Advanced Practice Provider: Neurology

Position highlights

UW Health Northern Illinois is currently seeking APPs with a background in Neurology to join our newly developing program.

UW Health Swedish American Hospital is a 339-bed hospital in the heart of Rockford, Illinois. Located just over 90 miles west of Chicago, the Rockford region has many exemplary amenities with exceptional growth potential in all specialties of neurology.

Roles will include general neurology with an opportunity to focus in subspecialty fields including:

  • Neuroimmunology / MS
  • Movement Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Neuromuscular
  • Dementia / Memory Care
  • Lifestyle Medicine

We will be a collaborative network working within the framework of ongoing continued process improvement; always striving to make a better program with excellent patient experience.

Support and benefits

As a UW Health Northern Illinois 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, onsite 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% 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 Emily Pfau at or call (779) 696-7019.