expenses
  • Commencement/sign-on bonus
  • Potential for fellowship stipend
  • Potential for medical education debt assistance

Community Details

  • Growing college town with great schools and diversified industries/payors.
  • Close drive to the coast of GA and Savannah.
  • Typical southern community with friendly neighborhoods and deep roots.
  • Statesboro and Bulloch County operate a world class public sports facility with a long list of athletic offerings for children through adults including year round swimming and seasonal water park.
  • Travel distance to both Savannah, GA and Augusta, GA are easy for shopping, dinning or recreation.
  • Tybee Island, GA and Hilton Head, SC are easy day trips.

Recruiter Insights

Compensation:  The Starting Salary Is $50,000 To $75,000 More Compared To Starting Pulmonary Salaries In Atlanta and Savannah. 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:  3 bd 4 ba 4,566 sqft  This Quality Elegance and Scenic Beauty characterize this house offering captivating views of the lake. Superb appointments at every turn include high ceilings, finely milled arched doors, deep crown moulding, trim and chair rail, plus exquisite tile flooring throughout. A lovely three room master suite has a solarium with hot tub and leaded beveled glass doors overlooking the pool and lake A dream master bath. Large foyer, formal dining, study, Great Room w/Fireplace. Also included are 2-3 additional bedrooms and baths.  This home can be yours for $489,000.

The Community:  Growing college town with great schools and diversified industries/payors. Close drive to the coast of GA and Savannah. Typical southern community with friendly neighborhoods and deep roots. Statesboro and Bulloch County operate a world class public sports facility with a long list of atheltic offerings for children through adults including year round swimming and seasonal water park. Travel distance to both Savannah, GA and Augusta, GA are easy for shopping, dinning or recreation. Tybee Island, GA and Hilton Head, SC are easy day trips.

The Employer:  The Medical Center is a 150-bed, acute-care hospital featuring a Women's Pavilion and an adjacent medical office building.

The healthcare team consists of approximately 750 associates and over 90 physicians representing a wide range of specialties. The hospital offers a 24-hour emergency department, a Level II neonatal center, same-day surgery and ambulatory care, a pain management center, a wound care clinic, a cardiac catheterization lab, and state-of-the-art diagnostic procedures including digital mammography, MRI, CT, PET/CT, nuclear medicine, and interventional radiology.This hospital is partially owned by physicians.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 136 miles: Charleston, SC (CHS / KCHS) Charleston International Airport
  • 166 miles: Jacksonville, FL (JAX / KJAX) Jacksonville International Airport
  • 203 miles: Atlanta, GA (ATL / KATL) Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  • 241 miles: Charlotte, NC (CLT / KCLT) Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 146 miles to Jacksonville, FL
  • 176 miles to Atlanta, GA
  • 200 miles to Charlotte, NC
  • 271 miles to Orlando, FL
  • 276 miles to Greensboro, NC

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 52 miles: Savannah, GA (SAV / KSAV) Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport
  • 75 miles: Augusta, GA (AGS / KAGS) Augusta Regional Airport at Bush Field
  • 91 miles: Hilton Head Island, SC (HHH / KHXD / HXD) Hilton Head Airport
  • 108 miles: Brunswick, GA (BQK / KBQK) Brunswick Golden Isles Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $130,599
  • City Cost of Living Index - 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 91.2

Colleges and Universities:

  • Georgia Southern University (Full-time enrollment: 18,824)
  • East Georgia State College (about 33 miles; Swainsboro, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,345)
  • Savannah College of Art and Design (about 48 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 9,964)
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University (about 49 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 6,399)

Demographics:

  • 48.4% White alone
  • 43.3%Black alone
  • 4.4% Hispanic
  • 2.2% Two or more races
  • 1.7% Asian alone
  • 0.09% Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
  • 0.04%American

Taxes:

  • State Income Tax Rate - 3.5%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 4%
  • County Tax Rate - 2.96%
  • Property Tax Rate - 0.83%

Major Industry:

  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)

 

 

Recreation:

  • North College Street Residential Historic District
  • North Main Street Commercial Historic District
  • Paulson Stadium
  • Olewine Park
  • South Main Street Commercial Historic District
  • W Jones Lane Memorial Park
  • Charles H Herty Pines Nature Preserve

Arts & Culture:

  • The Center for Art and Theatre at Georgia Southern University includes a new Black Box Theatre with seating for up to 150. The new Black Box Theatre places an intimate focus on the playwright's story and the actors' interpretation.
  • Georgia Southern Museum
  • There are museums galore covering all the topics kids could want, from the Museum of Aviation, Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, National Civil War Naval Museum and the Museum of Art!

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Atlanta Braves - Professional Baseball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Professional Basketball
  • Atlanta Gladiators - Minor league ice hockey

Sports for the Participant:

  • Statesboro Blue Devil Sports Teams (high school)
  • Shooting Sports and Ranges
  • Power sports
  • Youth football, baseball, softball and more

Shopping:

  • Gentilly Square Shopping Center
  • College Plaza Shopping Center
  • The Plaza Knight Village Shopping Center
  • The Eagle Shopping Center
  • Statesboro Square Shopping Center
  • Statesboro Mall Shopping Center
  • Simmons Shopping Center
  • Bulloch Plaza Shopping Center

Top Five things to do:

  1. Oliver Bridge Wma, Statesboro - It is an excellent wildlife management area where you can enjoy hunting and several other recreational activities as well. This calm and quiet abundant zone is enriched with diverse flora and fauna.
  2. Splash in The Boro - Splash in the Boro is a waterpark that welcomes all ages with water slides, a lazy river, a leisure pool, and more. 
  3. The Clubhouse at Hackers  - a local entertainment center which offers a variety of games including arcade, bowling, golf, laser tag, batting cages and more.
  4. Whitesville Community Rec Park
  5. Statesboro Mall Cinema Nine Movie