Careers at Northwestern Medicine

Why Work Here?

At Cadence Health, part of Northwestern Medicine, we understand what drives exceptional patient care. Employees who love what they do and love where they do it. That’s why we offer an environment built on innovation, quality, technology, safety and passion – where the patient is at the center of every decision and your voice matters. Where new challenges and the potential to learn and grow motivate you every day. And where training and development allow you to shape your own future, while we shape the future of healthcare together as a force for health.

Exceptional Culture

As part of our team, you enjoy a warm, open culture where you have a voice and are recognized and rewarded for the essential role you play. New challenges and the potential to learn and grow each day contribute to an energizing work environment. Training and development opportunities allow you to shape your career path-while flexible schedules allow you to balance your professional goals with your personal life.

Together We Are A Force For Health

As part of our team, new challenges and the potential to grow motivate you every day. Training and development allow you to shape your own future while we shape the future of health care. To work here is to be a driver on the leading edge of health care, shaping the way people think about health.

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Northwestern Medicine® Career Opportunities


Nursing Careers

Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital have Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice from the American Nurses Credentialing Center — an achievement accomplished by less than six percent of healthcare organizations in the U.S. The Magnet Recognition Program has honored both Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) and Delnor Hospital for:

  • Quality patient care
  • Nursing excellence
  • Innovations in professional nursing practice

Studies show that hospitals with Magnet status have improved nurse to patient ratios, better patient care outcomes and higher patient satisfaction scores than non-Magnet hospitals.

Learn more about Magnet recognition at CDH and Delnor Hospital.

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Nursing Careers

Physician Careers

When you bring your talents to Cadence Health, part of Northwestern Medicine, you join a national leader in advanced clinical care, leading-edge technology and high standards of quality and safety. Through Cadence Physician Group, part of Northwestern Medicine, you can team with your peers to meet the future demands of health care from a position of strength and leadership. And you’ll discover a community in the western suburbs of Chicago that offers the best of all worlds in quality of life.

For more information, please send your inquiry and/or CV to Melanie Harkins, Physician Recruiter, or call 630.933.5135.

Physician Careers

Health Care Professional Careers

Do you want to work in a progressive environment where the patient is everything and you are empowered to make a real difference? Exciting career opportunities are available in areas including:

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Rewarding Benefits

Cadence Health, part of Northwestern Medicine, offers competitive salaries and a range of benefits to meet your needs–at work, in health and at home. As our employee, you have access to:

  • Medical insurance plans through Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of Illinois to match your budget and your specific coverage needs
  • Dental insurance that includes no-pay preventive services
  • Vision plan option
  • Life and disability insurance at no cost
  • Paid time off (PTO) based on your position and years of service
  • HealthierU wellness program including fitness center discounts, BCBS fitness incentives and weight management services
  • Retirement and matched savings plan options
  • Other benefits including tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program, childcare discounts, adoption assistance, and concierge and financial services
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Convenient Locations

Northwestern Medicine has 100+ sites of care throughout DuPage and Kane counties, so you can live close to where you work. You also have nearby access to Chicago and surrounding neighborhoods, without having the burden of downtown traffic and expensive parking costs.

What’s more, most care locations are easily accessible by Metra commuter rail.

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