Emergency Medicine - Clinical Faculty
Faculty/Clinical Faculty | Medical College - Main Campus | Emergency Medicine

The Department of Emergency Medicine at Rush University Medical Center seeks an emergency medicine residency trained, Board Certified/Eligible physician. Ideal candidates will join the team with an academic appointment and the opportunity for professional growth and nonclinical time.

The Department provides a competitive market base salary with an incentive bonus opportunity up to 30% of the base salary. Faculty members receive full benefits, CME reimbursement, malpractice insurance and a robust retirement package. Shifts are 9 hours in length with the replacement physician coming at hour 8 to allow for 1 hour of overlap to decrease sign-outs. There are currently 72 hours of physician coverage per day and 12 hours of NP/PA coverage which allows average physician patient per hour of 2.05.

The Department sees 70,000 patients a year in its new state-of-the-art facility. Rush Emergency Medicine proudly serves one of the most diverse urban communities in the country. The team trains rotating residents from multiple specialties, medical students and PAs and recently launched a new residency program. It is academically affiliated with the Cook County Emergency Medicine Residency Program and sponsors the joint Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Fellowship and Simulation Laboratory Fellowship. The ED is supported by social workers, and a chaplain in addition to consultants representing all specialties in medicine and surgery who take 24 hour call for the ED.

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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