Franciscan St. James Health

Franciscan St. James has been recognized as an award-winning heart hospital as a Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care by Blue Cross Blue Shield, a Top 100 heart hospital by Thomson Reuters, a UnitedHealth Premium® Cardiac Specialty Center by UnitedHealthcare, a Coronary Artery Disease Silver Performance Achievement Award® by the American Heart Association, America’s 100 Best in Cardiac Surgery by Healthgrades, and the only accredited chest pain center in the south suburbs.

With numerous other awards and distinctions in excellence such as winners of the 2010 Press Ganey Top Improver Award, Southtown Star’s Best of Chicago Southland for 4 consecutive years-in-a-row, a HFAP accredited healthcare facility and a leading national healthcare research firm.  Franciscan St. James Health is poised to be a vital asset in the Chicago Southland by providing quality, compassionate health care for years to come.

Franciscan St. James Health offers the best in healthcare from Preventative and Diagnostic to Inpatient Treatment, Home Care Services, and Hospice Services.  Our two-campus healthcare system with additional outpatient services in Frankfort, Homewood, Matteson, Park Forest, Beecher, Chicago Heights and Olympia Fields provides superior care and advanced technology by a highly-trained staff that carries out our Franciscan values to all that grace our doors.


Chicago HeightsSt. James Hospital and Health Centers
Chicago Heights

1423 Chicago Road
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
(708) 756-1000


Olympia FieldsSt. James Hospital and Health Centers
Olympia Fields

20201 S. Crawford Ave.
Olympia Fields, IL 60461
(708) 747-4000


Franciscan Fitness Center

St. James Health and Wellness Institute takes a more focused, medically based approach to fitness. We have on staff physical and occupational therapists, registered dietitians, certified massage therapists, certified personal trainers and certified group exercise instructors to help give you the perfect amount of help and instruction so you can get the most out of your membership.


Prairie State Athletics

Prairie State College is a proud member of the National Junior College Athletic Association, which promotes and fosters community college athletics on intersectional and national levels.

The Pioneers are also a member of the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference, which hosts athletic competitions as well as co-curricular events from the fine arts and academic departments.