Internal Medicine Job in Forrest City, AR

Physician: Internal Medicine
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:9932
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 Internal Medicine

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking a BC/BE Internal Medicine physician for employed opportunity.
  • Outpatient practice
  • Call is anticipated to be 1:8
  • Office space is available
  • Join two Internists

Compensation Details

  • Base salary with productivity incentives & full employee benefits
  • Relocation & CME expenses
  • Sign On and/or Commencement Bonuses
  • Stipend for the remainder of training
  • Possible medical education loan repayment assistance

Community Details

  • Forrest City, AR is 45 minutes from Memphis and a little over an hour from Little Rock, AR.
  • With friendly people, little traffic congestion, and a down-home atmosphere, Forrest City is the ideal spot to live.
  • The town offers small town convenience and big city access. 
  • An outdoors lover’s paradise! Opportunities for hunting, fishing, & camping.
  • Golf courses for every level of golfer!
  • Village Creek State Park, Arkansas' largest

Recruiter Insights

Compensation.  The Starting Salary Is $25,000 To $50,000 More Compared To Starting Internal Medicine Salaries In Memphis.  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.  This 4 bedroom, 3 bath 3,033 sq foot home nestled in a quiet cul-de-sac just off East Broadway. The stunning, newly remodeled kitchen has gorgeous, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, abundant cabinets, natural gas cookstove, double oven and wet bar. There is a large family room with beautiful crown molding, a natural gas fireplace, hardwood floors and recessed lighting. The roomy master suite has his and her vanities and his and her closets, a jetted tub with a separate shower. Upstairs is a large bonus room with attic storage on both sides.This home can be yours for $250,000

The Community Forrest City, AR is 45 minutes from Memphis and a little over an hour from Little Rock, AR. With friendly people, little traffic congestion, and a down-home atmosphere, Forrest City is the ideal spot to live. The town offers small town convenience and big city access. An outdoors lover’s paradise! Opportunities for hunting, fishing, & camping. Golf courses for every level of golfer! Village Creek State Park, Arkansas' largest.

The Employer. a 118-bed, full-service facility, is accredited by Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Serving the residents of St. Francis and its neighboring counties for more than twenty-five years and offers emergency services, obstetrics, a nursery, pediatric services, cardiac services, imaging services, a GI/Endoscopy Lab, outpatient surgery, and laboratory services among others. The facility campus encompasses 55 acres including the adjoining physician office park, built in 1983.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 57 miles: Memphis, TN (MEM / KMEM) Memphis International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • Memphis, TN - 46.9 Miles
  • Madison, AR - 1.9 Miles
  • Little Rock, AR - 63 Miles

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 57 miles: Memphis, TN (MEM / KMEM) Memphis International Airport
  • 63 miles: Jonesboro, AR (JBR / KJBR) Jonesboro Municipal Airport
  • 93 miles: Little Rock, AR (LIT / KLIT) Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport/Adams Field
  • 131 miles: Jackson, TN (MKL / KMKL) McKellar-Sipes Regional Airport
  • 141 miles: Greenville, MS (GLH / KGLH) Mid Delta Regional Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $75,786
  • City Cost of Living Index State -79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • Cost of Living Index -88.8

Colleges and Universities:

  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 44 miles; Memphis, TN; Full-time enrollment: 8,043)
  • University of Memphis (about 47 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Rhodes College (about 47 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 54 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 54 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • Harding University (about 56 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 5,360)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 58 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)

 

Demographics:

  • Black alone 25.9%
  • White alone 6.0%
  • Hispanic 1.9%
  • Two or more races 0.4%
  • American Indian alone 0.4%

 

 

Taxes:

  • State Income Tax Rate - .52%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - .52%
  • Property Tax Rate - .52%

Major Industry:

 

  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)



 

Recreation:

  • Forrest City, on the western slopes of Crowley's Ridge, is a popular exit from Interstate 40 for travelers seeking recreation, historic sites and accommodations.
  • Village Creek State Park is nearby, offering 7,000 acres of woodlands, streams, lakes, cabins and camping. Crowley's Ridge National Scenic Byway passes through Forrest City as part of its course along the delta's most unique natural wonder.

Arts & Culture:

  • EACC Fine Arts Center
  • St Francis County Museum
  • Graceland
  • National Civil Rights Museum

Sports for the Spectator:

  • The state has had several minor league sports teams in the past including two hockey teams, the ArkansasRiverBlades and the Arkansas GlacierCats, an NBA development league basketball team called the Arkansas RimRockers and an arena football team called the Arkansas Twisters.

Sports for the Participant:

  • We have two beautiful country clubs that offer golf, swimming, tennis, and other activities.  
  •  Our Municipal Sports Complex features facilities for softball, baseball, basketball, soccer, and flag football.  Little League and Adult Softball League programs keep our ballfields busy. 
  • The Sports Complex is also home to the Larry S. Bryant Multi-Purpose and Wellness Center. This spacious facility provides a wide range of activities, including meeting and banquet space, an indoor walking track, a gymnasium, fitness equipment and a game room/lounge. After-school and summer programs are available for youth. 

Shopping:

  • Walmart Supercenter
  • The Antique Rose Gifts
  • Chez Weenie
  • Music Shop

 

Top Five things to do:

  1. Graceland
  2. Frog's Bar
  3. Broadway Cinema. Cinema
  4. Skating Star. Skating Rinks
  5. Forrest City-City of. Stadiums & Arenas