Ophthalmology Opportunity in Four-Season Recreational Paradise

Physician:
Ophthalmology
Market:
Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)

Job Overview

Job Id 8434
Verified Date 01/16/2020
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

  • Diverse, high-volume and collegial practice with department of 6 Ophthalmologists and 3 Optometrists, including sub-specialists in Cornea, Pediatrics, LASIK, Uveitis/Ocular Immunology, Retina and a Glaucoma Specialist.
  • State of the art facilities and diagnostic equipment including: Humphrey visual fields, corneal topography, SLT laser, SD-OCT, Pascal Laser, YAG Laser for floaters and digital camera.
  • Call 1:5 weekday (M-TH) and 1:12 weekends (share community call)
  • Patients are seen at various locations in the Duluth/Superior area. Outreach in the future is a possibility.
  • Certified as HIMSS EMRAM (Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model) Level 7 for both our Inpatient and Ambulatory facilities

Compensation Details

  • Compensated call
  • Competitive benefit and salary package
  • Full Benefits
  • 6+ weeks’ vacation, malpractice coverage, CME allowance and generous relocation package

Community Details

  • Beautiful city with cultural amenities and international airport
  • Duluth, MN located at the westernmost tip of Lake Superior
  • 150 miles north of Minneapolis/St. Paul
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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 3 baths 3,090 sqft  Enjoy our private ranch built in 2012 on 5 beautiful acres. The home is located on higher ground with a small creek flowing on the north west corner of the property. There is a small seasonal lake view, and is within walking distance to stony point. This home can be yours for $425,000.

The Community   Duluth is a major port city in the U.S. state of Minnesota and the county seat of Saint Louis County.

The Employer  An integrated healthcare system with facilities in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and Idaho. As of 2014 it has over 12,000 employees, including 1,500 physicians and credentialed practitioners. The network includes 17 hospitals, 66 clinics, eight long-term care facilities, two assisted living facilities, four independent living facilities, and one research institute

Community Profile

What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 7 miles: Duluth, MN (DLH / KDLH) Duluth International Airport
  • 162 miles: Minneapolis, MN (MSP / KMSP) Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport
  • 256 miles: Fargo, ND (FAR / KFAR) Hector International Airport
  • 331 miles: Green Bay, WI (GRB / KGRB) Austin Straubel International Airport

 

 

Closest Major City:

  • * 135 miles to Saint Paul, MN
  • * 136 miles to Minneapolis, MN
  • * 287 miles to Madison, WI
  • * 321 miles to Winnipeg, Canada
  • * 326 miles to Milwaukee, WI

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • * 135 miles to Saint Paul, MN
  • * 136 miles to Minneapolis, MN
  • * 287 miles to Madison, WI
  • * 321 miles to Winnipeg, Canada
  • * 326 miles to Milwaukee, 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:

  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (3.7 miles from downtown)
  • Lake Superior College (4.3 miles from downtown)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (4.3 miles from downtown)
  • Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (17.9 miles from downtown)

 

Demographics:

  • White 88.9% 
  • Black 2.3% 
  • American Indiana and Alaska Native 1.1%
  • Asian 1.8%
  • Hispanic 2.0%
  • Two or more races 4.0%

Taxes:

  • State Cost of Living Index - 99.7
  • City Cost of Living Index - 97.8
  • Mean Housing Cost- $178,360

Major Industry:

  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)

Recreation:

  • The City of Duluth Parks and Recreation is developing a new St. Louis River Corridor Trails Plan. This plan will guide future decisions about appropriate use of specific trails.
  • Grand Avenue Parks Fund invests in community partnerships with user groups and residents to co-create and co-manage outdoor recreation experiences in the neighborhoods along the corridor.

Arts & Culture:

  • Commemorative Air Force Museum mission statement reads "to educate, restore and preserve" World War II artifacts. 
  • The Duluth Children's Museum has educated and inspired children for over 80 years.

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:

  • Miller Hill Malls indoor venue offers 108 stores featuring womens apparel, jewelry and sporting goods. Its easy to find great products and deals throughout the mall and at popular stores; JCPenney, Barnes & Noble, Younkers, Dicks Sporting Goods and Express. 
  • Over 30 offer a variety of such items as antiques, primitives, furniture, glassware, kitchenware, books, and art at Canal Park Antique Mall.

Top Five things to do:

  1. Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive 
  2. Lakewalk 
  3. Aerial Lift Bridge 
  4. Enger Park and Tower 
  5. Canal Park

 

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Facility Location

City : Duluth, Minnesota,
Population : 279,227
MSA Population : 86,238
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Contact Information

Todd skertich
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