Cardiothoracic Surgeon Opportunity - Great Community with Top Schools - IA

Physician: Surgery: Cardiothoracic and Vascular
Market: Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)
Job ID:8756
Verified Date:08/10/2020
Loan Repayment:No Response
Sign on Bonus:No Response
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No Response
Permanent: Full time Surgery: Cardiothoracic and Vascular

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking a Cardiothoracic Surgeon to join our multidisciplinary team.
  • Work in a technologically advanced environment, providing compassionate, quality patient services. 
  • The Medical Center completed a $150 million expansion project in 2017 that includes 16 new state of the art operating rooms with 2 operating rooms for the cardiac service line and a 950 square feet hybrid room equipped with new single plane C-arm.
  • The OR team consists of cardiac-trained and TEE-trained anesthesiologists and experienced cardiac surgery staff.
  • An external review of program stated the "ICU physical plant is outstanding and opportunities exist for significant regional referral growth for cardiothoracic practices."
  • Experience is preferred, but we will review new grads with excellent qualifications.

Compensation Details

  • Competitive Compensation
  • CME allowance
  • Relocation assistance

Community Details

  • Located in the heart of the Midwest along the banks of the Mighty Mississippi, minutes from the QC International Airport.
  • Were 2.5 hours from Chicago and just 55 minutes east of the University of Iowa. 
  • The Quad Cities is a culturally diverse community offering excellent schools, fine arts, museums, fine dining and shopping, wineries and breweries, river boat cruises, semi-professional hockey and baseball, over 20 golf courses, ski resorts, and many more activities for the active family.



Recruiter Insights

Compensation.  The Starting Salary Is $50,000 To $75,000 More Compared To Starting Cardiothoracic Surgery positions located in Madison and Chicago. 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 5 baths 3,423 sqft Private cul-de-sac location for this 4 bedroom, 5 bath, 2 Story, nestled on a spacious 1+ acres. This home can be yours for $428,000.

The Community.  Davenport, Iowa, with a population of more than 100,000, is the regional epicenter of the metropolitan Quad Cities, population 400,000, and the third largest city in the State of Iowa. It is a place proud of its unique heritage at the crossroads of America.  

The Employer.  As one of the region's largest and most comprehensive health networks, The Health System has more than 100 locations, including 6 hospitals, 3 convenient cares, 35 Health Group sites, 15 physical rehabilitation clinics, and multiple outpatient service centers. The Health Group consistently ranks in the top 10% for quality among the Midwest's best peer groups. We have over 200 employed providers and 40 clinic locations throughout the Quad Cities. The Quad-Cities market has also recently been ranked No. 4 among "Big Cities Markets'' in the U.S. for doctors to live and work.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 172 miles: Chicago, IL (MDW / KMDW) Chicago Midway International Airport
  • 173 miles: Chicago, IL (ORD / KORD) Chicago O'Hare International Airport
  • 176 miles: Des Moines, IA (DSM / KDSM) Des Moines International Airport
  • 214 miles: Milwaukee, WI (MKE / KMKE) General Mitchell International Airport
  • 275 miles: Saint Louis, MO (STL / KSTL) Lambert-St. Louis International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 123 miles to Madison, WI
  • 154 miles to Chicago, IL
  • 173 miles to Milwaukee, WI
  • 201 miles to Saint Louis, MO
  • 259 miles to Indianapolis, IN

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 10 miles: Moline, IL (MLI / KMLI) Quad City International Airport
  • 64 miles: Dubuque, IA (DBQ / KDBQ) Dubuque Regional Airport
  • 78 miles: Cedar Rapids, IA (CID / KCID) The Eastern Iowa Airport
  • 83 miles: Burlington, IA (BRL / KBRL) Southeast Iowa Regional Airport
  • 98 miles: Peoria, IL (PIA / KPIA) General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $126,700
  • City Cost of Living Index - 86.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 91.3

Colleges and Universities:

  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (Full-time enrollment: 60,376; Private, for-profit; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Saint Ambrose University (FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Ashford University (about 30 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 73,330)
  • University of Iowa (about 50 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)

Demographics:

  • White 74.6%
  • Black 12.1%
  • Hispanic 8.5%
  • Asian 2.4%
  • Two or more races 2.4%
  • American Indian 0.3%
  • Other race alone 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other 0.01%

Taxes:

  • State Income Tax Rate - 4.92%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6%
  • County Tax Rate - 0.78%
  • Property Tax Rate - 1.29%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)

Recreation:

  • Davenport Parks and Recreation
  • Bettendorf Parks & Recreation
  • 4 Golf Courses
  • Mini Golf Courses

Arts & Culture:

  • Figge Art Museum
  • Bucktown Center for the Arts
  • The Beaux Arts Fair and ArtStroll in downtown Davenport
  • Riverssance Art Festival

Sports for the Spectator:

  • QUAD CITIES RIVER BANDITS - baseball
  • QUAD CITY MALLARDS - hockey
  • Wisconsin Wolfpack Professional Indoor Football
  • University of Wisconsin Badgers Football



Sports for the Participant:

  • Quad City Sports Center
  • Davenport Community School Athletics
  • Golf courses

 

Shopping:

  • Village Shopping Center
  • SIS International Shop
  • NorthPark Mall

Top Five things to do:

  1. Figge art museum
  2. Davenport skybridge
  3. LeClaire Park
  4. Modern Woodmen Park
  5. Putnam Museum