Location: Chicago, Illinois
The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at 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 the full-time position of Pediatric Critical Care Physician.
Qualified candidates must have completed an approved pediatric critical care medicine fellowship program and be BE/BC in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine by the American Board of Pediatrics. Primary consideration will be given to candidates with pediatric palliative care training and experience. Responsibilities include patient care in the intensive care units, in-house call averaging every 9th night, medical student and resident education, administrative and scholarly pursuits. The position offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and an academic appointment commensurate with experience. Individuals with BE/BC in hospice and palliative medicine are highly encouraged to apply.
The Rush PICU is a multidisciplinary ICU staffed with in-house 24/7 coverage. Care for patients occurs in an 18-bed unit with 2 services. The areas of interest among the faculty in the section are broad and diverse - including ECMO, cardiac critical care, disaster preparedness, medical education, residency education, administration, ethics, and quality and safety. The Rush PICU has full subspecialty availability and serves as a major referral center for the metropolitan of Chicago and its surrounding area. Additionally, we are an Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) Center of Excellence at the Gold Level.
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 2021-2022. This places the Medical Center among the top 20 of the 3,000 hospitals evaluated. U.S. News & World Report has also recognized nine Rush programs among the nation's best, including top 10 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.