The Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery at Rush University Medical Center is seeking a Pediatric Surgeon to join a diverse practice in an academic medical center in Chicago. The selected individual will join a division of 4 full-time clinical faculty. Candidates must be board certified/board eligible in General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery. The predominant criteria for appointment are: a commitment to teaching, excellence in clinical care and institutional service. The ideal candidate for this position is highly adaptable as the practice sees a high volume of patients and provides coverage in different practice models. Candidates should be eligible for a faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level or above.
Rush University Medical Center is an academic medical center that encompasses a 669-bed hospital serving adults and children. In January 2012, Rush opened a new 376-bed hospital building, known as the Tower, which is part of the Medical Center’s major renovation of its campus. In this building is housed the new state of the art 70 bed NICU with all private rooms.
Rush has a very robust Maternal-Fetal center and recruits high risk mothers from across the Midwest. The 16 bed PICU is staffed by in-house intensivists and supports both a busy neurosurgical and cardiac surgical practice. Rush currently is an ELSO certified center of excellence for ECMO. All pediatric subspecialty practices are represented within the Department of Pediatrics and the pediatric residency program is one of the highest rated in Chicago.
Rush University System for Health (RUSH) 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 comprises 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. Numerous national organizations have recognized Rush for the quality of care we provide, including U.S. News & World Report, which ranked Rush University Medical Center among the top 50 hospitals in 7 of 16 specialties in its 2018-2019 Best Hospitals issue. Rush University Medical Center has received Vizient's Quality Leadership Award, ranking second among 99 academic medical centers across the country. In 2018, Rush was named a leader in LGBT health care equality by the Human Rights Campaign for the ninth consecutive year, and was one of only five hospitals from across the nation to be recognized by the American Hospital Association as an honoree for its annual Equity of Care Award.
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About Rush University Medical Center
One of the nation’s leading academic systems for health.Rush University System for Health brings together some of the brightest minds in medicine, research and academics. Rush ranked No. 2 in the nation among leading academic medical centers in a study conducted by Vizient, a health care services company.We’ve been named a Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog Group, and Rush is ranked among the top 50 hospitals in five specialties — with two in the top 10 — in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-2020 Best Hospitals rankings.At Rush, physicians, nurses, advanced practice providers, allied health clinicians and researchers enjoy a team-based culture that leverages their collective expertise and is driven by discovery and excellence.We’re shaping the future of health care by making it more personal, accessible and transparent, while also inspiring and empowering the next generation of health care providers.