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Job Overview

Job Id 8588
Verified Date 05/05/2020
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

  • Hospital-employed opportunity for a full-time BE/BC Med/Peds physician to work out of an already established medical practice which is 15min away from the hospital.
  • The current practicing physician is looking for a successor for her 23year+ traditional practice.
  • High-Risk Call for Pediatrics is 1:9 for Nursery and our Dedicated 2East Pediatric Wing nurses are all PALS trained.
  • Receive $475.00 per 24-hour period of taking High-Risk Call!
  • Balanced Home/Work life – Our physicians have the autonomy to create their own schedule. FT opportunity includes seeing patients in the office 36hrs M-F only.
  • Option to use adult Hospitalist program as needed.
  • Physician sees up to 20 patients daily (70%adults/30%peds) and experienced and highly compentent FNP sees about 12 patients daily in the office.
  • On-site Lab services available to patients.
  • Weekly hours are flexible.
  • Pediatric & Newborn Work is predominately related to the nursery - ~60 deliveries monthly.
  • Level II Perinatal Family Birthing Suites has a dedicated OR, 8 Labor-Delivery-Recovery-Postpartum rooms and 4 NST/Triage rooms. Pediatrician on-call attends c-sections and complete the newborn HxP. Group covers each other during the week when seeing patients. 

Compensation Details

  • Guaranteed Base Salary
  • Plus yearly Quality & Productivity bonus potential – on top of your base
  • Relocation Bonus & Relocation Assistance ($28K)
  • Medical Education Loan Repayment Assistance ($20K yearly)
  • Collaboration APRN Pay ($12,500.00 yearly)
  • Annual CME & Practice Expense Allowance ($3K each)
  • Group Health (50% discount for you and your dependents)
  • Life, and Disability Insurance
  • 403b Retirement Plan with Matching
  • Paid Time Off (5wks), and Wellness Incentive.

Community Details

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

Recruiter Insights

Starting Salary For Med Ped Is $25,000 To $60,000 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 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:

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

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


Facility Location

City : Morris, Illinois,
Population : 9,512,999
MSA Population : 14,135
Community Profile

Contact Information

Todd skertich
Managing Partner
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