Non-Invasive Cardiology position located in Northern Illinois – Starting salary $600,000

Metropolitan 1 (50,000 to 250,000)

Job Overview

Job Id 8435
Verified Date 08/10/2020
Loan Repayment No Response
Sign on Bonus No Response
Practice Type Employed
Accept J1 Visa Yes
Accept H1B Visa No
Permanent: Full time


What you need to know

Practice Details

  • Seeking a BE/BC General Cardiologist to practice in Northern Illinois (Freeport).
  • Opportunity is due to retirement.  
  • Best of both worlds - enjoy the autonomy of being the only General Cardiologist practicing onsite with easy access to a group of 10 Cardiologists in Rockford, IL, including one Interventional Cardiologist who rounds 3 days per week.  
  • Call is 1:3.
  • The only cardiology group serving the hospital; over 200 providers giving referrals
  • Busiest cardiology program in the community; there is a large waiting list of patients to be seen.
  • Work in a 300+ bed hospital plus four-story Heart Hospital
  • Open to experienced Cardiologists and 2020 Fellows. 

Rankings and Awards:

  • Five state-of-the-art digital cath labs
  • Nationally Recognized for Cardiac Excellence:
  • Recipient of the HealthGrades Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award
  • Ranked Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Cardiac Surgery
  • Five-Star Rated for Coronary Bypass Surgery
  • Best Rated in the Region for Cardiac Services
  • Best Rated in the Region for Cardiac Surgery
  • Only Hospital in the Region to receive the HealthGrades Specialty Excellence Award for Cardiac Surgery
  • Only Hospital in the Region Ranked Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Cardiac Surgery

Compensation Details

  • Starting Salary of $600,000
  • Competitive RVU production plan
  • Generous sign on bonus
  • Flexible insurance package with health, dental, vision, disability and life
  • Generous vacation and CME benefits
  • Flexible retirement program with corporate contribution
  • Professional society dues and association fees
  • Interview and relocation expenses
  • Award-winning health system provides wellness benefits, on-site day care, sick-child care, and concierge services.
  • Malpractice with tail coverage options

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

More Purchasing Power The Select Candidate Knows Their Talent And Commitment To Excellence Warrants A Starting Salary Up To $150,000 to $300,000 More Compared To Starting Salaries In The Chicago Market. Coupled With The Cost Of Living Up To 30% Less, The Physician Will Have Significant Buying Power To Build Their Dream Home, Pay Off School Loans And Retire Early.

Best of Both Worlds You Picture Enjoying The culture in the area as one of comfort, welcome, and balance as you step away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Nestled in the Northwest Corner of Illinois, Chicago (about a 2-hour drive to the heart of downtown Chicago), Rockford (40-minute drive), Madison, WI (1.5 hour drive) and Dubuque, IA (1 hour drive) are close by. The area provides the balance of a small city pace, with beautiful scenery and close access to large cities.

Low cost of living Your Earnings Will Provide Ample Room For A Great Home In A quiet and safe Community. The Median Home Sales Price Of $ $90,149 And A Stately 4-Bedroom, 3-Bath, 3,290 Square Foot home sold for $184,000.

About Employer This Organization Is Committed To Recruiting And Retaining The Very Best Talent And Provide Them The Resources To Be Successful Throughout Their Careers To Enjoy Tremendous Incomes And A Community That Values And Appreciates Its Medical Provider.

Community Profile

What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

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

Closest Major City:

  • 55 miles to Madison, WI
  • 102 miles to Milwaukee, WI
  • 106 miles to Chicago, IL
  • 243 miles to Fort Wayne, IN
  • 249 miles to Indianapolis, IN

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 55 miles to Madison, WI
  • 102 miles to Milwaukee, WI
  • 106 miles to Chicago, IL
  • 243 miles to Fort Wayne, IN
  • 249 miles to Indianapolis, IN

Cost of Living:

  • State Cost of Living Index - 95.5
  • City Cost of Living Index - 77.2
  • Mean Housing Cost - $90,149

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 72.8% 
  • Black 16.4% 
  • American Indiana and Alaska Native 0.02%
  • Asian 1.2%
  • Hispanic 5.1%"
  • Two or more races 3.8%


  • State Income Tax Rate - 5%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6.25%
  • City Sales Tax Rate - 1.25%
  • County Sales Tax Rate - 0.5%
  • Property Tax Rate -1.73 %

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.


  • Luecke's Antique Mall is a locally owned jewelry store one that has some longevity and a strong reputation in its community offers something that big-box type jewelers just cant. 
  • Freeport Shopping Center offers many shops and businesses

Top Five things to do:

  1. Krape City Park 
  2. Lincoln Douglas Debate Square
  3. Little Cubs Field
  4. Famous Fossil Winery
  5. Jane Addams Recreation Trail




Facility Location

City : Rockford, Illinois,
Population : 150,000
MSA Population : 149,123
Community Profile

Contact Information

Todd skertich
Managing Partner
Certified Recruiter
View Recruiter Profile