Outdoor Recreation Abound in Brainerd, MN – Urologist Opportunity

Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)

Job Overview

Job Id 8447
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

  • Join a busy urology practice in a newly renovated department with a collegial group of 3 Urologists and 1 Physician Assistant!
  • Option to choose Mon – Friday working 4 days/week (32 patient contact hours)
  • 1:4 Call
  • 16-20 clinic patients a day
  • Multispecialty organization with over 60 referring physicians
  • Potential ownership of Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • Certified as HIMSS EMRAM (Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model) Level 7 for both our Inpatient and Ambulatory facilities

Compensation Details

  • Sign-on bonus
  • Residency stipend
  • Highly competitive compensation package

Community Details

  • About an hour and half from the Twin Cities
  • Beautiful lake and resort community. Boundless recreational opportunities.
  • Community character with safe neighborhoods, state-of-the-art school, a progressive wellness center and a range of activities for outdoor enthusiasts.

Recruiter Insights

Compensation   The Starting Salary Is $50,000 To $75,000 More Compared To Starting Urology Salaries In 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 4,233 sqft Custom log features and huge slate foyer flow into the great room with massive stone fireplace, vaulted ceilings and spectacular views. Huge kitchen with hickory cabinets, granite, stainless steel appliances & walk-in pantry! Home theater room with wet bar and a loft with a custom log and stone wet bar. Outside features include 19.97 acres abutted to 400 acres of state land, pool and 2 additional buildings. This home can be yours for $369,900.

The Community The Brainerd Lakes Area, centrally located in the heart of Minnesota, is a vibrant region with a diverse economic base, high quality educational systems, and unparalleled natural beauty and recreational opportunities. Brainerd, the county seat of Crow Wing County, can be found along the banks of the Mississippi River, in the heart of Minnesota about two hours north of the Twin Cities, and nestled among more than 500 area lakes. Brainerd and Baxter cities serve as the region’s hub for many governmental, health care, and retail services. The region is home to nearly 100,000 year-round residents and thousands more seasonal residents and visitors. Health care, information technology, construction, and hospitality lead the list of large industry sectors

The Employer . A162-bed nonprofit community hospital located in Brainerd, Minn. More than 1,000 employees and over 100 physicians representing 21 specialties make it the largest hospital in north-central Minnesota

Community Profile

What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

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

Closest Major City:

  • 105 miles to Minneapolis, MN
  • 111 miles to Saint Paul, MN
  • 282 miles to Winnipeg, Canada
  • 322 miles to Madison, WI

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 105 miles to Minneapolis, MN
  • 111 miles to Saint Paul, MN
  • 282 miles to Winnipeg, Canada
  • 322 miles to Madison, WI

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $117, 699
  • City Cost of Living Index -  79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 99.7

Colleges and Universities:

  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 54 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,493)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 56 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 56 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 56 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,822)


  • White alone 90.6%
  • Hispanic 2.2%
  • American Indian alone 2.0%
  • Black alone 1.8%


  • State Income Tax Rate - 7.53%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6.88%
  • County Tax Rate - 0.33%
  • Property Tax Rate - 1.05%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)


  • Adventure awaits in Minnesota's Playground.
  • Whether you're interested in biking, craft beer, family fun, fishing, food, golfing, hiking, hunting, or shopping—just to name a few adventures—experience it all from a centralized location in Brainerd MN. Situated in the heart of lake country and nestled between the pines there is so much nature to experience.
  • There is also a booming retail district and several well-known attractions including Brainerd International Raceway, North Central Speedway, Paul Bunyan Land Amusement Park, Safari North Wildlife Park and more.

Arts & Culture:

  • Plays, arts exhibits, concerts, museums – all these cultural opportunities and many more are available in the Brainerd Lakes Area.
  • The Crossing Arts Alliance, in the Franklin Arts Center in Brainerd, promotes a variety of arts events in the region.
  • Central Lakes College Theatre supports community plays as well as the popular Cultural Arts Series, which brings nationally recognized performers to Brainerd Lakes Area stages

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Minnesota Twins are an MLB team
  • St. Paul Saints are an American Association team
  • Minnesota Lynx are a Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA)
  • Minnesota Vikings are an NFL team

Sports for the Participant:

  • Whitetail Run Golf Course
  • Wadena Hockey Arena
  • Fitness , Hockey, Indoor Skating
  • YMCA Madena, MN
  • Wadena Deer Creek Little League


  • Kohl's Baxter
  • Westgate Mall
  • Tyrol Hill Shopping Center


Top Five things to do:

  1. Safari North Wildlife Park
  2. Three Bear Waterpark
  3. Franklin Arts Center
  4. Paul Bunyan Land
  5. Brainerd International Raceway


Facility Location

City : Brainerd, Minnesota,
Population : 115,000
MSA Population : 13,425
Community Profile

Contact Information

Todd skertich
Managing Partner
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