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Physician - Neurological Surgery Job in Rockford, IL

Neurosurgeon (Skull Base / Complex Spine / General)

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  • Negotiable
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  • 04/04/2019
  • 436432

The Brain and Spine Center at the Javon Bea Hospital is currently seeking a board eligible or board certified neurosurgeon (skull base or complex spine experience) to join our team.  Pediatric experience is a plus, but completion of a pediatric fellowship program is not a requirement.  You will partner with another neurosurgeon, an interventional neuro-radiologist, a neuro-interventionalist, neuro-hospitalists, nurse practitioners, physician assitants, five neurologists, PM&R providers, and pain medicine physicians to achieve outstanding patient care outcomes.  For those interested in teaching, MercyHealth System has a direct affiliation agreement with the UIC School of Medicine, Rockford and we will also begin our Family Medicine and Internal Medicine Residency programs in the Summer of 2019.  

Mercyhealth is a multi-regional, integrated health system comprising five hospitals, more than 800 physicians, over 85 outpatient clinics and other service sites that provide care to residents in more than 60 communities throughout northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin. We provide over 75 specialty and sub-specialty services, including neurosurgery, heart and vascular care, cancer care, plastic and reconstructive surgery, da Vinci robotic surgery and much more.

As of January 5, 2019, we have opened our $505 million dollar specialty referral hospital along I-90 in Rockford. This campus features a women’s and children’s hospital with neonatal and pediatric intensive care, pediatric emergency services and high risk maternity care. It also offers 188 private medical/surgical, ICU, pediatrics and obstetrics rooms, a Level I trauma center, operating suites, comprehensive diagnostic services, a variety of specialty care services, and comprehensive heart services.  We are also investing $50 million dollars into our existing Javon Bea Hospital on Rockton Avenue and will provide care at both hospitals moving forward.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • High income potential, with additional shift incentive available
  • Sign-on bonus and tuition reimbursement, if applicable
  • Relocation assistance, CME allowance, and paid licensing
  • Comprehensive benefits including health, dental, vision, disability, life, retirement plans, and malpractice with tail coverage


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.

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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