Employed Family Medicine/OB Opportunity Oklahoma City

Physician: Family Practice: OB
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:7798
Verified Date:06/10/2022
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:Yes
Accept H1b Visa:Yes
Permanent: Full time Family Practice: OB

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Employed position
  • Office space is currently available in close proximity to the hospital
  • Hospitalist program provides additional coverage
  • Woodward is a HPSA designated location


Compensation Details

  • Relocation allowance
  • Commencement bonus
  • CME assistance
  • Medical education debt repayment

Community Details

  • Woodward has a strong and diverse economy and is the retail and trade hub for a large geographic region.
  • It is home to Crystal Beach Park which boasts an array of recreational activities including: lake access, waterpark, fishing, mini golf, paddle boats, amphitheater and rodeos.
  • There are also several higher education programs in the area - including the Woodward campus of Northwest Oklahoma State University.


Recruiter Insights

Compensation.  The Starting Salary Is $25,000 To $50,000 More Compared To Starting Family Medicine/OB Salaries In Oklahoma City. 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 3 baths 3,300 sqft  This exceptional, 5-bedroom home is designed to be very low in maintenance. It sits on a nicely landscaped corner lot and has a private patio enclosed by a beautiful brick wall. A wonderful master site and bath, two living areas, and a storm-proof finished basement are among the outstanding features. There are lots of updates in the bathrooms and kitchen that are not in these photos. This home can be yours for $330,000.

The Community.  Woodward voted a finalist for "Friendliest Communities in America".  Strong local economy based on oil, wind, agriculture, and gas energy.  Golf, swimming, hiking, boating available at area parks.
Numerous higher education resources.

The Employer.  80+ bed acute care hospital located in Woodward, OK, in Northwest Oklahoma serving the tri-state area.
The hospital provides a wide range of outpatient and inpatient services, including Radiology, Lab, 24-hour ER, Physical and Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Home Health & Hospice, Chemotherapy, Diabetes Management and more. 

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 332 miles: Dallas, TX (DFW / KDFW) Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
  • 410 miles: Kansas City, MO (MCI / KMCI) Kansas City International Airport
  • 463 miles: Albuquerque, NM (ABQ / KABQ) Albuquerque International Sunport
  • 517 miles: Denver, CO (DEN / KDEN) Denver International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 124 miles to Oklahoma City, OK
  • 143 miles to Wichita, KS
  • 190 miles to Tulsa, OK
  • 240 miles to Lubbock, TX
  • 279 miles to Plano, TX

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 119 miles: Dodge City, KS (DDC / KDDC) Dodge City Regional Airport
  • 119 miles: Liberal, KS (LBL / KLBL) Liberal Mid-America Regional Airport
  • 139 miles: Oklahoma City, OK (OKC / KOKC) Will Rogers World Airport
  • 159 miles: Garden City, KS (GCK / KGCK) Garden City Regional Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $140,900
  • City Cost of Living Index - 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 89.2

Colleges and Universities:

  • High Plains Technology Center (Full-time enrollment: 202)
  • Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Woodward:
  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 74 miles; Weatherford, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,126)
  • Southern Nazarene University (about 118 miles; Bethany, OK; FT enrollment: 2,064)
  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 118 miles; Tonkawa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,414)
  • University of Central Oklahoma (about 121 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 13,790)


  • 75.8% White alone
  • 16.6% Hispanic
  • 5.5% Two or more races
  • 1.5% American Indian alone
  • 0.4% Black alone


  • State Income Tax Rate - 2.58%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 4.5%
  • County Tax Rate - 4.27%
  • Property Tax Rate - 0.74%

Major Industry:

  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (25%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)


  • Crystal Beach Sports Complex
  • Planet Woodward Area Recreation
  • Woodward Outdoor Activities and Recreation

Arts & Culture:

  • Woodward Arts & Theatre Council. Inc.
  • Woodward Arts Theatre & Josie Adams Cultural Centre
  • Academy of Fine Arts of Woodward

Sports for the Spectator:

  • The Oklahoma City Thunder are an American professional basketball team based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
  • The Oklahoma Sooners softball team is the softball team that represents University of Oklahoma in the sport of women's softball.
  • The Tulsa Golden Hurricane men's basketball team represents the University of Tulsa in Tulsa, in the U.S. state of Oklahoma.

Sports for the Participant:

  • YMCA in Woodward, OK
  • Little League in Woodward, OK
  • Extreme Aquatic Team
  • Anytime Fitness


  • The Village
  • Westgate Shopping Center
  • The Thrift Shop
  • The Wooden Hanger

Top Five things to do:

  1. Boiling Springs State Park
  2. Plains Indians & Pioneers Museum
  3. Crystal Beach Water Park
  4. Walking Trails - Southern Great Plains Research Station
  5. Boiling Springs Golf Course