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Our goal is to ensure another century of excellent healthcare by maintaining a high quality medical staff. If you represent the values and tradition of Horizon Health, find out more information about employment in the links below.

10 reasons to work here

1. Practice as you wish

At Horizon Health, patient care is our top priority. Horizon Health physicians are provided with a complete support staff to assist with technology, coding and billing, transcription, and marketing. A nurse manager oversees staffing and general practices to ensure your availability for patients.

2. Large income potential, great benefits

Horizon Health has a competitive compensation package that includes a strong base with bonus potential. Generous benefits include: health, dental, vision, saving/retirement plan, vacation, CME, potential relocation assistance, and temporary housing. Our rural designation and strong supporting foundation ensure our financial stability.

3. Community need

Edgar County, Horizon Health's primary service area, is a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) as designated by the federal government. As a new physician, the volumes exist for you to foster a successful practice. There are also physician opportunities outside Horizon Health, including community organizations, nursing homes, and the local health department. We are one of the most attractive employers in Edgar County based on salary and benefits, which helps keep the local economy thriving.

4. Rich, 50-year history

Horizon Health is proud to be a part of the strong healthcare reputation in Paris. For more than 50 years, our hospital and medical clinics have provided excellent healthcare for the community, and we look to continue that tradition for years to come.

5. Quiet but close

With a population of 8,140 (US Census: 2021), Paris is a quiet and charming community located on the eastern side of Illinois. Paris features lakes, parks, golf courses, hunting, fishing, and historical sites, including a museum, arts center, and library. Paris is conveniently close to Chicago, St. Louis, Indianapolis, Springfield, and Champaign, for when you need a big-city getaway.

6. Spousal opportunities

While Horizon Health is a wonderful opportunity for you as a physician, the Paris community is an excellent environment for your family as well. There are numerous employment options available in manufacturing, education, finance, agriculture, and more. Paris also features churches, civic organizations, common interest clubs, and children’s activity programs. There are two public school districts in Paris with a new high school, a Lutheran daycare and preschool program, and a Christian school grades preschool through fifth.

7. Hospital/clinic medical campus

Horizon Health’s primary medical campus includes Paris Community Hospital, Paris Clinic, and the Acklin-Shackelford Clinic (visiting specialty clinic), all under one roof. This provides convenience for physicians and patients in terms of clinic visits, ancillary testing, surgery preregistration, and more.

8. Higher education nearby

There are many higher education opportunities near Paris if you, your spouse, or children are seeking college, university, or trade school education. These opportunities include:

  • Eastern Illinois University – Charleston, IL
  • Danville Area Community College – Danville, IL
  • Illinois State University – Bloomington, IL
  • Lake Land College – Mattoon, IL
  • Ivy Tech Community College – Terre Haute, IN
  • Parkland College – Champaign, IL
  • University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign, IL
  • Indiana University – Bloomington, IN
  • Indiana State University – Terre Haute, IN.
  • Rose Hulman Institute of Technology – Terre Haute, IN
  • Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College – Terre Haute, IN

9. New, modern facility

Horizon Health has experienced tremendous growth over the past several years. We have invested in new physical space at our main campus in Paris, and have added new off-site locations and services.

An addition to the Paris Clinic was completed in 2022, which provides additional space for family practice providers and behavioral health services. The current clinic will continue to house practices of the specialty providers.

A new rehabilitation services building was constructed in 2019. The Life Center building opened in 2020 and houses Senior Care, our outpatient geriatric psychology program, and the Human Resources Center of Edgar & Clark Counties.

We recently added specialty clinics in neighboring communities, including orthopedics and pain clinics in Terre Haute, Indiana. A new dialysis center opened on the hospital campus in 2023.

10. Lifelong patient relationships

One of the lasting benefits of working for Horizon Health is the long-term patient-physician relationships. Our medical staff has transitioned from long-term providers, four of which practiced at Horizon Health for over 30 years, to a practice with many new faces. Our physicians are not only healthcare physicians in Paris – they’re also friends, family, and neighbors.

Explore current opportunities

For physician opportunities at Paris, contact:

Lisa Cook
Physician and Provider Relations Director
Horizon Health
721 East Court Street
Paris, IL 61944

(217) 466-4867