Neurology Position - Birmingham, AL

Physician: Neurology
Market: Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)
Job ID:7865
Verified Date:07/06/2020
Loan Repayment:No Response
Sign on Bonus:No Response
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No
Permanent: Full time Neurology

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  •   Ambulatory and inpatient only opportunities (and mixed). 
  •   Hospital affiliate-employed practice.
  •   Current practice of four physicians.  5th recruit arriving in Summer 2020 to be “inpatient only-based” and to establish the hospital’s Neuro-intensivist program.       
  •  Recently hired a Nurse Practitioner for supporting hospital activities.

Compensation Details

  • Medical education debt repayment opportunity. 
  • Competitive compensation package with hospital-based benefits, vacation/holidays/sick leave, 401(k) plan, CME, and Dues/Licensure.

Community Details

  • The Birmingham metropolitan area is a major population center located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. The seven-county district has a population of slightly over one million and is the midpoint between the highest peaks of the Appalachian Mountains and the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. The region experiences an average annual temperature of 61.8 degrees with an average annual snowfall of 1.4 inches.
  • Once known as the South’s largest manufacturing center, Birmingham is now among the most economically diversified in the nation. Healthcare, banking and finance, automotive manufacturing and professional services have replaced steel production as the leading economic sectors.

 

Recruiter Insights

Compensation.The Starting Salary Is $50,000 More Compared To Starting Neurology In Atlanta. 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 2,459 sqft Large 2-story with 4 upstairs and 1 downstairs bedroom. Large beautiful backyard with mature pecan trees and a small storage building. Automatic emergency generator powers entire house in case of power outage. Video security system. Amazing, friendly neighbors! This home can be yours for $119,900

The Community. The greater Birmingham region offers an unprecedented quality of life. The housing market and cost of living are among the most affordable in the southeast. Area schools are nationally recognized among the nation’s best. Recreational amenities are abundant with all the cultural attributes of a much larger metropolitan area. Moreover, Birmingham is nestled in the hills and valleys of one of the most beautiful sections of the country.

The Employer.  a 534-bed, tertiary care hospital serving residents of Birmingham and surrounding communities. The hospital offers programs and services in all medical and surgical areas. This includes cardiology, robotic surgery, oncology, neurology, women’s health, mental health, digestive diseases, geriatrics, physical medicine and rehab, sports medicine, cardiac and pulmonary rehab, and emergency care. The hospital’s medical staff includes more than 600 physicians representing 30 specialties and sub-specialties. 

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta ATL - 132 Miles

 

Closest Major City:

  • Houston - 567 Miles

Cost of Living:

Mean Housing Costs -$88,500

 

 

Colleges and Universities:

  •  University of Alabama at Birmingham (Full-time enrollment: 14,853)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (FT enrollment: 8,167)
  • Jefferson State Community College (FT enrollment: 6,041; )
  • Samford University (FT enrollment: 3,829; )



 

Demographics:

  • 71.7% Black alone
  • 22.3%White alone
  • 3.4%Hispanic
  • 1.8%Two or more races



 

Major Industry:

 

  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)




 

Recreation:

  • Homewood Community Center
  • Birmingham Park & Recreation
  • Inglenook Park Recreation Center
  • Inglenook Park Recreation Center

 

Arts & Culture:

 

  • Alabama Theater
  • Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
  • Birmingham Museum of Art




 

Sports for the Spectator:

  • The Birmingham Barons are a Minor League Baseball team based in Birmingham, Alabama.
  • The Birmingham Vulcans were a professional American football team located in Birmingham, Alabama
  • The Birmingham Bulls were a professional ice hockey team based in Birmingham, Alabama, USA

 

Sports for the Participant:

  • Dive Team (Hoover Dive Club): Hoover Dive Club.
  • Hoover Central (softball)
  • Hoover East (baseball, football and cheerleading)
  • Shades Mountain Park (baseball)
  • Soccer.
  • Swim Team (Hoover Hurricanes)
  • Lacrosse.
  • Hoover Competitive Basketball Club

Shopping:

  • The Outlet Shops of Grand River
  • The Marketplace at Lee Branch
  • Shops of Colonnade
  • Swoozie's

 

Top Five things to do:

  1. TopGolf
  2. Railroad Park
  3. Locked In: The Birmingham Escape Game
  4. McWane Science Center
  5. Birmingham Zoo