Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers Posted Sep 29, 2020

Morris, IL

Full-time General Surgeon Opportunity Along the Beautiful Illinois River

Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers’ is seeking a well-trained, B/C General Surgeon who’s ATLS certified, motivated, has a strong work ethic and the desire to become part of a well-established healthcare center team. This full-time, employment opportunity would provide a wide variety of bread and butter general surgery cases, including advanced laparoscopic surgery. Work with an organization that’s going through a Master Facility Plan, which includes updating the inpatient OR and future expansion of the outpatient surgery center, which all complement our growing surgery group and vast service area. Work with a highly regarded hospital that’s a Level II Trauma & Primary Stroke Center. Please take a moment to learn about our incredible reputation, why we provide some of the finest health care in the area and see what a truly remarkable area this is in which to live.

Opportunity Details:
• Outpatient office work with 1 weekday evening required. Enjoy your family time, along with a well-run practice. Participate in General Surgery & Trauma Call.
• Access to multiple specialties on staff, who provide great quality care to patients, e.g. GI, ENT, Colon-Rectal, Pediatricians, Ob/Gyn, Rad w/interventional, >20 PCPs, Adult Hospitalist Program, Ortho & Back, InfDis, 24/7 Pharmacy, RadOnc, Rheum (we have 3!), Endo (we have 2!), Neph (we provide in-house dialysis too), Tele-Psych, to name a few. The only sub-specialties we don't have are cardiothoracic/heart surgical back-up or neurosurgery.
• In the near future, we plan to expand outpatient surgical services at the Deerpath Ambulatory Surgical Center, a joint venture with Rezin Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, which currently offers outpatient surgeries in ENT, GI, GS, Ob/Gyne, Eye, Ortho, Podiatry, and Urology.

Benefits Include: Market Competitive Compensation Package, Medical Education Loan Assistance and Moving Bonus, plus additional bonuses available to attain from the start of employment, Trauma Call stipend, Annual CME & General Expense Allowance, 5wks PTO, BCBS Health, Life, Disability, Retirement Plan, gym membership & annual Wellness Incentive.

About the Hospital:
• Level II Trauma Center, Level II Perinatal Care Provider, Primary Stroke Certified and we are part of an Accountable Care Organization, since 01/2015. Our long-standing Emergency and Radiology Departments have great reputations as well! Our advanced imaging services provide comprehensive diagnostic and interventional therapies. We also have Accreditation with Commendation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.
• Our hospital offers 24/7 STEMI Coverage with state-of-the-art Cardiac CATH Lab, Dialysis, radiation therapy services and much more! Receive support from our award-wining nursing staff and reputable 24/7 Pharmacy & Laboratory departments.
• Work with an organization that’s true to its mission of improving the health of area residents. Listed on Becker’s Hospital Review’s “100 Great Community Hospitals” list (2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019). We boast a renowned Patient Transportation System available at no charge to patients - done all through our dedicated 630 volunteers since ‘98.
• Work with an integrated health system with a strong financial bottom-line! Since 03/18, the hospital began a $60 million master facility plan that included expanding our ED which opened early March 2020 (17 private rooms with state-of-the-art features). We are currently in Phase 2 of 4, making changes to our pre/post-CATH lab area and moving outpatient cardiac diagnostics closer to the CATH Lab. We also renovated our infusion therapy department along with renovating imaging (new women’s center!) and outpatient lab services. We will be modernizing our surgical waiting room and updating our patient registration process. All Master Facility Plan updates are estimated to be completed in 2022.

Community Information:
Our service area includes close knit, family-oriented communities with excellent education and employment opportunities and beautiful neighborhoods to raise children. Live in suburban-like communities to rural communities within our service area 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. Come discover why physicians who could work anywhere work here!

How to apply

For more information, please contact Jennifer Goodwin, in-house Manager of Physician Recruitment & Relations at (815) 705-1470, texts/calls also welcome at (630) 347-7539 or by emailing her at


150 W. High St.
Morris, IL 60450

Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers
Full-time General Surgeon Opportunity Along the Beautiful Illinois River
Morris, IL

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