About Memorial Health System
One of the leading healthcare organizations in Illinois, Memorial Health System is a four-hospital community-based, not-for-profit corporation based in Springfield that is dedicated to patient care, education and research. Memorial Health System serves Illinois patients in a 40-county region.
With a teaching hospital affiliated with Southern Illinois University School of
Medicine, two critical access hospitals, 7,000 employees, behavioral health and home services and over 90 employed physicians, advanced practice nurses and physician assistants, Memorial Health System is the largest private employer in the greater Springfield area.
About Springfield, Illinois
Springfield is the state capital of Illinois and has a population of about 17,000. The city offers a variety of public and private-sector jobs. Healthcare, government and education are among the top employers. The home of Abraham Lincoln, Springfield is also a tourist destination and cultural center. A lively music scene includes the Illinois Symphony Orchestra, jazz, blues, community theater, municipal opera, comedy and live bands all over town. In addition, the city hosts several art fairs, festivals and is the home of the Illinois State Fairgrounds.
Springfield is known for its great restaurants and shopping areas, and is conveniently located between St. Louis and Chicago. Citizens enjoy a world-class city that is affordable and friendly. For outdoor fun, Springfield has a wildlife sanctuary, zoo, Lincoln Memorial Garden, many public parks and biking trails, botanical gardens and outdoor music festivals and concerts throughout the summer.