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FT Primary Care APP Opportunity Outside Suburban Chicago

FT Primary Care APP Opportunity Outside Suburban Chicago
September 21, 2021 Janet Long

Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers is seeking a full-time Advanced Practice Provider to work out of established medical practice offices that see patients across rural communities within the south part of our service area.  This is a golden opportunity for an experienced APP where you’d collaborate and have support from your other physician and advanced practice colleagues.  Requirements include having 1-2yrs of direct APP-patient experience and BLS-AHA certification.

  • Practice out of Dwight and Braidwood offices. Services onsite for patients include EKGs, lab (pick-up occurs 2-3x/day), adult/ped immunizations, diabetic & BP screening, as well as in-office Pro-Time/INR, HA1c testing.  Schedule would be M-F, 8am-5pm w/1hr lunch (flexible), but must include Fridays and being comfortable seeing 16-20pts daily.
  • See all ages with a patient population of about 70% adults/30% peds, provide acute and preventative care, routine check-ups, women’s health (no OB), ability to perform in-clinic procedures, if desired as well, but not required. Outpatient EMR is fully automated using eClinical Works; Meditech Expanse coming Summer of 2023.
  • Work with an outstanding collegial group who have a phenomenal reputation, which includes working with two other Family Practice physicians and another primary-care FNP, Interventional Cardiologist, Behavioral Health Care Managers (as part of our Integrated Behavioral Health Program that’s embedded in primary-care offices). Each office has a group of clinical staff that works with our providers, e.g. MA/RN/LPN.
  • You have a true voice in decision-making here! Be part of our active medical staff committees, advisory councils and engaging healthcare center and department meetings. As a growing organization that’s a train in motion* we have 55 employed doctors & 21 employed APPs.  Plus, gain great learning experiences as teaching opportunities are available with NP-PA students.

About the Hospital, Community & Contact Information:

  • We received a 5-star rating from CMS for Overall Hospital Quality in 2021, one of only 455 nationwide to receive this esteemed honor! Something we meet that larger hospital systems around us can’t beat! Plus, we’re rated the #1 Hospital in the greater area!
  • Family Birthing Suite includes dedicated OR, 8 LDRP rooms & 4 NST/Triage rooms.  480 births per year. Dedicated 2East Peds Wing where all nurses are PALS trained – low pediatric wing census (0.78/day).  We have a tertiary affiliation with Loyola University Medical Center for mothers and babies who require an even higher level of care as we are a Level II Perinatal Care Provider with strong referral relationships with MFM at Loyola.
  • Work with a Level II Trauma Center that’s accredited by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons as a Community Cancer Program. We also have a Sleep Center, long-standing phenomenal ED & Radiology departments (including IR & Breast Health Nurse Navigator), 24/7 Hospitalist Program, ENT, Peds, Ob/Gyn, 4 Urgent Care centers, our own blood bank, 3 pathologists, plus PT/OT/SLP Rehabilitation Services, pain management, wound care.  We are Primary Stroke Certified (give TPA in ED – we keep Stroke patients), and a multitude of other great sub-specialty consults available, e.g. 24/7 STEMI Call, GI, GS, Colo-Rectal, Ortho/Back/Podiatry, ID, RadOnc, Neph (we do inpatient Dialysis here), Rheum, Endo, Tele-Psych, open ICU w/Pulm consults available to name a few.
  • *We are a non-for-profit health system that’s a train in motion! Since 03/18, the hospital began a $74 million master facility plan that included expanding our ED which opened early March 2020 (17 private rooms with state-of-the-art features), newly remodeled Cardiac/EMG Diagnostics, renovated infusion therapy and imaging departments (new women’s center!) and streamlined outpatient lab services.  Next we will be modernizing our internal OR/GI and post-surgical rooms while updating our patient registration process.

Our service area includes close knit, family-oriented communities with excellent education and employment opportunities and beautiful neighborhoods that are safe and provide naturally distanced areas with beautiful scenery and outdoor recreation at its BEST! Living and working here is where you can truly enjoy the best of both worlds with being centrally located close to Chicago.

For more information, please contact Jennifer Goodwin, in-house Manager of Physician Recruitment & Relations at (815) 705-1470, texts/calls also welcome at 630-347-7539 or by emailing her at