Family Medicine Job In Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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Looking for a BC/BE primary care physician in northwestern Arizona. Practice a full range of family medicine and comfortable with a practice including pediatric and geriatric patients. The current physicians have schedules booked up to 4 months in advance. Options include a hospital-employed or private practice mode. The financial package includes an excellent salary, sign-on bonus, relocation assistance and student loan payments. Office space is available within walking distance of the hospital. Able to sponsor visa candidates for this position. Lake Havasu is a wonderful place to live and practice medicine.
Home to the world-famous, transplanted London Bridge, Lake Havasu City is a growing community of some 55,000 full-time residents. Winter visitors add another 25-40,000 seasonal residents between October and April.
Located on the Colorado River, Lake Havasu City offers the charm and quality of life of a small community, with easy access to amenities offered by the metropolitan areas of Phoenix, Las Vegas and Los Angeles. The climate of the low desert features average winter temperatures in the low 60’s, to dry warm 100’s in the summer.
With five elementary schools, one junior high school, one high school and a total enrollment of more than 6,000 students, Lake Havasu Unified School District offers a rigorous academic program for all students, including programs for gifted, talented, special education and remedial students. Lake Havasu students consistently outperform the county, state and nation in national norm-referenced tests. Pre-schools, private schools and charter schools are also available in Lake Havasu City.
Mohave Community College operates a full campus in Lake Havasu City with more than 2,000 students and offers specialized training for specific industries, including a comprehensive nursing program. Arizona State University (ASU) also has a satellite campus in Lake Havasu City offering students many options for a bachelor’s degree.
Lake Havasu has 60 miles of navigable waterways and is a recreation paradise featuring boating, fishing, water skiing and a variety of choices for relaxation. Both city and state parks offer full-service marina facilities. Lake Havasu City has an impressive recreation department that maintains an outstanding indoor aquatic activities center, community center and many neighborhood parks. Organized sports are offered to all age groups throughout the year. Golfers enjoy three beautiful 18-hole championship courses and two executive courses, all of which are open to the public. There are also many opportunities for hiking, biking, and off-roading available in, or around, our community. Cultural life flourishes, too, with such groups as the MCC Performing Arts Series, Community Orchestra and Community Choir, Havasu Art Guild and Grace Arts Live theatre group. There is always something to do in Lake Havasu! For more information visit www.golakehavasu.com.
Havasu Regional Medical Center is a Medicare-certified, Joint Commission-accredited, 181-bed acute care facility providing 24-hour emergency service with full-time emergency physicians on duty. It is a state-certified ALS Base Hospital, authorizing medical direction and support of pre-hospital care providers, fire department paramedics and ambulance personnel. It is also a state certified Level IV trauma center. The facility offers a full complement of patient-centered, community hospital and regional referral services in most major medical disciplines and the Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital is an active medical service component of the facility. More than 100 affiliated physicians and allied health professionals comprise the medical staff and represent a broad cross section of specialty areas.