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Northwest Community Hospital

Leading hospital serving suburban Chicago.

800 W. Central Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Employees: 3,700+
CEO: Bruce Crowther
Non-profit organization

Website: http://www.nch.org

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On December 2, 1959, Northwest Community Hospital opened its doors, marking the culmination of a multi-year community effort led by a group of visionary civic and business leaders who perceived the need for quality, community-focused healthcare in the northwest suburbs of Chicago.

Since then, the community has grown, the population has grown, and the needs have grown. Today, NCH is a world-class hospital with 488 beds. Other facilities include the William J. and Marion H. Busse Center for Specialty Medicine; the Day Surgery Center; the Wellness Center; 24-hour emergency treatment centers in Buffalo Grove, Lake Zurich and Schaumburg; the Schaumburg Imaging Center; the Youth Center for adolescents with substance abuse problems; home healthcare services and several medical office locations.

Northwest Community Hospital was named one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in the Country by Fortune magazine.

There are 1,000 physicians serving the hospital with offices throughout the Northwestern Chicago suburbs. · NCH has over 3,700 employees including nurses, allied health professionals, administrative and support personnel.. There are also approximately 800 volunteers providing more than 100,000 hours of service annually.


Medical Insurance
- Both a Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) and a Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) are available
- Prescription drug program
- Vision plan
Dental Insurance
Both a Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) and a managed dental care plan (DHMO) are available

Flexible spending accounts for both medical and dependent care

Life Insurance
- One times annual base salary up to $50,000 at no cost to employee
- Option to purchase additional one or two times annual base salary
- Option to purchase life insurance for spouse and/or dependent children

Disability Insurance (both short and long term) provided at no cost to employee with an option to purchase additional short-term

A "defined contribution" pension plan (Northwest Community Healthcare makes the contributions on behalf of qualifying employees)

Option to participate in tax sheltered annuity.

Paid Time Plan (PTP)
Based on hours worked, employees can accrue up to 19 days per year for years one through four, 24 days for years four through nine, 29 days for nine years and over. This is not a use it or lose it plan. You may carry over from year to year, up to 60 days of paid time. PTP cash payouts are available up to 80 hours per year.

Six paid holidays in addition to your PTP time.

Other benefits include:
- Personal accident insurance
- Educational reimbursement
- Funeral leave
- Personal cancer insurance
- Pre-paid legal services
- Pet insurance
- Savings bond program
- Long term care
- Auto and home insurance
- HACU-credit union
- Free parking
- On-site dry cleaners
- Discount for services rendered at Northwest Community Hospital
- Concierge Services

Updated July 16, 2006

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