General Surgery Opportunity less than 75 minutes SW of Chicago

Physician: Surgery: General
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:9127
Verified Date:09/14/2020
Loan Repayment:No Response
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No
Permanent: Full time Surgery: General

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • We are a well-established, independent, Level II Trauma Center with 29 healthcare centers (and growing!) that's been dedicated to improving the health of area residents for over 114yrs.
  • We are best known for our compassionate & personalized approach to care and attribute our success to our dedicated physicians, advanced practice professionals, staff and outstanding volunteers while having a mutually, beneficial relationship with the 170,000+ residents we serve in 20 different communities.
  • We truly are a ‘HIDDEN GEM’ in the Chicagoland Area!
  • Seeking a well-trained, B/C General Surgeon who’s ATLS certified, motivated, has a strong work ethic and the desire to become part of a well-established healthcare center team.
  • 2021 Residents welcome to apply
  • This full-time, employment opportunity would provide a wide variety of bread and butter, general surgery cases, including advanced laparoscopic surgery.
  • Work with an organization that’s going through a Master Facility Plan, which includes updating the inpatient OR and future expansion of the outpatient surgery center, which all complement our growing surgery group and vast service area.
  • Work with a highly regarded hospital that’s a Level II Trauma & Primary Stroke Center.
  • Outpatient office work with 1 weekday evening required. Enjoy your family time, along with a well-run practice.
  • Participate in General Surgery & Trauma Call.
  • Access to multiple specialties on staff, who provide great quality care to patients, e.g. GI, ENT, Colon-Rectal, Pediatricians, Ob/Gyn, Rad w/interventional, >20 PCPs, Adult Hospitalist Program, Ortho & Back, InfDis, 24/7 Pharmacy, RadOnc, Rheum (we have 3!), Endo (we have 2!), Neph (we provide in-house dialysis too), Tele-Psych, to name a few. The only sub-specialties we don't have are cardiothoracic/heart surgical back-up or neurosurgery.
  • In the near future, we plan to expand outpatient surgical services at the Deerpath Ambulatory Surgical Center, a joint venture with Rezin Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, which currently offers outpatient surgeries in ENT, GI, GS, Ob/Gyne, Eye, Ortho, Podiatry, and Urology.

Compensation Details

  • Generous Guaranteed Salary
  • Competitive Production Plan
  • Trauma Call pay
  • Medical education loan repayment, CME and General Expenses. 
  • Quality bonus

 

 

 

Community Details

  • Hidden Gem in the Chicagoland Area
  • Easy access to Chicago and surrounding cities
  • Great school systems

Recruiter Insights

Starting Salary For General Surgery is $25,000 To $50,000 More Compared With Starting Salaries For Comparable Opportunities Located In and surrounding suburbs of Chicago, Coupled With A Cost Of Living Of 25% Less In This Community Provides You With Significant Buying Power With The Opportunity To build a new home and Retire Early.

The Income Potential Is Greater Than Most With The Opportunity To Earn In The Top 75th%Tile In The US. 

With Average Home Pricing Settled At $204,888 And Where A Desirable 3367 Square Ft. 6 Bedroom/3 Bath Home Sold For $155,000, Building A Quality Of Life With Substantial Savings Is Easy.

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. 

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:

  • 53 miles: Chicago, IL (MDW / KMDW) Chicago Midway International Airport
  • 62 miles: Chicago, IL (ORD / KORD) Chicago O'Hare International Airport
  • 131 miles: Milwaukee, WI (MKE / KMKE) General Mitchell International Airport
  • 169 miles: Fort Wayne, IN (FWA / KFWA) Fort Wayne International Airport
  • 197 miles: Indianapolis, IN (IND / KIND) Indianapolis International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 55 miles to Chicago, IL
  • 119 miles to Milwaukee, WI
  • 129 miles to Madison, WI
  • 161 miles to Indianapolis, IN

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 53 miles: Chicago, IL (MDW / KMDW) Chicago Midway International Airport
  • 62 miles: Chicago, IL (ORD / KORD) Chicago O'Hare International Airport
  • 73 miles: Bloomington, IL (BMI / KBMI) Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal
  • 98 miles: Rockford, IL (RFD / KRFD) Chicago Rockford International Airport

Cost of Living:

  • State Cost of Living Index - 95.5
  • City Cost of Living Index - 101.8
  • Mean Housing Cost - $204,888

Colleges and Universities:

  • Joliet Junior College (about 16 miles; Joliet, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,401)
  • University of St Francis (about 21 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 2,454)
  • Lewis University (about 25 miles; Romeoville, IL; FT enrollment: 5,739)
  • Aurora University (about 28 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 4,596)



Demographics:

  • White 87.7%, 
  • Black 0.9%, 
  • American Indiana and Alaska Native 0.2%, 
  • Asian 0.7 %, 
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.02%,
  • Hispanic 9.6%

Taxes:

  • State Income Tax Rate - 3.75%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6.25%
  • City Sales Tax Rate - 6.25%
  • County Sales Tax Rate - 0%
  • Property Tax Rate -1.73 %

Major Industry:

  • Construction (16%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)

Recreation:

  • The Morris Rec Center offers three basketball courts, a swimming pool, circuit training, and a weight room.
  • The Morris City pool also has water basketball, Fenced in Splash-pad, and a music system.
  • The Morris City Pool has a three meter diving board, 8-25 yard swim lanes, 3 slides, and more.

Arts & Culture:

  • Arts & Nature on the River has a scenic beauty of the river and assist with a festival of music, crafts and vendors. (14 miles)
  • Forte Art Center has dance and music programs for all ages.

Sports for the Spectator:

  • You can drive 62 miles to watch the Chicago Bulls play a professional game. 
  • You can drive 62 miles to watch the Chicago Blackhawks play a professional game.
  • You can drive 50 miles to watch the Chicago Fire play.

Sports for the Participant:

  • A the Morris Rec Center you can sign up for baseball,softball, soccer, and football leagues.
  • At Morris Community High School you can sign up for many sport programs.

Shopping:

  • Martin Avenue Shops is a new and complete shopping and pharmacy store.
  • The Perfume Outlet offers over 1,000 choices of perfumes.  

Top Five things to do:

  1. Montage Wine Bar and Tasting Room
  2. Morris Area Public Library
  3. Carmike Orpheum Cinema 10
  4. True North: The Warehouse
  5. GypsySoul