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24/7 Employed Hospitalist Program at Far Chicago Suburb Community Hospital Seeks Additional Physicians

24/7 Employed Hospitalist Program at Far Chicago Suburb Community Hospital Seeks Additional Physicians
June 7, 2022 Janet Long

Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers in Morris, Illinois offers a well-established, employed 24/7 hospitalist service-line with access to a multitude of specialists for you and the in-patients you’ll help care for along with the rest of the team.  Be part of a Level II Trauma, Primary Stroke Center and non-profit hospital, with a 4-Star rating for Overall Hospital Quality from CMS.  We have a genuine need for another highly-motivated BC/BE Internal Medicine physician with strong work ethics to work with our daytime team.  Seeking candidates wanting full-time employment (W2) status or PRN (1099) shift help.

Currently, our two daytime hospitalists care for a 30-32 census (together), which includes about 6-8 admits daily.  Plus, our daytime hospitalist APRN helps with all discharges, care coordination and some rounding when census increases at time.

Hospitalist Program Details

  • 24/7 in-house Hospitalist service-line takes care of 95% of inpatients
  • During the day, work alongside another FT hospitalist plus FT hospitalist-APRN(s) – 3 physicians present, plus additional APRN(s) during high-census days, e.g. Fall/Winter
  • Work 7on/7off (Mon-Sun), holidays rotated evenly between FT hospitalists; 7am-7pm, 12hr shifts
  • Meditech EMR; Dragon dictation available, plus dedicated hospitalist coder reviews all charts
  • Hospitalist Program is well-established and successful for patients & physicians since 2009
  • Be comfortable w/rounding in open, all-encompassing ICU, e.g. Neuro, Cardio, Pulm consults avail
  • Awesome Case Management/Social Work & RN support; Morning Multi-Disciplinary Rounds are done on every patient (including open-ICU)
  • Daytime hospitalist should be comfortable running codes, if needed; no intubations required
  • BLS/ACLS certification required through American Heart Association
  • Daytime consults by Ortho/Spine, Pod, GI, GS, Rheum, Endo, Neph (inpt Dialysis), 24/7 STEMI, ID, Pain, plus we have in-house core laboratory, pathology and our own blood bank.
  • One Nocturnist on-duty with ED & Anes support (7p-7a).  Plus, all of our sub-specialists take call.

Full-time Hospitalist (Employed/W2)

  • Fixed Based Salary
  • Medical Education Loan Repayment, if applicable
  • Fixed quality-based incentive; 100% achieved by staff hospitalists over the last few years
  • Extra hourly stipend for picking up shifts >7on/7off schedule (added benefit, not requirement)
  • CME and General Expense Reimbursement
  • Great Health/Vision/Dental/Life/Disability insurance
  • Paid malpractice, no tail responsibilities

PRN Hospitalist (Contracted/1099)

  • Pick up 12hr, daytime shifts as available
  • No minimum number of shifts needed to pick-up – continue to stay on PRN roster
  • Flat rate with working onsite 12hr shift; daytime hours are 7:00am-7:00pm
  • Paid application/background check fee as well as on-going annual hospital dues
  • Covered on our hospitalist malpractice policy – no tail responsibilities

Community Information

  • Beautiful, safe neighborhoods & unique properties – some with backyard accessible waterfronts
  • Highly rated schools plus easy commute to Illinois’ most prestigious colleges & universities
  • 61 miles to Chicago and short drive to Chicago suburbs
  • Diverse foodie experiences from local shops to made-from scratch fine dining to cultural cuisine
  • Our service area includes close-knit communities with excellent employment opportunities for the family.  Come discover why physicians who could work anywhere work here!

For information, contact:

Breanna McNally, MBA, CPCS

Physician Liaison


I look forward to chatting with you soon and putting you in touch with some of our primary care physicians who’ve found MHHC to be home!