Neurology Opportunity located one hour to Chicago. Earn up to $300K first year.

Neurology: Stroke
Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)

Job Overview

Job Id 6042
Verified Date 01/02/2020
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 full-time BE/BC Neurologist thats passionate about practicing General Neurology and being pro-active with Stroke Care, including EMG. 
  • Traditional general neurology practice. 
  • Clinical practice includes Nerve Conduction Studies, EMG, & sharing code strokes. 
  • You have the opportunity to facilitate Sleep Studies, per physician candidate's preference, but option isn't required.
  • Outpatient Clinics in Morris, IL and Channahon, IL. 
  • Sleep Center is located within Morris outpatient office.
  • EMR is fully automated & integrated using Meditech (hospital) and eClinicalWorks (outpt).

Additional Hospital Information

  • ICU consists of 12-beds and 8 intermediate beds with an average census of 10-12 patients.  The ventilators in ICU have 480s and they just purchased a 940 which is the newest one out there.  Our ICU covers Neuro, Cardiac, is an all encompassing ICU.
  • Hospitalist Model: We have 4 full-time Hospitalists along with 5 part-timer Hospitalists who work on the weekends.  Our successful, Hospitalist program has been here with the same medical director since 2008. 
  • We have over 200 active physicians, including 25 PCPs (13 FP & 12 IM).
  • We have 25 healthcare centers (and growing!) as we serve 170,000+ residents out of the 11 communities and 7 zip codes we cover.

Compensation Details

  • Starting Salary $290,000 to $300,000
  • Productivity would be based off of wRVUs, (yearly), plus youd be eligible to receive a performance/quality bonus from patient satisfaction and timeliness with record completion.
  • Starting Bonus - $30,000
  • Relocation assistance for moving expenses - $8,000
  • General Expense reimbursement for license, DEA, medical software, etc. - $3,000
  • CME reimbursement - $3,000
  • GREAT Health insurance (BCBS) 50% discount for you &  your dependents, plus great Dental/Vision/Life plans!
  • Retirement Plan with matching (6% after 1st anniversary)
  • 5 weeks paid time off
  • Paid gym membership 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 Neurologist is $50,000 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:

  • 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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