Outpatient Family or Internal Medicine Pediatrics Opportunity in Central Louisiana

Physician: Family Practice
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:9687
Verified Date:09/14/2021
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Practice Type: Employed
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Permanent: Full time Family Practice Internal Medicine Pediatric: General

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking a board certified or board eligible, family medicine or internal medicine pediatric physician to join a successful outpatient practice.
  • 100% outpatient practice with no call requirements
  • Well-rounded, outpatient practice seeing a good patient mix and patients of all ages
  • Option to incorporate telehealth visits in addition to office-based visits
  • Turnkey practice with existing patient base available
  • Must be board certified or board eligible

Compensation Details

  • Unmatched potential for flexibility and career growth
  • Competitive salary with incentive based package
  • Sign on bonus and generous student loan repayment
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, and disability
  • Time away from work combines paid time off, disability coverage and leaves of absence
  • CME time and dues allowances
  • 401k with company matching
  • Employee stock purchase plan

Community Details

  • Alexandria is located in the heart of Louisiana and is an attractive, family-oriented community.
  • The area is also referred to as a 'Sportsman's Paradise' with lakes, golf courses, biking trails, hunting, fishing and water sports.
  • This diverse, welcoming community features excellent schools, universities, neighborhoods, museums, cultural events & festivals, among many others.
  • For travelers, AEX airport provides the option for international travel through connections in Houston and Dallas in less than an hour.
  • Enjoy a low cost of living, short commutes, and a strong sense of community, making Alexandria home and the start of your successful, thriving healthcare career.

Recruiter Insights

The Housing Market: 4 bd 3 ba 2,402 sqft home Custom built 4 year old Acadian style home located on a .43 acre corner lot in Pecan Bayou Subdivision. Some notable features include; fiber optic high speed internet access, 5 burner stainless steel gas cooktop, a screened in back porch & close proximity to 28 West & England Airpark. The kitchen has top of the line appliances with an oversized island, solid wood cabinets and granite countertops. Throughout the home there's a light color scheme with wood accents on the cabinets and ceilings. This home can be yours for $449,000.

Compensation: Starting Salary Is $40,000 To $50,000 More Compared With Starting Salaries For Comparable Opportunities Located In and surrounding New Orleans, Coupled With A Cost Of Living Of 25% Less In This Community Provides You With Significant Buying Power With The Opportunity To build your dream home, pay off your student loans and Retire Early.

Community: Alexandria is located in the heart of Louisiana and is an attractive, family-oriented community. The area is also referred to as a 'Sportsman's Paradise' with lakes, golf courses, biking trails, hunting, fishing and water sports.
This diverse, welcoming community features excellent schools, universities, neighborhoods, museums, cultural events & festivals, among many others.

The Employer: An award-winning hospital in Alexandria, Louisiana that provides a wide array of care to 13 parishes across Central Louisiana. A 300+ bed hospital, includes Women's and Children's Hospital, featuring obstetrical/gynecological, pediatric and pediatric intensive care services; Cancer Center, offering a range of services for cancer patients; Heart Center, featuring comprehensive cardiac care from prevention to treatment to surgery; and the area's largest emergency department, offering the community the only Level II Trauma Center.  The medical staff includes doctors in 30+ medical specialties.  With a continued emphasis on progressive care, the hospital has grown to meet the continually changing needs of our patients and the rapidly advancing technology of modern healthcare.

 

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 192 miles: New Orleans, LA (MSY / KMSY) Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
  • 224 miles: Houston, TX (IAH / KIAH) George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 95 miles to Baton Rouge, LA
  • 168 miles to New Orleans, LA
  • 203 miles to Houston, TX
  • 271 miles to Garland, TX
  • 276 miles to Dallas, TX

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 7 miles: Alexandria, LA (AEX / KAEX) Alexandria International Airport
  • 90 miles: Lafayette, LA (LFT / KLFT) Lafayette Regional Airport
  • 97 miles: Monroe, LA (MLU / KMLU) Monroe Regional Airport
  • 106 miles: Lake Charles, LA (LCH / KLCH) Lake Charles Regional Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $199,700
  • City Cost of Living Index - 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 89

Colleges and Universities:

  • Louisiana State University-Alexandria (Full-time enrollment: 1,696)
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 50 miles; Natchitoches, LA; Full-time enrollment: 7,700)
  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 79 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,378) South Louisiana Community College (about 79 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,519)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 79 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 14,493)

 

Demographics:

  • Black 55.3%
  • White 38.1%
  • Hispanic 2.5%
  • Asian 2.1%
  • Two or more races 1.5%
  • American Indian0.6%
  • Other race 0.08%

 

Taxes:

  • State Income Tax Rate - 4%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 4%
  • County Tax Rate - 4.91%
  • Property Tax Rate - 0.18%

Major Industry:

  • Health care (19.2%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.7%)

 

Recreation:

  • England Air Park - outdoor park
  • Cheatham Park
  • Bringhurst Stadium
  • Cotile Recreation area - campground

Arts & Culture:

  • Alexandria Museum of Art
  • T.R.E.E. House - Children's Museum
  • Louisiana History Museum
  • River Oaks Square Arts Center

 

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Recreation - Alexandria Soccer Association
  • Sawgie Bottom Outdoor Powersports of Alexandria
  • National Football League's New Orleans Saints football team

Sports for the Participant:

  • Alexandria recreation, sports, and social clubs
  • There are 39 recreation centers, sports teams, and social clubs in the greater Alexandria metro area
  • Combined, these Alexandria metro recreation, sports, and social clubs employ 15 people , earn more than $ 1 million in revenue each year, and have assets of $ 9 million .

Shopping:

  • Alexandria Mall is a shopping mall located in Alexandria, Louisiana, United States. It features Dillard's, JCPenney, Conn's, Burlington Coat Factory, and Bed Bath And Beyond as anchor stores.
  • Magnolia Crossing
  • Westgate Shopping Mall
  • Alexandria Commons Shopping Center

Top Five things to do:

  1. Alexandria Zoological Park
  2. Alexandria Museum of Art
  3. T.R.E.E. House - Children's Museum
  4. Rapides Parish Coliseum -arenas and stadium
  5. OakWing Golf Club