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Physician - Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine Job in Kankakee, IL

Busy, Growing Practice in Ortho Sports with Minimal Competition

Riverside Medical Center Kankakee, IL 60901
  • Accepts J1 Visas: No
  • Accepts H1B Visas: Yes
  • Loan Assistance:Yes
  • Hospital Employee
  • Academic Opportunity:No
  • Telemedicine Opportunity:No
  • 10/05/2020
  • 798119

Your Life's Remarkable Journey Begins Here

Orthopedic Sports Surgery at Riverside Medical Center


Riverside Medical Center is a 318-bed Level II Trauma hospital located less than one hour south of Chicago. We are actively recruiting an experienced Fellowship trained Orthopedic Sports Surgeon to join the Riverside Medical Group. 

As the only hospital in Illinois to receive both Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence and Outstanding Patient Experience Awards in 2017, Riverside Healthcare continues to shape the future for Orthopedics in the region.


Candidates Can Expect

  • Financially stable hospital
  • Administrative support and collaboration
  • Large primary care referral base to build a busy practice quickly
  • Growth opportunities
  • State-of-the-art facilities, equipment and ORs

Practice Overview

  • Reason for recruitment – Improve patient access to orthopedic care – patients are having to leave the community for orthopedic services
  • There are four surgeons in place now (hand, general and joint)
  • Surgeons are employed by Riverside Medical Center and are a part of the Riverside Medical Group
  • The Orthopedic Service Line operates under a dyad leadership model
  • OR has plenty of capacity and there is future opportunity at the ambulatory surgery center in Bourbonnais
  • Infrastructure in place including Radiology, Anesthesiology, ORs, ortho neuro unit (Magnet Hospital), acute inpatient rehab, outpatient rehab, Home Care, long term care
  • Physician Assistants in place and will continue to be hired as needed
  • Call is shared with the other group so is very manageable

Compensation Package

  • Base Salary commensurate with years of experience and in line with MGMA compensation guidelines for the Midwest
  • Production bonus based on wRVUs
  • Commencement Bonus
  • Relocation stipend
  • Retention Bonus
  • Loan Repayment
  • Housing Stipend (Kankakee County only)
  • CME
  • Professional Dues
  • Health, Dental Vision, Life
  • Retirement Plan


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