Gastroenterology Physician Needed in Central Illinois

Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center
Facility: Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center 
Address: 1000 Health Center Drive 
Mattoon, IL 61938 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Gastroenterology 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Opportunity Details

Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center is seeking a BC/BE Gastroenterologist to join one full-time and one part-time physician in a traditional practice. Also practicing is a nurse practitioner who was added in late 2016. The gastro clinic is located in the hospital building and procedures are done in the adjacent special procedures area.  

Our full time Gastroenterologist has been here since 2003. Enjoy the flexibility to utilize him as a mentor or practice independently. Currently first time appointments are booking out 2-3 months. This high demand for Gastro services means you can be as busy as you want to be from the start. Ability to do ERCP required.  

This is an employed position with a progressive and financially secure Health System. Find your work/life balance with a family-centered community. Join a strong team of employed physicians who offer a direct source for referrals and specialties. The SBLHC culture is one you'll not find elsewhere with employee accountability and pride in our organization. You have to see this for yourself!

Practice Opportunity Details:

  • $580,000 base salary with a two year guarantee and uncapped RVU production
  • $40,000 signing bonus
  • $30,000 retention bonus ($10,000 at the end of each of the first 3 years)
  • Paid malpractice
  • CME
  • Relocation assistance
  • Strong pension plan
  • Health, vision, dental, life and disability coverage
  • 33 days paid time off (PTO)
  • Call guaranteed no more than 1:3

About Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center

Centrally located in Coles County, Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center is a 145-bed, not-for-profit, acute-care regional hospital located in East Central Illinois.

The Health Center provides a full range of acute-care, general services and home health services to approximately 357,000 residents of Coles and the surroundings 12 counties. The Health Center's active and consulting medical staff includes more than 185 providers representing 28 specialties.

In a recent survey of our physicians, they rated their current satisfaction with their career here in the 91st percentile. Likewise, our employees placed us in the 95th percentile in engagement in their career.

We're a special place and our culture is easy to see the moment you enter the campus.

About Our Community

Mattoon/Charleston is centrally located between Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis; three of the country's larger metropolitan centers. All are reached within two-three hours via interstate highways.

Most employees enjoy a drive to work of less than 15 minutes door-to-door which gives them additional time to spend with their families and doing the sorts of leisure activities they enjoy. The communities offer us a feeling of security as the crime rate is very low. You'll know many of your neighbors and fellow town residents.

Both Mattoon and Charleston have great schools with some private options. College level education is available at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston and at Lake Land College in Mattoon. Recreational activities such as: golf, tennis, horse back riding, water skiing, sailing, camping, canoeing, hiking, fishing, and hunting are abundant in the area. Art, theater, athletic events, and historical sites are locally available as well.


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For additional information regarding this opportunity, contact

Jody Long

Medical Staff Recruiter
Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center
1000 Health Center Drive
Mattoon, Illinois 61938
217-258-4175 – Fax



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Contact: Jody Long 
Phone: 217-258-2414
Fax: 217-258-4175 
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