Live in the Heart of Lakes Country in Baxter, MN - Internal Medicine Opportunity

Physician: Internal Medicine
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:9896
Verified Date:07/12/2021
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No Response
Permanent: Full time Internal Medicine

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Our ideal candidate would be fun loving and have a desire to build a practice around our key values of Quality, Hospitality, Respect, Justice, Stewardship and Teamwork.
  • Beautiful new clinic!
  • 4 Day work week! 32 Patient contact hours
  • Tight-knit team with low turnover.
  • This is a growth position.
  • Broad, Primary Care Practice
  • Multispecialty Clinic with support from specialists and ancillary services.
  • Join a team of 6 existing physicians and 3 APCs.
  • Outpatient only - 1:25 telephone call

Compensation Details

  • Competitive Salary
  • Relocation
  • Full benefit package

Community Details

  • About an hour and half from the Twin Cities
  • Beautiful lake and resort community. Boundless recreational opportunities.
  • Community character with safe neighborhoods, state-of-the-art school, a progressive wellness center and a range of activities for outdoor enthusiasts.


Recruiter Insights

Compensation.  The Starting Salary Is $25,000 To $50,000 More Compared To Starting Internal Family Medicine Salaries In Minneapolis. 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 baths 4,233 sqft Custom log features and huge slate foyer flow into the great room with massive stone fireplace, vaulted ceilings and spectacular views. Huge kitchen with hickory cabinets, granite, stainless steel appliances & walk-in pantry! Home theater room with wet bar and a loft with a custom log and stone wet bar. Outside features include 19.97 acres abutted to 400 acres of state land, pool and 2 additional buildings. This home can be yours for $369,900.

The Community. The Brainerd Lakes Area, centrally located in the heart of Minnesota, is a vibrant region with a diverse economic base, high quality educational systems, and unparalleled natural beauty and recreational opportunities. Brainerd, the county seat of Crow Wing County, can be found along the banks of the Mississippi River, in the heart of Minnesota about two hours north of the Twin Cities, and nestled among more than 500 area lakes. Brainerd and Baxter cities serve as the region’s hub for many governmental, health care, and retail services. The region is home to nearly 100,000 year-round residents and thousands more seasonal residents and visitors. Health care, information technology, construction, and hospitality lead the list of large industry sectors

The Employer. Clinic offers family medicine, pediatrics, women’s health and UrgentCare. You’ll also find a lab, pharmacy, physical therapy, X-rays, mammograms, bone density scans and ultrasounds.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 115 miles: Duluth, MN (DLH / KDLH) Duluth International Airport
  • 140 miles: Minneapolis, MN (MSP / KMSP) Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport
  • 144 miles: Fargo, ND (FAR / KFAR) Hector International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 105 miles to Minneapolis, MN
  • 111 miles to Saint Paul, MN
  • 282 miles to Winnipeg, Canada
  • 322 miles to Madison, WI

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 6 miles: Brainerd, MN (BRD / KBRD) Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport
  • 67 miles: Saint Cloud, MN (STC / KSTC) St. Cloud Regional Airport
  • 102 miles: Bemidji, MN (BJI / KBJI) Bemidji Regional Airport
  • 120 miles: Hibbing, MN (HIB / KHIB) Range Regional Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $117, 699
  • City Cost of Living Index -  79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 99.7

Colleges and Universities:

  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 54 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,493)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 56 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 56 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 56 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,822)


  • White alone 90.6%
  • Hispanic 2.2%
  • American Indian alone 2.0%
  • Black alone 1.8%


  • State Income Tax Rate - 7.53%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6.88%
  • County Tax Rate - 0.33%
  • Property Tax Rate - 1.05%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)


  • Adventure awaits in Minnesota's Playground.
  • Whether you're interested in biking, craft beer, family fun, fishing, food, golfing, hiking, hunting, or shopping—just to name a few adventures—experience it all from a centralized location in Brainerd MN. Situated in the heart of lake country and nestled between the pines there is so much nature to experience.
  • There is also a booming retail district and several well-known attractions including Brainerd International Raceway, North Central Speedway, Paul Bunyan Land Amusement Park, Safari North Wildlife Park and more.

Arts & Culture:

  • Plays, arts exhibits, concerts, museums – all these cultural opportunities and many more are available in the Brainerd Lakes Area.
  • The Crossing Arts Alliance, in the Franklin Arts Center in Brainerd, promotes a variety of arts events in the region.
  • Central Lakes College Theatre supports community plays as well as the popular Cultural Arts Series, which brings nationally recognized performers to Brainerd Lakes Area stages

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Minnesota Twins are an MLB team
  • St. Paul Saints are an American Association team
  • Minnesota Lynx are a Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA)
  • Minnesota Vikings are an NFL team

Sports for the Participant:

  • Whitetail Run Golf Course
  • Wadena Hockey Arena
  • Fitness , Hockey, Indoor Skating
  • YMCA Madena, MN
  • Wadena Deer Creek Little League


  • Kohl's Baxter
  • Westgate Mall
  • Tyrol Hill Shopping Center


Top Five things to do:

  1. Safari North Wildlife Park
  2. Three Bear Waterpark
  3. Franklin Arts Center
  4. Paul Bunyan Land
  5. Brainerd International Raceway