Orthopedic Surgery Opening in Mississippi Capital (Jackson, MS)

Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)

Job Overview

Job Id 8166
Verified Date 08/10/2020
Loan Repayment No Response
Sign on Bonus No Response
Practice Type Employed
Accept J1 Visa Yes
Accept H1B Visa No
Permanent: Full time


What you need to know

Practice Details

  • Seeking a BE / BC General Orthopedic Surgeon to join 2 others at the clinic. 
  • Replacing another physician that will be retiring. 
  • Shared call.

Compensation Details

  • Base Salary + Productivity Incentive
  • Commencement Bonus
  • Medical Education Debt Repayment and/or Training Stipend
  • Marketing & Relocation assistance
  • CME

Community Details

  • Jackson is the capital city of Mississippi.
  • The statewide Mississippi Freedom Trail runs through the city, encompassing a number of historic sites that were significant in the civil rights movement.
  • These include the Medgar Evers Home Museum and the landmark Mississippi State Capitol building. In leafy LeFleur’s Bluff State Park, the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science includes an aquarium and nature trails.

Recruiter Insights

Compensation . The Starting Salary Is $50,000 To $75,000 More Compared To Starting Orthopedic Surgery Medicine Medicine Salaries In 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 This 3,705 sq ft, 4 bedroom; 4 bath modern home.. Steel beam and concrete construction with steel beams left exposed throughout. Striking quartz/concrete front walls with beautiful wood-carved front doors reclaimed from an old Jackson restaurant. A chef's kitchen with Subzero refrigerator/freezer, Viking cooktop, and unique stainless steel countertops. 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. This home can be yours for $470,000.

The Community  Jackson is the capital city of Mississippi. The statewide Mississippi Freedom Trail runs through the city, encompassing a number of historic sites that were significant in the civil rights movement.

The current slogan for the city is "The City with Soul". It has had numerous musicians prominent in blues, gospel, folk, and jazz.

The Employer  A 319-bed healthcare facility that has been providing quality care to patients in central Misssissippi for over 40 years. Our core services include diagnostic and surgical cardiac services, obstetrics and women’s health, cancer care services, emergency care with FastTrack, diabetes management, inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services and surgery.

The medical staff features professionals in most health care specialties, including cardiology, cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery, family practice, internal medicine, medical oncology, radiation oncology, neurology, neurosurgery, neonatology, nephrology, otolaryngology, orthopedic surgery, plastic surgery, infectious disease, pulmonary medicine, gastroenterology, pain medicine, psychiatry, obstetrics/gynecology and urology.

Community Profile

What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 176 miles: New Orleans, LA (MSY / KMSY) Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
  • 202 miles: Memphis, TN (MEM / KMEM) Memphis International Airport
  • 242 miles: Birmingham, AL (BHM / KBHM) Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport



Closest Major City:

  • 140.2 miles to Baton Rouge, LA 
  • 354.2 miles to Houston, TX



Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 140.2 miles to Baton Rouge, LA 
  • 354.2 miles to Houston, TX



Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost -  $88,500
  • City Cost of Living Index - 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 85.1

Colleges and Universities:

  • Mississippi College (about 8 miles; Clinton, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,919)
  • Hinds Community College (about 14 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 9,115)
  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 46 miles; Wesson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,532)
  • Holmes Community College (about 48 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 5,352)
  • Alcorn State University (about 63 miles; Alcorn State, MS; FT enrollment: 3,479)
  • East Central Community College (about 65 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • Jones County Junior College (about 78 miles; Ellisville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,942)



  • 81.9% Black alone
  • 16.6% White alone
  • 1.3% Hispanic
  • 0.6% Two or more races



  • State Income Tax Rate - 4%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 7%
  • County Tax Rate - .07%
  • Property Tax Rate - .52%


Major Industry:

  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Construction (7%)


  • Jackson Parks & Recreation
  • JSU Recreation Complex
  • Parham Bridges' Park
  • Grove Park Community Center
  • Walter Payton Health and Recreation Center

Arts & Culture:

  • Mississippi Museum of Art
  • Greater Jackson Arts Council
  • Mississippi Arts Center
  • Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
  • Mississippi Children's Museum


Sports for the Spectator:

  • The Biloxi Shuckers are a Minor League Baseball team based in Biloxi, Mississippi
  • The Mississippi Braves, or M-Braves as they are referred to locally, are a minor league baseball team based in Pearl, Mississippi, a suburb of Jackson.
  • The Ole Miss Rebels men's basketball team represents the University of Mississippi in the sport of basketball


Sports for the Participant:

  • Jackson Metropolitan YMCA
  • Mississippi Basketball & Athletics
  • North Jackson Youth Baseball
  • P360 Performance Sports


  • Metrocenter Mall
  • Outlets of Mississippi
  • Renaissance at Colony Park
  • Maywood Shopping Center

Top Five things to do:

  1. LeFleur's Bluff State Park
  2. Old Mississippi State Capitol
  3. Cathead Distillery
  4. Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
  5. Mississippi Children's Museum


Facility Location

City : Jackson, Mississippi,
Population : 578,715
MSA Population : 169,141
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Contact Information

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