Orthopedic Sports Medicine Physician

Merritt Hawkins
Odessa, Texas
Jan 11, 2019
Jan 11, 2020
Full Time
Position Type
Job Description & Requirements
Orthopedic Sports Medicine Physician in Texas
StartDate: ASAP Pay Rate: $500000.00 - 1100000.00

The Practice:
  • The Center for Health and Wellness is a multi-use facility housing not only several medical practices but also on-site Physical Rehabilitation and full-service gym
  • Defined community need for a Shoulder and Elbow Surgeon
  • Team physician opportunities for NCAA Division II and high school athletics
  • No trauma call
  • The financial potential and benefits structure are rarely matched in our current market:
    • An aggressive salary with achievable quality and RVU production incentives
    • Over $1 million income potential, sign-on bonus, and full relocation
    • 35 paid days off, 401k retirement matching up to 7%, and access to health benefits
    • Paid malpractice including tail coverage
Texas is universally regarded as the best state to practice medicine:
  • Tort reform since 2003 has created a non-litigious environment for physicians with no need to practice defensive medicine
  • Texas has low physician density and higher than average incomes
  • No state income tax and below average cost of living
  • Diverse statewide economy that has proven to be recession resistant
  • More medical schools and training programs in Texas than any other state
The community is a mid-sized city that offers plenty of amenities and very little traffic or crime:
  • Moderate year-round climate with over 300 days of sunshine
  • Population of over 325,000 with an international airport connecting to 4 major hubs
  • A four-year university, medical residency programs, and excellent private and public schooling options
  • Drivable distance to ski resorts, fly fishing, major lakes, mountains, and the state’s largest, most visited state parks
  • Multiple country clubs, public golf courses, tennis, hiking, and biking trails
About the Company
Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.


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