Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner


The Rush University College of Nursing ( invites applications for the position of faculty member for the Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program within the Department of Community, Systems and Mental Health Nursing. Expectations and emphasis for this position include teaching, student advising, service to the University and related scholarly activity. Rush is renowned for its Practitioner-Teacher model and faculty practice opportunities can be accommodated. The Program is ranked #1 for 2019 by U.S. News & World Report. Students entering the Program graduate with a Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP).The appointment of academic rank and salary are dependent on prior experience and achievements.

This is a 12-month faculty position.


Position responsibilities include:

·         Clinical Practice

·         Teaching and education.

·         Student advising.

·         Service to the University and the College.

·         Scholarly activity.


·         Position qualifications include:

·         Earned doctorate (e.g., DNP, Ph.D.).

·         National certification (or eligibility for national certification) as an Psychiatric/Mental

·         Health Nurse Practitioner.

·         At least two years of advanced practice nursing experience.


The executive search firm The Hollander Group has been selected to assist the Rush University College of Nursing search committee in its efforts for this recruitment.

Review of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Applications - comprising cover letter, curriculum vitae and list of professional references with contact information – should be submitted in electronic form to Note that no references will be contacted without the permission of the candidate.


Requests for additional information and nominations for the position should be directed to:

Sharon M. Flynn Hollander, MSN, MBA or Clifford R. Hollander, Ph.D.


Phone: 202-270-8772



Rush University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to a diverse faculty and encourages applications from minorities and individuals with disabilities, as well as veteran.

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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