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Riverside Healthcare Overview

Kankakee, IL
1001 to 5000 employees
1964
Company - Private
Health Care
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Riverside Healthcare is a fully integrated healthcare system serving the needs of patients throughout the counties of Kankakee, Iroquois, Will, Grundy and beyond. Riverside Healthcare is comprised of five entities:

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Mission: Life is a remarkable journey.
Health impacts every step - how we connect with others, how we express our potential, how we pursue our dreams.
At Riverside, our mission is to provide healthcare experiences that are just as remarkable.
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Riverside Healthcare – Why Work For Us?


Riverside Healthcare is a fully integrated healthcare system serving the needs of patients throughout the counties of Kankakee, Iroquois, Will, Grundy and beyond. Riverside Healthcare is comprised of five entities:

Riverside Medical Center is located in Kankakee, Illinois, and is part of Riverside Healthcare, a fully integrated healthcare system serving the needs of patients throughout the counties of Kankakee, Iroquois, Will, Grundy and beyond. Riverside Medical Center is a 325-bed hospital that provides a full scope of inpatient and outpatient care. Riverside is a nationally recognized, award-winning hospital with leading programs in heart care, cancer care, neurosurgery and orthopedics. It is the area’s only Magnet® Recognized hospital and has been named a 100 Top Hospital four years in a row. Riverside also operates several community, primary and specialty health centers throughout the region.

Riverside Senior Life Communities address the health care needs of the area’s senior population. The four facilities that are a part of Riverside Senior Living Center include: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Riverside Miller Rehabilitation, and Assisted Living & Memory Care at Bourbonnais.

Riverside Healthcare Foundation raises funds for the health system for use in facility construction and repair, new equipment acquisition, community health care education initiatives and clinical research.

Oakside Corporation operates the Riverside Health Fitness Center and also coordinates community counseling programs, pharmacy, health equipment sales and leasing and home health care.

Acting as one, Riverside Healthcare brings to the region medical care that is unsurpassed by any other institution.

Our Mission Statement

Life is a remarkable journey.
Health impacts every step - how we connect with others, how we express our potential, how we pursue our dreams.
At Riverside, our mission is to provide healthcare experiences that are just as remarkable.
We do this for each and every person, regardless of their personal or economic circumstances.
We offer our highest thinking, our kindest touch, and our strongest commitment to excellence.

Our Core Values

  • Integrity
    We respect human dignity and consistently promote fairness and honesty.

  • Excellence
    We strive for clinical, operational and service excellence by fostering professional development, accountability, teamwork and commitment to high value.

  • Partnership
    We work in cooperation with other care providers, guided by open communication, trust and shared decision-making.

  • Stewardship
    We advocate prudence in the use of our financial and human resources for the advantage of the communities we serve.

"The numbers, although important, add up to a sum greater than the total, and that is the difference we make each day in someone’s life."

Riverside Healthcare works with individuals and community partners to address the most pressing health concerns in our region.

These include:
   • Access to Care
   • Mental Health
   • Obesity
   • Chronic Disease

We continue to develop, grow, expand, and deepen the breadth of the exceptional quality care, advanced technology and treatment, physicians, specialists and available expertise, as well as programs and resources available to those living, working and raising families in this area.

We connect people with the highest quality health care and develop trusted relationships, giving them the knowledge and the resources to take control of their own health. We educate, treat and promote prevention, management and health advocacy for everyone’s mind, body and spirit.

Building stronger, healthier communities means building stronger, more positive relationships–relationships crossing boundaries of geography, age, income, race, beliefs or religion. The contents of this report will illustrator our efforts including programs, dollars devoted, those served and more.

It is only a year’s snapshot in Riverside’s lifetime commitment to the health of the community and the people who live, work and play here. The numbers, although important, add up to a sum greater than the total, and that is the difference we make each day in someone’s life.

It is our privilege and our purpose.

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    Pros

    The career development opportunities provided to me as a Riverside team member have the potential to not only grow my career, but give me the opportunity to grow with the Riverside family and give back to the organization and the communities it serves. As I continue to develop professionally, it becomes more apparent to me that Riverside genuinely upholds the organization’s mission and values through its support and belief in the talent within.

    Cons

    Not necessarily a con; however, a competitive nature accompanies career paths in this growing organization. If you work hard, moving up within the organization will be a challenge gladly accepted!

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Riverside Healthcare Photos

Riverside Healthcare photo of: Local HS visiting our Robotics team
Riverside Healthcare photo of: West campus
Riverside Healthcare photo of: Nurse station on our Ortho/Neuro Unit
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Riverside Healthcare Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Riverside Healthcare (Kankakee, IL) in April 2017.

    Interview

    I was impressed with the organized interview process. All of the correspondence with the HR staff was prompt and professional. The entire process was thorough yet handled in a timely manner. My interview with the Director went great. She was polite, professional, and energetic... it made me eager to work in this environment!

    Interview Questions

    • If I asked one of your references to name one of your strengths, what would they say?   1 Answer
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Riverside Healthcare Awards & Accolades

  • Truven Top 100 Hospitals, Truven Health Analytics, 2016
  • Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals, Truven Health Analytics, 2016
  • Magnet Designation, American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), 2016
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