Urologist Opening in Texas

Physician:
Urology
Market:
Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)

Job Overview

Job Id 5667
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

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What you need to know

Practice Details

  • Searching for a BC/BE (if completing training) Urologist to replace a physician relocating out of the area for family reasons. 
  • The hospital has a daVinci Si surgical system. 
  • With a combined service area of over 250,000, Abilene has only 3 urologists providing services and there is a strong demand for additional physicians in this specialty. 

 

 

Compensation Details

  • Competitive base salary with incentive based on production
  • Sign-on/Commencement bonus
  • Student Loan Repayment
  • Potential for a monthly stipend for the remainder of training
  • CME, Marketing, Relocation, and more!

Community Details

  • Enjoy the warm climate in Central Texas
  • Come and live around freshwater lakes and crystal clear waters
  • Enjoy beautiful sceneries in Central Texas. Central Texas offers beautiful breathtaking mountain ranges and unique landscaping for the enjoyment of everyone
  • Texas has an outdoor adventure for all members of the family, from boating, fishing, camping, hiking, swimming and much more

Recruiter Insights

Compensation   The Starting Salary Is $75,000 More Compared To Starting Urology Salaries In Dallas / Fort Worth.  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 3,648 sq ft, 4 bedroom; 3 bath home is located in fairway oaks. Updated open floor plan. 2 full living areas. Brand new remodeled Master Bathroom with oasis tub and separate shower. Large bedrooms, storage and more! Large back covered porch area great for entertaining friends and family.  This home can be yours for $375,000.  

The Community   The City of Abilene, Texas, is located approximately 180 miles due west of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Located in west central Texas near the geographic center of the state. Situated adjacent to Interstate 20, Abilene is the center of a 22-county area commonly referred to as the Texas Midwest or the Big Country. Abilene serves as the county seat for Taylor County, one of 254 counties in Texas. 

Described as "the Future Great City of West Texas," Abilene was established in March 1881 upon the completion of the Texas & Pacific Railroad. Abilene's civic progressiveness and its logistic function as a regional center for distribution, commerce, industry, transportation, and education provide an assortment of lodging, dining, cultural, and shopping opportunities typically found only in much larger cities.

The Employer   A   231-bed facility with inpatient, outpatient, medical, surgical and emergency care, as well as an Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI and the area's first neonatal intensive care unit. This organization believes in the power of people to create great care. With more than 1,000 healthcare professionals strong, this organization is a full service, all private room hospital.  This employer works hard every day to be a place of healing, caring and connection for patients and families in the community they call home.

 

Community Profile

What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 176 miles: Dallas, TX (DFW/KDFW) Dallas/ Fort Worth International
  • 232 miles: Austin, TX (AUS/ KAUS) Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 142 miles to Fort Worth, TX
  • 146 miles to Lubbock, TX
  • 154 miles to Arlington, TX

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 142 miles to Fort Worth, TX
  • 146 miles to Lubbock, TX
  • 154 miles to Arlington, TX

Cost of Living:

  • Median Housing Cost: $107,200
  • In 2016 the cost of living index in Abilene was: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Colleges and Universities:

  • Abilene Christian University(Full-time enrollment: 4,025)
  • Hardin-Simmons University  (FT enrollment: 1,917)
  • McMurry University  (FT enrollment: 1,224)
  • American Commercial College-Abilene  

Demographics:

  • 58.2% White alone
  • 26.5% Hispanic
  • 10.2% Black alone
  • 2.4% Asian alone
  • 1.6% Two or more races
  • 0.8% American Indian alone
  • 0.3% Other race alone
  • 0.01% Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander alone

 

Taxes:

  • State Income Tax Rate - 0% (No State Income Tax) 
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6.25%
  • County Tax Rate - 1.8%
  • Property Tax Rate - 1.81%

Major Industry:

  • Construction(16%)
  • Retail trade(12%)
  • Public administration(9%)
  • Health care and social assistance(8%)
  • Manufacturing(7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing(7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)

Recreation:

  • The Adventure Cove/ Aquatic Center- Enjoy a leisure pool with a zero-depth beach entry, a lazy river, a pair of water slides, a covered patio, and a new bathhouse
  • The Stevenson Splash- The Stevenson Splash has a variety of water fountains and restroom facilities. This 3,000 square foot splash pad has 22 interactive spray features, 40 foot seat wall, five shaded seating areas, and the Super Wave dumping bucket. 
  • The Primetime Family Entertainment Center-this center offers 16 lane bowling alley, the Laser and archery tag, X-D theater, Bumper cars, a cafÄ©, an indoor soccer field, a breakout room, a 80+ arcade games, a 36-hole miniature golf, an electric go-karts, the batting cages and meeting/party rooms.

Arts & Culture:

  • Zoo Nelson Park offers Cultural Attractions and Events
  • The Paramount Theater- This 1930s theatre features: Concerts and live theatre ,touring shows, classic art house and special event films. 
  • The Center for Contemporary Arts- The Center is home to more than 70 artist members and 10 working studios. It has five galleries feature local, regional and nationally-renowned photographers and contemporary artists. The Center hosts ArtWalk the 2nd Thursday of each month. 

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Shotwell Stadium at the ACU- this stadium has a capacity for seating 15,000 spectators. Enjoy numerous high-profile games. 
  • Moody Coliseum is home of the Wildcat basketball and volleyball. This coliseum has a seating capacity of 4,600 fans.
  • Crutcher Scott Field- This field has a capacity for 4,000 spectators. Come and enjoy baseball games at ACU.

Sports for the Participant:

  • Visit the Daniels Recreation Center- the amenities offer at this center include the following:  a regulation size basketball court, two activity rooms, banquet room, kitchen, and a game room. The outside park includes a playground and outdoor basketball court. 
  • Enjoy the Diamondback Golf Club-  This is an 18-hole Abilene golf course open daily to the public. This club offers an assortment of quality facilities: the pro Shop with an assortment of the latest golf gear, membership opportunities and lessons from the pro-golfers. 

Shopping:

  • Southwest Shopping Center (southwest side of town, just outside the loop).
  • Mall of Abilene (slightly west of Southwest Shopping Center)

 

Top Five things to do:

  1. Come and Learn about the Commemorative Air Force, which is a history museum dedicated to Honoring the American Military Aviation through Flight, Exhibition and Remembrance;The Big Country Squadron Confederate Air Force.
  2. Visit the 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum. This museum displays and teaches about the World War II and its impact on the American people. The Museum offers exhibitions and education programs through the historical Collection as a resource. This collection is chiefly 12th Armored Division World War II archives, memorabilia, and oral histories.
  3.  Abilene Zoo - This zoological park is home to more than 1,000 animals from around the globe. The Abilene Zoo is filled with fun and excitement for animal lovers of all ages.
  4. Visit the ghostly ruins of this 1851 Army post at the Fort Phantom Hill. Explore the ruins and walk among the dozen chimneys and three buildings. A must see.
  5. Tour the historic Swenson House Museum.The house is furnished with authentic Swenson family pieces. Tours available with one day's advance notice. The home is on the Register of Historical Places and offers late 19th or early 20th century costumes. 

 

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Facility Location

City : Abilene, Texas,
Population : 170,364
MSA Population : 128,272
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