OB Hospitalist in Rockford, IL; 90 Minutes to Chicago and Milwaukee

Physician: Hospitalist
Market: Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)
Job ID:10180
Verified Date:06/10/2022
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No
Permanent: Full time Hospitalist Obstetrics & Gynecology

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking BE or BC OB Hospitalist 
  • Full-time hospital-employed opportunity
  • Cover labor and delivery, with limited gynecology
  • Delivery of all MFM patients and patients that present with no doctor
  • Circumcisions on postpartum unit
  • Rounding/Discharge on postpartum and antepartum unit
  • Assist core group of doctor’s with C-sections
  • Beautiful, large, labor and delivery suites and recovery rooms
  • On-site Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
  • Certified as a Baby-Friendly(TM) hospital
  • Schedule is 8, 24 hour shifts per month – flexible schedule

Compensation Details

  • Highly competitive compensation
  • Relocation assistance and CME allowance, plus paid licensing
  • Comprehensive benefits included health, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement
  • Paid malpractice and tail coverage
  • Sign on bonus and student loan forgiveness negotiable.

Community Details

  • Riverfront community of 150,000 located less than 90 minutes from downtown Chicago, Madison, and Milwaukee
  • Award-winning park district and top-rated public and private schools proved a wonderful family environment
  • Superb restaurants, exciting events, and eclectic arts community including theater, symphony, museums and dance
  • Outdoor recreation, markets and ethnic festivals highlight the community's diversity
  • "Sports Town USA" designation features every sport imaginable along with endless bike trails, and Golf Digest ranked golf courses

Recruiter Insights

Earn More.  Starting Salary For a OB Hospitalist Medicine Is $40,000 More Compared To Positions Located In Chicago Coupled With A Cost Of Living Of 30% Less In This Community Provides You With Significant Buying Power With The Opportunity To Build Your Dream Home, Pay Down Your Student Loans And Retire Early.

Income Potential.  The Income Potential Is Greater Than Most With The Opportunity To become a top earner in your field.  
The Housing Market.  With Average Home Pricing Settled At $143,346 And Where A Desirable 3273 Square Ft. 5 Bedroom/3.5 Bath with Soaring cathedral double-coffered ceiling in great room with granite fireplace surround; can be yours for $339,900.   

The Community.   There are about 339,000 people in the Rockford Region, including the surrounding metro area. Located within Winnebago County, there are several unique surrounding villages and cities that form the Rockford Region, each with its own history, restaurants, and attractions!

About Employer.  This organization is a multi-regional, integrated health system comprising five hospitals, more than 860 physicians, over 80 outpatient clinics and other service sites that provide care to residents in more than 60 communities throughout northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin. This organization offers 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.

This organization is currently constructing a $505 million dollar specialty referral hospital along I-90 in Rockford. This campus will feature a womens and childrens hospital with neonatal and pediatric intensive care, pediatric emergency services and high risk maternity care. 

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

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

Closest Major City:

  • 58 miles to Madison, WI
  • 80 miles to Chicago, IL
  • 81 miles to Milwaukee, WI

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 8 miles: Rockford, IL (RFD / KRFD) Chicago Rockford International Airport
  • 74 miles: Madison, WI (MSN / KMSN) Dane County Regional Airport

Cost of Living:

  • State Cost of Living Index - 95.5
  • City Cost of Living Index - 84.7
  • Mean Housing Cost - $143,346

Colleges and Universities:

  • Rock Valley College  Rockford, Full-time enrollment: 6,269;  Community College; Website: www.rockvalleycollege.edu
  • Rockford University, Rockford, Full-Time enrollment: 1,182; Private liberal arts; Website: www.rockford.edu
  • Northern Illinois University DeKalb, IL(about 28 miles)  FT enrollment: 18,126; Website: http://niu.edu/index.shtml
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI(about 58 miles) Full-time enrollment: 34,621; https://www.wisc.edu/


  • White 56.8%
  • African American 21.0%
  • Latino 16.6%
  • Asian 2.7%
  • Mixed 2.6%
  • Other 0.2%


  • State Income Tax Rate - 3.75%
  • Median Property Tax - $3,318
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6.250%
  • City Sales Tax Rate - 8.25%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Construction (7%)



Baseball, football, soccer, hockey, ice skating - Rockford has it all! How about league play for tennis, bocce, and pickleball? Try out your water skis at the West Rock wake park or hang more than ten at the local zip line park. Golf? Five public courses and three unbelievable country club courses.


With over 60 miles of developed rec paths circling Rockford,  you can walk, ride, and bike along the river, through the largest state park in Illinois, and along abandoned rail lines.


The Rockford area is a nature preserve wonderland wth over 10,000 acres of natural areas, lakes, rivers, and forests to explore including Rock Cut State Park, the largest in Illinois.

Arts & Culture:

  • Anderson Japanese Gardens
  • Coronado Performing Arts Center
  • Rockford Symphony Orchestra
  • Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center
  • Rockford Art Museum
  • Discovery Center Museum
  • Burpee Museum of Natural History
  • Rockford Dance Company
  • Starlight Theatre
  • Frank Lloyd Wright's Laurent House

Sports for the Spectator:

  • As the top NHL minor league affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks, the Rockford Ice Hogs sends players to the big league and sells out every game in their 5,600 seat arena.
  • You're just an hour away from big ten sports with the University of Wisconsin Badgers in Madison and Northwestern University in Chicago.
  • Major League sports are also an hour away including the Chicago Bears, Cubs, White Sox, and Blackhawks, or head to Milwaukee for a Brewers game.  

Sports for the Participant:

  • Recreational baseball, softball, volleyball, flag football, soccer and many other sports are offered though the Rockford Park District. 
  • Learn to ice skate or play ice hockey at one of two professional ice rinks.
  • Saddle up for a horseback ride at Lockwood Park or practice your dressage and jumps at The Ledges Sporting Horses and Show Grounds.
  • Join a league for golf, soccer, tennis, basketball, bocce, or the newest craze, pickleball.



  • Cherryvale Mall offers more than 130 specialty stores including Chico's, Abercrombie, and Gymboree, along with children's activities and special events. Four anchor stores include Bergner's, J. C. Penney, Macy's and Sears.
  • Many unique boutiques and specialty shops can be found in the historic downtown River District and in neighborhoods throughout Rockford.
  • Antique lovers will find more than 30 antique shops, two major antique malls and many weekend shows and flea markets.

Top Five things to do:

  1. Anderson Japanese Gardens, Recognized As One Of The Top Japanese Gardens In North America. Https://Andersongardens.Org/
  2. Discovery Center Museum, Honored As One Of The Top Children's Museums In The Nation. Http://Discoverycentermuseum.Org/
  3. Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens, An 11,000 Sq. Ft. Tropical Plant Exhibition, Surrounded By The Sinnissippi Rose Garden On The Shore Of The Rock River. Https://Www.Nicholasconservatory.Com/Home
  4. Rockford City Market, Held Every Friday From May To October Features Local Growers And Vendors Selling Natural Products, Unique Retail Items, And Delicious Cuisine, Live Music, Demonstrations, And Kids' Activities. Http://Www.Rockfordcitymarket.Com/
  5. The Coronado Performing Arts Center Features Broadway And Off-Broadway Shows And Concerts By National And International Performers. Http://Www.Coronadopac.Org/