UnityPoint Health

  • Physician - Multi-Specialty Clinic - Rheumatology - Quad Cities, IL/IA

    Requisition ID
    Hidden (27553)
    US-IL-Rock Island
    2570 24th St
    9200 UnityPoint Clinic Affiliate
    Rock Island
    Multi- Rock Island- QC
    Scheduled Hours/Shift
    M-Th 8:30-5, Friday 8-1pm
    Work Type (Portal Searching)
    Full Time Benefits
  • Overview

    Rheumatology Physician - Multi-Specialty Clinic - Rock Island,IL

    UnityPoint Clinic, the state's largest primary care group is looking to add a BE/BC Rheumatology Physician in Rock Island, IL.  Successful practice should develop quickly - there is demand for this specialty by referring primary care physicians.   This position offers:

    • Excellent Salary and Benefits Package
    • Signing Bonus  
    • $5,000 CME allowance/year.  Plus, 5 days CME time off.
    • 30 days of time off (20 days during first two years)
    • Strong Referral Base 
    • Employment with UnityPoint Clinic 
    • Monday - Friday Clinic Hours: 8-5
    • Clinic located in Trinity Rock Island Hospital

    If you are interested in learning more about this position, please feel free to contact Erin Gende, Physician & Provider Recruiter at (309) 779-7954 or at erin.gende@unitypoint.org


    Responsibilities of Physician.

    • Establish a medical practice in Physician’s specialty, and maintain and conduct such practice at one or more sites as mutually agreed to
    • Participate actively in the affairs of Foundation
    • comply with the oral and/or written directives of Foundation
    • Accept assignment from patients covered under government payors, including, but not limited to, Medicare and Medicaid;
    • Treat on a non-discriminatory basis patients who are covered by Medicare and Medicaid
    • Provide emergency medical services when called upon to do so, without regard for an individual patient’s ability to pay or ability to demonstrate financial responsibility
    • Provide a reasonable level of non-emergency medical services to residents of the service area, on a free or reduced-cost basis, based upon such patients’ ability to pay, in order to extend the reach of professional health services in the community
    • Qualify as a participating provider and provide services in accordance with the applicable terms of managed care, insurance, or other payor arrangements, including any value-based payor arrangements, specified by Foundation
    • Engage in such research and educational endeavors as reasonably directed by the Board of Directors in order to promote the scientific and educational goals of Foundation
    • Participate in and cooperate with Foundation committees on a reasonably equivalent basis with the other physicians employed by Foundation
    • Enroll in continuing education or other professional education programs designed to improve treatment modalities, reduce health care costs, or expand community health services as reasonably requested by Foundation;
    • Establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with patients, family members, and personal representatives, and with Foundation employees, personnel or medical staffs of Foundation’s affiliated entities, and outside referring practitioners and agencies
    • disclose any professional obligations of Physician other than Physician’s obligations to Foundation. 


    Minimum Qualifications

    • MD or DO
    • Board Certified or Board Eligible - Board exam must be completed within 1-year of hire date
    • Eligible to work in the United States
    • Ability to work as a team member
    • Excellent communication (written and verbal), analytical, and problem-solving skills


    • Hold an unrestricted license to practice medicine and surgery in the state(s) in which Physician provides services
    • Obtain and continuously maintain membership in good standing on the medical staff of such hospitals as may reasonably be determined by the Board of Directors of Foundation with applicable clinical privileges commensurate with Physician’s responsibilities
    • Hold unrestricted state and federal authority to prescribe and administer all drugs and pharmaceutical agents necessary or appropriate to the practice of medicine in general and to Physician’s specialty in particular;
    • Be eligible to provide medical services covered under Titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act
    • Be board certified in Physician’s specialty or be board eligible and making satisfactory progress toward board certification, unless the Operating Committee of Foundation expressly waives this requirement due to extenuating circumstances. In the event that Physician is board eligible and making progress toward board certification, Physician shall be required to attain board certification within the greater of five (5) years or the minimum number of years reasonably required to attain board certification in Physician’s specialty
    • Be eligible for coverage under professional liability insurance or self-insurance programs maintained by Foundation pursuant to such standards as are applicable to physician employees of Foundation 


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