Enjoy your time off with a 7 on/7 off Hospitalist schedule in Northwest IL

Physician: Hospitalist
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:10128
Verified Date:06/10/2022
Loan Repayment:No Response
Sign on Bonus:No Response
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No
Permanent: Full time Hospitalist

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • We are seeking an Internal Medicine or Family Medicine Physician to support our employed Hospitalist group. Practicing candidates must be board certified and new residents must be board eligible.

  • Day Shift 7am7pm
  • This is a full time, employed position – 7 days on/7 days off
  • 2 Hospitalists are on during the day time hours and 1 Nocturnist per shift.
  • Attendance at hospital codes and rapid response calls required.
  • Procedures are not required, but welcomed
  • Collaborate with Nurse Practitioners
  • EICU with affiliations with the University of Wisconsin. Rounding on ICU patients is required.
  • EMR is Meditech CPOE
  • Average number of day time admissions per physician is 35
  • Average number of patients rounded on per day per physician is 1520

Compensation Details

  • Generous Starting Salary with incentive opportunity, 2 year income guarantee 
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package including: CME, Vacation, Medical, Dental, Vision,
  • Retirement Savings Opportunities, LTD and STD, Provider Wellness Services, and more
  • Malpractice insurance.

Community Details

  • The lifestyle in the area is one of comfort, welcome, and balance.
  • Nestled in the Northwest Corner of Illinois, Chicago (about a 2 hour drive to the heart of downtown Chicago), Rockford (40 minute drive),
  • The area provides the balance of small city or small town living with close access to the large city amenities. 
  • The parks in the area are fantastic and both public and private schools offer great educational experiences for the next generation. 
  • The area is home to wonderful activities with great outdoor recreation activities. 
  • Enjoy local wineries, monuments, libraries, theatres and museums to visit. Local restaurants boast great food in a relaxed environment.

Recruiter Insights

The Select Candidate Knows Their Talent And Commitment To Excellence Warrants A Starting Salary Up To $50,000 More Compared To Starting Salaries In The Chicago Market. Coupled With The Cost Of Living Up To 30% Less, The Physician Will Have Significant Buying Power To Build Their Dream Home, Pay Off School Loans And Retire Early.

You Picture Enjoying The culture in the area as one of comfort, welcome, and balance as you step away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Nestled in the Northwest Corner of Illinois, Chicago (about a 2-hour drive to the heart of downtown Chicago), Rockford (40-minute drive), Madison, WI (1.5 hour drive) and Dubuque, IA (1 hour drive) are close by. The area provides the balance of a small city pace, with beautiful scenery and close access to large cities.

Your Earnings Will Provide Ample Room For A Great Home In A quiet and safe Community. The Median Home Sales Price Of $ $90,149 And A Stately 4-Bedroom, 3-Bath, 3,290 Square Foot home sold for $184,000.

This Organization Is Committed To Recruiting And Retaining The Very Best Talent And Provide Them The Resources To Be Successful Throughout Their Careers To Enjoy Tremendous Incomes And A Community That Values And Appreciates Its Medical Provider.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 100 miles: Chicago, IL (ORD / KORD) Chicago O'Hare International Airport
  • 119 miles: Chicago, IL (MDW / KMDW) Chicago Midway International Airport
  • 126 miles: Milwaukee, WI (MKE / KMKE) General Mitchell International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 55 miles to Madison, WI
  • 102 miles to Milwaukee, WI
  • 106 miles to Chicago, IL
  • 243 miles to Fort Wayne, IN
  • 249 miles to Indianapolis, IN

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 34 miles: Rockford, IL (RFD / KRFD) Chicago Rockford International Airport
  • 72 miles: Dubuque, IA (DBQ / KDBQ) Dubuque Regional Airport
  • 73 miles: Madison, WI (MSN / KMSN) Dane County Regional Airport
  • 99 miles: Moline, IL (MLI / KMLI) Quad City International Airport
  • 100 miles: Chicago, IL (ORD / KORD) Chicago O'Hare International Airport

Cost of Living:

  • State Cost of Living Index - 95.5
  • City Cost of Living Index - 77.2
  • Mean Housing Cost - $90,149

Colleges and Universities:

  • Highland Community College
  • University of Illinois Extension Stephenson Company
  • Columbia College At Highland


  • White 72.8% 
  • Black 16.4% 
  • American Indiana and Alaska Native 0.02%
  • Asian 1.2%
  • Hispanic 5.1%"
  • Two or more races 3.8%


  • State Income Tax Rate - 3.75%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6.25%
  • City Sales Tax Rate - 1.25%
  • County Sales Tax Rate - 0.5%
  • Property Tax Rate -1.73 %

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)


  • Jane Addams Recreation Trail have the following activites: Hiking, bicycling, snowmobiling, and cross country skiing.
  • Krape Park features a picturesque waterfall that tumbles down from a high limestone bluff, an operating one-of-a-kind carousel that costs just 50 cents to ride, tennis courts, multi-use trails, sledding hills, cross country skiing trails, a baseball diamond, numerous picnic tables and a duck pond.

Arts & Culture:

  • Activities throughout the park include: fine art displays, performing arts, demonstrations of various art media, and childrens hands-on activities.
  • Visitors can explore the fine amenities of Krape Park: an authentic working carousel, fenced-in duck farm, waterfall, childrens play areas, canoes and paddle boats, a band shell, picnic tables and outdoor grills. 

Sports for the Spectator:

  • You can drive out 102 miles to watch Milwaukee professional baseball, basketball, or hockey.
  • You can drive 55 miles to watch The University of Madison to watch college sports.

Sports for the Participant:

  • Youth Soccer, T-ball, and Tennis are offered to children. 
  • Men's Softball, Over 30 16" Softball, Family Wiffle Ball League, Fall 12" Softball, and Fall Volleyball are offered.


  • Luecke's Antique Mall is a locally owned jewelry store one that has some longevity and a strong reputation in its community offers something that big-box type jewelers just cant. 
  • Freeport Shopping Center offers many shops and businesses

Top Five things to do:

  1. Krape City Park 
  2. Lincoln Douglas Debate Square
  3. Little Cubs Field
  4. Famous Fossil Winery
  5. Jane Addams Recreation Trail