Physician – Pediatrics – Surgery Job in Des Moines, IA

Physician:
Pediatrics-Plastic Surgery
Market:
Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)

Job Overview

Job Id 8077
Verified Date 01/02/2020
Loan Repayment No Response
Sign on Bonus No Response
Practice Type Employed
Accept J1 Visa No
Accept H1B Visa No
Permanent: Full time

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What you need to know

Practice Details

 

  • 1 Physician & 1 Nurse Practitioner
  • Equitable call
  • General Surgery Residency Faculty appointment

Compensation Details

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Full Benefits
  • Relocation assistance

Community Details

  • Des Moines is a dynamic metropolitan city of over 600,000 residents
  • Iowa was named #1 State to Practice Medicine in U.S.
  • Des Moines named Best City for Young Professionals, Best City for Families and Wealthiest City in America
  • Home to two nationally top ranked schools

Recruiter Insights

Compensation   The Starting Salary Is $50,000 To $75,000 More Compared To Starting Pediatrics- Surgery Salaries In Omaha, NE. 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 3,100 sqft on a quiet cul-de-sac. 10 minutes from downtown. This home can be yours for $304,900.

The Community  

The Employer   Des Moines is a not-for-profit Catholic health care provider.  The hospitals, total of 875 beds.  With approximately 7,000 staff members and a medical staff of about 1,200 physicians and allied health professionals, one of the state's largest employers and one of the Midwest's largest referral centers.

Community Profile

What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 7 miles: Des Moines, IA (DSM / KDSM) Des Moines International Airport
  • 197 miles: Kansas City, MO (MCI / KMCI) Kansas City International Airport
  • 239 miles: Minneapolis, MN (MSP / KMSP) Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 123 miles to Omaha, NE
  • 167 miles to Lincoln, NE
  • 180 miles to Kansas City, MO
  • 233 miles to Saint Paul, MN
  • 234 miles to Minneapolis, MN

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 123 miles to Omaha, NE
  • 167 miles to Lincoln, NE
  • 180 miles to Kansas City, MO
  • 233 miles to Saint Paul, MN
  • 234 miles to Minneapolis, MN

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $126,100
  • City Cost of Living Index - 91.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 91.3

Colleges and Universities:

  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 9 miles; Ankeny, IA; Full-time enrollment: 15,337)
  • Iowa State University (about 31 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 69 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 75 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 88 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 89 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)

Demographics:

  • White 66.2%
  • Hispanic 13.4%
  • Black 10.8%
  • Asian 6.1%
  • Two or more races 3.3%
  • American Indian 0.1%
  • Other race 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian 0.03%

Taxes:

  • State Income Tax Rate - 4.92%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6%
  • County Tax Rate - 0.78%
  • Property Tax Rate - 1.29%

Major Industry:

  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)

Recreation:

  • Des Moines Park & Rec Dept
  • Four Mile Community Center
  • Iowa Parks Foundation
  • Chamberlain Park

Arts & Culture:

  • Des Moines Art Center
  • Harmon Fine Arts Center
  • Civic Center of Greater Des Moines
  • Art Force Iowa

Sports for the Spectator:

  • QUAD CITIES RIVER BANDITS - baseball
  • QUAD CITY MALLARDS - hockey
  • Wisconsin Wolfpack Professional Indoor Football
  • University of Wisconsin Badgers Football

Sports for the Participant:

  • Central Iowa Sports
  • Des Moines IA High school sports
  • Iowa Running and triathlon team

Shopping:

  • Wakonda Shopping Center
  • Green Goods for the Home
  • Valley West Mall

Top Five things to do:

  1. Gray's Lake Park
  2. Pappajohn Sculpture Park
  3. Clive Greenbelt Trail
  4. Downtown Farmers Market
  5. Iowa State Fairgrounds

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Facility Location

City : Des Moines, Iowa,
Population : 382,263
MSA Population : 215,328
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