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MedPro’s Featured Destination: Plymouth, Massachusetts

MedPro’s Featured Destination: Plymouth, Massachusetts
Over 400 years ago, English pilgrims aboard the Mayflower landed at Plymouth Rock to start a new life. Today, MedPro International Explorers are coming to this same area as nurses and medtechs to live their American Dream. This town, known as a history lover’s paradise, is fertile ground for Explorers writing their own stories of career achievement and starting anew.
The three-masted Barquentine tall ship “Peacemaker” is docked in Plymouth Harbor in recognition of the town’s 400th birthday in 2020.

With breathtaking sunrises, renowned whale watching, art, theater, music, and outdoor adventure, Plymouth, Massachusetts, and the surrounding area is a center of culture, medicine, and higher learning. A short drive from Boston and Providence, Rhode Island, and a train ride from New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C., Plymouth is an ideal location for Explorers to enjoy all the benefits of U.S. East Coast living. January is the coldest month, with an average high of 38 F and an average high of 82 F in July, the warmest month. Healthcare and social assistance are the most popular career sectors, employing 15.2 percent of the workforce, followed by retail trade, manufacturing, construction, and professional, scientific, and technical services.

Medical Facilities

There are several medical facilities in the Plymouth and Greater Boston area ranked high performing in procedures/conditions by  U.S. News & World Report, including Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth and the No. 1 ranked Massachusetts General Hospital and No. 2 ranked Brigham and Women’s Hospital in neighboring Boston.

 

Quality of Life
  • Cost of Living: 29.5 percent above the national rate
  • Population: 64,269 based on the 2020 Census estimate
  • Median Home Sale Price: $619,000
  • Average Rent: $2,666
  • Median Household Income: $97,956
  • Per Capita Income: $52,711
  • Live below the poverty line: 5.6 percent
  • Median Age: 48.7 years
  • Average commute time: 31.2 minutes
Education

Explorers can enroll younger family members in the Plymouth Public Schools district.

  • Overall grade: B (niche.com)
  • Student-Teacher ratio: 11 to 1
  • Serving: 7,085+ students in Pre-K, K through high school

 

Explorers wishing to further their education or a family member looking to take classes will find several colleges and universities in Plymouth and the surrounding area, including Quincy College at Plymouth, University of Massachusetts, Bridgewater State University, and Stonehill College.

 

Transportation 

 

Plymouth holds a place of great prominence in American history, folklore, and culture, and is known as “America’s Hometown.”

GATRA The Greater Attleboro and Taunton Regional Transit Authority provides bus service in and around Plymouth via the Plymouth Area Link (PAL). There are several fixed routes operating on a flag system, allowing riders to wave down a bus anywhere along the route. Riders can purchase up to a 31-day ride pass with a $20 discount. Explorers can also take advantage of the Ride Circuit, which provides free rides throughout the historic district. Four wheels aren’t the only way to get around Plymouth. Check out these additional options.

Plymouth is about a 50-minute drive from two international airports. Boston Logan International (BOS) in Boston has 137 non-stop flights to 38 countries, including all of Europe, Saudi Arabia, China, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Brazil, and more, and 82 domestic flights, including Los Angeles, Miami, Orlando, Las Vegas, and Chicago. Providence Airport (PVD) has 30 non-stop national destinations, including Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, and Atlanta.

 

Top Attractions

Pilgrim Memorial State Park Home to Plymouth Rock and the Mayflower, where pilgrims disembarked their ship and founded Plymouth Colony in December 1620, the park is a journey back in time and attracts over a million visitors each year with its historical monuments and views of the harbor.

The Plymouth Night Tour Ready for a good scare? Explorers are invited to join the paranormal investigation during this ghost tour of the area’s most famous haunted spots.

Whale Watching From mid-April until October, Explorers can see several whale species, such as the humpback, pilot, and minke whales in Cape Cod Bay.

Museum of Fine Art Boston See more than 100 galleries with nearly 500,000 ancient pieces and modern works sharing the human experience through art.

Explorer Cynthia and friend cheer on the Boston Celtics.

TD Garden Tied for the most NBA titles (17), Jayson Tatum and the Boston Celtics are poised for a run at an 18th. Join Explorers for a night of action on the hardwood or take in a Bruins game when they hit the ice. And during the off-season, you can see great performers such as The Jonas Brothers and Alicia Keys.

Cranberry Farms Tour one of the world’s largest cranberry growers with a 160 history in the business. Learn how cranberries are grown and harvested. Explorers can also have lunch at the café and pick up some presents in the gift shop.

Newport Mansions Go back to the original Gilded Age at the Newport Mansions in Newport, Rhode Island. Half a million visitors tour The Breakers, The Elms, Marble House, and Rosecliff each year.

Shopping Colony Place, Village Landing Marketplace, Common Sense Market; Explorers can choose from various marketplaces, malls, plazas, and specialty shops. And for a full-day shopping experience, they can head north to Boston’s Newbury Street, home to favorites such as Chanel, Marc Jacobs, and Valentino.

Cape Cod National Seashore Drive or take a ferry to 40 miles of pristine sandy beach, marshes, ponds, and uplands in Cape Cod. Explorers can swim, kayak, walk the beach, and bike trails.

Boston Common and the Public Garden Visit America’s first botanical garden (1837) and oldest public park (1634). No matter the season, these hot spots are full of locals and visitors.

 

MedPro International’s  American Dream Tour

MedPro International’s American Dream tour is headed to a city near YOU in 2023!

The American Dream Tour Presented by MedPro International 1Learn how MedPro International assists qualified candidates through all the necessary steps to qualify for and work in the U.S., including Green Card sponsorship for a candidate and their family. MedProU prepares candidates for success in their licensure and English exams as well as life and work in the U.S. Candidates receive a premium hourly wage with periodic pay raises, a comprehensive benefits package, and a sign-on bonus at the start of their U.S. assignment.

But you don’t have to wait until our next recruitment event to kick-start your American dream. Visit https://www.medprointernational.com/apply/ to complete a brief application, and a Recruiter will contact you right away!

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