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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, is seeking an Advance Practice Provider to join our growing Primary Care team in the brand new Virtual First Clinic launching in fall 2023. We are seeking a passionate Advanced Practice Provider to help us build the primary care clinic of the future.
Virtual First Clinic will aim to recreate the experience all of us hope to have in healthcare by simplifying accessibility to quality healthcare and strengthening the provider-patient relationship. In this model, Rush faculty will deliver convenient and compassionate care for each patient using a technology-augmented, team-based approach. Our collective mission is to improve population health, enhance the patient experience, reduce unnecessary healthcare costs, improve clinical staff experience, and decrease health inequities.
The ideal team member is process-oriented, compassionate/empathetic, innovative, and has experience working in team-based models. Qualified applicants must be licensed physician assistants (PA) or advanced practice registered nurses (APRN) in IL, and possess a demonstrated history of professionalism, team building, and providing excellent clinical care. Advanced Practice Provider experience is required. The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) who assumes this role will function in collaboration with the physician faculty to co-lead the entire team and patient panel within the scope of practice granted in accordance with the RUMC medical staff bylaws. The APP will be expected to see patients independently where applicable.
Virtual First Clinic Model:
Rush has over 400 APPs across the enterprise that provide comprehensive patient care each day autonomously and in collaboration with other members of the healthcare team. With 2 Directors of Advanced Practice and 27 Lead APPs across the system, Rush's vision is to have every APP practicing at full scope and top of license. APPs at Rush are highly competent, well-respected members of the healthcare team that contribute to the excellent quality care that Rush patients receive each day.
Rush University System for Health 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 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 2022-2023. This places the Medical Center amongst the top 20 of the more than 4,500 hospitals evaluated. U.S. News & World Report has also recognized ten Rush programs amongst the nation’s best, including top ten national rankings for neurology and neurosurgery and orthopedics. These accolades, along with many others that include a decade of Magnet® designation, reflect the collective efforts and commitment to excellence demonstrated by our physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses and medical staff. Rush University Medical Center has received Vizient's Quality Leadership Award, ranking first among 99 academic medical centers across the country. All three Rush University System for Health hospitals have earned the LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader designation in the Healthcare Equality Index.
Rush is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer
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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Rush 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.”
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