Ortho Spine Opportunity 10 Minutes from Louisville, Kentucky

Physician: Orthopedic Surgery: Spine
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:9856
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: Spine

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Join 5 established orthopedic surgeons
  • Replacement position for an established practice
  • Be the only orthopedic spine surgeon in the practice
  • No dedicated spine surgeon at the hospital at present
  • 10 call days per month
  • General call not required unless the physician chooses to participate
  • 8 OR suites along with dedicated Orthopedic floor
  • 12 physician Anesthesia team
  • No CRNAs - Block OR time available
  • Anticipated 25-30 patients per day in office and 7-10 surgeries per week
  • Guidance system budgeted for purchase

Compensation Details

  • Hospital employed opportunity
  • Very Competitive Base salary
  • +WRVU incentive
  • MGMA 75th percentile WRVU potential
  • CME allowance
  • Sign-on bonus
  • Medical debt assistance available
  • Relocation allowance
  • Residency stipend
  • Full benefits package
  • Retirement plan
  • Practice growth assistance
  • Favorable Indiana Malpractice Environment

Community Details

  • Jeffersonville is one of several southern Indiana communities that are part of the greater metropolitan area of Louisville, Kentucky known as Kentuckiana
  • With a total population of more than one million people, the area is rich in culture, commerce, history, dining, shopping, sports and entertainment
  • Popular Kentuckiana attractions include the Derby Dinner Playhouse, Falls of the Ohio, Carnegie Center for Art & History, Huber’s Winery & Orchard, Kentucky Center for the Arts, Jeffersonville RiverStage, the annual Forecastle Music Festival, Louisville Science Center, Louisville Bats baseball team and the Kentucky Derby Museum
  • Annual events in southern Indiana include Steamboat Days, Harvest Homecoming, Art in Speed Park and Sellersburg Celebrates.

Recruiter Insights

More Money.  Starting Salary Is $50,000 To $75,000 More Compared With Starting Salaries For Comparable Opportunities Located In Louisville, Coupled With A Cost Of Living Of 30% Less In This Community Provides You With Significant Buying Power With The Opportunity To Retire Early.

The Housing Market.  This $235,000 3 bd 2 ba 1678 sqft home is a brick ranch located in Landsberg Cove. The Home has many new features and has been well maintained. Close to Veterans Parkway and also close to River Ridge.

The Community. A thriving community located only 10 minutes from Louisville, Kentucky. Visitors with an appetite will find a wide variety of dining options along Jeffersonville’s riverfront, in downtown Louisville or in New Albany’s developing foodie scene. Restaurants in the area offer southern cooking, ethnic cuisine, wines and craft beers as well as farm-to-table dining experiences. For those that prefer to stay home, the area has many farmers’ markets to choose from including the Jeffersonville Farmers’ Market.

About Employer. A 241-bed acute care facility located on a 22-acre campus, along with two medical office buildings and an outpatient surgery center that provides medical services. He hospital offers comprehensive emergent, acute and elective health care services including cardiology, thoracic and vascular surgery, orthopedic surgery, behavioral health services, endocrinology services, women’s health and obstetrics, imaging and interventional radiology, and a sleep lab. 

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 12 miles: Louisville, KY (SDF / KSDF) Louisville International Airport
  • 97 miles: Hebron, KY (CVG / KCVG) Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
  • 122 miles: Indianapolis, IN (IND / KIND) Indianapolis International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 2 miles to Louisville, KY
  • 71 miles to Lexington-Fayette, KY
  • 88 miles to Cincinnati, OH
  • 105 miles to Indianapolis, IN
  • 157 miles to Nashville, TN

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 12 miles: Louisville, KY (SDF / KSDF) Louisville International Airport
  • 73 miles: Lexington, KY (LEX / KLEX) Blue Grass Airport
  • 97 miles: Hebron, KY (CVG / KCVG) Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost- $182,461
  • City Cost of Living Index- 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index- 82.1

Colleges and Universities:

  • Mid-America College of Funeral Service
  • Ottawa University-Jeffersonville
  • Ideal Beauty Academy
  • University of Louisville (about 6 miles)


  • White alone 74.7%
  • Black alone 12.9%
  • Hispanic 5.3%
  • Two or more races 4.7%
  • Asian alone 1.9%
  • Other .2%


  • State Income Tax Rate- 3.23%
  • State Sales Tax Rate- 7%
  • Property Tax Rate- .85%
  • City Sales Tax Rate- 0%
  • County Tax Rate- 0%

Major Industry:

  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.5%)


  • More than 100 public parks, 50 golf courses, numerous tennis courts, and area lakes offer residents a diverse selection for relaxation and outdoor fu
  • The Big Four Walking Bridge connects southern Indiana with Louisville allowing residents and tourists to walk, bike and run across the Ohio River
  • A popular three-week celebration known as the Kentucky Derby Festival attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors from across the globe to celebrate and witness “the greatest two minutes in sports,” The Kentucky Derby. As part of the festival, locals and tourists are treated to events such as a balloon race, boat race, parade and “Thunder over Louisville,” the largest fireworks display in the continental United States. 

Arts & Culture:

  • The NoCo Arts and Cultural District is Jeffersonville’s newest and most colorful point of interest. NoCo is home to artists, makers, historians and inventors who are all working together to transform the area into an inspiring and intriguing place to live, work and visit
  • The RiverStage is a floating performance stage anchored along the banks of the Ohio River in downtown Jeffersonville, Indiana. This venue provides a unique atmosphere with a breathtaking view of the river.

Sports for the Spectator:

  • College basketball and college football are very popular in Louisville, which prides itself on being one of the best college sports towns in America. The city is home to the University of Louisville Cardinals, who compete in the NCAA's Division I and are a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference.
  • Watch Kentucky's professional sports teams play in Louisville. Louisville City FC, which plays in the USL Championship, and Racing Louisville FC, which plays in the NWSL. 

Sports for the Participant:

  • Pickleball, Soccer, baseball, softball, football, and basketball programs are available
  • Lots of gyms located through out city- Crossfit, Anytime, Planet fitness, etc.


  • Green Tree Mall has a variety of retail stores including Dillard's, Bath and Body Works, Finish Line, and American Eagle.
  • Oxmoor center has 62 stores that offers shopping and dining in an area that offers a vibrant mix of cultural and entertainment attractions.

Top Five things to do:

1. Big Four Bridge
2. Howard Steamboat Museum & Mansion
3. Vintage Fire Museum
4. HM Frank's
5. Geraldine's Kitchen