Academic Medical Group, Hospital, Public and Private
Nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report, Rush University Medical Center’s Division of Geriatric Medicine seeks a motivated, board-certified/board-eligible palliative medicine physician to serve as a clinician-educator at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.
This opportunity is ideal for the Palliative Medicine physician who is interested in an urban academic teaching hospital and working within a robust and rapidly growing interdisciplinary palliative medicine team. This position includes patient care (inpatient consultation and outpatient clinic), education and scholarly productivity. Additional highlights include:
Being a part of a well-established Palliative Medicine section, established in 2010 within the Geriatric Division of the Department of Internal Medicine
Interface with a diverse patient population (socioeconomic, cultural, and disease processes)
Serve as a core clinical faculty member for a strong ACGME-accredited Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowship in a joint venture with neighboring Cook County Hospital
Partner with an onsite inpatient hospice unit
Participation in opportunities in workforce development, workforce resiliency research and quality improvement
Provide mentorship and continuing education within the Schools of Medicine and Nursing at Rush University Medical Center
The potential to gain protected time for leadership and academic productivity
The ideal applicant will be fellowship-trained in Palliative Medicine with board-certification in his/her primary specialty, as well as board-certification or board eligibility in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Experience with substance abuse and addiction medicine is preferred. Candidates with a strong interest in presenting and publishing at the regional and national level are encouraged to apply. The position offers competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and an academic appointment commensurate with experience.
Qualifications include board certified or board eligible with the American Board of Medical Specialties in Palliative Medicine. In addition, strong background and skills in clinical practice, interdisciplinary teamwork and clinical teaching, are essential. Clinical teaching is required. Applicant must qualify for Rush University Medical Center medical staff privileges.
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. Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation’s top-ranked nursing col...leges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research. The Medical Center also offers more than 70 highly selective residency and fellowship programs in medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties. Rush is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Rush is ranked in 8 of 16 categories in U.S. News & World Report's 2016-2017 "America's Best Hospital's" issue, and is one of the two top-ranked hospitals in Illinois overall. Rush was one of four hospitals in the country that the American Hospital Association honored for equity of care in June of 2017. Rush was the first hospital in Illinois serving adults and children to receive Magnet status – the highest honor in nursing – and the first in Illinois to earn a fourth four-year designation. Rush has been ranked among the country's top 100 hospitals — and 15 major teaching hospitals — four times by Truven Health Analytics, a leading provider of health care data and analytics. The Human Rights Campaign, a civil rights organization that advocates for equality for people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and/or queer/questioning named Rush University Medical Center a leader in LGBT Health Equality for the ninth consecutive year.
Rush is an Equal Opportunity Employer