Advanced Practice Provider - Neurocritical Care
Advanced Practice Provider | Rush University Medical Center – Chicago | Neurology

Neurocritical Care Advanced Practice Provider

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL

Rush University Medical Center, a nationally recognized clinical and academic institution and the teaching hospital for Rush Medical and Nursing Colleges, located in downtown Chicago, invites applications for the position of Neurocritical Care Advanced Practice Provider to join their team. This role will be joining a team of # Neurocritical Care APPs managing complex patients on the inpatient side.

This is an opportunity for a motivated individual to participate in patient assessment, diagnosis, procedures, treatment planning as part of the Neurocritical Care Program at Rush University Medical Center. The APP Service cares for dedicated 12 beds within the 28-bed Neuroscience ICU, provides care for patients with intracerebral hemorrhages, strokes, subarachnoid hemorrhages, traumatic brain injury, status epilepticus, brain infections, and other neurological emergencies. The successful candidate is part of a multidisciplinary team lead by the attending neurointensivist, and including a neurocritical care fellow, critical care pharmacists and nutritionist. The APP will autonomously manage the medical care of our neurocritical care patients, perform bedside procedures as well as conduct family meetings. The APP ensures patient outcomes are achieved on a timely basis and resources are used in an efficient manner. The APP collaborates in the development and implementation of standards of care based on current research and evidence.

Clinical and educational collaboration with Neurology, Neurosurgery and other related services is expected. Continuing education in the subspecialty is encouraged and supported. Opportunities for clinical research if desired are present as well.

*Applicants with previous ICU experience preferred but not required. Relevant RN-level experience may be considered.

*APRN candidates for this position must be acute care certified.

Neurocritical Care Department

  • Currently team of 8 APP’s in the department
  • Schedule is rotating day/night shifts, with average of 5 overnights per month
  • No outpatient clinic responsibility: we provide coverage in a closed ICU

Rush University System for Health (RUSH) is an academic health system whose mission is to improve the health of the individuals and the diverse communities it serves through the integration of outstanding patient care, education, research and community partnerships.

RUSH includes RUSH University Medical Center, RUSH University, RUSH Copley Medical Center and RUSH Oak Park Hospital, as well as numerous outpatient care facilities. RUSH University, with more than 2,500 students, is a health sciences university that comprises RUSH Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences and the Graduate College.

RUSH is an elite medical community recognized yearly for excellence in patient care, medical discovery and clinical expertise. We’re proud to have received Vizient’s Quality and Accountability Study, ranking second among 99 academic medical centers across the country. All three RUSH hospitals have earned the LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader designation in the Healthcare Equality Index. Our physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses and staff are the heartbeat of our health system’s ongoing success. We know how important it is to recruit and retain exceptional staff and faculty to execute our mission.

Join RUSH and become part of one of the nation’s best healthcare systems.

RUSH is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Rush University Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or Protected Veteran status.

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Recruiter, Faculty and Provider Recruitment

Why Rush?

Best HospitalsRush University Medical Center is an elite medical community recognized for excellence in patient care, medical discovery and clinical expertise. Our continued pursuits have earned Rush University Medical Center the distinction of being on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Honor Roll for 2020-2021. This places the Medical Center amongst the top 20 of the 3,000 hospitals evaluated. U.S. News & World Report has also recognized 11 Rush programs amongst the nation’s best, including top five national rankings for orthopedics, neurology and neurosurgery.

These accolades, along with many others that include a decade of Magnet® designation, are a reflection of the collective efforts and commitment to excellence demonstrated by our physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses and medical staff.


Rush is united by diversity, inclusion and a commitment to health equity. Rush is also a perennial “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality.”

Quality of life

Chicago offers an excellent selection of homes in downtown, suburban and rural locations, as well as public and private schools and colleges. Local museums, entertainment, culture and the arts are world-class. Celebrated restaurants, craft breweries and local distilleries abound.

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Research at Rush

Rush is currently involved in more than 1,600 research studies, many NIH-funded. Rush’s long tradition of discovery dates back to determining the causes of scarlet fever, heart attacks and sickle cell anemia. Today we’re also leaders in neurosciences, cancer, immunology, infection, regenerative medicine and more. Join us in spearheading life-changing research at the national level.

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