Family Medicine jobs in St. Petersburg typically include as a required qualification Family Medicine board certification (or eligibility) and a current Florida state physician license. Completing a Family Medicine residency or fellowship in Florida is beneficial because it means the physician is aware of FL Medicaid policies.
Family Medicine salaries for the south region of the U.S., including St. Petersburg, FL, run around $195,941. In contrast the country's average Family Medicine salary is $197,655, meaning Family Medicine jobs in St. Petersburg pay around 99.1% of the national average.
Because of specific insurance and liability laws of Florida, attention should be paid to concerns like malpractice tail insurance.
More generally, the effect of the healthcare reform bill on reimbursement rates for Family Medicine practices is unclear.