Internal Medicine Opportuninty in Ruston, LA

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

Job Overview

Job Id 6952
Verified Date 01/02/2020
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

  • A171 bed hospital, is assisting in recruitment of a BC/BE Internal Medicine physician to provide coverage for referrals from 5 parishes!
  • Partnership track to join a 50+ Physician Strong Medical Group
  • Office space is available in a 90,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility
  • Great quality of life with 4-day work week
  • Call coverage anticipated to be 1:9
  • Average census of 20-25 patients per day
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  • Turn-key opportunity with multiple physicians nearing retirement

 

Compensation Details

  • First year income guarantee to back up employment agreement from group
  • Sign on and/or commencement bonuses
  • Relocation, CME, licensure expenses
  • Possible stipend for the remainder of training    
  • Medical education loan repayment assistance

Community Details

  • Ruston, LA is located in Northern Louisiana, right on I-20, just 30 minutes from Monroe and an hour to Shreveport and has a population well over 45,000 people in Lincoln Parish!
  • Home of Louisiana Tech University and Grambling State University
  • #1 rated golf course in Louisiana Squire Creek Country Club designed by Tom Fazio
  • Annual Peach Festival
  • Two airports within 1 Hour that connect to DFW, IAH and ATL international airports
  • Small town living that supports families, children, and their community.
  • Tons of city amenities!
  • Shreveport amenities (casinos, entertainment, concerts, and musicals) are 1 hour away

Recruiter Insights

Compensation   The Starting Salary Is $25,000 To $50,000 More Compared To Starting Internal Medicine Salaries In Baton Rouge & New Orleans. 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 3,034 sqft CHARMING 4 BEDROOM THREE FULL BATH TWO STORY HOME WITH 4 LARGE BEDROOMS ~ SUNKEN LIVING ROOM WITH NEW VINYL WOOD FLOORS AND FIREPLACE ~ KITCHEN FRESHLY PAINTED WITH GRANITE COUNTERTOPS AND COTTAGE BLACK AND WHITE TILE FLOORS ~ BACK PORCH SCREENED AND PRIVATE.. This home can be yours for $259,000.

The Community   Ruston, LA is located in Northern Louisiana, right on I-20, just 30 minutes from Monroe and an hour to Shreveport and has a population well over 45,000 people in Lincoln Parish!

The Employer     A 150+ bed facility with a 12 bed Long Term Care skilled Nursing unit, in Ruston, LA. We are accredited by The Joint Commission. The hospital is highly accessible to patients located throughout its primary service area, Lincoln Parish, which is a growing area in North Louisiana, and has a population of 45,000.

Community Profile

What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 296 miles: Houston, TX (IAH / KIAH) George Bush Intercontinental Airport
  • 321 miles: New Orleans, LA (MSY / KMSY) Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
  • 351 miles: Memphis, TN (MEM / KMEM) Memphis International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 167 miles to Baton Rouge, LA
  • 232 miles to New Orleans, LA
  • 235 miles to Garland, TX
  • 236 miles to Memphis, TN
  • 239 miles to Plano, TX

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 167 miles to Baton Rouge, LA
  • 232 miles to New Orleans, LA
  • 235 miles to Garland, TX
  • 236 miles to Memphis, TN
  • 239 miles to Plano, TX

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $174,301
  • City Cost of Living Index - 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 94.4

Colleges and Universities:

  • Louisiana Tech University (Full-time enrollment: 5,874; Location: 305 Wisteria; Public; Website: www.latech.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 34 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,764)
  • Louisiana Delta Community College (about 36 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 3,168)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 59 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)

 

Demographics:

  • 47.3% White alone
  • 46.6% Black alone
  • 2.6% Asian alone
  • 1.6% Two or more races
  • 1.5% Hispanic

 

Taxes:

  • State Income Tax Rate - 2.02%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 4%
  • County Tax Rate - 4.91%
  • Property Tax Rate - 0.18%

Major Industry:

  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

 

Recreation:

  • Ruston Parks & Recreation Department
  • R.L. Cook Park
  • Huckleberry Trails Park
  • Railroad Park

Arts & Culture:

  • Dixie Center for the Arts
  • F. Jay Taylor Visual Arts Center
  • Howard Center for the Performing Arts
  • Ruston Artisans

Sports for the Spectator:

  • The New Orleans Pelicans are an American professional basketball team based in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • The New Orleans Saints are a professional American football team based in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • The LSU Tigers basketball team represents Louisiana State University in NCAA Division I men's college basketball.

Sports for the Participant:

  • YMCA of Northeast Louisiana
  • Crossfit Ruston
  • Lincoln Little League
  • Lambright Sports and Wellness Center

Shopping:

  • Karen's Hallmark Shop
  • Walmart Neighborhood Market
  • Townsend House Gifts
  • The Fashion of Ruston

Top Five things to do:

  1. Lincoln Parish Park
  2. Eddie G. Robinson Museum
  3. Louisiana Military Museum
  4. Lincoln Parish Museum
  5. Garland Gregory Hide-A-Way Park

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Facility Location

City : Ruston, Louisiana,
Population : 47,744
MSA Population : 22,301
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Contact Information

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