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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 Healthcare is a fully integrated healthcare system serving the needs of individuals and communities throughout the counties of Kankakee, Iroquois, Will, Grundy and beyond. As part of the system, Riverside Medical Center, a 312-bed hospital, provides a full scope of inpatient and outpatient care and is a nationally recognized, award-winning Level II Trauma hospital with nationally-leading programs in heart care, cancer care, neurosurgery and orthopedics. Its reputation for nursing excellence has made Riverside the area's only Magnet® Recognized hospital. Because Riverside's clinical performance ranks them among the top 5 percent of hospitals nationwide, Healthgrades has named them a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award, and Truven Health Analytics presented them with the 100 Top Hospitals® award. Riverside also operates several community, primary and specialty health centers throughout the region. Learn more about Riverside Healthcare at www.RiversideHealthcare.org.