During a period of exciting strategic growth, Rush University Children’s Hospital is recruiting a full-time, board certified/eligible Pediatric Pulmonologist. The position offers substantial opportunities for research support and collaborations with multiple service lines. The position is tailored to meet the needs of the applicant, including resources to support a laboratory and/or clinical research program. The position offers a highly competitive salary and benefits.
The Section of Pediatric Pulmonology at Rush provides comprehensive care for infants, children and adolescents with pulmonary disorders. The program offers advanced care for complex asthma, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, congenital lung diseases, neuromuscular disorders and cystic fibrosis. The Section has a bronchoscopy service and a state of the art pediatric pulmonary function lab with facilities for exercise challenge, plethysmography and impulse oscillometry.
The Rush Cystic Fibrosis Center, made up of pediatric and adult physicians, provides comprehensive managed care with full participation by gastroenterology, endocrinology and infectious disease specialists as well as advanced nurse practitioners, respiratory therapists, palliative care specialists, a social worker, dietician, psychologist and genetic counselor. The Rush Cystic Fibrosis Center was one of the six centers in the country to participate in the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation sponsored quality improvement collaborative OneCFLLC2. The Center houses multiple research, quality improvement and clinical effectiveness projects.
Clinical duties include providing patient care in out-patient clinics (pediatric pulmonary, CF, and neuromuscular), consults in pediatric unit, NICU and PICU. Other duties include teaching medical students and residents. Protected time for research is allocated to meet the need of the applicant's research program.
This recruitment is part of a key strategic growth initiative within the Department of Pediatrics. Rush 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.
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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