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Physician - Rheumatology Job in Rockford, IL

Practice Rheumatology in Rockford, IL - "Forest City" and Home to Rock Cut State Park!

Mercyhealth Rockford, IL 61103
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  • 10/18/2019
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  • Rheum - Rockford

Mercyhealth is seeking a Rheumatologist to join our expanding practice in Rockford, IL!

Mercyhealth is an award-winning, 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.

Mercyhealth has been named a “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare” by Becker’s Healthcare – 2018 & 2019!


  • Join a practice of an experienced Rheumatologist and a Nurse Practitioner, seeking a collaborative partner to aide in growing the practice!
  • Practice on a campus including a Level II Trauma Center, Clinics, EMS Training Center, React Helipad, Urgent Care, Full Lab & Radiology
  • See a wide variety of cases, mainly adult patients
  • Access to an Infusion Center and Pain Center
  • Friendly, collegial, and stable environment
  • Call is very minimal and shared with the group
  • Schedule can be flexible; we promote and support a private practice model!
  • No restrictions on procedures - build the practice to your specifications!
  • Admitting Hospital is Mercyhealth Javon Bea Hospital - Rockton Ave. (same campus)

Full Time Compensation & Benefits:

Mercyhealth offers a highly competitive base salary guarantee (based on MGMA guidelines) leading to an incentive-based compensation the first year, along with an outstanding benefits package:

  • Paid CME, malpractice and licensure!
  • Excellent health, dental and vision insurance for Physician and family!
  • 100% match on 4% retirement plan contribution + additional discretionary 2%!
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability insurance paid 100% by Mercyhealth!
  • 25 days of PTO (+ 6 system-recognized holidays) during guarantee for a full-time Physician!
  • Sign-on bonus and student loan forgiveness available!



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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