Internal Medicine Position located in Northern Illinois

Physician: Internal Medicine
Market: Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)
Job ID:9934
Verified Date:09/14/2021
Loan Repayment:No Response
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:No Response
Permanent: Full time Internal Medicine

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Seeking a BE/BC Internist to join a Busy practice to serve a growing community and patient base in Rockford, Illinois.
  • Call is 1:7 with nurse triage after hours to support call. Another call option exists to be on call one full week every 13 weeks which covers outpatient call center.
  • This position includes a base salary commensurate with experience plus RVU bonus incentives. Benefits include paid malpractice, CME, association membership dues, holidays, and vacation weeks. Health, life, and dental insurance, retirement plan, and paid relocation assistance are also included in our benefit package.
  • This practice clinic is located within Rockford and an easy drive to OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center. Rockford, Illinois, is an All-American city and an Illinois Arts Friendly Community and home to over 400,000 people. Beautiful recreational facilities, parks, golf courses, riverfront events, and water sports offer fun for all. Located near Interstate 90 and US Business 20, Rockford is the third largest city in Illinois. 
  • An internal medicine physician or med/ped physician with quality medical training who has completed ABMS board certification or American Board of Osteopathic Medicine is desired.
  • A newly trained physician will also be considered with the stipulation that board certification must be achieved within a few years for continued employment.
  • Enjoy practicing medicine with caring and dedicated group of physicians.
  • As an employed physician, be a part of the collaborative Group, one of the most admired and professional medical groups in the state.

Compensation Details

  • Employed position with guaranteed base salary and production incentives
  • Generous Starting Salary 
  • Comprehensive benefit package
  • And much more!  

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 An Internist Is $50,000 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 faith-based, 13 hospital health care system serving Illinois and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Since 1877, this organization has kept its Mission strong to serve people with the greatest care and love.

With over 150 primary care and specialist offices and neuroscience, pediatric, cardiovascular and home care services, patients have access to a variety of medical services. 

As health care continues to change, this organization remains at the forefront of innovation and technology while always providing compassionate care to every patient, every day. 

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:
  • Rockford University, Rockford, Full-Time enrollment: 1,182; Private liberal arts; Website:
  • Northern Illinois University DeKalb, IL(about 28 miles)  FT enrollment: 18,126; Website:
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI(about 58 miles) Full-time enrollment: 34,621;


  • 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/