Emergency Medicine Physician
The Department of Emergency Medicine at Rush seeks a full-time, residency trained, Board Certified / Board Eligible Emergency Medicine Physician. Ideal candidates will join the team with an academic appointment and the opportunity for professional growth and nonclinical time. The Department provides a competitive market base salary with an incentive bonus opportunity up to 30% of the base salary. Faculty members receive full benefits, CME reimbursement, malpractice insurance and a robust retirement package. Shifts are 9 hours in length with the replacement physician coming at hour 8 to allow for 1 hour of overlap to decrease sign-outs. There are currently 72 hours of physician coverage per day, 33 hours of scribe coverage and 16 hours of NP/PA coverage which allows average physician patient per hour of 2.05. The Department sees 72,000 patients a year in its new state-of-the-art facility. Rush Emergency Medicine proudly serves one of the most diverse urban communities in the country. The team trains rotating residents from multiple specialties, medical students and PAs and recently launched a new residency program. It is academically affiliated with the Cook County Emergency Medicine Residency Program and sponsors the joint Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Fellowship and Simulation Laboratory Fellowship. The ED is supported by social workers, a chaplain and a child life specialist in addition to consultants representing all specialties in medicine and surgery who take 24 hour call for the ED.
More about Rush University Medical Center:
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 colleges, 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 7 of 16 categories in U.S. News & World Report's 2018–2019 “America's Best Hospitals” 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 2018.
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 tenth consecutive year.
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