Exercise rooms are available for residents and fellows at both hospitals. St. John's Hospital exercise room is located on the 12th floor. The Memorial Medical Center exercise room is located on the 8th floor. Contact your program coordinator or the Office of Graduate Medical Education for the access codes.
Both hospitals provide food for residents in their respective physician’s lounge at no charge, per the schedule posted in the lounge. Residents have access to food services 24 hours per day at both hospitals.
The Benefits Department of your employing hospital will explain your health insurance choices. Be prepared to answer health questions about yourself and your dependents if applicable. Please contact the Benefits Department of your employing hospital whenever you have questions concerning coverage.
Memorial Medical Center Benefits Department : Jay Lucchesi, Phone 217-788-3734 or Benefits Communications Team Healthline 844-225-7550
St. John’s Hospital Benefits Department: HSHS Colleague Service Center, Phone 855-394-4747
HOSPITAL CONSUMER ASSESSMENT OF HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS AND SYSTEMS (HCAHPS)
The purpose of Hospital CAHPS® is to provide a standardized survey instrument and data collection methodology for measuring patients' perspectives on hospital care.
For security reasons, photo identification badges will be issued by both St. John’s Hospital and Memorial Medical Center at the beginning of your training. All residents and fellows are required to wear a hospital/SIU photo identification badge when on duty in the hospital.
Liability Coverage is provided by St. John’s Hospital and Memorial Medical Center for all residents and fellows during their training. To obtain a copy of the current policy, contact the Office of Graduate Medical Education, 217-545-8853.
The SIU Medical Library subscribes to a number of journals, most of which are available via the internet. Various electronics (computers, projectors, etc.) are available for loan, and a number of computer training courses are offered regularly. Residents/fellows are encouraged to use the facilities at SIU, SJH, or MMC.
- The SIU library is located at 801 N. Rutledge, 4th Floor.
- The HSHS library is on the 2nd floor of the hospital, just west of the administrative offices.
- The MMC library is in the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation, 4th Floor.
MEDICARE GUIDELINES FOR TEACHING PHYSICIANS, INTERNS, AND RESIDENTS
The resource published by the Medicare Learning Network of the Department of Health and Human Services can be found at https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Medicare-Learning-Network-MLN/MLNProducts/Downloads/Teaching-Physicians-Fact-Sheet-ICN006437.pdf .
In the event of a needstick, immediately wash the exposed site with soap and water. Then call employee health at the facility where the event took place. The employee health nurse will provide you with instructions on what you need to do next.
Memorial Medical Center
- Jodi Lutz-Sanchez, Employee Health
- Monday – Friday, 8:00 to 4:30 at 217-788-3446
- After hours or weekend, contact house supervisor at 217-788-3184
St. John’s Hospital
- Kim Kunz/Carla Blakely, Occupational Health
- Monday – Friday, 7:00 to 3:30 at 217-814-8235
- After hours or weekend, contact house supervisor at 217-544-6464, ext. 51555
- SIU Employee Health Nurse
- Monday – Friday, 8:00 to 4:30 at Pager 217-492-2446.
- After normal business hours, call 217-545-8000 and have the operator page the ID doctor on call
Pagers are issued to all incoming residents/fellows during orientation. If your pager malfunctions at any time, please contact Pam Brown (217-788-3135) or a hospital operator.
PARKING AT HSHS ST. JOHN'S HOSPITAL
Residents are required to have a hang tag that will be issued by St. John’s security. Residents should park on the top level of the 9th Street Parking Ramp, which can be accessed from Carpenter Street or 9th Street. The top level of the Mason Street Parking Ramp can also be accessed by residents.
PARKING AT MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER
Residents are required to have a hang tag that will be issued by Memorial after they complete an application card. Residents should park in the physician ramp located on Rutledge Street on level 3 and above. Residents/fellows who park in unauthorized areas can expect to have their vehicles ticketed.
Memorial Medical Center, St. John’s Hospital, and SIU have security personnel on duty 24 hours a day. They have general responsibility for the personal safety of patients and staff members and the protection of property. Please contact the appropriate department at any time.
- SIU Security 217-545-7777
- HSHS Security, emergency within the hospital - dial 111
- HSHS Security, non-emergency 217-814-4020
- MMC Security, emergency 217-588-2000
- MMC Security, non-emergency 217-788-4900
If you need an escort to a parking ramp or parking lot after hours or during hours of darkness, or if you have concerns for your personal safety in or around the medical areas, please call Security for assistance.
You are advised not to store or leave personal valuables unattended. While theft is relatively rare, occasional losses do occur. If you are the victim of a theft, contact Security immediately.
There is a shuttle service available for residents and fellows traveling between Memorial Medical Center and St. John's Hospital. The operating hours of the shuttle are Monday - Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The shuttle pick up/drop off at Memorial is located by the lower level of the physician parking garage near the Garden Entrance on Rutledge Street (LL "C" building). The shuttle pick up/drop off at St. John’s Hospital is the main hospital entrance and the main entrance of the Carol Jo Vecchie Women & Children’s Center.
The shuttle service is not available on weekends or after hours. Resident and fellows must provide their own transportation between hospitals during these times. Security personnel are only able to provide transportation in cases of emergencies. Emergencies in this situation are considered a patient related or medical emergency only.
SLEEP ROOMS AND NAPPING SPACE
There are designated resident sleep rooms at Memorial Medical Center and St. John’s Hospital. Contact your program coordinator or the Office of Graduate Medical Education for a list of room locations and the access codes. These are also distributed on a yellow pocket card for easy reference.
Your stipend is deposited electronically at the bank of your choice. Both hospitals pay biweekly.