Riverside Medical Center

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Riverside Medical Center is a 336-bed, multi-service, not for profit medical facility that offers a full scope of inpatient and outpatient care. The hospital is recognized for specialty areas of care in trauma, oncology, obstetrics, geriatrics, rehabilitation, occupational health, treatment of alcohol and chemical dependency, and psychiatric services.

Awards & Recognition:

Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence™ 2016, 2015, 2014

Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award™ 2015, 2014

Becker's Hospital Review 100 Great Community Hospitals 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

Becker's Hospital Review 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare 2015, 2014

Truven Health Analytics 100 Top Hospitals® 2016, 2015, 2014, 2011, 2009, 2008, 2007


The emergency department is a designated Level II trauma center with 24 beds and an annual volume of 39,000. Riverside’s board certified emergency medicine physicians and trauma nurse specialists are experienced in the latest care for minor to life-threatening emergencies. In the ED, chest pain patients are receiving care quicker than anywhere else in the region thanks to the state-of-the-art imaging equipment at Riverside. In addition, the express care program takes a unique approach to emergency care that gets most patients treated and discharged in about an hour. The ED has 36 hours of physician coverage daily, with 12-hour shifts. There is an additional 16 hours of nurse practitioner or physician assistant coverage daily. Clinicians utilize the EMR EPIC­™.

Kankakee, Illinois is located 60 miles south of Chicago with a population of 28,000. This southern suburb is brimming with the comforts of small community life coupled with the pleasures of the bustling big city nearby. Nestled along the Kankakee River, this region offers extensive natural resources, prime agricultural land, an opportunity-laden business and industrial environment, and unlimited recreational adventures. With a 4,000 acre state park and 90 miles of river, the Kankakee River Valley provides ample opportunity to enjoy activities such as fishing, golf, hiking, horseback riding, canoeing, nature walking, running, camping, swimming, and softball or volleyball...or just kick back and catch your breath - “The Kankakee River Valley is easy to find and hard to leave.”

Keri Novelli

Sr. Physician Recruiter

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