Advanced Practice Nurse, Psychiatry

Position highlights

UW Health Northern Illinois seeks an Advanced Practice Provider to join our behavioral health team in Rockford, Ill. Work independently as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, in collaboration with two Psychiatrists, by providing care for adult and adolescent psychiatric patients (including rounding), completing physical evaluations, managing medications and working in collaboration with outpatient providers. Completion of an accredited master’s level nurse practitioner training program is required.

Support and benefits

As a UW Health SwedishAmerican Hospital Advanced Practice Provider, you will join our team of 111 APPs who enjoy the following support and benefits:

  • Transformation Nursing Leadership with Magnet Recognition, Shared Governance and Professional Practice Models and Full Practice Authority Committee.
  • Professional nurse internship and Ambulatory Nurse Residency programs.
  • Highly competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Comprehensive family-friendly benefits, including health, dental, vision and life insurance, on-site childcare and sick childcare, generous vacation and retirement program.

About the Greater Rockford area

Rockford and northern Illinois offer world-class attractions, outstanding recreation opportunities and beautiful parks — all at a cost of living significantly below those of most metropolitan areas. And for a quick visit, Chicago, Milwaukee and Madison are each just 90 minutes away or less. The Greater Rockford area offers superb cultural, recreational and outdoor amenities along with an eclectic arts community of theater, symphony, museums and dance. With an award-winning park district, Rockford also offers unrivaled outdoor recreation, markets and ethnic festivals, plus Golf Digest-ranked golf courses, endless bike trails and extensive indoor and outdoor sports centers. In addition, we have excellent private, parochial and public school options, including the renaissance Gifted Academy with graduates ranked in the top 5 percent nationally.

Contact information

For more information on how you can advance your career with UW Health Northern Illinois or to submit your CV and cover letter for consideration, please contact Jessica Marquez at or call (779) 696-7073.