Internal Medicine Opportunity in Key West, FL

Physician: Internal Medicine
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:9887
Verified Date:07/12/2021
Loan Repayment:No
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No
Permanent: Full time Internal Medicine

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Internal medicine/family medicine physician to join an established practice. 
  • Join two other providers in a thriving practice
  • Group is currently not accepting new patients
  • Significant lead time for appointments
  • Outpatient only setting
  • Office located in the largest MOB on the island
  • Partnership track is available

Compensation Details

  • Generous Compensation
  • Full Benefits
  • And much more...

Community Details

  • Key West is a city where real estate titles date back to the Kings of Spain, and where today you can stroll the palm-lined streets in the footsteps of Ernest Hemingway, John Audubon, Thomas Edison, Harry Truman and Tennessee Williams to discover gingerbread mansions and tin-roofed conch houses. 
  • With its balmy weather and crystal blue skies, the island is famous for its diving, snorkeling, fishing, watersports and golfing at the nearby Keys West Golf Club. 
  • And, in the evening, the streets come alive with sidewalk cafes, open-air bars and world-class restaurants.

Recruiter Insights

Compensation.  The Starting Salary is $25,000 to $50,000 more compared to starting Internal Medicine salaries located Tampa.  Coupled with a cost of living of 20% lower than the Orlando and Daytona Beach areas, provides the physician significant purchasing power to Build their Dream Home,  payoff school loans And Retire Early. 

The Housing Market.  With Average Home Pricing Settled At $603,746 And Where this 2,700 SF, 4 bedroom, 3 bath mid-century home is located in this Key West's quiet and wide section of Riviera Dr. across from the canal can be yours for $700,000.   

The Community.  Located closer to Cuba than to Miami, Key West is Floridas irreverent southernmost subtropical paradise, a unique confluence of history, climate, natural beauty, cultural diversity, architecture and unabashed romantic appeal.

The Employer.  This 167-bed, full service, acute care medical facilityorganization is the area's sole healthcare provider offers a 24/7 emergency room, 24/7 laboratory, 24/7 radiology services and a specially-equipped medical transport helicopter.  One of the region's largest employers and the only hospital in the Florida Keys that offers labor and delivery care.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 2 miles: Key West, FL (EYW / KEYW) Key West International Airport
  • 107 miles: Varadero, Cuba (VRA / MUVR) Juan Gualberto GĂłmez Airport
  • 115 miles: Havana, Cuba (HAV / MUHA) JosĂ© MartĂ­ International Airport
  • 163 miles: Miami, FL (MIA / KMIA) Miami International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 105 miles to Havana, Cuba
  • 131 miles to Hialeah, FL
  • 131 miles to Miami, FL
  • 208 miles to Santa Clara, Cuba
  • 229 miles to Saint Petersburg, FL

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 2 miles: Key West, FL (EYW / KEYW) Key West International Airport
  • 107 miles: Varadero, Cuba (VRA / MUVR) Juan Gualberto GĂłmez Airport
  • 115 miles: Havana, Cuba (HAV / MUHA) JosĂ© MartĂ­ International Airport
  • 163 miles: Miami, FL (MIA / KMIA) Miami International Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $603,746
  • City Cost of Living Index - 111.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 99.3

Colleges and Universities:

  • Hodges University (about 119 miles; Naples, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,132)
  • Florida International University (about 121 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 41,234)
  • Florida Career College-Miami (about 122 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 10,133)
  • University of Miami (about 124 miles; Coral Gables, FL; FT enrollment: 13,674)

Demographics:

  • White 63%
  • Hispanic 22.3%
  • Black 11.2%
  • Asian 1.4%
  • Two or more races 1.4%
  • American Indian 0.4%
  • Other race 0.04%

Taxes:

  • State Income Tax Rate - 0%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6%
  • County Tax Rate - 0.65%
  • Property Tax Rate - 0.97%

Major Industry:

  • Accommodation and food services (29%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)

Recreation:

  • The Blake Fernandez Skate Park,
  • Clayton Sterling Complex
  • Wickers Sports Complex 
  • MLK Community Pool & Community Center

Arts & Culture:

  • Florida Keys Council-The Arts
  • Key West Art & Historical Society
  • Zazoo Fine Art Gallery

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Miami Dolphins
  • Miami Marlins
  • Miami Heat

Sports for the Participant:

  • Sunny Days Catamarans
  • Key Lime Bike Tours
  • Fury Water Adventures

Shopping:

  • Clinton Square Market
  • Saltwater Angler
  • Searstown Shopping Center
  • Little Switzerland
  • Lilly Pulitzer

Top Five things to do:

1. Catamaran Echo
2. Mallory Square
3. Truman Little White House
4. Key West Lighthouse
5. West Martello Tower