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Presence United Samaritans
Medical Center

Website:  http://www.provena.org/usmc/

812 N. Logan
Danville, IL 61832-5198

Phone: 217-443-5000

Site Coordinator: Carol Shriver MS, RD, LDN

United Samaritans Medical Center
  • A non-profit hospital providing quality health care since 1882. 
  • A member of the Presence Health (includes: United Samaritans Medical Center in Danville, Saint Joseph Hospital in Elgin, Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, Saint Therese Medical Center in Waukegan, Mercy Center for Health Care Services in Aurora, Covenant Medical Center in Champaign, and St. Mary's Hospital in Kankakee). 
  • 308 licensed beds 
    • Inpatient Units: medical/surgical, intensive care, telemetry, pediatrics, obstetrics/gynecology, skilled nursing, adult psychiatry, inpatient geropsychiatry, hospice.

Inspired by the healing ministry of Jesus Christ, we Presence Health, a Catholic health system, provide compassionate, holistic care with a spirit of healing and hope in the communities we serve.

Presence Health is about connection. Our story began with two ministries joining together. Our name captures the essence of our connection: being present with others.

At the heart of Presence Health are five congregations of Catholic women religious who have come together to co-sponsor our fully integrated health system:

    Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart
    Servants of the Holy Heart of Mary
    Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth
    Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
    Sisters of the Resurrection

Food Service Management


Clinical Rotations

The Dietetic Internship at Provena United Samaritans Medical Center offers the graduate student a wide range in experiences including Renal Hemodialysis, Wound Center, Home Health as well as food service management experiences. Structured was well as self paced learning add the finishing touch to preparing future dietetic professionals.