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Physician - Rheumatology Job in Rockford, IL

Growing Rheumatology Practice Northwest of Chicago!

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  • 04/18/2019
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  • Rheum - Rockford

Mercyhealth is seeking a Rheumatologist to join our award-winning fully integrated health care delivery system in Rockford, IL!

Mercyhealth is a multi-regional, integrated health system comprising 7 hospitals, more than 800 employed physicians, over 85 outpatient clinics and other service sites that provide care to residents in more than 55 communities throughout northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin. We provide over 125 specialty and sub-specialty services, including adult and pediatric critical care, neonatal intensive care, neurosurgery, heart and vascular care, cancer care, plastic and reconstructive surgery, da Vinci robotic surgery and much more.


  • Join a practice of two experienced Rheumatologists and a Nurse Practitioner, seeking a collaborative partner to aide in growing the practice!
  • See a wide variety of cases, mainly adult patients
  • Access to an Infusion Center and Pain Center
  • Epic electronic medical record is used throughout the entire organization
  • Friendly, collegial, and stable environment
  • Call is very minimal
  • Schedule can be flexible, allowing a 1/2 day off

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Highly competitive compensation model, with guarantee period (based on MGMA)
  • Paid licensing/DEA/board certification
  • Paid CME ($5,000 per year)
  • Two professional associations per year and state medical society memberships
  • Paid relocation (up to $10,000)
  • Paid malpractice insurance & paid tail insurance
  • Student loan repayment options
  • Robust and comprehensive benefits including health, dental, vision, disability, life and retirement plans    


Rockford is the third largest city in the state of Illinois.  Settled on the banks of the Rock River, Rockford is notable for its economic diversification into automotive, aerospace, and healthcare industries, as well as the undertaking of various tourism and downtown revitalization efforts. For those interested in teaching there is opportunity through our affiliation with University of IL School of Medicine, Rockford.

Rockford is known for various venues of cultural or historical significance, including Anderson Japanese Gardens, Klehm Arboretum, the Coronado Theatre, and the Burpee Museum of Natural History. Rockford has been recognized as one of the most affordable housing markets in the nation less than an hour and a half drive from downtown Chicago and Milwaukee and less than an hour from Madison, Wisconsin.


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