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Riverside Medical Group Welcomes Nurse Practitioner

Melissa Ortega, FNP-BC to See Patients at New Immediate Care in Bradley

KANKAKEE, IL (April 18, 2018) - Riverside Healthcare is pleased to welcome nurse practitioner, Melissa Ortega, FNP-BC. Ortega will be seeing patients at the new Riverside Immediate Care in Bradley, located inside Meijer, opening on May 17, 2018.

Ortega completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at Loyola University Chicago, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing in Chicago, IL. She furthered her education through the completion of her Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner from the Loyola University Chicago in Maywood, IL. She is board certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. 

Melissa's experience with both adult and pediatric populations has prepared her for her new role in immediate care.

No need to make an appointment, Riverside Immediate Care provides walk-in treatment for minor injuries and illnesses, including colds and flu.

Immediate Care - Bradley, located inside Meijer, at 990 N Kinzie Avenue in Bradley, IL will be open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Holidays 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., closed Christmas Day and Easter. 

Learn more about Melissa Ortega by visiting doctors.riversidehealthcare.org.


Riverside Medical Center is located in Kankakee, Illinois, and is part of Riverside Healthcare, a fully-integrated healthcare system serving the needs of patients throughout five Illinois counties including Kankakee, Iroquois, Livingston, Will, Grundy and parts of Western Indiana. Riverside Medical Center is a 312-bed Level II Trauma hospital that provides a full scope of inpatient and outpatient care. Offering award-winning programs in heart care, cancer care, neurosurgery, orthopedics and a reputation for nursing excellence has placed Riverside as a leader nationally and locally. Riverside is the area's only Magnet® Recognized hospital and ranks among the top 5 percent of hospitals nationwide for clinical performance. The healthcare system has earned Truven Health's Top 100 Hospitals award eight times and is a multi-year recipient of Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award. Riverside Medical Group includes more than 140 primary and specialty care providers that deliver care at sites throughout the region. Learn more about Riverside Healthcare at www.RiversideHealthcare.org.