Emergency Medicine - Rush Oak Park Hospital
The Department of Emergency Medicine at Rush Oak Park Hospital is seeking a full-time, residency trained, Board Certified / Board Eligible Emergency Medicine Physician. With an annual volume of 35,000 patients, the ED is well- staffed with 40 hours of physician coverage and 24 hours of mid-level provider coverage daily. We are in the process of building a brand new, state of the art emergency department that will be completed in 2018. EM physicians are employed by the hospital and receive a competitive benefits package with night and weekend shift differentials, CME allowance and paid time off. The EM group is democratic with an equal distribution of shifts and has been very stable, maintaining a collegial and cooperative atmosphere. The emergency department is committed to delivering excellent, patient-focused care and was recently ranked first in the Chicago area in lowest patient wait times. Our affiliation with Rush University Medical Center allows for easy transfers of patients requiring tertiary care. Rush Oak Park Hospital is conveniently located 10 miles from downtown Chicago and in a desirable residential neighborhood.
Rush Oak Park Hospital has been a key healthcare provider in the community for more than 100 years. In 1997, Rush University Medical Center (RUMC) assumed full management of the hospital’s operations and brought its renowned services, programs and physicians to Rush Oak Park Hospital (ROPH). This powerful partnership combines the convenience and personal touch of a community hospital with the technology, and expertise of a major university medical center. Rush Oak Park Hospital also includes The Breast Center, state-of-the-art interventional Radiology and Surgical Suites, and the Center for Diabetes and Endocrine Care. The newly renovated Rush Radiation Therapy Center offers the identical high-level equipment such as the Varian Clinic iX Linear accelerator renowned specialists and external beam radiation therapy services as our Rush University Medical campus. Rush Oak Park hospital is also home to the Rush Medical Office Building, 135,000 square feet that houses an advanced MRI, nearly 30 medical offices and has been awarded the Gold Seal of approval by the Joint Commission on accreditation of healthcare organizations.
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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