Internal Medicine - Out-patient clinic

Physician: Internal Medicine
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:9913
Verified Date:09/14/2021
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:No Response
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No Response
Accept H1b Visa:No Response
Permanent: Full time Internal Medicine

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Recruiting for our out-patient clinic due to increased need within service area as well as succession planning. 
  • Busy general practice with few limitations - see more details
  • Outpatient practice
  • 24/7 Hospitalist program in place
  • Well staffed office with a highly trained and cohesive team
  • Busy office with an Internist, three Family Practice physicians, and a two FNP's
  • Additional IM physician needed due to upcoming retirement
  • NEW Medical Office Building under constructed


Compensation Details

  • Employed position with a highly competitive salary
  • Generous commencement bonus
  • Loan repayment options
  • Relocation assistance
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • CME
  • Paid malpractice

Community Details

  • Pekin population is 35,000 is located 20 minutes south of Peoria 
  • Chicago and St. Louis are just over two hours' drive
  • River community with an abundance of opportunities for outdoor recreation
  • 4 Top Ten School Districts
  • 65 Parks with over 12,000 acres
  • Affordable Housing
  • Peoria airport has daily flights to: Chicago, Denver, Tampa, Las Vegas, Phoenix & more

Recruiter Insights

Compensation.  The Starting Salary Is $25,000 To $50,000 More Compared To Starting Internal Medicine Salaries In St. Louis and Chicago. Coupled With A Cost Of Living Of 30% Lower Than The Aforementioned Metropolitan Areas, Provides Significant Purchasing Power To Build Their Dream Home, Payoff School Loans And Retire Early. 

The Housing Market.  This stunning, 4 bedroom home boast a Dazzling $30,000 kitchen remodel in 2016 featuring cabinetry, breakfast bar/ island, pantry, Quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances and wood floors. Grand entry offers such an open floor plan, with soaring ceilings. Basement is a teens paradise or "Man Cave" with abundance of built-in storage, room for pool table, game room or other recreation. This home can be yours for $264,900.

The Community.  The city of Pekin, IL is a city in the county seat of Tazewell County in the U.S. state of Illinois. Located on the Illinois River,  Pekin is the largest city of Tazewell County and the second most populous municipality of the Peoria metropolitan area, after Peoria itself.  A small portion of the city limits extend into Peoria County. Pekin is the 13th-most populous city in Illinois outside the Chicago Metropolitan Area. It is the most populous municipality in the United States with the name Pekin.

The Employer.  Located just 10 miles south of Peoria, Illinois.  We are a 107-bed medical center that provides high-quality, compassionate and personalized health care and state-of-the-art diagnostic capabilities. At the same, the hospital remains small enough to give personal attention to its patients and visitors.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 162 miles: Chicago, IL (MDW / KMDW) Chicago Midway International Airport
  • 172 miles: Saint Louis, MO (STL / KSTL) Lambert-St. Louis International Airport
  • 173 miles: Chicago, IL (ORD / KORD) Chicago O'Hare International Airport
  • 218 miles: Indianapolis, IN (IND / KIND) Indianapolis International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 137 miles to Saint Louis, MO
  • 139 miles to Chicago, IL
  • 174 miles to Madison, WI
  • 191 miles to Indianapolis, IN
  • 194 miles to Milwaukee, WI

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 11 miles: Peoria, IL (PIA / KPIA) General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport
  • 49 miles: Bloomington, IL (BMI / KBMI) Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal
  • 67 miles: Springfield, IL (SPI / KSPI) Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport
  • 81 miles: Decatur, IL (DEC / KDEC) Decatur Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $106,668
  • City Cost of Living Index - 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 97.2

Colleges and Universities:

  • Bradley University (about 10 miles; Peoria, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,152)
  • Illinois Central College (about 12 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 7,158)
  • Illinois State University (about 35 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,804)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 35 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)
  • Western Illinois University (about 56 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)


  • White alone 93.1%
  • Black 2.0%
  • Two or More Races 1.7%
  • Hispanic 1.5%
  • Asian 0.5%
  • American Indian 0.4%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other 0.09%


  • State Income Tax Rate - 3.75%
  • State Sales Tax Rate -6.25 %
  • County Tax Rate - 1.94%
  • Property Tax Rate - 1.73%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)


  • Avanti Dome
  • Parkside Athletics
  • Coal Miner's Park
  • Pekin Park District
  • Mineral Springs Park

Arts & Culture:

  • Speakeasy Art Center
  • Tazewell County Museum
  • Pavillion on the Lagoon at Mineral Springs Park

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Avantis Dome - Central Illinois' Premier Event and Sports Facility
  • Chicago Cubs baseball, Chicago Bears NFL, Chicago Bulls NBA nearby
  • St. Louis Cardinals baseball nearby

Sports for the Participant:

  • Avantis Dome - Central Illinois' Premier Event and Sports Facility
  • Pekin Motorcycle Club
  • Louisville SluggerĆș Sports Complex 



  • Bergner's
  • East Court Village
  • Big RĆș Stores Pekin
  • Courtside Shopping Center
  • Ewe's Treasures Shop

Top Five things to do:

  1. Pekin Park District
  2. Dozer Park
  3. Hit the trails on horseback
  4. View local masterpieces at Speakeasy Art Center
  5. Find a new (old) treasure while antique shopping