Gastroenterology Salary $600K Base Plus Bonus Incentives in Outdoorsy Ohio

Physician: Gastroenterology (GI)
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:9011
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 Gastroenterology (GI)

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Looking for a Board Certified/Board Eligible Gastroenterologist to join our well established, hospital employed multispecialty group
  • EUS training/experience preferred
  • Physician will have the ability to do EGD, Colonoscopy, ERCP, PEG Tube, Esophageal Manometry, and Capsule Endoscopy
  •  Clinical office is open M-TH 8:00 a.m. – 5:00p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m
  • Call is 1:3; 10 nights per month including 1 weekend, light call
  • 8-15 procedures per day in Endo Suite
  • 20 patients per day in clinical office
  • 5 large endo suites (former OR rooms)
  • Procedures:  Hospital procedures: EGD, colonoscopy, PEG, ERCP, manometry, Pillcam, Bravo pH. Office procedures: Hemorrhoidal banding, PEG replacement and removal
  • Equipment:   Olympus scopes and video equipment, everything is monitored, New Provation Medical Documentation System (electronic medical record, sends orders to office, post op notes dictated and printed, consults to other physicians - helps with coding and billing).  The Provation system does interface with the Olympus system. Olympus 190 adult and pediatric scopes, High resolution esophageal manometry, Bravo pH, Rapid Pillcam 

Compensation Details

  • Outstanding base salary of $600,000 plus benefits and bonus incentives.
  • Medical School Loan Repayment up to $200,000
  • Signing Bonus - 15% of base salary up to $100,000
  • Up to $25,000 Residency/Fellowship Stipend
  • $10,000 Moving allowance
  • CME: $5,000 plus 5 days of PTO
  • 29 PTO days
  • Pay for call program
  • Excellent bonus incentives up to 30% of salary

Community Details

  • Located less than 90 minutes to Columbus, OH, Cincinnati, OH, and Lexington, KY 
  • Enjoy The Shawnee State Resort and Forest is Ohio's largest with over 66,000 acres. 
  • Outdoor recreation include hiking, fishing, boating, canoeing, camping, hunting, golf, tennis & swimming. 
  • Private Marina, Boat Club, Camping and more. 
  • Biking, Walking and Hiking nearby. 
  • 3 Golf Courses, including a Country Club; 
  • Raceway Park
  • Hunting
  • And much more!

Recruiter Insights

Compensation.  The Starting Salary Is $50,000 To $75,000 More Compared To Starting Gastroenterology Salaries In Columbus and Cincinnati markets.  Coupled With A Cost Of Living Of 20% Lower Than Ohio Metropolitan Areas, Provides Significant Purchasing Power To Build Their Dream Home, Payoff School Loans And Retire Early. 

The Housing Market.  This well appointed, 4400 sq.ft. home in Portsmouth''s thriving Historic district over 4 beds w/private baths. This true in-city relaxation oasis features mature, manicured grounds, indoor heated pool w/cabana, Victorian greenhouse, two car garage, & guest apartment. Elegance, privacy & walk-ability combined make this home perfect for downtown living can be yours for $429,000.

The Community.  The community is welcoming to new members and offers a series of fun events throughout the year for family members and getting to know one another. 

The Employer.  This employer is committed to its doctors and the entire employee staff and enjoys long term retention of its key physician personnel due to exceptional compensation and quality of life provided by the community.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 99 miles: Columbus, OH (CMH / KCMH) Port Columbus International Airport
  • 117 miles: Hebron, KY (CVG / KCVG) Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
  • 137 miles: Dayton, OH (DAY / KDAY) James M. Cox Dayton International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 81 miles to Columbus, OH
  • 86 miles to Cincinnati, OH
  • 97 miles to Lexington, KY

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 46 miles: Huntington, WV (HTS / KHTS) Tri-State Airport
  • 84 miles: Columbus, OH (LCK / KLCK) Rickenbacker International Airport
  • 99 miles: Columbus, OH (CMH / KCMH) Port Columbus International Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Cost of living index in Portsmouth: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • Estimated median house or condo value: $70,846

Colleges and Universities:

  • Shawnee State University (Full-time enrollment: 4,160; Located in Portsmouth, OH). 
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 26 miles; Ashland, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,482)
  • Marshall University (about 37 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • Morehead State University (about 46 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 7,523)

Demographics:

  • White (90.4%)
  • Black alone (5.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)

Taxes:

  • State Income Tax Rate - 2.85% (median)
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 5.75%
  • Property Tax Rate - 1.36%

Major Industry:

  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Recreation:

  • 3 Golf Courses, including a Champion Golf Course and Country Club
  • The Shawnee State Resort and Forest is Ohio's largest with over 66,000 acres.
  • Outdoor recreation include hiking, fishing, boating, canoeing, camping, hunting, golf, tennis & swimming.
  • During hunting season, except in Roosevelt Game Preserve, all of Shawnee State Forest is fair game with an abundance of deer, squirrel, grouse & turkey.
  • Private Marina, Boat Club, Camping and more.
  • Cinema and several parks in town.
  • Biking, Walking and Hiking nearby
  • Raceway Park

Arts & Culture:

  • The Southern Ohio Museum & Cultural Center: The Southern Ohio Museum opened its galleries and programs to the public in 1979, after the community's largest bank moved its headquarters from the handsome Beaux Arts style building at 825 Gallia Street in the heart of Portsmouth's downtown.
  • The Vern Riffe Performing Arts Center: The Vern Riffe Center for the Arts is 102,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility located on the Vern Riffe Center for the Artscampus of Shawnee State University. It is the home of the universitys bachelor of fine arts programs and has featured some of the biggest names in Broadway, theater, jazz, big band, dance, folk, dramatic arts, and pop music.
  • Portsmouth Wind Symphony: The The Portsmouth Wind Symphony presents four concerts annually. This group of community members ranging in age from local high school students, to retirees, and including all professions, rehearses weekly on Mondays at the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts.
  • Additionally, enjoy theatre, symphony, and performing arts center. 

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Attend a college sporting event at Shawnee State University (Portsmouth, OH) or travel 45 minutes to watch the Thundering Herd at Marshall University located in Huntington, WV. 
  • Attend a NFL or a MLB game in Cincinnati just 90 minutes away.

Sports for the Participant:

  • Outdoor recreation include hiking, fishing, canoeing, horseback riding, hunting, tennis & swimming.
  • Portsmouth Soccer Club
  • Participate in one of several adult leagues, including, volleyball, basketball, golf, softball.

Shopping:

  • Checkout Portsmouth's Historic Boneyfiddle District.
  • Get lost in the many antique and specialty shops.
  • The district also holds Ohios oldest Brewery, specializing in handmade craft brewed beer.
  • The antique and specialty shops are also in proximity to the business district.

Top Five things to do:

  1. This community has the historical Musings which showcases the areas rich history. The visual representation, Floodwall mural was created by Robert Dafford. This historical stone mark provides an opportunity to learn about the earliest inhabitants of the area to the modern scenes of Portsmouth.
  2. For those who are outdoor lovers, Portsmouth has a beautiful scenery and views to enjoy with the family and friends. Enjoy the scenic road along the Ohio river to the Alexandria Point Park. Visit the Alexandra Stone which its believed to be part of the Alexandria Village founded on 1802.
  3. Explore the majestic topography and Woodlands of Ohio. If you enjoy learning about landscapes and geography of any region, then, the Shawnee State Park, is a must see. This park is situated in the 63,000 acre Shawnee State Forest. The park offers lots of attractions, and plenty of things to do to explore. Come and enjoy the variety of adventures that this place has to offer from camping, fishing, museum, miles of trails and impressive views for the enjoyment of the family.
  4. For those who enjoy race events, come and visit the Portsmouth Raceway Park. This park is located 1 mile of Portsmouth. The park hosts weekly racing events for the entire family.
  5. Come and visit the Boneyfiddle District of Portsmouth. This district has a historic architecture with antique shops, places to eat, stores and retail outlets for a relax and hospitable downtown.