We are a well-established, independent, community-based hospital with 29 healthcare centers that's been dedicated to improving the health of area residents since 1906. We are best known for our compassionate & personalized approach to care and attribute our success to our dedicated physicians, advanced practice professionals, staff and outstanding volunteers while having a mutually, beneficial relationship with the 170,000+ residents we serve in 20 different communities.
Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers’ is seeking a Radiation Oncologist due to succession at our free-standing Radiation Therapy Center. This solo-practice is looking for a highly engaging physician who’s passionate about their field, committed, motivated with strong work ethics and desires to collaborate with multiple specialties on staff while providing quality care to patients.
Current Practice - Onsite Treatment techniques include IMRT (Conventional), IGRT, VMAT, CBCT, 3DCRT and CT GE simulator. Truebeam Linear Accelerator from Varian Medical Systems (purchased 03/17), Eclipse Treatment Software & Meditech/ARIA (EMR). We treat all body sections. New gating system on track to for 2021.
Long-standing, phenomenal staff support who’ve been with the department since the center opened in 08/2004. Staff includes, 4 radiation therapists, RN, PSR, Cancer Registrars, and physicist support that’s contracted through CPS who’s been with us since day one.
We are also a clinic site for radiation therapy students from the University of St. Francis, Joliet, IL. Chart rounds for quality assurance with other Radiation Oncologist.
Currently have 15pts on treatment with 4-7 outpt consults weekly (with room to grow!!) and office hours are 7:30am-4:00pm. On-staff physician back-up support for PTO/vacation.
We currently don’t offer SBRT, SRS or brachytherapy, but looking to add those features in the future as our machine has the capability with add-on(s). Help lead and be an integral part of growing our Radiation Oncology program! You have a true voice in decision-making here! Be part of our active medical staff committees, physician advisory councils and engaging healthcare center meetings, including Tumor/Cancer Board and Wellness.
Regarding our future, we are exploring a potential relationship with an academic medical center (AMC) in oncology medicine. We expect to realize, Brand recognition with an AMC, Growth of ancillary services related to oncology, Expanded access to services, Access to research & care protocols, Easy access for tertiary oncology referrals & consultation services
Benefits Include: Guaranteed Base Salary, Medical Education Loan Assistance, Moving Bonus Assistance, Annual CME & General Expense Allowance, yearly Quality Incentive, accrue 5wks PTO yearly and GREAT Health (BCBS), Life and Disability Insurance as well as Retirement Plan, gym membership and annual Wellness Incentive available.
About the Hospital:
Work with a Level II Trauma Center that’s Accredited by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons as a Community Cancer Program. We are also Primary Stroke Certified, have a Sleep Center, 24/7 STEMI, Hospitalist Team, Tele-Psych, phenomenal ED & Radiology departments (including IR & Breast Health Nurse Navigator, Hem/Onc, Orthopedics, General Surgery, Ambulatory/GI Lab, ENT, ID, Colo-Rectal, Neph/in-patient Dialysis, Peds, Ob/Gyn, 4 Urgent Care centers, our own blood bank, 3 pathologists, plus PT/OT/SLP Rehabilitation Services, pain management, wound care & much more! Our advanced imaging services provide comprehensive diagnostic and interventional therapies.
Work with an organization that’s true to its mission of improving the health of area residents. Received 5-star rating from CMS for Overall Hospital Quality in 2021, one of only 455 hospitals nationwide to receive this esteemed honor. 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.
We are 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 finishing Phase 2 of 4, as a bigger pre/post-CATH lab area for Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Services will be opening early 2021, and we’ve moved outpatient cardiac diagnostics closer to the CATH Lab. We also renovated our infusion therapy and imaging departments (new women’s center!) and outpatient lab services. We will be modernizing our surgical waiting room and ORs and updating our patient registration process. All Master Facility Plan updates are estimated to be completed late 2023.
Community & Contact 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 to rural communities that are safe and provide naturally distanced areas with beautiful scenery and outdoor recreation at its BEST! Our area allows easy access to Chicago and we are 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 and surrounded by nature. Come discover why physicians who could work anywhere work here! 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Internal Number: RadOnc
About Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers
Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers is committed to providing an excellent environment for physicians and advance practice professionals to practice medicine. As the only hospital in Grundy County, we serve patients from more than 20 communities that covers a population of 170,000 residents. We are a well-established, independent community hospital that's been dedicated to improving the health of area residents since 1906. Located just 55 miles southwest of Chicago, the steady increase in the number of admissions, births and emergency visits each year is an indication of the growth in the community. The Morris Hospital medical staff is made up of more than 200 physicians representing nearly 40 medical specialties. We are known for our compassionate and personalized approach to healthcare. Become part of a well-established group, giving you a balanced lifestyle and freedom to practice quality medicine!