Gastroenterology Opportunity Located in the Beautiful Pacific Northwest

Physician:
Gastroenterology
Market:
Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)

Job Overview

Job Id 8677
Verified Date 05/05/2020
Loan Repayment No Response
Sign on Bonus No Response
Practice Type Employed
Accept J1 Visa No
Accept H1B Visa No
Permanent: Full time

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What you need to know

Practice Details

  • Seeking additional Gastroenterologists to join our well established and busy practice.
  • Join a team of experienced providers and support staff, including SGNA certified nurses and Endoscopy techs.
  • A team of Physician Assistants in place to assist with consults, follow-up clinic appointments and patient overflow.
  • Weekly call shared amongst providers within the group (clinic and hospital consults).
  • Great work/life balance with a 4 day work week and generous time off.
  • Practice in a state-of-the-art Endoscopy Suite located in Hospital with the latest EUS and Halo equipment.
  • Our Endoscopy unit and outpatient clinic are located on the same campus for added convenience.
  • Integrated EPIC EMR platform utilized system-wide throughout the organization.
  • Graduate from an ACGME accredited program
  • Active Washington State license or ability to obtain a Washington State license

 

Compensation Details

  • Enjoy competitive pay, medical/dental insurance, CME allowance, and relocation reimbursement
  • Retirement options (401a and 457b)
  • Malpractice insurance provided
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Community Details

  • Mount Vernon, Washington, has been called the Best Small City in America.
  • Located on Puget Sound in northwest Washington, halfway between Seattle and Vancouver, Mount Vernon is home to the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival and rare trumpeter swans that winter just outside the city limits.
  • Mount Vernon offers excellent schools, medical care, and shopping opportunities, including the Farmers Market.
  • The local community college, Skagit Valley College, is an award-winning school that serves three counties.
  • There are also many opportunities for outdoor activities such as local lakes for fishing, swimming and boating, and a very complex system of walking and bicycle trails.
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Recruiter Insights

Compensation The Starting Salary Is $40,000 To $75,000 More Compared To Starting Gastroenterology Medicine Salaries In Seattle 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 3,067 sq ft, 4 bedroom; 4 bath in the highly sought after Nookachamp Hillscommunity of Big Lake. Excellent floor-plan with main-level living that hascircular flow and a huge west facing deck; 3 bedrooms up and 1 more large bedroombelow in the finished basement that also has a 2nd kitchen, perfect MIL set-up! The formal living room could easily be converted into an office with french doors or even a 5th bedroom. This home can be yours for $459,000.

The Community  Mount Vernon is the county seat of Skagit County, Washington, United States. The population was 31,743 at the 2010 census.

Downtown Mount Vernon is known for its annual Tulip Festival Street Fair, which is part of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. The climate of Skagit County is similar to that of Northern France, with millions of tulips grown in the Skagit Valley.

The Employer   Licensed for 130+ beds. It features a full range of services including comprehensive cancer care; surgical services; a Level III Emergency Department; a well-appointed Family Birth Center; comprehensive diagnostics; and advanced heart and vascular care. The hospital offers a full range of surgical services, advanced diagnostics including CT, MRI and PET, and a spacious Center for Sleep Disorders.

Community Profile

What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 41 miles: San Juan Island, WA (FBS / W33) Friday Harbor Seaplane Base
  • 51 miles: Roche Harbor, WA (RCE / W39) Roche Harbor Seaplane Base
  • 60 miles: Seattle, WA (LKE / W55) Kenmore Air Harbor Seaplane Base
  • 75 miles: Seattle, WA (SEA / KSEA) Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
  • 78 miles: Vancouver, Canada (YVR / CYVR) Vancouver International Airport

 

Closest Major City:

  • 23.8 miles  to Bellingham, WA 
  • 54.9 miles to Seattle, WA

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 23.8 miles  to Bellingham, WA 
  • 54.9 miles to Seattle, WA

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $226,009
  • City Cost of Living Index -98.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100) 
  • State Cost of Living Index - 107.1

Colleges and Universities:

  • Western Washington University (about 24 miles; Bellingham, WA; Full-time enrollment: 13,875)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 28 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Everett Community College (about 30 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 5,818)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 42 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • University of Washington-Bothell Campus (about 47 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 3,902)



Demographics:

  • 56.7% White alone
  • 35.4% Hispanic
  • 3.6% Asian alone
  • 2.0% Two or more races
  • 1.4% American Indian alone



 

 

 

 

Taxes:

  • State Income Tax Rate - 0%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6.5%
  • County Tax Rate - 2.39%
  • Property Tax Rate -0.92%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)



 

Recreation:

  • Skagit Parks & Recreation
  • Hillcrest Park
  • Mount Vernon Parks & Recreation
  • Burlington Parks & Recreation

Arts & Culture:

  • Celtic Arts Foundation
  • McIntyre Hall Performing Arts & Conference Center
  • Lincoln Theatre
  • Children's Museum of Skagit County

Sports for the Spectator:

  • The Seattle SuperSonics, commonly known as the Sonics, were an American professional basketball team based in Seattle, Washington
  • The Seattle Mariners are an American professional baseball team based in Seattle, Washington
  • The Seattle Seahawks are a professional American football franchise based in Seattle, Washington.

 

 

Sports for the Participant:

  • SKAGIT VALLEY FAMILY YMCA
  • Youth Sports

 

Shopping:

  • Cascade Mall
  • The Outlet Shoppes at Burlington
  • Red Door Antique Mall
  • Calico Creations
  • Walmart

Top Five things to do:

  1. Little Mountain Park
  2. Jungle Playland
  3. Lincoln Theatre
  4. Children's Museum of Skagit County
  5. Riverbelle Dinner Theatre

 

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Facility Location

City : Mount Vernon, Washington,
Population : 125,619
MSA Population : 33,132
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Contact Information

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