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About UnityPoint Health - Pekin

About UnityPoint Health - Pekin

Following are some key facts about our hospital and staff. For more specifics (including our Mission & Vision statements), please check About Us.

UnityPoint Health - Pekin and ProHealth by the Numbers

Pekin Hospital emergency entrance outside in front of building at dusk

  • 70,000 service area population
  • Top-notch medical staff >300 strong
  • 830 employees
  • 380 nurses
  • 12,000 urgent care visits
  • 27,000 emergency room visits
  • 3,603 admissions
  • 7,000 Hom Health Vists
  • 4,301 surgical procedures
  • 450 births
  • 107 beds
  • Physician satisfaction - 95th percentile
  • 40 specialties

Hospital Accomplishments

  • Named one of the nation's top performers in 2010 on four key quality measures by The Joint Commission, representing the top 14% of accredited hospitals
  • 2008 Employer of the Year
  • Lincoln Foundation for Excellence Silver Award Recipient
  • Baby-Friendly Designation - 1 of only 4 in the state of Illinois
  • Honored in 2012 with an "A" Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group®

Hospital Strengths

  • State-of-the-art diagnostic capabilities
  • Physician friendly administration
  • Mission-focused organization
  • Board Certified Medical Staff
  • Highest quality medical care

There are many reasons to work at UnityPoint Health - Pekin... including our recognition, medical specialties and services. Our family-oriented community is comfortably situated on scenic rivers and valleys in Central Illinois with easy access to Chicago, Springfield and St. Louis. We are just 15 minutes across the river from Peoria, which has a metro population of 375,000.

For more information or to discuss current & future needs, please contact:

Debbie Gaines
Physician/Advanced Practitioner Recruiter
(309) 353-0440