Northern Illinois

UW Health in northern Illinois

A place where you are valued

Discover new opportunities to grow and thrive while making a difference in the lives of others when you join our northern Illinois team. 

Whether you are seeking a clinical, non-clinical, administrative or managerial position, our patients and their families are at the center of all we do. But we recognize that high quality patient care is only possible when employees are valued and supported. We offer competitive pay and generous benefits while helping employees maintain a work-life balance. Many of our full-time and part-time positions allow for scheduling flexibility. We also offer remote positions that allow you to work where you are. We are committed to helping all employees achieve their full potential. Generous tuition reimbursement and growth opportunities give every employee the chance to develop in ways they may not have thought possible. 

Where our deep community roots let you grow

UW Health is the integrated health system of the University of Wisconsin–Madison, caring for more than 700,000 patients a year at six hospitals and more than 80 clinic locations in southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. When you join our northern Illinois operations, you will impact the lives of our patients and the Rockford community by ensuring we deliver on our vision of providing remarkable health care.  

Our roots in the Rockford area go back more than 100 years. We serve the community through our health system that includes two hospitals—SwedishAmerican Hospital and Women and Children’s Hospital—and 30 primary care and multispecialty clinics. Patients and families in northern Illinois rely on a convenient network of primary and specialty care locations, while those with complex conditions have easy access to our academic medical center in Madison, Wisconsin, when a higher level of care is needed.

Top-shelf care with a tender hand

The care you give may help save someone’s life; your compassion will forever touch their heart. You’ll care for patients with complex needs, as well as others with routine conditions. Few health care settings in the region offer so much variety—and UW Health is the only one in Rockford that is connected to a major academic medical center.

A workplace culture that invests in you

Remarkable care for our patients is fueled by unlimited growth opportunities. We offer an array of residency programs, internships and fellowships that set you up for a successful career. We also recognize and celebrate excellence through several popular award programs.

A supportive workplace environment

You will be mentored by supervisors and co-workers who know their stuff and have your back. Our team-based culture ensures that you will have the training and tools to provide the most remarkable care possible for our patients.

Benefits at a glance

A benefits package that’s hard to beat 

Work-life balance

Your life is more than your work. Our full-time and part-time positions allow for scheduling flexibility that aligns with an optimal work-life balance.  

Pay and benefits 

Your Total Rewards, which combines salary and benefits, is a highly competitive package that few can match. Our health insurance and retirement programs are the envy of many, and our employee health and well-being options help you be at your best as a UW Health caregiver.

Embracing diversity

UW Health embraces diversity, equity and inclusion in the workforce as an essential way to provide the best care for our patients. We strive to fight racism in all places—not only because it is the right thing to do, but because it helps us better serve patients from all communities.