Seeking Otolaryngologist – West Coast of Southern Florida

Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)

Job Overview

Job Id 8153
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


What you need to know

Practice Details

  • Seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible Otolaryngologist to join an existing, busy practice with an employed provider.
  • Outpatient Setting
  • To treat newborn to adult patients; surgical and non-surgical treatments.
  • New Grads and Practicing Physicians are encouraged to apply

Compensation Details

  • Competitive base salary 
  • Commencement bonus
  • Assistance with medical education debt 
  • CME expenses 
  • Relocation assistance

Community Details

  • Port Charlotte is a small community nestled along Florida's Southwest Gulf Coast, between Sarasota and Naples, about 100 miles south of Tampa. 
  • The area features numerous upland and aquatic preserves, marine estuaries and a unique network of barrier islands and mangrove forests. 
  • Port Charlotte offers miles of beaches, more than 70 parks, 16 golf courses as well as great dining, music and theater.

Recruiter Insights

Compensation   The Starting Salary Is up to $75,000 More Compared To Starting Otolaryngologist Surgery Medicine Salaries In Fort Myers and Tampa.  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 3,009 sq ft, 4 bedrooms, 4 bath home is a boater's dream! Only 2 canals in from Charlotte Harbor in Port Charlotte Beach area which means sailboats & large power boats are welcome, no bridges & just a couple of minutes to open water!   This home can be yours for $515,000.  

The Community   Found along Florida's welcoming Gulf Coast, Port Charlotte is located about halfway between Sarasota and Fort Myers, perfectly positioned to offer every manner of water-borne activities. Port Charlotte more than 165 miles of waterways, providing access to Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf of Mexico and many more miles of natural shoreline bordering Charlotte Harbor and the Peace and Myakka rivers. But that's not all. Seven of the 21 golf courses located in Charlotte County are found in Port Charlotte. Charlotte Sports Park is home to spring training for the Tampa Bay Rays. Tippecanoe Environmental Park in Port Charlotte offers hiking trails and wildlife viewing through 380 acres of scrub and pine flat-woods.  

The Employer   This 254-bed Joint Commission accredited full-service hospital is committed to caring for people throughout their cycle of life. Recognized locally as a leading health care provider, this organization is large enough to offer the continuum of care for families throughout the community, but small enough to provide the personal attention that patients deserve.

Community Profile

What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 42 miles: Fort Myers, FL (RSW / KRSW) Southwest Florida International Airport
  • 105 miles: Tampa, FL (TPA / KTPA) Tampa International Airport
  • 144 miles: West Palm Beach, FL (PBI / KPBI) Palm Beach International Airport
  • 168 miles: Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL / KFLL) Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
  • 172 miles: Orlando, FL (MCO / KMCO) Orlando International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 66 miles to Saint Petersburg, FL
  • 71 miles to Tampa, FL
  • 117 miles to Orlando, FL
  • 136 miles to Hialeah, FL
  • 143 miles to Miami, FL

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 66 miles to Saint Petersburg, FL
  • 71 miles to Tampa, FL
  • 117 miles to Orlando, FL
  • 136 miles to Hialeah, FL
  • 143 miles to Miami, FL

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $145,626
  • City Cost of Living Index - 91.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index - 99.3

Colleges and Universities:

  • Edison State College (about 34 miles; Fort Myers, FL; Full-time enrollment: 10,649)
  • Florida Gulf Coast University (about 42 miles; Fort Myers, FL; FT enrollment: 11,165)
  • State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota (about 43 miles; Bradenton, FL; FT enrollment: 8,012)
  • University of South Florida-St Petersburg (about 63 miles; St. Petersburg, FL; FT enrollment: 4,459)
  • Hillsborough Community College (about 69 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 19,838)


  • White 77.5%
  • Black 9.8%
  • Hispanic 9.3%
  • Two or more races 1.8%
  • Asian 1.3%
  • Other race 0.4%
  • American Indian 0.04%


  • State Income Tax Rate - 0%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6%
  • County Tax Rate - 0.65%
  • Property Tax Rate - 0.97%

Major Industry:

  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)


  • Harold Avenue Recreation Center
  • North Charlotte Regional Park Recreation Center
  • Port Charlotte Beach Park
  • Ollie's Pond Park
  • Live Oak Point Park

Arts & Culture:

  • Cultural Center of Charlotte County
  • Arts & Humanities Council of Charlotte County


Sports for the Spectator:

  • Tampa Bay Rays MLB Baseball


Sports for the Participant:

  • Port Charlotte Pirates Athletics and Sports Teams
  • Charlotte County Soccer Federation



  • Port Charlotte Town Center
  • Promenades Mall
  • Charlotte Square Mall
  • Murdock Carrousel Shopping Center
  • Fishermen's Village


Top Five things to do:

  1. Ollie's Pond Park
  2. Port Charlotte Beach Park
  3. Bayshore Live Oak Park
  4. Sun Flea Market
  5. Cultural Center of Charlotte County


Facility Location

City : Port Charlotte, Florida,
Population : 178,465
MSA Population : 54,392
Community Profile

Contact Information

Todd skertich
Managing Partner
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