Neurology Opportunity in Western PA

Physician: Neurology
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:8576
Verified Date:07/06/2020
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:Yes
Permanent: Full time Neurology

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Growing team of 80+ employed physicians in a wide variety of specialties
  • Telestroke call is 1 in 3
  • Outpatient service with minimal inpatient non-acute consultations
  • Practice located on hospital campus
  • Large referral base from other providers in the multi-specialty group
  • Must be BC/BE
  • H-1B can be accepted (cap-exempt); J-1 not possible at this time
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Quality driven with a localized CIN

Compensation Details

  • Competitive salary
  • Signing bonus
  • Educational loan repayment
  • Relocation expenses
  • Licensure repayment
  • Retirement and 403B program
  • Physician led and governed

Community Details

  • The community is well-known for its quality school system that is highly ranked in the state and has been nationally recognized.
  • There are a great many activities available for children and adults alike. Outdoor sports include fishing, hunting, golfing, tennis, boating, hiking, camping and swimming, with many different kinds of opportunities.
  • The university brings a large variety of cultural events to the community including Division 1 sports, and these are increasing with the completion and opening of a new arena within sight of the medical center.

 

Recruiter Insights

Compensation. The Starting Salary Is $50,000 To $75,000 More Compared To Starting Neurology Salaries In Pittsburgh, PA. 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 3,942 sq ft, 4 bedroom; 4 bath home backing to the 13th green of the Indiana Country Club. This nearly 4,000sqft all-brick home features hardwood floors throughout (including the 4 spacious bedrooms), an over sized garage with storage space, covered front porch, and a huge 3-season sunroom perfect for entertaining friends and family. This home can be yours for $475,000.

The Community Indiana is a borough in and the county seat of Indiana County in the U.S. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Has been part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area after being a long time part of the Pittsburgh Media Market.

The borough and the region as a whole promotes itself as the "Christmas Tree Capital of the World" because the national Christmas Tree Grower's Association was founded there.

The Employer Independent 160+ bed acute care community hospital, celebrated its’ 100th anniversary in 2014. It is the sole community provider for this college town and the surrounding rural county. Named to the Fortune 100 list of Best Places to Work and has been selected 15 other times as a Best Place to Work, including the #1 Best Place to Work in Pennsylvania, and was named the #2 Best Place to Work in Healthcare in Modern Hospital’s inaugural national survey.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 74 miles: Pittsburgh, PA (PIT / KPIT) Pittsburgh International Airport
  • 150 miles: Erie, PA (ERI / KERI) Erie International Airport
  • 183 miles: Harrisburg, PA (MDT / KMDT) Harrisburg International Airport
  • 210 miles: Dulles, VA (IAD / KIAD) Washington Dulles International Airport

 

Closest Major City:

  • 45.0 miles to Pittsburgh, PA
  • 215.8 miles to Philadelphia, PA 

 

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 33 miles: Latrobe, PA (LBE / KLBE) Arnold Palmer Regional Airport
  • 44 miles: Johnstown, PA (JST / KJST) John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria County Airport
  • 52 miles: DuBois, PA (DUJ / KDUJ) DuBois Regional Airport
  • 61 miles: Altoona, PA (AOO / KAOO) Altoona-Blair County Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $115,967
  • City Cost of Living Index - 91.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 102.0

Colleges and Universities:

  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (Full-time enrollment: 14,471)
  • Cambria-Rowe Business College-Indiana (FT enrollment: 148)
  • Indiana County Technology Center (FT enrollment: 125)

 

Demographics:

  • 86.0% White alone
  • 5.8% Black alone
  • 2.6% Two or more races
  • 2.6% Hispanic

 

Taxes:

  • State Income Tax Rate - 3.07%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6.00%
  • County Tax Rate - .34%
  • Property Tax Rate - 1.35%

Major Industry:

  • Educational services (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

Recreation:

  • Indiana County’s parks and trails system is one of the best in Pennsylvania with over 64 miles of rails to trails.
  • The county boasts 792 acres of lakes; 5,452 acres of parks; and 12 miles of single track mountain bike trails.
  • Couple this amount of acreage with the varied skill level of terrain and you have a dynamite combination!
  • Many of the biking and hiking trails run along historic paths with interesting lessons to be learned. 

Arts & Culture:

  • Indiana Symphony Series
  • Indiana University Of Pennsylvania, Black Cultural Center
  • The Lively Arts At Indiana University Of Pennsylvania
  • Philadelphia Street Playhouse
  • University Museum at Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Sports for the Spectator:

  • The Philadelphia Eagles are a professional American football franchise based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • The Philadelphia Phillies is an American professional baseball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • The Philadelphia 76ers are an American professional basketball team based in the Philadelphia metropolitan area
  • The Pittsburgh Steelers are a professional American football team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Sports for the Participant:

  • YMCA of Indiana County
  • Indiana Area Soccer
  • Youth Baseball League

 

Shopping:

  • Indiana Mall
  • William & Mary Gifts
  • 700 Shop
  • Tracey's Upscale Resale & Consignment
  • Trailz End Bicycle Shop

Top Five things to do:

  1. Indiana Memorial Park
  2. IRMC Park
  3. Historical & Genealogical Society of Indiana County
  4. Vinegar Hill
  5. James Mitchell House