Cardiac Surgery Position located one hour to Chicago – Starting salary $600,000

Physician:
Surgery-Cardio Thoracic
Market:
Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)

Job Overview

Job Id 8667
Verified Date 05/05/2020
Loan Repayment No Response
Sign on Bonus No Response
Practice Type Employed
Accept J1 Visa Yes
Accept H1B Visa No
Permanent: Full time

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What you need to know

Practice Details

  • Seeking Cardiovascular Surgeon to join One Other Practicing Surgeon!
  • Rapidly growing program in a growing community...Less than 1 hour from Chicago!
  • Advanced detection and diagnostic tools
  • Nationally certified Chest Pain Center
  • Award-winning Heart Failure Clinic
  • State-of-the-art cardiac catheterization labs
  • Dedicated heart and vascular operating suite
  • 2018 cases including thoracic, vascular and open heart - 300
  • Six interventional cardiologists, two cardiologists, two EPs
  • 2,500 cath procedures
  • Experienced PA

Compensation Details

  • Starting Salary of $600,000
  • Plus production
  • Full Benefits
  • Relocation Assistance

Community Details

  • Close proximity to Chicago
  • 22 elementary schools, three high schools and three colleges and Universities 
  • Boating, fishing, 60 outdoor parks hiking, bicycling, hunting
  • Midway Airport 50 minutes / OHare International Airport 90 minutes

Recruiter Insights

Compensation The Starting Salary Is $60,000 To $75,000 More Compared To Starting Cardiovascular Surgery Salaries In Chicago 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 2020 Sqft 4 bedroom 4 bath home on a huge gorgeous Lot with lot of trees- Open Family Room -Dining Room - Kitchen - Master bedroom has Master bath with Whirlpool tub - 2 more bedroom on first floor 4th bedroom Lower Level -Patio door leading to wood deck overlooking huge backyard - fireplace in Lower level- small workshop - Plus overhead door for mower storage - Security & Irrigation System - This home can be yours for $315,000

The Community  Kankakee is a city in and the county seat of Kankakee County, Illinois, United States. The city's name is probably derived from the Miami-Illinois word teeyaahkiki, meaning: "Open country/exposed land/land in open/land exposed to view," in reference to the area's prior status as a marsh.

The Employer  Established in 1964,  regional provider of health services to residents of five counties in the north-eastern region of Illinois and communites on the surrounding boarder communities of Indiana.The multitude of services provided include a medical center and a senior living campus in Kankakee.The medical service needs of the surrounding communities are met with an ambulatory campus in Bourbonnais and Coal City, as well as 10 community based primary health care centers that cover approximately 3,500 square miles of urban and rural care.

Community Profile

What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 60 miles: Chicago, IL (MDW / KMDW) Chicago Midway International Airport
  • 74 miles: Chicago, IL (ORD / KORD) Chicago O'Hare International Airport
  • 139 miles: Fort Wayne, IN (FWA / KFWA) Fort Wayne International Airport
  • 145 miles: Milwaukee, WI (MKE / KMKE) General Mitchell International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 54 miles to Chicago, IL
  • 129 miles to Indianapolis, IN
  • 133 miles to Milwaukee, WI
  • 142 miles to Fort Wayne, IN

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 54 miles to Chicago, IL
  • 129 miles to Indianapolis, IN
  • 133 miles to Milwaukee, WI
  • 142 miles to Fort Wayne, IN

Cost of Living:

  • State Cost of Living Index - 97.1
  • City Cost of Living Index - 95.8
  • Mean Housing Cost - $117,896

Colleges and Universities:

  • There are 33 colleges within 50 miles of Kankakee.
  • Kankakee Community College prepares students to transfer to four-year colleges and enter the workforce. An accredited college, KCC awards associate degrees in various subjects.
  • Some of the colleges not too far away include the University of Chicago, Indiana University Northwest, Benedictine University and Valparaiso University. 

Demographics:

  • White 45.6%, 
  • Black 40.8%, 
  • American Indiana and Alaska Native 0.3%, 
  • Asian 0.7%, 
  • Two or more races 3.3%, 
  • Hispanic 16.6%

Taxes:

  • State Income Tax Rate - 4.95%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6.25%
  • City Sales Tax Rate - 6.25%
  • County Tax Rate - 0%
  • Property Tax Rate - 1.91%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7% 
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)

Recreation:

  • The Kankakee River Valley is filled with endless outdoor adventure! Experience thrilling activities like championship fishing, horseback riding and scuba diving to more tranquil recreation such as bird-watching, hiking scenic river bluffs, or canoeing the peaceful waters of the Kankakee River.
  • Grant Park has facilities and parks that host a variety of events, including the annual ""Driving the Dixie"" antique car run. Indoor and outdoor park rentals are available.
  • Through the Bourbonnais Township Park District, one can explore the woods and prairie line the trails of Perry Farm Park that are perfect for biking, walking and inline skating. Explore the Native American Indian Caves and enjoy the petting zoo. Other facilities include Diamond Point Park, Exploration Station....a children's museum, Recreation Station and Willowhaven Park and Nature Center.
  • Willowhaven Interpretive Center is a free hands-on nature center that focuses on Illinois wildlife, conservation and natural history with live animal displays, aquariums and exhibits.

Arts & Culture:

  • Feed Arts & Cultural Center, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, provides an environment for visual and performing artists of all levels and ages to pursue their work and to broaden their knowledge of the role of art in contemporary society. The mission of Feed is to encourage and nurture emerging and established artists and to increase the appreciation and understanding of the arts within the Kankakeeland communities through classes, workshops, outreach, exhibitions, lectures, film screenings and other cultural events.
  • Through thoughtful and creative programming, the gallery at Feed offers inspiring exhibitions for the public, educational and professional development for local artists, and exciting activities for the Kankakee area.
  • Feeds Member Artists offer an array of creative classes, workshops and drop-in events to supplement traditional classroom arts instruction for children and allow adults to explore their creativity while developing new skills.
  • The Kankakee Valley Symphony

Sports for the Spectator:

  • River Road Park has hosted over 60 state championships, 12 Super NIT's, 7 Super Regional's and 10 World Series.
  • The Kankakee County Chargers are a semi-professional football team of young men aged eighteen and up living in Kankakee County and surrounding areas to participate in a safe, fun and affordable family venue.
  • The Kankakee County Soldiers, members of the International Basketball League, provide hoops action during their regular season and special exhibition games.
  • Kankakee County Speedway is a fun-filled dirt track, seasonal stock car racing on Friday nights at the Kankakee County Fairgrounds.

Sports for the Participant:

  • Softball leagues bloom in the spring and carry on through the fall in two sessions at River Road Softball Complex.
  • At Haigh Scuba Diving Quarry, one can scuba dive in a 12-acre spring-fed quarry with many varieties of Midwest fish, such as Bass, Crappie, Perch, Catfish, Bluegill, Paddle-fish, and Northern Pike. Underwater you'll find a wrecked 33-ft. boat, marine dump truck, and a amphibious vehicle. 
  • Ice Valley Centre Ice Arena in Kankakee offers hockey classes and leagues for all ages and competitive ice skating leagues and simple ice skating classes. 
  • High Point Golf Club is a nine-hole public golf course with indoor/outdoor bar and grille (9 holes, 3263 yard layout, par 36). 
  • K3 Xtreme BMX is a 1,000 ft. nationally sanctioned BMX track, that includes various jumps, tall corners, and a tall starting hill.

Shopping:

  • From fine vintage antiques to fun collectibles, jewelry and glassware, Kankakee County offers visitors a taste of Americana.
  • From fresh organic produce to locally-raised meats to farm tours, Kankakee County offers farm fresh products.
  • Shopping spots are destinations in themselves, you dont need any other reason to visit.
  • Unique shopping experiences with one-of-kind or tailored finds.

Top Five things to do:

  1. B. Harley Bradley House 
  2. Kankakee Railroad Museum
  3. French Heritage Museum at The Stone Barn 
  4. Majestic Theater 
  5. Fishing Charters & Tours

 

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Facility Location

City : Kankakee, Illinois,
Population : 110,008
MSA Population : 26,860
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