Mercyhealth is seeking a BC/BE Medical Geneticist to join and partner in building this growing program within our award-winning fully integrated health care delivery system.
Mercyhealth is a multi-regional, integrated health system based in Janesville, Wisconsin and Rockford, Illinois. Mercyhealth is comprised of five hospitals, more than 860 physicians, over 80 outpatient clinics and other services. In addition, we are investing $505 million in a new hospital and Level I Trauma Center in Rockford, Illinois, while also investing $50 million in renovations of Mercyhealth Hospital-Rockton Avenue (previously Rockford Memorial Hospital). Mercyhealth Genetic Services will be based at the new medical campus, which will have convenient access to surrounding communities via I-90. We will also be opening two new residency programs in 2019 – family medicine and internal medicine.
Flexible full-time, part-time, or telemedicine schedule is available
Supportive knowledgeable team based in Rockford and provides coverage for Rockford and Janesville. Team includes 3-4 genetic counselors, a metabolic dietitian, a genetic counseling assistant/insurance authorization specialist and a genetics secretary General Genetic services are provided and include outpatient and inpatient pediatric and adult genetic consultations, oncology genetics and prenatal genetics. We are also a referral site for the State Newborn Screening program. Expansion into cardiology genetics, gastrointestinal oncology genetics, and lab utilization is planned.
Experience strong working relationships with our maternal-fetal medicine, neonatology, obstetrics, pediatrics, pediatrics subspecialties, , and oncology services, as well as collaboration with pathology, laboratory services, cardiology, neurology, , rheumatology, - and other specialties.
Opportunities to work with the University of Illinois-College of Medicine in Rockford, as well as the Family Medicine and Internal Medicine residents.
Compensation & Benefits:
Highly competitive compensation
Health, dental, life and malpractice insurance with tail coverage
Tuition reimbursement, if applicable
CME allowance, plus state medical societies and two professional association memberships
Paid licensing for Wisconsin and Illinois
Rockford is the third largest city in the state of Illinois and is located 15 miles south of the Wisconsin border. Rockford has been recognized as one of the most affordable housing markets in the nation hour and a half drive from downtown Chicago and Milwaukee and just over an hour from Madison, Wisconsin.
Settled on the banks of the Rock River, Rockford is notable for its economic diversification into aerospace, healthcare, and automotive industries. The community is currently undertaking various tourism and downtown revitalization efforts. Venues of cultural and historical significance include the world renown Anderson Japanese Gardens, Nicholas Conservatory, Klehm Arboretum, the Coronado Theatre, and the Burpee Museum of Natural History. River. Janesville is a mid-sized city offering a safe, family-oriented community with excellent schools and abundant recreational opportunities. Janesville lies just 12 miles north of the Illinois border, 35 miles southeast of Madison, 70 miles west of Milwaukee, and 110 miles northwest of Chicago and is on the Interstate I-90 corridor providing easy access to larger metropolitan areas and international airports.
Telecommuting is allowed. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 01777
In 2015, Mercy Health System and Rockford Health System joined forces to become Mercyhealth, a vertically integrated health system with five hospitals and 80 facilities throughout northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin. Mercyhealth’s 660 employed physicians provide over 75 specialty and subspecialty specialty services, including neonatal and pediatric intensive care, perinatal care, neurosurgery (brain and spine), heart and vascular care, cancer care, plastic and reconstructive surgery, da Vinci robotic surgery and much more.
Mercyhealth is committed to being a top integrated health care provider that continuously works to make life better for the people, families and communities we serve. Our brand expression, “A passion for making life better,” says it all. Our 7,500 physicians, nurses and employee/partners are committed to working together to make lives better for our patients and their families. Visionary leadership and our strong clinical programs provide growth potential for our employee/partners and our organization. If you have a passion for making lives better, we hope you will join us on our exciting journey to improve the region’s health and well-being.
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