Urgent Care Position located 1 hour SW of Chicago

Physician: Family Practice
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:9696
Verified Date:04/25/2022
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Practice Type: Employed
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Permanent: Full time Family Practice Urgent Care

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking a Full-Time ED or FP physician, who’s passionate about doing procedures, seeing a variety of cases & BC/BE in their field.
  • Position is located in Morris, IL within our Diagnostic & Rehab Center where Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation services reside, as well as PT/OT/SLP. Lab & X-Ray are onsite; advanced imaging is available at the hospital, which is 3min down the road.
  • COVID-19 PCR testing, plus swab/fingerstick, urine, blood glucose and hemoglobin testing is onsite.
  • Double coverage is scheduled when volumes increase, especially during flu season months, e.g. 40+patients daily.
  • Non-flu season volumes are upper 20s. OccMed work would be less than 10%
  • Requirements include: BLS, PALS, ACLS & certifications (all through AHA), ability to read radiographs (initial reads only – with radiologist support), skillful with suturing, and proficiency with OccMed work preferred. DOT can be obtained prior to hire date as this isn’t an application requirement, but preferred.  Being comfortable with all ages is required.
  • Site includes double coverage for IMC/OccMed, during high-volume days and flu season months.  Work 80% at Channahon site, with option to rotate to 3 other locations if provider desires to pick up extra shifts.
  • Work 2 days on/3 days off and every other weekend (F/Sa/Su) – includes some weeknights – a consistent schedule every two weeks. 
  • Mon-Fri hours are 8am-7pm to the public and 8am-2pm on Sa/Su for the public. 
  • The money you make goes a long way since every two weeks you will only physically work in the center for 67 hours, yet are paid like they’re a 1.0FTE (80hr/2wk) physician.
  • Medical records are fully automated using Meditech (IMC) and Agility (OccMed).

Compensation Details

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Possible loan repayment
  • Relocation Package up to $8,000
  • CME Stipend:  $6,000
  • Production – Opportunity to earn 20% of production compensation
  • Income Potential:  $250,000 - $300,000
  • Several of their Family Medicine physicians earn in the $300,000 range
  • Work hours for Urgent Care:  37 hours / week.



Community Details

  • Hidden Gem in the Chicagoland Area
  • Easy access to Chicago and surrounding cities
  • Great school systems

Recruiter Insights

Starting Salary For Urgent Care is $25,000 To $75,000 More Compared With Starting Salaries For Comparable Opportunities Located In and surrounding suburbs of Chicago, Coupled With A Cost Of Living Of 25% Less In This Community Provides You With Significant Buying Power With The Opportunity To build a new home and Retire Early.

The Income Potential Is Greater Than Most With The Opportunity To Earn In The Top 75th%Tile In The US. 

With Average Home Pricing Settled At $204,888 And Where A Desirable 3367 Square Ft. 6 Bedroom/3 Bath Home Sold For $155,000, Building A Quality Of Life With Substantial Savings Is Easy.

The Community Is Welcoming To New Members And Offers A Series Of Fun Events Throughout The Year For Family Members And Getting To Know One Another. 

This Employer Is Committed To Its Doctors And The Entire Employee Staff And Enjoys Long Term Retention Of Its Key Physician Personnel Due To Exceptional Compensation And Quality Of Life Provided By The Community.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 53 miles: Chicago, IL (MDW / KMDW) Chicago Midway International Airport
  • 62 miles: Chicago, IL (ORD / KORD) Chicago O'Hare International Airport
  • 131 miles: Milwaukee, WI (MKE / KMKE) General Mitchell International Airport
  • 169 miles: Fort Wayne, IN (FWA / KFWA) Fort Wayne International Airport
  • 197 miles: Indianapolis, IN (IND / KIND) Indianapolis International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 55 miles to Chicago, IL
  • 119 miles to Milwaukee, WI
  • 129 miles to Madison, WI
  • 161 miles to Indianapolis, IN

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 53 miles: Chicago, IL (MDW / KMDW) Chicago Midway International Airport
  • 62 miles: Chicago, IL (ORD / KORD) Chicago O'Hare International Airport
  • 73 miles: Bloomington, IL (BMI / KBMI) Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal
  • 98 miles: Rockford, IL (RFD / KRFD) Chicago Rockford International Airport

Cost of Living:

  • State Cost of Living Index - 95.5
  • City Cost of Living Index - 101.8
  • Mean Housing Cost - $204,888

Colleges and Universities:

  • Joliet Junior College (about 16 miles; Joliet, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,401)
  • University of St Francis (about 21 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 2,454)
  • Lewis University (about 25 miles; Romeoville, IL; FT enrollment: 5,739)
  • Aurora University (about 28 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 4,596)


  • White 87.7%, 
  • Black 0.9%, 
  • American Indiana and Alaska Native 0.2%, 
  • Asian 0.7 %, 
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.02%,
  • Hispanic 9.6%


  • State Income Tax Rate - 3.75%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6.25%
  • City Sales Tax Rate - 6.25%
  • County Sales Tax Rate - 0%
  • Property Tax Rate -1.73 %

Major Industry:

  • Construction (16%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)


  • The Morris Rec Center offers three basketball courts, a swimming pool, circuit training, and a weight room.
  • The Morris City pool also has water basketball, Fenced in Splash-pad, and a music system.
  • The Morris City Pool has a three meter diving board, 8-25 yard swim lanes, 3 slides, and more.

Arts & Culture:

  • Arts & Nature on the River has a scenic beauty of the river and assist with a festival of music, crafts and vendors. (14 miles)
  • Forte Art Center has dance and music programs for all ages.

Sports for the Spectator:

  • You can drive 62 miles to watch the Chicago Bulls play a professional game. 
  • You can drive 62 miles to watch the Chicago Blackhawks play a professional game.
  • You can drive 50 miles to watch the Chicago Fire play.

Sports for the Participant:

  • A the Morris Rec Center you can sign up for baseball,softball, soccer, and football leagues.
  • At Morris Community High School you can sign up for many sport programs.


  • Martin Avenue Shops is a new and complete shopping and pharmacy store.
  • The Perfume Outlet offers over 1,000 choices of perfumes.  

Top Five things to do:

  1. Montage Wine Bar and Tasting Room
  2. Morris Area Public Library
  3. Carmike Orpheum Cinema 10
  4. True North: The Warehouse
  5. GypsySoul