General Surgery Opening in Southeast New Mexico

Physician: Surgery: General
Market: Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)
Job ID:8715
Verified Date:07/06/2020
Loan Repayment:No Response
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:Yes
Accept H1b Visa:Yes
Permanent: Full time Surgery: General

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking a General Surgeon
  • Employed position
  • Joining established, hospital-owned practice
  • Anticipated call 1:3
  • Shared office space with two other General Surgeons
  • Bread and butter general surgery
  • Level III Trauma Center

Compensation Details

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

Community Details

  • Roswell has easy access to numerous outdoor activities including golf, snow skiing, and hiking.
  • Eastern New Mexico University, national retail outlets and restaurants, numerous cultural opportunities, and direct flights to Dallas provide an enjoyable lifestyle.

Recruiter Insights

Compensation.  The Starting Salary Is $25,000 To $50,000 More Compared To Starting General Surgery Salaries In El Paso, TX. 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.  4 beds 3.5 baths -- sqft  Eat-in kitchen w/ large pantry, beautiful master with walk-in closet and private bath. Retreat to the three oversized bedrooms upstairs, each with ample closet space, or unwind in one of two living areas. The upstairs bonus room is the ideal game/craft/theater space! The lush grass backyard is insulated by a vinyl privacy fence, and is perfect for pets and kids. Enjoy evenings around the fire pit, or relax under the covered patio.  This home can be yours for $269,000.

The Community.  Roswell has easy access to numerous outdoor activities including golf, snow skiing, and hiking. Eastern New Mexico University, national retail outlets and restaurants, numerous cultural opportunities, and direct flights to Dallas provide an enjoyable lifestyle.

The Employer.  the sole community provider and the regional center for southeastern New Mexico, is housed in one of the most modern facilities in the state, including a 247,000 square foot facility.
In addition to the acute care departments, the hospital's specialty care for the region includes an inpatient psychiatric unit, skilled nursing unit, Cancer Treatment Center, a rural health care clinic, and a family practice residency program.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 205 miles: Albuquerque, NM (ABQ / KABQ) Albuquerque International Sunport
  • 205 miles: El Paso, TX (ELP / KELP) El Paso International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 154 miles to Lubbock, TX
  • 160 miles to El Paso, TX
  • 161 miles to Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
  • 161 miles to Juarez, Mexico
  • 169 miles to Albuquerque, NM

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 6 miles: Roswell, NM (ROW / KROW) Roswell International Air Center
  • 83 miles: Carlsbad, NM (CNM / KCNM) Cavern City Air Terminal
  • 115 miles: Hobbs, NM (HOB / KHOB) Lea County Regional Airport
  • 184 miles: Lubbock, TX (LBB / KLBB) Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $101,978
  • City Cost of Living Index - 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 94.9

Colleges and Universities:

  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (Full-time enrollment: 2,212)
  • New Mexico Military Institute (FT enrollment: 532)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 88 miles; Portales, NM; Full-time enrollment: 4,263)
  • South Plains College (about 126 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)
  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 150 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 14,497)

Demographics:

  • 57.4% Hispanic
  • 37.6% White alone
  • 2.1% Black alone
  • 1.1% Asian alone
  • 1.0% Two or more races

Taxes:

  • State Income Tax Rate - 3.63%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 5.13%
  • County Tax Rate - 2.22%
  • Property Tax Rate - 0.55%

Major Industry:

  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)

 

Recreation:

  • Roswell Adult Center (RAC)
  • Roswell Recreation Department
  • Margot Purdy Park
  • Spring River Park

Arts & Culture:

  • The Gallery Main Street Arts
  • Roswell Museum and Art Center
  • The Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Roswell Community Little Theatre

Sports for the Spectator:

  • San Antonio Spurs - NBA
  • Dallas Mavericks - NBA
  • Houston Rockets - NBA
  • Dallas Cowboys - NFL

Sports for the Participant:

  • New Mexico Senior Olympic's
  • Clovis Family YMCA
  • Planet Fitness - Roswell
  • Elite Fitness
  • Roswell Racquet Club & Spa
  • Yucca Recreation Center

Shopping:

  • Roswell Mall
  • Broadmoor Shopping Center
  • Monterey Shopping Center
  • Hippie Chicks

Top Five things to do:

  1. International UFO Museum and Research Center
  2. Roswell Museum and Art Center
  3. The Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art
  4. Spring River Zoo & Park
  5. Pecos Flavors Winery + Bistro