FT Neurologist Opportunity Ideally Located 75min from Chicago

Employer
Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers
Location
Morris, Illinois
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
Jan 28, 2022

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Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers is seeking an additional BE/BC Neurologist who’s passionate about practicing general neurology, competent in neuromuscular disorders & pro-active with Stroke Care – also have the opportunity to build out a sub-specialization.  Our position is due to outpatient volume growth and additional referrals from PCPs and specialists.  Current team is looking for another great partner who’s motivated, has strong work ethics & desires to become part of a well-established employed group. 

  • Work with Dr. Peter Analytis, Dr. Isaac Mezo, & Stefanie Henline, APRN who, collectively have over 30 years of experience and have a great reputation with our 23 PCPs and 37 represented specialties!  Their referral patterns are strong and continue to grow from physicians & facilities around our service area. Encounter excellent working relationships with collegial medical staff members & experienced clinical personnel.   
  • Step into a career-building opportunity from day one that provides bread and butter cases, w/great variety, e.g. stroke care, headaches, movement disorders, concussions, seizures, speech & language disorders, infections of the brain, peripheral nervous systems, dementia, MS and sleep disorders.  Work includes EMG, EEG, Nerve Conduction Studies & sharing code strokes.  Weekend Call 1:3 and Weekday Call 1:2.
  • Outpatient Clinics in Morris (3min from hospital) and Channahon (20min from hospital). See 15-17 outpatients daily (10am-5pm outpatient schedule), have dedicated 4-8hr EMG days at hospital (1hr/EMG).  Outpatient EMR is fully automated using eClinical Works and Meditech for Inpatient; Meditech Expanse coming Summer of 2023.
  • Concussion Management Program featuring a multi-disciplinary approach with several ImPACT certified providers who work together to evaluate & help patients recover from injuries. This program utilizes ED, IMC, Neurology and Rehab services to enhance concussion diagnosis, evaluation and treatment. Plus, we have a Morris Hospital Sleep Center that’s associated with our Neurology practice, located at the Morris office, where approx. 12-14 studies are performed weekly. In 01/2021, EEG/EMG rooms were remodeled and expanded as part of Phase II of our Master Facility Plan*.

Compensation & Benefit Details: Guaranteed Base Salary, opportunity to attain production compensation from start through wRVU production, quality compensation available from day one –physician driven metrics, $10,000 Medical Education Loan Repayment per year (if appl.), $8,000 Moving Bonus Assistance, $6,000 Annual CME & General Expense Allowance, GREAT Health (BCBS), 5 weeks paid time off accrued yearly, Life & Disability Insurance & Retirement Plan w/matching.

About the Hospital & Community & Contact Information:

  • Patients are Safe & Receive High-Quality Care, 5-Star rated per CMS for Overall Hospital Quality in 2021, one of only 455 nationwide to receive this esteemed honor!  Something we meet that larger hospital systems around us can’t beat! Plus, we’re rated the #1 Hospital in the greater area and we recently earned our 7th consecutive letter grade “A” from the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Program – one of 32% of IL hospitals who received a grade A!
  • Accredited by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons as a Community Cancer Program.  We also have a long-standing phenomenal ED & Radiology departments (including IR & Breast Health Nurse Navigator), Hem/Onc, Neph (we do inpatient Dialysis), Rheum, GI, GS, Ortho/Back/Podiatry, ENT, ID, Peds, Ob/Gyn, 4 Urgent Care centers, our own blood bank, 3 pathologists, plus PT/OT/SLP Rehabilitation inpt/outpt Services, pain management, wound care, an open ICU with Pulm consults available to name a few.  Hospitalist Program is well-established, successful for patients and physicians and they admit inpatients day and night.
  • Amazing support from our award-winning nursing staff and reputable 24/7 Pharmacy & Laboratory departments. Awesome Case Management/Social Work support; Multi-Disciplinary Rounds are done on every inpatient (including ICU) in the morning. 
  • *We are a non-for-profit health system that’s a train in motion!  Since 03/18, the hospital began a $74 million master facility plan that included expanding our ED which opened early March 2020 (17 private rooms with state-of-the-art features), newly remodeled Cardiac/EMG Diagnostics, renovated infusion therapy and imaging departments (new women’s center!) and streamlined outpatient lab services.  Next, we will be modernizing our internal OR/GI and post-surgical rooms while updating our patient registration process.

Our service area includes close knit, family-oriented communities with excellent education and employment opportunities and beautiful neighborhoods that are safe and provide naturally distanced areas with beautiful scenery and outdoor recreation at its BEST! When you work at Morris Hospital, we’re confident you won’t be sitting in traffic on the way to-and-from the office. We are also in close proximity to some of the state’s most prestigious colleges and universities. Living and working here is where you can truly enjoy the best of both worlds with being centrally located close to Chicago. Loaded with charm, our region has a rich history with a modern attitude! We celebrate with a variety of annual festivals and events. Our eclectic and historical downtown areas have unique shopping and include an abundance of great restaurants.

Come discover why physicians who could work anywhere work here!  For more information, please contact Jennifer Goodwin, Manager of Physician Recruitment & Relations at (815) 705-1470, texts/calls also welcome at 630-347-7539 or email her at jgoodwin@morrishospital.org

Company

Company Overview

Morris Hospital and Healthcare Centers is known for its compassionate and personalized approach to healthcare. We are the only hospital in Grundy County, but our service area extends to 11 communities and 7 zip codes totaling a population of 170,000 residents. We're an independent, community hospital that's been in Grundy County and surrounding communities since 1906. We just celebrated our 110th birthday!

We attribute our outstanding care to a dedicated team of over 200 physicians, along with more than 1,300 employees and 630 service and fundraising volunteers who feel privileged to have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of their neighbors during some of life's most important moments.

Our commitment to improving the health of our community is also evident in the services we provide, many which aren't typically found in a community hospital setting. We are a 89-bed community hospital, but we operate as if we're a regional training, 250-bed facility considering the specialties and medical resources we provide to the communities we serve. Some of these services include, but are not limited to, a Level II Trauma Center (ED department has a phenomenal reputation as the same ED physicians have been here since 2000!), Level II Perinatal Care (tertiary center is Loyola), 3 Immediate Care Centers, 4th location opening September 2019, 5th opening 2020, Intensive Care, Advanced Imaging Services with all digital mammography, two MRIs, Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehab services, state-of-the-art CATH Lab, Certified Diabetes Education Center, successful Hospitalist program, free Patient Transportation Service (one-of-a-kind found in the Midwest), State-of-the-Art Radiation Therapy Center, Surgical Services (including back & plastic surgery) and PT, OT, Speech Language Rehabilitation. Other specialties we offer are Non-Invasive Cardiology, Endocrinology, Rheumatology, Nephrology, ID, ENT, Eye, Optometry, OB/GYN, General Surgery, Colon/Rectal Surgery, Allergy/Immunology, Derm, GI, Neurology/Stroke, Ortho-Spine and Ortho, Pathology, Pain Mgmt, Podiatry, RadOnc, Tele-Psychiatry, Radiology and Urology to name a few.

In addition to these services, we have 26 healthcare locations that serve the surrounding communities near Morris. Our service area goes as far north as Yorkville, south as Dwight, west as Ottawa and east as Channahon/Shorewood.

Company History

Around the turn of the 20th century, David A. Mathews was a prominent local farmer and businessman in the Morris community. When his wife became critically ill, Mr. Mathews had no choice but to rush her to a hospital in Chicago. The experience convinced him that Morris should have a hospital of its own in order to allow patients to remain close to their families during times of illness and avoid delays that could mean the difference between life and death.
Mr. Mathews rallied the support of a number of local doctors who also agreed that the Morris community needed a hospital, and through their combined efforts, interest and knowledge, they achieved their vision. On September 7, 1906, the first patient, who was dangerously ill with typhoid fever, was admitted to the new Morris Hospital, located on the third floor of the Collins Building at the corner of Liberty and Jackson Streets in downtown Morris. Converted from an apartment, the first Morris Hospital had eight to 10 beds and an operating room created from the living room of another apartment.
The official papers of incorporation of Morris Hospital, dated December 5, 1906, were received from Springfield, signed and sealed by the then Secretary of State James A. Rose. Without delay, the incorporation papers were filed in the circuit clerk's office, legally creating Morris Hospital.
So much has changed over the past 100 years - including modern, expanded hospital facilities along with incredible technology that helps diagnose and cure disease. Despite modern advances, one thing that has remained the same over all these years is Morris Hospital's commitment to healing and saving lives, just like Mr. Mathews envisioned 100 years ago.
Thousands of physicians, nurses and support staff have dedicated their lives to serving patients at Morris Hospital over the past 100 years. It's because of these individuals, along with a supportive, caring community, that Morris Hospital continues to prosper.

Notable Accomplishments / Recognition

We are proud of the recognition we have received for excellence in patient care, safety and employee engagement:

  • A Truven Health Analytics 100 Top Hospitals® award winner (2016)
  • Listed on Becker's Hospital Review's "100 Great Community Hospitals" list (June 2016)
  • 9th consecutive 'A' Rating on Leapfrog Group's Hospital Safety Score report (April 2016) and one of 2,500 hospitals in the nation to receive an A rating on all nine Hospital Safety Score reports since the program's inception in 2012.
  • Winner of seven, 5-Star Excellence in Healthcare Awards for scoring in the top 10 percent of Professional Research Consultant's national client database, based on the percentage of patients who rate overall quality of care as excellent: 2 East, Allergy Specialists, Family Birthing Suites, Minooka Healthcare Center, Immediate Care-Yorkville, 2 South and Inpatient Services (2016).
  • Winner of Professional Research Consultant's Top Performer Award for Nursing Care based on the percentage of physicians who rated Morris Hospital nursing care as excellent (2016).
  • Winner of six, 5-Star Physician Engagement Awards for scoring in the top 10 percent of Professional Research Consultant's national client database based on the percentage of physicians who rated Morris Hospital "excellent" in these categories: As a Place to Practice Medicine, Emergency Services, Laboratory Services, Patient Safety, Quality of Care, Radiology Services (2016).
  • Named Best Employer in Grundy County through the Morris Herald News' Reader's Choice awards (2016).
  • Named Studer Group's Rural Healthcare Organization of the Month (May 2016)
  • Listed as 1 of 37 hospitals to receive Consumer Reports highest rating for preventing surgical site infections, central line infections, and infections from urinary catheters (November 2014)
  • Listed in Consumer Reports among the top 20 hospitals in Illinois for surgery safety (September 2013)
  • One of 20 hospitals in the nation to receive the Healthcare Advisory Board's Excellence in Employee Engagement Award (2012, 2011)
  • Recipient of Studer Group's Excellence in Patient Care Award for overall excellence in patient care (2011)
  • Recipient of Studer Group's Excellence in Patient Care Award for Nurse Communication (2010)
Benefits

Guaranteed Base Salary throughout employment based on specialty & years of experience, plus yearly Productivity/Quality Bonus, Starting Bonus & Relocation Assistance, Medical Education Loan Repayment Assistance (up to 20K yearly), Annual CME & Practice Expense Allowance ($3K each), Group Health (50% discount!), Life, and Disability Insurance, 403b Retirement Plan, Paid Time Off (5wks), paid gym membership and Wellness Incentive.

Find Us
Telephone
815-705-1470
Location
150 W. High Street
Morris
IL
60450
United States

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