Hiring an Orthopedic Surgeon for Roswell, New Mexico

Physician: Orthopedic Surgery: General
Market: Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)
Job ID:9837
Verified Date:09/14/2021
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No Response
Accept H1b Visa:No Response
Permanent: Full time Orthopedic Surgery: General

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Currently, Board Certified or Board Eligible
  • Successful completion of an accredited Family Medicine Residency 
  • Provide clinical care to patients in accordance with regulations to include but not limited to obtaining patient history, ordering labs, diagnostic studies, and arranging referrals.
  • Communicate effectively with physicians and medical staff to coordinated care.
  • Uphold excellent bedside manners and ability to create a great patient experience.
  • Ability to explain medical procedures and plan of care to patients and their families.
  • Document patient care services by charting and maintaining records in EPIC.
  • Diagnose and treat chronic and acute conditions of patients.

Compensation Details

  • Nationally competitive salary and benefits package
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision
  • Generous Sign-on Bonus
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Free Health and Wellness programs available to all employees
  • Annual Continuing Medical Education Allowance
  • Life insurance options and both short-term and long-term disability programs
  • 401K employer match, contribution, and deferred compensation

Community Details

  • Roswell has easy access to numerous outdoor activities including golf, snow skiing, and hiking.
  • Eastern New Mexico University, national retail outlets and restaurants, numerous cultural opportunities, and direct flights to Dallas provide an enjoyable lifestyle.

Recruiter Insights

Compensation.  The Starting Salary Is $25,000 To $50,000 More Compared To Starting Salaries In El Paso, TX. 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.  4 beds 3.5 baths -- sqft  Eat-in kitchen w/ large pantry, beautiful master with walk-in closet and private bath. Retreat to the three oversized bedrooms upstairs, each with ample closet space, or unwind in one of two living areas. The upstairs bonus room is the ideal game/craft/theater space! The lush grass backyard is insulated by a vinyl privacy fence, and is perfect for pets and kids. Enjoy evenings around the fire pit, or relax under the covered patio.  This home can be yours for $269,000.

The Community.  Roswell has easy access to numerous outdoor activities including golf, snow skiing, and hiking. Eastern New Mexico University, national retail outlets and restaurants, numerous cultural opportunities, and direct flights to Dallas provide an enjoyable lifestyle.

The Employer.  A multi-specialty provider group, inclusive of clinics, doctors and advanced practice providers in a broad range of specialties and primary care. Built the city's first hospital and since our organization was founded over 100 years ago we have been committed to serving our community and creating the best quality of life possible for the patients we serve. With our 26 locations throughout the state of New Mexico and over 550,000 visits in 2018 alone, we are a growing Medical Group with a bright future ahead of us. 

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 205 miles: Albuquerque, NM (ABQ / KABQ) Albuquerque International Sunport
  • 205 miles: El Paso, TX (ELP / KELP) El Paso International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 154 miles to Lubbock, TX
  • 160 miles to El Paso, TX
  • 161 miles to Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
  • 161 miles to Juarez, Mexico
  • 169 miles to Albuquerque, NM

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 6 miles: Roswell, NM (ROW / KROW) Roswell International Air Center
  • 83 miles: Carlsbad, NM (CNM / KCNM) Cavern City Air Terminal
  • 115 miles: Hobbs, NM (HOB / KHOB) Lea County Regional Airport
  • 184 miles: Lubbock, TX (LBB / KLBB) Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $101,978
  • City Cost of Living Index - 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 94.9

Colleges and Universities:

  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (Full-time enrollment: 2,212)
  • New Mexico Military Institute (FT enrollment: 532)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 88 miles; Portales, NM; Full-time enrollment: 4,263)
  • South Plains College (about 126 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)
  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 150 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 14,497)


  • 57.4% Hispanic
  • 37.6% White alone
  • 2.1% Black alone
  • 1.1% Asian alone
  • 1.0% Two or more races


  • State Income Tax Rate - 3.63%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 5.13%
  • County Tax Rate - 2.22%
  • Property Tax Rate - 0.55%

Major Industry:

  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)



  • Roswell Adult Center (RAC)
  • Roswell Recreation Department
  • Margot Purdy Park
  • Spring River Park

Arts & Culture:

  • The Gallery Main Street Arts
  • Roswell Museum and Art Center
  • The Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Roswell Community Little Theatre

Sports for the Spectator:

  • San Antonio Spurs - NBA
  • Dallas Mavericks - NBA
  • Houston Rockets - NBA
  • Dallas Cowboys - NFL

Sports for the Participant:

  • New Mexico Senior Olympic's
  • Clovis Family YMCA
  • Planet Fitness - Roswell
  • Elite Fitness
  • Roswell Racquet Club & Spa
  • Yucca Recreation Center


  • Roswell Mall
  • Broadmoor Shopping Center
  • Monterey Shopping Center
  • Hippie Chicks

Top Five things to do:

  1. International UFO Museum and Research Center
  2. Roswell Museum and Art Center
  3. The Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art
  4. Spring River Zoo & Park
  5. Pecos Flavors Winery + Bistro