General Surgery Opportunity 2 hours from Chicago - Quad Cities, IL/IA

Physician: Surgery: General
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:8927
Verified Date:08/10/2020
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:Yes
Permanent: Full time Surgery: General

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking a BC/ BE General Surgeon Physician to join an established, surgery group
  • Established clinic
  • Provider takes second call after initial MyNurse triage
  • Trauma experience necessary - call is shared
  • Robot trained a plus but team is willing to train
  • Willingness to see children is a plus
  • Flexible schedule 
  • Fully integrated system with clinic and hospitals on Epic EMR to improve care coordination
  • Very experienced dedicated staff, with multiple long term employees. 
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work as a team member to improve the health of the people and communities we serve
  • Best outcome, Every patient, Every time
  • Work as one team
  • Connect with each person treating them with courtesy, compassion, empathy and respect
  • Commit to the best outcomes and highest quality
  • Pursue greatness
  • MD or DO
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible
  • Hold an unrestricted license to practice medicine and surgery in the state(s) in which Physician provides services - Both IL & IA licensure needed
  • Eligible to work in the United States

Compensation Details

  • Excellent salary and benefit package
  • Sign on bonus
  • 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 that offers excellent schools, fine arts, museums, a zoo, fine dining and shopping, wineries and breweries, river boat cruises, semi-professional hockey and baseball, over 20 golf courses, ski resorts, and many more outdoor recreational outdoor activities for the active family. 

Recruiter Insights

Compensation. The Starting Salary Is $50,000 To $75,000 More Compared To Starting General Surgeon Salaries In Quad Cities. 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. Attractive 1,702 Sq Ft home with 4 bedrooms, 3 bath including a master suite with full bath and vaulted ceiling. Roomy kitchen with informal dining area as well as a formal dining room. Living room has gas fireplace with built-in bookshelves on both sides. Sliders lead to deck that looks over the large back yard. 1/2 bath on the main level and laundry is conveniently on the upper level. Basement is ready for you to finish and has a walk-out to a patio. This home can be yours for $209,900.

The Community.  Moline IL; a part of the Quad Cities. This is a beautiful riverfront community that offers excellent schools, short commute times and an affordable cost of living. 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. 

The Employer. Comprises of four full-service hospitals in Rock Island and Moline, Illinois and Bettendorf and Muscatine, Iowa with 584 inpatient beds and 11 hospice beds as well as home health care and durable medical products comprehensive mental health services

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 161 miles: Chicago, IL (MDW / KMDW) Chicago Midway International Airport
  • 187 miles: Des Moines, IA (DSM / KDSM) Des Moines International Airport
  • 198 miles: Milwaukee, WI (MKE / KMKE) General Mitchell International Airport
  • 264 miles: Saint Louis, MO (STL / KSTL) Lambert-St. Louis International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 120 miles to Madison, WI
  • 146 miles to Chicago, IL
  • 167 miles to Milwaukee, WI
  • 200 miles to Saint Louis, MO

 

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 10 miles: Moline, IL (MLI / KMLI) Quad City International Airport
  • 79 miles: Dubuque, IA (DBQ / KDBQ) Dubuque Regional Airport
  • 92 miles: Peoria, IL (PIA / KPIA) General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport
  • 92 miles: Cedar Rapids, IA (CID / KCID) The Eastern Iowa Airport
  • 96 miles: Burlington, IA (BRL / KBRL) Southeast Iowa Regional Airport
  • 106 miles: Rockford, IL (RFD / KRFD) Chicago Rockford International Airport

 

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $115,060
  • City Cost of Living Index - 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 95.7

Colleges and Universities:

  • Black Hawk College (about 3 miles; Moline, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,086)
  • Augustana College (about 8 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 8 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 9 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 10 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Ashford University (about 27 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 73,330)
  • University of Iowa (about 60 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)

 

Demographics:

  • 64.9% White alone
  • 17.7% Hispanic
  • 10.0% Black alone
  • 6.6% Two or more races

 

 

Taxes:

  • State Income Tax Rate 3.75%, 11th out of 51 states
  • State Sales Tax Rate 6.250%
  • City Sales Tax Rate 1.75%
  • County Tax Rate 0.50%

 

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)



 

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