Internal Medicine opportunity in north central FL near Gainesville

Physician: Internal Medicine
Market: Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)
Job ID:9888
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

  • Hospital Employed Settings with continued development/growth of Primary Care Network of Internists and Family Medicine physicians.
  • Employed Group consists of 7 Physicians (and which office they work from):
  • Call Schedule: 1 in 4 or better
  • Setting can be 100% office based setting (referring all inpatients to the hospitalist program) or candidate is welcome to have both inpatient/outpatient responsibilities.
  • There is an additional need for 5-10 physicians.
  • Medical Center is ranked 16th best hospital in Florida by U.S. News and World Report.

Compensation Details

  • Competitive Compensation package being offered to include salary + WRUV bonus incentive
  • Strong benefits package 
  • Relocation expenses
  • CME allowance
  • Vacation
  • Commencement bonus
  • Potential medical education debt assistance.

Community Details

  • A population of nearly 60,000 is located in north central Florida. 
  • With nearly perfect weather year-round, Marion County offers an endless panorama of natural beauty, historic landmarks, and man-made diversity which are a constant source of pleasure and recreation for resident and visitor alike. 
  • Our own backyard includes Silver Springs - Nature's Theme Park, the Ocala National Forest, the rolling green fields of horse farms, historic districts and city streets canopied by 100-year-old trees, outstanding golf courses, friendly communities, crystal-clear rivers, and fresh-water springs. 
  • The scenic landscape is graced by the pastoral beauty of more than 900 horse farms with plenty of green space for all to enjoy. 

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 $133,994And Where this Charming brick/vinyl exterior 3,886 square ft, 4 bedroom, 5 bath Beautifully Manicured SE Ocala Pool Home offers lots of space to grow your LARGE family can be yours for $349,900.  

The Community.  Tucked into north central Florida in a region known as "horse country," Ocala offers visitors winding community pathways lined with oak trees and dangling trellises of Spanish moss, and the opportunity to explore miles of untainted nature. If the prospect of canoeing down a crystal clear stream amid the largest sand pine forest in the world sounds appealing, Ocala and surrounding Marion County are more than worth your time. Ocala and the region's freshwater streams, rolling hills and clean air remain unspoiled and have been used for Hollywood movies. Nearby Ocala is Silver Springs, a national landmark and nature theme park on 350 acres. Silver Springs is Florida's "original attraction."

The Employer.  This organization is a community healthcare provider; a 421-bed facility that offers inpatient, outpatient, medical, surgical and emergency care. Munroe Regional Medical Center is accredited by the Joint Commission and features a certified Chest Pain Center with specific accreditations for atrial fibrillation and heart failure.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 75 miles: Daytona Beach, FL (DAB / KDAB) Daytona Beach International Airport
  • 90 miles: Orlando, FL (MCO / KMCO) Orlando International Airport
  • 102 miles: Tampa, FL (TPA / KTPA) Tampa International Airport
  • 106 miles: Sanford, FL (SFB / KSFB) Orlando Sanford International Airport
  • 110 miles: Jacksonville, FL (JAX / KJAX) Jacksonville International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 64 miles to Orlando, FL
  • 84 miles to Jacksonville, FL
  • 88 miles to Tampa, FL
  • 103 miles to Saint Petersburg, FL

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 45 miles: Gainesville, FL (GNV / KGNV) Gainesville Regional Airport
  • 75 miles: Daytona Beach, FL (DAB / KDAB) Daytona Beach International Airport
  • 87 miles: Saint Augustine, FL (UST) St Augustine
  • 90 miles: Orlando, FL (MCO / KMCO) Orlando International Airport
  • 102 miles: Tampa, FL (TPA / KTPA) Tampa International Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $133,994
  • City Cost of Living Index - 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 99.3

Colleges and Universities:

  • College of Central Florida (Full-time enrollment: 6,103)
  • Rasmussen College-Florida (FT enrollment: 5,736)
  • Marion County Community Technical and Adult Education Center (FT enrollment: 419)


  • White 60%
  • Black 21.4%
  • Hispanic 12.1%
  • Two or more races 4.1%
  • Asian 2.3%
  • American Indian 0.05%
  • Other race 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.02%


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

Major Industry:

  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)


  • Ocala Parks & Recreation Department
  • E D Croskey Recreation Center
  • Lillian F. Bryant Community Center
  • Marion County Parks and Recreation
  • Webb Field at Martin Luther King Recreation Complex

Arts & Culture:

  • Marion Cultural Alliance
  • Webber Center Gallery
  • Circle Square Cultural Center


Sports for the Spectator:

  • Orlando Magic NBA Basketball
  • Orlando City Soccer Club
  • Orlando Freedom. Professional Sports Teams
  • Winter Park Diamond Dawgs
  • Orlando Solar Bears

Sports for the Participant:

  • Gainesville Sports Organizing Committee
  • Amateur Sports Teams, Professional Sports Teams
  • 300 Swim & Tennis Club


  • Paddock Mall
  • Market Street At Heath Brook
  • Shady Oaks Shopping Center

Top Five things to do:

  1. Appleton Museum of Art
  2. Silver Springs State Park
  3. Ocala Tuscawilla Park
  4. Farm Tours of Ocala
  5. Fort King National Historic Park