FHN Career Opportunities for Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants

Please review the details below for the Physician and Nurse Practitioner opportunities we currently have available at FHN.

General Pediatrician:

  • Full-time well established inpatient and outpatient practice
  • Service area of 93,000
  • Experienced staff both inpatient and outpatient
  • Collaborate with another Pediatrician and the Med/Peds Department of 2 Physicians and 2 NPs
  • 4-5 days per week + call schedule of 1:3
  • Average 18 - 22 patients per day
  • Employed opportunity with competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits
  • Outpatient located in a multi-specialty clinic built in 2009


  • Full-time established inpatient and outpatient practice
  • Service area of 93,000
  • Collaborate with 2 excellent OB/GYN Physicians, one GYN Physician, a Nurse Midwife, and Nurse Practitioner
  • Experienced staff both inpatient and outpatient
  • 4-5 days per week + call schedule of 1:3
  • 20 patients per day average
  • Employed opportunity with competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits
  • Outpatient clinic located directly across the street from the network's 100 bed hospital


  • Employed opportunity for General Dermatologist
  • Service area of 93,000
  • City of Freeport population: 26,000
  • Large referral base of primary care physicians
  • Two-year income guarantee
  • Highly competitive salary with productivity bonus
  • Generous benefit package – vacation and CME
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Interview and relocation expenses
  • No other dermatologist in town


  • Immediate full time opening for a Nocturnist
  • 7 nights on and 7 nights off
  • 7 PM – 7 AM shifts
  • Both Internal Medicine, Med/ Peds and Family Practitioners will be considered
  • Full time employment opportunity with comprehensive benefits
  • Straight salary with incentive bonuses

Internal Medicine:

  • Full time well established out-patient only practice
  • 4 – 5 days per week
  • Avg 18 – 22 patients per day
  • Employed opportunity with comprehensive benefits
  • Malpractice provided
  • New multi-specialty clinic built in 2009
  • Very experienced staff


  • Seeking Two Pathologists for an integrated, healthcare network in Northwest Illinois
  • Reason for openings – both Pathologists are retiring in the upcoming year
  • One opening is for a director role who will be responsible for overall operation of the lab in terms of diagnoses, consultation with medical practitioners, performing autopsies, and maintaining general pathology competencies
  • 450-550 Anatomic Pathology cases per month, 25-55 cytology cases (non-GYN) per month; 8-10 autopsies per year; 5-10 frozen sections performed annually
  • Immunohisto chemical stain experience is required
  • No MOHs procedures performed at FHN
  • Opportunity includes competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package
  • Call is shared between the two Pathologists

Family Nurse Practitioner:

  • Rural office setting in Savanna, IL
  • Immediate full time opening
  • Experience preferred
  • Busy established practice
  • Avg 18 – 20 patients per day
  • Cover 1 Saturday morning per month
  • No call
  • Full benefits

*J-1 Visa Waivers – We do not have positions available at this time.

If you don't see a listing in your specialty, we'd still appreciate the opportunity to make your acquaintance. Confidentially email Meghan Cox, Provider Recruitment and Retention Coordinator, or call her toll free at 800-369-5443.

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Contact Information

If you have any questions or would like to inquire about physician opportunities at FHN, please contact:

Meghan Cox, Provider Recruitment and Retention Coordinator
Email: mcox@fhn.org
Office: 815-599-6948 or 800-369-5443
Mailing Address: FHN, 1045 West Stephenson Street, Freeport, IL 61032

Top Ten Reasons You Should Consider a Career at FHN...

  1. Commute to work in less than 10 minutes.
  2. Go home for lunch.
  3. Own a beautiful, large home on a big lot for less than half of suburb costs.
  4. Have time to help coach soccer or Little League.
  5. Enjoy the local art museum or attend a theater production if you want some culture.
  6. Get your pick of tee times at an award-winning course.
  7. Take a quick trip to Rockford for minor league sports outings.
  8. Drive to Chicago for a day at the ballpark or a night on the town. You can be there in about 90 minutes.
  9. Collaborate with a diverse team of skilled professionals while utilizing a state-of-the-art facility and leading-edge equipment.
  10. Earn a premium salary working for the Illinois Employers' Association "Employer of the Year" for 2006.

Our Commitment to You

Caring physicians with impeccable clinical expertise drive the FHN brand promise. We are proud of the quality care we provide and the cooperative spirit in which we do it. If you are a skilled physician who shares in our mission of quality healthcare through close patient interactions based on respect, dignity and compassion, you have much to offer FHN – and in return, we have a great deal to offer you.

Our highly trained medical and administrative support staffs allow you to put your focus on practicing medicine. Our low turnover rate as an organization indicates the commitment our people have to their careers and the communities they serve. And our vertically integrated processes give you a voice in FHN's strategic direction and management.

We encourage you to browse our website to learn more about FHN, the variety of Locations we have throughout northwest Illinois and the specialties we offer.

A Career at FHN

FHN is an ideal place to begin or build your career – and to make your home. We are a regional healthcare system committed to the health and well-being of the people of northwest Illinois and southern Wisconsin. FHN is comprised of FHN Memorial Hospital, the FHN Leonard C. Ferguson Cancer Center, 12 family healthcare centers offering primary and specialty medical care throughout a five-county area, Hospice, occupational and chiropractic health services, dental care and outpatient mental health services. An average of 1,400 people come to FHN daily for their healthcare needs. Each patient interaction is taken as a serious responsibility that requires clinical expertise, the latest in medical technology and a level of trust and commitment that is earned by our people, our products and our processes.

Compensation/Benefits: We offer a highly competitive salary with productivity bonus along with relocation assistance. In addition, we offer a generous benefit package with malpractice insurance, day one benefits including medical/dental/vision insurance, adoption assistance, retirement plan options, sick child care, education opportunities and much more.

FHN also offers flexible schedules in our family-oriented work environment to help keep your work and your life in balance. To learn more about a career at FHN, review our Total Rewards Philosophy and our Diversity and Inclusion Philosophy.

Our Community

Freeport is located in beautiful northwest Illinois in the heart of the Midwest. Our city boasts world-class parks and recreation, wonderful educational opportunities and a quality of life few communities can match. The surrounding small towns range from quaint and historic, like the very popular Galena, IL., to cozy and bucolic. If you like a bit more excitement, Chicago's Magnificent Mile is just 100 miles to the east, and the funky, quirky nightlife of Madison, WI. is 70 miles to our north. Northwest Illinois is an exceptional place to raise a family and live a rewarding life.

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