Ophthalmologist Opportunity Opportunity in captivating Virginia, MN

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

Job Overview

Job Id 8754
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

  • Established practice in Virginia with possible outreach 
  • Primary care eye services, patients of all ages
  • State of the art facilities and diagnostic equipment including: Humphrey visual fields, corneal topography, SLT laser, OCT and digital camera.
  • Experienced support staff (COTA, COAs)
  • Integrated with Virginia Hospital with shared electronic medical record
  • High pathology practice including cataract surgery, glaucoma, medical retina, pediatric, and neuro-ophthalmology
  • Excellent support from multi-specialty colleagues
  • Call is usually light with some seasonal variation and excellent back-up from Duluth call group on the non-call evenings and weekends
  • Call 1 weekend/month, 1 night/week
  • Certified as HIMSS EMRAM (Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model) Level 7 for both our Inpatient and Ambulatory facilities

Compensation Details

  • Generous Compensation
  • 6+ weeks’ vacation
  • Malpractice coverage
  • CME allowance
  • Generous relocation package

Community Details

  • Virginia, the “Queen City of the North”, is located in the heart of the Mesabi Range
  • The city has two lakes, numerous parks and a newly renovated 18-hole municipal golf course.Virginia offers four seasons of recreation, fun and relaxed life style, within easy distance of hundreds of beautiful lakes, The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and the Superior National Forest.
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Recruiter Insights

Compensation  The Starting Salary Is $25,000 To $50,000 More Compared To Starting Ophthalmology Salaries In Saint Paul, MN and 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 2 baths 2,205 sqft  STUNNING 3 bedroom home on an oversized lot in Virginia, MN! TONS of updates inside and out, a solid updated home with great floorplan and a cozy feel! You will love the functional and remodeled kitchen and bathrooms; ample bedrooms with closets and BONUS there is potential for an over the garage apartment or home office/studio/craft area/storage for your personal needs. This home can be yours for $144,900.

The Community The city has two lakes, numerous parks and a newly renovated 18-hole municipal golf course.Virginia offers four seasons of recreation, fun and relaxed life style, within easy distance of hundreds of beautiful lakes, The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and the Superior National Forest.

  The Employer  Provides a full spectrum of primary care and access to an array of specialized services. At this friendly northern Minnesota clinic, you’ll find a dedicated team that includes family practice physicians, specialists, credentialed providers, registered nurses and more. Plus, you have access to services such as a Warfarin program and diagnostic and preventative screening tools.

Community Profile

What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

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

 

 

Closest Major City:

  • 179 miles to Minneapolis, MN
  • 180 miles to Saint Paul, MN
  • 271 miles to Winnipeg, Canada
  • 341 miles to Madison, WI

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 179 miles to Minneapolis, MN
  • 180 miles to Saint Paul, MN
  • 271 miles to Winnipeg, Canada
  • 341 miles to Madison, WI

Cost of Living:

  • State Income Tax Rate - 5.35% - 9.85%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6.875% 
  • City Sales Tax Rate - 1%
  • County Sales Tax Rate - 0%
  • Property Tax Rate - 1.17%

Colleges and Universities:

  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 53 miles; Duluth, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,762)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 53 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 10,612)
  • Lake Superior College (about 54 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 60 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,302)
  • Bemidji State University (about 110 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)

 

Demographics:

  • White 82.9 
  • Black 1.0% 
  • American Indiana and Alaska Native 6.3%
  • Asian 2.8%

Taxes:

  • State Cost of Living Index - 99.7
  • City Cost of Living Index - 95.9
  • Mean Housing Cost-$93,977

     

Major Industry:

  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

Recreation:

  • The Mesabi Trail, which is a paved, non-motorized trail system. Walk, jog, run, rollerblade or bike this beautiful trail as it meanders through Virginia and on to neighboring communities.
    Virginia has over 30 acres of “green space”, including Olcott Park, which has a unique year-round greenhouse, an exquisite fountain and gardens and a great playground for the kids.
  • Many nearby lakes and state parks for camping, fishing, and boating.
  • Local golf courses in addition to two championship courses and downhill skiing at nearby Giants Ridge Golf and Ski Resort
    Winter recreation is found at the curling club, ice hockey rinks, cross-country ski trials, and on the many snowmobile trails.

Arts & Culture:

  • Lyric Center for the Arts
  • B'nai Abraham Museum & Cultural Center

  • Minnesota Discovery Center

  • Iron Range Research Center 

Sports for the Spectator:

  • You can drive out 136 miles to watch the Minnesota Twins play a MLB game.
  • You can drive out 136 miles to watch The Minnesota Timberwolves play a NBA game.

Sports for the Participant:

  • Kayaking, Mountain Biking and Road Cycling Duluth has got it all. The Duluth Experience has a bunch of family-friendly adventures that youve got to check out 
  • The City of Duluth Parks and Recreation Division is preparing a mini-master plan for the West Duluth Sports Corridor, which includes Wheeler Athletic Complex, Wade Stadium, and the Heritage Sports Center.

 

Shopping:

  • BATH & BODY WORKS
  • MICHAEL'S ON THE COURSE
  • TARGET
  • THUNDERBIRD MALL

Top Five things to do:

  1. World’s Largest Floating Loon
  2. U.S. Ice Hockey Hall of Fame
  3. Mesebi Trail
  4. Wolf Center
  5. Grey Hound Bus Museum

 

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Facility Location

City : Virginia, Minnesota,
Population : 279,227
MSA Population : 8,649
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Contact Information

Todd skertich
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