HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, Illinois is a regional medical center offering a comprehensive array of health care services to Central and Southern Illinois. Founded in 1875, St. John’s is the flagship hospital of Hospital Sisters Health System and is home to the Prairie Heart Institute, St. John’s Children’s Hospital, St. John’s Women’s Services, St. John’s Neurosciences Institute, St. John’s Cancer Institute, Center for Living, Orthopedic Services and AthletiCare. St. John's now has one of the most advanced Surgery Centers in the nation and a renovated patient tower to offer all private rooms. St. John’s is designated as a Level I Trauma Center, has its own College of Nursing and is a teaching hospital for the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Over 600 physicians representing approximately 30 specialties and sub-specialties are on the medical staff.
Springfield, the capital city of Illinois, is located just a short 90 minute drive from St. Louis and is a thriving business community with a population of over 190,000. Springfield is home to the world-renowned Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, along with several other historical sites. Springfield has excellent private and public schools including a private and state university. There are 9 public golf courses, several country club golf courses and a large 4,200 acre lake with waterfront property, wildlife sanctuaries, zoo, numerous parks with hiking/bike trails and a water park making it a great place to work, live and play for the whole family!