Physician - M.D. / D.O. Family Medicine with OB

Physician: Family Practice: OB
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:8345
Verified Date:05/12/2020
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No
Permanent: Full time Family Practice: OB

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking a Board-Certified or Board-Eligible Physician (MD/DO) to join an established practice in the growing community of Marion, Illinois
  • Join a network of community health centers, providing integrated primary medical and behavioral health services, as well as specialty services including dental care, OB/GYN, nutrition services, counseling, in-house pharmacy, medication-assisted treatment, and social services.

Compensation Details

  • Competitive Salary
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Medical Education Debt Assistance, up tp $50,000
  • Annual CME Allowance
  • Group Health, Life and Disability Insurance
  • Competitive salary and benefits packages
  • Opportunity for professional development
  • On-site management staff

 

Community Details

  • Marion, IL is located in the heart of the Southern Illinois Region, just 15 minutes away from Division 1 Southern Illinois University- Carbondale.
  • The region of Southern Illinois has a population of almost 200,000 including a number of excellent school districts, a variety of terrific neighborhoods, and tremendous outdoor venues including Crab Orchard National Wildlife Preserve, Giant City State Park, and Garden of the Gods.
  • In addition there are 7 major lakes, 30 wineries sprinkled throughout the beautiful landscape of the Shawnee National Forest, and a Minor League Baseball Team that hosts firework shows following every Friday night home game.

Recruiter Insights

Compensation. The Starting Salary Is $25,000 To $50,000 More Compared To Starting Gynecology Medicine Salaries In St. Louis. 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 4 Bedroom/3 bath 2,308 sq ft cottage-style farmhouse sets on 2 lots in lovely Spring Garden Estates. Great location and neighborhood to enjoy! It is bright and airy with lots of amenities and updates. There are built-in bookcases flanking the white mantled fireplace, large master suite, nice sized bedrooms, lots of storage, and beautiful yard. A guest house/office (18x24) that mirrors the main house sits at the end of the driveway. This home can be yours for $189,000

The Community.  Other community amenities include two shopping malls with anchor stores Dillard’s and Macy’s, three AMC movie theatres, and Veteran’s Memorial Airport has a direct flight to St. Louis.
Southern Illinois is a fantastic place to live and has something for everyone!

The Employer.  Since its inception in 1971, they has been committed to improving the health of southern Illinois. We are a network of community health centers, providing integrated primary medical and behavioral health services, as well as specialty services including dental care, OB/GYN, nutrition services, counseling, in-house pharmacy, medication-assisted treatment, and social services

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 132 miles: Saint Louis, MO Lambert-St. Louis International Airport
  • 198 miles: Nashville, TN Nashville International Airport
  • 227 miles: Memphis, TN  Memphis International Airport

 

Closest Major City:

  • 93 miles to Saint Louis, MO
  • 160 miles to Nashville, TN
  • 177 miles to Louisville, KY
  • 188 miles to Memphis, TN

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 6 miles: Marion, IL (MWA / KMWA) Williamson County Regional Airport
  • 57 miles: Paducah, KY (PAH / KPAH) Barkley Regional Airport
  • 89 miles: Evansville, IN (EVV / KEVV) Evansville Regional Airport
  • 100 miles: Belleville, IL (BLV / KBLV) MidAmerica St. Louis Airport
  • 111 miles: Owensboro, KY (OWB / KOWB) Owensboro-Daviess County Regional Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $115,198
  • City Cost of Living Index State 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • Cost of Living Index -95.3

 

Colleges and Universities:

  • John A Logan College (about 9 miles; Carterville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,995)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 16 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • Rend Lake College (about 28 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 44 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 50 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)



Demographics:

  • 85.1% White alone
  • 7.2% Black alone
  • 2.8% Hispanic
  • 2.3% Two or more race

 

Taxes:

  • State Income Tax Rate - 4.95%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6.25%
  • City Sales Tax Rate - 9.75%
  • County Tax Rate - 1%
  • Property Tax Rate - 1.73%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)

 

 

Recreation:

  • Park District offers many different courses throughout the year, in adult fitness, youth recreation, and family fun.
  • Baseball fields, basketball, BBQ grills, exercise track, multi-use fields, parking, picnicking, playground, restrooms, soccer fields, spray park, and a splash park.
  • Super Splash Park has an 8 lane lap pool, diving board, water slide, lazy river, beach style leisure pool, and much more for the whole family to enjoy.
  • Crab Orchard Lake is a 6,965-acre reservoir in Williamson County, Illinois. It is the centerpiece of the Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge.

 

Arts & Culture:

  • Live Orchestral music from the Southern Illinois Symphony Orchestra (SISO) where since 1903, faculty and student musicians perform for the community.
  • Theatrical productions from the Varsity Theatre venue
  • Not-for-profit Community Arts organization provides art education, public art, youth programs and galleries.
  • Annual and seasonal events include 100 Men Who Cook, active Farmers Market, an Irish Festival and Winter Horse Drawn Carriage Rides

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Division 1 Football and Basketball with a rich history of winning records and NCAA tournament appearance. 
  • Southern Illinois University's Athletic Department offers multiple college level sporting event for the Carbondale community to come and watch;
  • Soccer, basketball, volleyball, softball, baseball, golf, track, and many more.

Sports for the Participant:

  • An 18-hole Championship Public Golf available at Hickory Ridge Golf. This beautiful course that will offer a challenge to golfers of all skill levels. Hickory Ridge is a unique course where the fairways are long, the sand and water hazards are demanding, and the greens are smooth.
  • Open Kayaking and Canoeing at the city reservoir, Cedar Lake
  • Co-ed Softball League and many fitness classes available for adults of all levels
  • Southern Illinois Youth Swim League (Carbondale Cyclones) available with a Summer league for kids between the ages of 5 18 years of age.

 

 

Shopping:

  • Shawnee Trails Wilderness Outfitter
  • Target
  • Wal-Mart
  • Illinois Star Centre Mall

Top Five things to do:

  1. Pyramid Park. 
  2. Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge
  3. Marion Carnegie Library.
  4. Mandala Gardens.
  5. Rent One Park.