Hospitalist Position located between Chicago and Milwaukee - opportunity to earn $350,000 with quality incentives

Physician: Hospitalist
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:6173
Verified Date:06/04/2024
Loan Repayment:No
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No
Permanent: Full time Hospitalist Internal Medicine

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Hospitalist position to join progressive health system located between Chicago, Milwaukee and Madison.
  • 7 days on 7 days off, 12 hour shifts.
  • Hospitalist Service average 15 patients
  • Plus, an additional 21 days of time off, reducing the number of shifts from 182 to 162 shifts per year.
  • 12 bed ICU and we are currently adding an additional 8 beds.
  • No procedures, must be comfortable with vent management.
  • You will work with other experienced, top-notch hospitalist team members. 
  • Open ICU
  • Chose to live in this beautiful quaint community in southern Wisconsin or choose to live in Madison, Milwaukee suburb or Chicago suburb that is located within an hour. 


  • For Day-time Hospitalist shifts, prefer BE/BC Internist
  • For Nocturnist shifts will consider, BE/BC Internist, Med Peds and Family Medicine
  • This position does not qualify for a visa sponsorship

Compensation Details

  • Starting Salary of $310,000 for 162 shifts per year (after applying 21 days off)!
  • Potential of $20,000 in bonuses for wRVU's HCAP Scores (paid quarterly)
  • Potential of $20,000 in bonuses for quality benchmarks (paid quarterly)
  • Additional $500 per shift for shifts that fall on holidays.
  • Potential compensation of $350,000+  
  • Comprehensive benefit package, including: dental, vision, life, disability, malpractice, 403b retirement with corporate contribution and match, vacation/CME time and more!

Community Details

  • Just over an hour from Metropolitan living of Milwaukee, Chicago and easy access into Madison
  • Take advantage of higher compensation and lower cost of living
  • Wisconsin is consistently rated as one of the country's best places to live and raise a family
  • Three Multi-billion companies headquartered in community
  • Excellent School systems
  • Outdoor recreation, special event facilities, biking and hiking paths utilized on a year round basis
  • Opportunity for higher education with Universities and Colleges

Recruiter Insights

This Nocturnist position is ideally suited for a physician who seeks a career that places you in a setting of clinical and administrative excellence, friendly staff, expansive park-like setting, inviting hospitality - and flourishing terms of our workforce, patient specialties, educational opportunities, and more.

The select candidate knows their hard work and talentwarrants a generous base compensation, comprehensive benefits program and opportunity to earn in the Top in their field, but also desires a location where cost of living is 30% less than major markets and values quality of life.

With a starting salary of up to $60,000 higher than starting salaries in the Chicago market, coupled with the cost of living of 30% lower (compared to Chicago), this physician will have significant purchasing power.Whether you want to build your dream home, pay off your student debt, or retire early, the power to decide is in your hands.

You will enjoy this Southeast, Wisconsin community that is home to 3 multi-billion-dollarcompanies, less than an hour access to the great Midwest cities ofChicago, Milwaukee and easy commute to Madison, WI to wear Red and white and watch Badger sports.

Your earnings will provide ample room for a great home and wealth accumulation and preservation, with the median home sales price of $103,500 and a stunning 4400 square foot home on the Rock River list for $349,000.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 72 miles: Milwaukee, WI (MKE / KMKE) General Mitchell International Airport
  • 84 miles: Chicago, IL (ORD / KORD) Chicago O'Hare International Airport
  • 102 miles: Chicago, IL (MDW / KMDW) Chicago Midway International Airport
  • 168 miles: Green Bay, WI (GRB / KGRB) Austin Straubel International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 43 miles to Madison, WI
  • 68 miles to Milwaukee, WI
  • 84 miles to Chicago, IL

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 33 miles: Rockford, IL (RFD / KRFD) Chicago Rockford International Airport
  • 56 miles: Madison, WI (MSN / KMSN) Dane County Regional Airport
  • 72 miles: Milwaukee, WI (MKE / KMKE) General Mitchell International Airport

Cost of Living:

  • State Cost of Living Index - 96.4
  • City Cost of Living Index - 93.1
  • Mean Housing Cost - $93,989

Colleges and Universities:

  • Beloit College (in town)
  • Rock Valley College (about15miles; Rockford, IL;Full-time enrollment:6,269)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about27miles; Whitewater, WI;FT enrollment:11,124)
  • McHenry County College (about39miles; Crystal Lake, IL;FT enrollment:4,886)
  • Kishwaukee College (about41miles; Malta, IL;FT enrollment:3,356)
  • Edgewood College (about43miles; Madison, WI;FT enrollment:2,455)
  • Northern Illinois University (about43miles; Dekalb, IL;FT enrollment:18,126)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about43miles; Madison, WI;FT enrollment:10,019)


  • White 64.2%,
  • Black 10.4%,
  • American Indiana and Alaska Native 0.3%,
  • Asian 1.2%,
  • Hispanic 18.5%"
  • Two or more races 5.3%


  • State Income Tax Rate - 4%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 5%
  • City Sales Tax Rate - 5.500%
  • County Sales Tax Rate - 0.50%
  • Property Tax Rate - 1.76%

Major Industry:

  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)


  • Great access to biking, hiking, birding and water trails, including, Riverside Park - a 9 mile loopto enjoy a run, a bike ride or a leisurely stoll along ourbeautiful riverfront.
  • Pearl Lake offersOutdoor attractions include bothshort-termandseasonal camping, as well asswimmingandscuba divingin the pristine waters of beautiful Pearl Lake.
  • The recreation area offers a large indoor swimming pool, spa, and state of the art fitness center.

Arts & Culture:

  • Logan Museum has been a teaching museum of Beloit College, promoting hands-on, interdisciplinary, and international approaches to anthropological learning.
  • Wright Museum of Art had opportunities to appreciate, interact with, and understand the visual arts through exhibitions, collections, and programming.

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Rockford IceHogs (affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks) - less than 30 minutes
  • Sport fans can drive 68 miles to watch Milwaukee Brewers play a MLB game.
  • Sports fans can drive out 84 miles to watch any professional Chicago team.

Sports for the Participant:

  • Beloit Parks and Recreation offers many sports teams and programs for adults, including Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, Wiffle Ball, Kickball league, Pickleball, Water aerobics, Tai Chi, Disc Golf, Jazzercise, .
  • Several youth spors to choose from, including an amazing swim team.


  • Cranston Road Shopping Center offers many buisnesses and shops.
  • Soak in the relaxing atmosphere of a Saturday morning farmers market.
  • Families enjoy shopping around the various vendors selling their crafts, flowers, and delicious concoctions.

Top Five things to do:

  1. Join the town in late February for the 13thannual International Film Festival that theNew York Times calling BIFF, a festival with a unique goal of returning the spirit of film festivals golden era".
  2. The three-day Winterfest brings an Open skate, along with Free Skates at Edwards IceArena, Free Snowshoeing at Big Hill Park and wraps up with a Sleigh Ride up and around Big Hill Park.
  3. Enjoy a46-yeartradition of the Folks and Blues Festival as summer comes to a close.
  4. Jump in the car for a short drive to catch a MilwaukeeBrewersgame, enjoy thesports, arts and entertainment in the magic of Chicago or paint your face red and white to cheer the Badgers to championships on Saturday.
  5. Enjoy the Nature preserves of the Confluencewith34.4acrepark andlearning center that combines hands-onlearning and ecology, science withrecreational hiking, biking, boating.