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(217) 258-2525
The Effingham Walk-In Clinic is open from 10am to 8pm Monday-Friday.


Message from the CNO

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Lisa J. Hernandez, DNP, RN, CENP
Vice President, Patient Care Continuum
Chief Nursing Officer

“At Sarah Bush Lincoln, we are passionate about nursing. Our nurses are highly respected professionals who are recognized for excellence in patient care and are encouraged to flourish in the advancement of their careers. Nurses play a vital role in improving the quality of life of the people we serve and provide exceptional care to ensure optimal outcomes. Our talented and creative nurses are among the best and brightest in the nation and include nurses across the continuum, from the bedside registered nurse to the advanced practice registered nurse serving in one of our community’s clinics. 

With careers in numerous areas of nursing – acute, ambulatory, and in the home – Sarah Bush Lincoln offers a wide range of possibility for career advancement and professional practice growth. Nurses who practice at Sarah Bush Lincoln are challenged to engage in the complexities and excitement of patient care delivery in the 21st century. The nurse’s commitment to creating a safe, healing environment and embracing a culture of teamwork, professionalism and nursing excellence, is the heart of our Professional Practice Model.

Whether you're an experienced nurse, a new graduate, a nursing student or an individual who is considering nursing as a potential career choice, I know you will be impressed with what it means to be a Sarah Bush Lincoln nurse!”