About the Organization
Riverside Healthcare is the premier regional provider of health services to residents in the north-central region of Illinois. Riverside is a fully integrated healthcare system serving the needs of more than 450,000 patients throughout the region and beyond. Riverside Medical Group (RMG), a division of Riverside Healthcare, is a strong network of primary care and specialty providers including more than 131 physicians and advanced practice providers at 40 locations. Our team of providers are dedicated to providing remarkable healthcare experiences. It is our commitment to our patients and communities to provide the best care and strongest commitment to excellence. The entire Riverside Health System provides care to a diverse population of more than 450,000 individuals. Riverside Medical Center is a regional medical center that provides an open heart surgical program, medical and radiation oncology, award winning neurosurgical services, a full continuum of behavioral health services, active obstetrics units and nursery, with 344 beds and more than 40,000 Emergency Department visits annually; excellent diagnostics and progressive medical information systems, with electronic access to laboratory, radiology, cardiology imaging and EPIC EMR. Technological advances includes newly installed biplane equipment, three state of the art interventional labs, 64 slice CT, large bore MRI, a state of the art cancer center with a 21EX linear accelerator with IMRT and IGRT capabilities , newly remodeled operating rooms, DaVinci Robot, and dedicated neurosurgical nursing units. Riverside Healthcare brings to the region medical care that is unsurpassed by any other institution in the south Chicago region.
About the Community
Riverside Medical Center, the regional medical center, is located in Kankakee, IL. Kankakee is located about 50 miles from downtown Chicago and less than 30 minutes from the southern suburbs. Situated on the Kankakee River, with a population of about 65,000 in the Kankakee/ Bourbonnais/Bradley area (100,000 in the county), with extensive growth in our primary and secondary service area population of more than 450,000 which includes communities of Frankfort, Manhattan, Manteno, Coal City, Watseka, Momence, Gibson City, and several other beautiful and growing Midwestern communities.