Advanced Practice Provider: Pediatrics

UW Health in northern Illinois seeks an APP (Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant) to join our pediatric team in Rockford, Ill. We are looking for a dedicated candidate who is passionate about working with pediatric patients and embodies our mission:

“Through excellence in health care and compassionate service, we care for our community.”

Your clinical support includes the following:

  • The region’s largest and most-preferred health system and medical group, comprised of over 280 providers
  • A team-based environment, focused on providing exemplary care while connecting with our youngest patients and their families
  • Full-service hospital support including the new, state-of-the-art UW Health Women and Children’s Hospital
  • Excellent tertiary specialty support from University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health


  • Degree from accredited APRN or PA program
  • Active license in the State of Illinois and an active DEA license, or the ability to apply for such license prior to or upon hire.

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, on-site child care and sick child care, 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 in northern Illinois or to submit your CV and cover letter for consideration, please contact Emily Pfau at or call (779) 696-7019.