Advocate Health Care, based in Oak Brook, Illinois, is the largest fully integrated not-for-profit health care delivery system in metropolitan Chicago and is recognized as one of the top 10 systems in the country.
Tracing its beginnings back 100 years, Advocate has eight hospitals with 3,500 beds and the state's largest privately held full-service home health care company among its more than 200 sites of care. More than 24,500 people work at Advocate, making it one of Chicagoland's 10 largest employers and the fourth largest in the private sector.
With more than 4,600 affiliated physicians, including almost 2,000 in physician hospital organizations (PHOs) and about 475 in three large medical groups, Advocate has Chicago's largest economically aligned physician network. Advocate's primary academic and teaching affiliation is with the University of Illinois at Chicago Health Sciences Center.
Related to both the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ, Advocate's mission is to serve the health needs of individuals, families and communities through a wholistic philosophy rooted in our fundamental understanding of human beings as created in the image of God. To guide its relationships and actions, Advocate embraces the five values of compassion, equality, excellence, partnership and stewardship.
Advocate Health Care is one of the largest employers in the Chicago area and is ranked among the nation's top 10 health care systems. With more than 200 sites of care, Advocate offers you outstanding career and educational opportunities in a variety of health care-related fields.