Otolaryngology Opening in St. Petersburg Florida

Physician: Otolaryngology (ENT)
Market: Metropolitan 2 (250,001 to 1M)
Job ID:8807
Verified Date:07/06/2020
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:No Response
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No
Permanent: Full time Otolaryngology (ENT)

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking a BE/BC Otolaryngologist to join an existing practice in the community
  • New grads and practicing physicians are welcome to apply
  • Ideal candidate needs to be willing to perform full spectrum of ENT
  • Anticipated call coverage is 1:7 (ER call) and 1:3 (practice call)
  • Office space is readily available in close proximity to the hospital

Compensation Details

  • Income guarantee with overhead allowance
  • Commencement Bonus
  • CME/Relocation Allowance
  • Possible Medical Education Debt Repayment Assistance

Community Details

  • Located in Pinellas County and close to Clearwater, it is known for its warm weather and breezes that blow off Tampa Bay. 
  • It is the second largest city in the Tampa Bay Area, which is composed of roughly 2.8 million residents. 
  • St. Petersburg is a vacation destination and attracts visitors with the Salvador Dali Museum, Fort De Soto Park, the St. Petersburg Pier and beautiful beaches.

Recruiter Insights

Compensation.  The Starting Salary is $50,000 to $65,000 more compared to starting Otolaryngology salaries located Tampa.  Coupled with a cost of living of 10% lower than the Tampa, provides the physician significant purchasing power to Build their Dream Home,  payoff school loans And Retire Early. 

The Housing Market.  With Average Home Pricing Settled At $251,265 And Where this 3,402 square ft, 4 bedroom, 3 bath very unique, quality construction family home in located in a top rated school district offers an oversized corner lot with pool, within 5 miles of Clearwater Beach can be yours for $499,000.  

The Community.  While the city of Davenport itself is very small, the area north of the city close to Interstate 4 and US 27 is experiencing explosive growth. It is part of the LakelandWinter Haven Metropolitan Statistical Area.  Enjoy both of best worlds:  Live in this quiet, beautiful community with little traffic and crime and have access to the amenities that Orlando has to offer, just 35 minutes away.  

The Employer.  This level II trauma and tertiary care center is licensed as a 480-bed hospital and include a comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation unit conveniently located on campus. This organization has over 550 affiliated physicians and serves as an academic medical center which offers graduate physician programs in family practice, obstetrics-gynecology, and a post-residency fellowship in sports medicine.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 20 miles: Tampa, FL (TPA / KTPA) Tampa International Airport
  • 107 miles: Orlando, FL (MCO / KMCO) Orlando International Airport
  • 122 miles: Fort Myers, FL (RSW / KRSW) Southwest Florida International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 18 miles to Tampa, FL
  • 96 miles to Orlando, FL
  • 188 miles to Jacksonville, FL

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 13 miles: Saint Petersburg, FL (PIE / KPIE) St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport
  • 20 miles: Tampa, FL (TPA / KTPA) Tampa International Airport
  • 31 miles: Sarasota, FL (SRQ / KSRQ) Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $251,265
  • City Cost of Living Index - 95.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 99.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Colleges and Universities:

  • University of South Florida-St Petersburg (Full-time enrollment: 4,459; Location: St. Petersburg, FL)
  • Eckerd College (about 5 miles; Saint Petersburg, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,437)
  • St Petersburg College (about 9 miles; Clearwater, FL; FT enrollment: 21,467)
  • Strayer University-Florida (about 17 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 2,723)
  • Hillsborough Community College (about 17 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 19,838)
  • The University of Tampa (about 17 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 7,216)

 

 

Demographics:

  • White alone (62.9%)
  • Black alone (21.9%)
  • Hispanic (8.2%) 
  • Asian alone (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.5%) 

 

Taxes:

  • State Income Tax Rate - 0%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6%
  • County Tax Rate - 0.65%
  • Property Tax Rate - .97%

Major Industry:

  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)

 

Recreation:

  • St Petersburg boasts 17 recreation centers
  • 9 swimming pools
  • 150+ parks
  • 70+ athletic fields, with programming for all ages and abilities.

Arts & Culture:

  • Check out the Clearwater Marine Aquarium and view sharks and fish in their underwater environment, and touch stingrays, starfish, sea urchins.  
  • While the city has a full year-round arts calendar, many of the nationally known touring shows and acts visit in the winter at the height of the tourist season. More than 800 events are scheduled yearly for 9 million downtown visitors.
  • The American Stage Company, a professional not-for-profit organization, presents a variety of productions in addition to its annual "American Stage in the Park" offerings.
  • The nationally known Florida Orchestra performs classics and pop favorites at the Mahaffey Theater, bringing in guest performers and conductors in addition to its own musicians. The Bayfront Center hosts traveling ice shows and dance troupes, and popular musical entertainers, circuses, and sporting events.
  • The St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts
  • The St. Petersburg Museum of History features exhibits of Florida and St. Petersburg history.  
  • The Florida Holocaust Museum, located in the Tampa Bay area.

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Major League Baseball's (MLB's) Tampa Bay Devil Rays are based in St. Petersburg and play at the city's Tropicana Field.
  • Spring training brings three other MLB teams to the area, the Philadelphia Phillies to Clearwater, the Toronto Blue Jays to Dunedin, and the New York Yankees to Tampa.
  • The MLB Players Alumni Association hosts the Legends of Baseball, the nation's largest old-timers game, in St. Petersburg each year.
  • World-class auto racing arrived in the city in 2003 with the first annual Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.
  • Greyhound racing is a big draw during the January-to-June season at Derby Lane; more than a million fans flock to the track to watch the races and dine in the Derby Club restaurant.
  • The Tampa Bay Downs, located in Oldsmar, features thoroughbred horse racing from December to March.
  • Nearby Tampa is the home of the National Football League's Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the National Hockey League's Tampa Bay Lightning, and the Tampa Bay Storm, a championship arena football team.

Sports for the Participant:

  • St. Petersburg's sunny climate means year-round outdoor activities for the sports-minded. 
  • The city boasts that it spends more per capital on its parks and recreation programs than any other city in the country. 
  • Anglers can harvest more than 300 species of fish in the Gulf of Mexico, Tampa Bay, and area lakes. 
  • The Pinellas Trail runs 45 miles from Tarpon Springs to St. Petersburg, linking parks, scenic coastal areas, and neighborhoods for bicyclists, pedestrians, and in-line skaters.
  • Golf enthusiasts can choose from three municipal courses, including Mangrove Bay Golf Course, which has been named one of the nation's best by Golf for Women magazine. 
  • St. Petersburg has 125 parks covering 2,400 acres. Sun bathers can enjoy 8 public pools and 5 public beaches stretching to Clearwater on 35 miles of gleaming white sand. 
  • The St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club is the world's oldest and largest shuffleboard club, and is the site of the National Shuffleboard Hall of Fame.

 

Shopping:

  • St. Petersburg combines shopping opportunities at regional malls and charming downtown settings. 
  • University Village, a 60,000-square-foot shopping center located downtown, opened its doors in 2004. 
  • There are more than two dozen art galleries downtown.
  • Nearby Dunedin's restored Main Street offers seafood restaurants, art galleries, and quaint shops.

Top Five things to do:

  1. Dali Museum
  2. FreeFall Theatre
  3. Sunny Beache & Boat tours
  4. Downtown St Petersburg
  5. Sunken Gardens