Location: Chicago, Illinois
Rush University Medical Center, a nationally recognized clinical and academic institution and the teaching hospital for Rush Medical and Nursing Colleges, located in downtown Chicago, invites applications for a Hand, Extremity and Peripheral Nerve Microsurgeon. Qualified candidates should possess Board Certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and have successfully completed a Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand. The ideal candidate will possess strong academic and clinical credentials with excellent communication skills. The selected candidate will play a key role in developing hand, extremity and peripheral nerve surgery program at Rush. Ample opportunities exist to build an extremity reconstruction service within the Rush University Medical Center and its affiliated sites. Participation in clinical research will be actively encouraged. Candidates should be eligible for a faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level or above.
The Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at Rush University is rapidly expanding and comprised of academic faculty who practice in a team-based atmosphere. The candidate will benefit from the multitude of resources available including: state of the art microsurgery equipment, advanced practice providers, clinical and research fellows, residents, and support staff.
Rush University System for Health is an academic health system whose mission is to improve the health of the individuals and the diverse communities it serves through the integration of outstanding patient care, education, research and community partnerships. Rush includes Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital, as well as numerous outpatient care facilities. Rush University, with more than 2,500 students, is a health sciences university that comprises Rush Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences and the Graduate College. Rush University Medical Center is an elite medical community recognized for excellence in patient care, medical discovery and clinical expertise. Our continued pursuits have earned Rush University Medical Center the distinction of being on U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals Honor Roll for 2022-2023. This places the Medical Center amongst the top 20 of the more than 4,500 hospitals evaluated. U.S. News & World Report has also recognized ten Rush programs amongst the nation's best, including top ten national rankings for neurology and neurosurgery and orthopedics. These accolades, along with many others that include a decade of Magnet(r) designation, reflect the collective efforts and commitment to excellence demonstrated by our physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses and medical staff. Rush University Medical Center has received Vizient's Quality Leadership Award, ranking first among 99 academic medical centers across the country. All three Rush University System for Health hospitals have earned the LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader designation in the Healthcare Equality Index.