Advanced Practice Provider: Same Day Care

Position highlights

UW Health Northern Illinois seeks an Advance Practice Provider (APRN or PA-C) to join our Same Day Care initiative at UW Health SwedishAmerican in Rockford, Ill.

With a focus on providing same-day access to patients within our system, the experienced Advance Practice Provider is responsible for seeing patients at clinics throughout the region. Appointments include acute issues, chronic issues, mental health assessments, medication re-checks and physicals (school, sports, employment). The provider is expected to be an excellent communicator, both in educating patients and family members and communicating care plan to multi-disciplinary team.

Your clinical support includes the following:

  • Full-time practice within the hours of your assigned clinic
  • Requirement of 12 Saturdays per year (3 hours on Saturdays)
  • Telemedicine opportunities


  • Master’s degree from an accredited PA program or completion of a master’s level advanced practice nurse program..
  • Active APRN or PA license in the State of Illinois and Active DEA license or the ability to apply for a such license prior to or upon hire.
  • Experience and proven effectiveness as practicing clinician

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 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.