Psychiatry Nurse Practitioner Residency Program Fellow


Rush University Medical Center presents exciting opportunities for Psychiatry Nurse Practitioner Residencies in Adult Psychiatry (Howard Brown Health), Integrated Care (Heartland Health Centers), Child Community Psychiatry (Rush) and Adult Psychiatry with a focus on substance use (Rush).

This is a 12 month, full-time salaried position. The NP resident will have a variety of precepted clinical experiences and by the mid-point in the residency will have the opportunity to develop a patient panel in a select clinic. Residencies include specialty rotations in substance use services, integrated care and child psychiatry in a variety of community sites. This is an interdisciplinary training program and includes working with teams at the study site(s). Residents practice 32 hours a week and one day is devoted to learning sessions that build from core clinical competences to management of complex conditions. Residents will complete a site specific quality project which will hone their leadership/research skills.

Qualified candidates must be within 18 months of graduation from a MSN NP or DNP program. Candidate is to be certified as an FNP (Heartland) or PMHNP (Howard Brown, Rush). They must commit to the full 12 months of residency and interest in practice with the underserved, individuals dealing with substance use, or children.

Maggie McGauley

Maggie McGauley

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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.

Maggie McGauley

Maggie McGauley

Faculty Recruiter

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