Location: Alton, IL
BJC Medical Group is a dynamic group of providers delivering services to residents in the St. Louis metropolitan region, Illinois and mid-Missouri, and we are part of BJC HealthCare, one of the largest nonprofit health care delivery organizations in the country.
We value physician autonomy and encourage active participation in this physician-led organization as you work to build your practice and uphold the BJC standards of excellence.
In 2012, Alton Memorial Hospital (AMH) celebrated 75 years of caring for the community and providing the best care close to home. AMH is a JACHO-accredited, full service hospital licensed for 206 beds serving the River Bend area of southwestern Illinois minutes away from St. Louis, MO. The hospital offers a wide range of quality health care services including a cath lab, Open MRI and 3T MRI, CT services, PET imaging, nuclear medicine and other advanced all-digital medical imaging, as well as neurology services and the most technologically advanced medical and radiation oncology in the market.. AMH has a complete surgery center utilized by specialists in Orthopedics/Sports Medicine, OB/GYN, Urology, ENT, General Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Pain Management. Other areas within the hospital include a 12-bed ICU, a large physical, speech and occupational therapy center, Wound Care Center with Hyperbaric chambers, inpatient and outpatient senior psych units and a 22-bed skilled nursing and rehab unit. It has the region’s only hospital-based ambulance services, and operates a 24-hour emergency center seeing over 42,000 patients annually. The 80-acre campus also contains a 62-bed nursing home, 100-bed assisted living facility and two Medical Office Buildings making access to specialists convenient for patients. In 2012, AMH was accredited by JACHO as the first Primary Stroke Center in Illinois’ Region 5 and was ranked #1 in the State of Illinois and #3 in the US for patient safety: http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/magazine/2012/08/how-safe-is-your-hospital/index.htm
Affiliated with BJC Healthcare, Alton Memorial is recognized for its heart services, orthopedic surgery, oncology services, women’s health services, outpatient surgery and testing, gastroenterology, pain management and sports medicine.
BJC Medical Group of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Located just 40 minutes from downtown St. Louis, the city of Alton, IL offers historic communities, river adventures, miles of winding trails, awe-inspiring views, seasonal festivities and easy access to all the amenities of a metropolitan city.
Between January and March, come soar with the eagles, as America’s national emblem returns to the Alton area during its annual migration. Summer months bring the opportunity to explore the 33-mile Meeting of the Great Rivers Byway, where the Mississippi, Missouri and Illinois Rivers converge. Enjoy the breath-taking views as you participate in your favorite water sport or other outdoor activity such as bicycling, horseback riding, hiking and more!!
Within minutes of Alton you can enjoy three professional sports teams (baseball Cardinals, football Rams and hockey Blues). Take advantage of other attractions in the area too; including the Gateway Arch, world-famous St. Louis Zoo, outdoor Muny Opera and St. Louis Symphony!