Medical Oncology opening near Orlando, FL
Located in Melbourne FL - just 70 miles from Orlando, FL
Full time, permanent position
- Joining an established, private, multi-specialty group
- Competitive Salary
- Relocation expense
- Full Comprehensive Benefits Package!
- Profit sharing, 401k, Medical, Dental, Life
- Brevard County population: 536,357
Located on the East Coast of Central Florida with beautiful beach communities, excellent schools, and an outstanding quality of life. Welcome to the Southern end of Brevard County, FL where 33 miles of Atlantic barrier islands connect with the mainland via three causeways! The average temperature is 72 degrees with approximately 300 days of sunshine.
Brevard County ranks 11th most affordable in the nation. Most recently Brevard County ranked as the most affordable area in the South. According to the Florida Today Newspaper, the median cost for a 3-bedroom home in May 2011 was $110,400. Florida homeowners with residency can apply for homestead exemption and receive a $25,000 exemption on the assessed value of their primary residence.
Brevard County has a highly skilled, diverse labor pool. Because of the diversity of local industry and business, the county enjoys economic stability. Unemployment rate in 2012 was 10.0%. Per capita personal income was at $24,400 as of 2011. The median household income is $42,360 as of 2011. High-tech industries flourish in Brevard, which is home to several Fortune 500 companies. Manufacturing accounts for 14% of local employment compared to the state average of 9%.
A short drive north on I-95 is Kennedy Space Center and Astronaut Hall of Fame. This exciting, popular attraction features 3 different IMAX films taking you into space, life-size replica Space Shuttle Explorer, and International Space Station Center.
Water sports - swimming, sailing, surfing, diving, and boating offer recreation for the entire family. Fishing is plentiful - snook, tarpon, shark, flounder, bluefish, sea trout. Area lakes offer the finest freshwater fish, while the Atlantic Ocean is home to saltwater species. Fishing licenses required. Golf enthusiasts have twelve courses from which to choose, while tennis players can choose from eight tennis courts. Soccer tournaments are gaining popularity, with games being played during two seasons-indoor and outdoor. Enjoy a myriad of parks, including eight beachside, 27 general locations, and twelve recreation and community centers. Visit Brevard Zoo and experience the wild side...open seven days a week. Space Coast Stadium is the Spring Training site of the Washington Nationals and the home of the Brevard Manatees. The Grant Seafood Festival is the third weekend in February. The Melbourne Art Festival is held the last full weekend in April. Discover the real Florida at Forever Florida a nature preserve and working cattle ranch with nature tours and up close animal encounters.
Keep your cool inside when temperatures rise outdoors. Cultural lovers can enjoy a variety of entertainment, including Broadway and celebrity performances at the Maxwell King Center (321-242- 2219) and the Henegar Center of the Performing Arts [Register to View]
), to local performers at Melbourne Civic Theatre [Register to View]
) and other community theaters. Brevard Symphony Orchestra (321-242- 2024) and the local municipal bands & community orchestra offer performances year-round. Many museums and galleries showcase the works of local artists and traveling exhibits. At the Foosaner Museum of Art [Register to View]
). Shopping is a pleasure at Melbourne Square Mall and there are many other fine centers located throughout the South Brevard Area. A favorite bargain spot is the Super Flea and Farmers Market. Select antiques, specialty shoppes and unique restaurants can be found in Historic Downtown Melbourne and the Eau Gall