General Surgery PRACTICE OPPORTUNITY NEAR JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI

Physician: Surgery: General
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:8168
Verified Date:05/12/2020
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No Response
Permanent: Full time Surgery: General

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking a BE/BC General Surgeon to join the team

 

 

Compensation Details

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Full Benefits
  • Relocation Assistance

Community Details

  • Brandon is consistently ranked as one of the Top 10 best places to live in Mississippi, as well as one of the Top 10 safest places to live in Mississippi.
  • Brandon is celebrating her 190th birthday this year, having grown from 31 residents in 1828 to over 23,000 today.
  • Being one of the fastest growing cities in the state, people call Brandon their hometown because of the high quality of life evident throughout the community.

Recruiter Insights

Compensation. The Starting Salary Is $50,000 To $75,000 More Compared To Starting General Surgery Medicine Salaries In New Orleans. 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. This 3,619 sq ft, 4 bedroom; 4 bath home on almost a half acre lot in The Pinnacle enclave of the Country Club Communities of Castlewoods! Gourmet Kitchen features Wolf 6-burner Gas Stainless Cooktop plus Dacor Double Ovens w/Convection and separate Microwave, Wine Cooler, Tons of Storage, Granite Counter Space with Travertine tile backsplash and under cabinet lighting. Beautiful wide Heart of Pine floors on the main floor. This home can be yours for $428,900.

The Community. Brandon is consistently ranked as one of the Top 10 best places to live in Mississippi, as well as one of the Top 10 safest places to live in Mississippi. Brandon is celebrating her 190th birthday this year, having grown from 31 residents in 1828 to over 23,000 today. Being one of the fastest growing cities in the state, people call Brandon their hometown because of the high quality of life evident throughout the community.

The Employer. 130+ bed community-oriented hospital located in Brandon, Mississippi .Offer a wide range of diagnostic, surgical and therapeutic services, includes an 18-bed senior care program (geriatric psychiatry), ambulatory care center and rehabilitation and sports medicine programs.

Our staff consists of over 500 healthcare professionals and physicians including specialists in the areas of general surgery, orthopedics, internal medicine, pediatrics, family medicine, ophthalmology, radiology, plastic surgery, podiatry and neurosurgery.

 

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 185 miles: New Orleans, LA (MSY / KMSY) Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
  • 215 miles: Memphis, TN (MEM / KMEM) Memphis International Airport
  • 228 miles: Birmingham, AL (BHM / KBHM) Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

 

Closest Major City:

  • 12.4 miles to Jackson, MS
  •  142.9 miles to Baton Rouge, LA 
  • 363.5 mile to Houston, TX  

 

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 8 miles: Jackson, MS (JAN / KJAN) Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport
  • 77 miles: Meridian, MS (MEI / KMEI) Meridian Regional Airport
  • 90 miles: Hattiesburg, MS (PIB / KPIB) Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport
  • 129 miles: Monroe, LA (MLU / KMLU) Monroe Regional Airport
  • 139 miles: Columbus, MS (GTR / KGTR) Golden Triangle Regional Airport
  • 145 miles: Greenville, MS (GLH / KGLH) Mid Delta Regional Airport
  • 155 miles: Gulfport, MS (GPT / KGPT) Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport

 

 

 

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $171,747
  • City Cost of Living Index - 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 85.1

Colleges and Universities:

  • Belhaven University (about 11 miles; Jackson, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,147)
  • Jackson State University (about 13 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 7,485)
  • Mississippi College (about 20 miles; Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,919)
  • Hinds Community College (about 25 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 9,115)
  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 48 miles; Wesson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,532)
  • Holmes Community College (about 48 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 5,352)

 

 

 

Demographics:

  • 75.8% White alone
  • 18.3% Black alone
  • 3.4% Hispanic
  • 1.2% Asian alone
  • 0.7% Two or more races



 

Taxes:

  • State Income Tax Rate - 4%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 7%
  • County Tax Rate - .07%
  • Property Tax Rate - .52%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)



Recreation:

  • City of Brandon, MS Parks and Recreation
  • Crossgates Pool
  • Shiloh Splash Park
  • Bill Vance Park

 

Arts & Culture:

  • Black Rose Theater Company
  • Mississippi Museum of Art
  • The Mississippi Chorus
  • Mississippi Opera

Sports for the Spectator:

  • The Biloxi Shuckers are a Minor League Baseball team based in Biloxi, Mississippi
  • The Mississippi Braves, or M-Braves as they are referred to locally, are a minor league baseball team based in Pearl, Mississippi, a suburb of Jackson.
  • The Ole Miss Rebels men's basketball team represents the University of Mississippi in the sport of basketball

 

 

Sports for the Participant:

  • Reservoir YMCA
  • Youth Sports
  • Golf
  • Rafting/Kayaking

 

Shopping:

  • Crossgates Village Shopping Center
  • PREMIER PLAZA SHOPPING CENTER
  • Outlets of Mississippi
  • Walgreens
  • Cobos Boutique

 

Top Five things to do:

  1. Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
  2. Winner Circle Park
  3. Pearl River Kayaks
  4. JXN Escape Room
  5. Pump It Up of Metro-Jackson