Join the team of providers at OSF Saint Luke Medical Center’s Rural Health Clinic, OSF Medical Group - Kewanee who are focused on providing high quality health care services with unparalleled compassion and customer service. The Clinic is located within the hospital with immediate access to Rehabilitation Services (Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Sports Medicine, and Speech/Language Pathology), Laboratory Services, and a wide-breadth of radiology and cardiopulmonary diagnostics.
The Clinic boasts a team based-care model where patients benefit from a breadth of primary and specialty services that includes primary care, behavioral health, nutrition, pharmacy, orthopedics, urology, pulmonology, and podiatry.
OSF Saint Luke Medical Center has one of the newest hospital buildings in the state. Its radiology and other diagnostic equipment rival what you might find in regional medical centers in larger cities. The hospital recently installed a brand new CT scanner and will have a new MRI suite coming online in March 2016.
OSF Saint Luke Medical Center, a Critical Access Hospital, has a well-defined healthcare market that is at least 45 minutes from large population concentrations. The hospital’s goal is to serve more patients locally with expanded services. The primary and secondary markets include about 30,000 residents. The hospital is the preferred healthcare provider for much of the city of Kewanee (population 12,916) and portions of the surrounding rural communities in Henry, Stark, Bureau and Knox counties in Central Illinois.
OSF Saint Luke Medical Center has been recognized locally and nationally for patient experience, quality and financial strength. CMS has issued OSF Saint Luke Medical Center a 5-Star Rating, Press Ganey, awarded the hospital the Guardian of Excellence Award for Employee Engagement in the 99th percentile and iVantage recognized the hospital for excellence in quality.
Kewanee, Illinois, named the “Friendliest Town in America” in 2013, is strategically located an equal distance from the Peoria and Quad Cities and has a population over 12,900. The community offers a high quality of life for a very reasonable cost.
Kewanee provides a number of public and private education opportunities for students of all ages. Kewanee Community School District #229 and Wethersfield Community District #230 operates six schools and combined serve over 2,500 students a year. Kewanee is also home to Visitation Catholic School, a private Catholic school offering education from Pre-K to 12th grade.
Opportunities for higher education are also available through Black Hawk College, which offers more than 100 educational programs and is nationally recognized for their equestrian program.
Kewanee, Illinois is a regional retail center for Northwestern Illinois with two major shopping districts. When traveling through downtown Kewanee, you will see 15 hand-painted murals created in 2013 by over 200 artists, each one depicting significant events, places, and people.
Kewanee Park District is one of the largest in the state of Illinois and features a number of parks that offer a variety of amenities including hunting, fishing, camping, baseball/softball fields and much more. One of Kewanee’s most notable parks, Baker Park, features an 18-hole golf course with pro shop. A semi-private golf course is also located just four miles southwest of Kewanee.
For those looking for the right balance between urban amenities and small-town living, Kewanee is all you could ask for. The Quad Cities, Peoria and Galesburg are all within a short driving distance and the recently remodeled Amtrak station serves as a hub for travel to Chicago. The community is safe, and a great place to raise a family. Kewanee has one of the largest park districts in the state, and can boast of providing a full range of recreational opportunities for citizens of all ages.