Family Connects Chicago at RUSH – Advanced Practice Provider (part-time, 0.5 FTE)
Advanced Practice Provider | Rush University Medical Center – Chicago | Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Family Connects Chicago at RUSH – 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 Advanced Practice Provider for Family Connects Chicago at RUSH. This role will function as a 0.50 FTE clinical provider Monday-Friday with the Family Connects Chicago program at RUSH.

Family Connects Chicago at RUSH is an in-home nurse service available to Chicago families with newborns. The service is simple: A registered nurse visits your home around 3 weeks after birth to check on mom, baby and the whole family. Included is maternal and infant health assessment and linkage to community resources to support newborn care.

The Department of Academic Practice Nursing (DAPN) is a department within the College of Nursing. We share a vision to create an equitable health system for all by empowering nurses and interdisciplinary teams to provide person-centered, collaborative care in partnership with communities, and to translate nursing innovation into policy advocacy and academic practice scholarship. Our mission is to exemplify academic practice where individuals and communities receive excellent health care from nurse faculty leaders, interdisciplinary teams, and students who participate in innovative care delivery and education practices that provide opportunities for professional growth, scholarship dissemination, and advocacy.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Completes and documents an accurate history and physical examination of patients.
  • Conducts comprehensive or episodic health assessments and develops patient care plans.
  • Due to this being a grant-funded role, your length of employment is contingent upon and tied to the duration of the grant. Your employment will be terminated in the event that funding does not come to fruition or at the expiration of the grant, whichever occurs first.

*Applicants with previous experience in community-based care with underserved populations and/or adolescent and child health care preferred.

The Family Connects Chicago Psychological Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) is a licensed advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) who functions as a member of health care team to provide high quality, comprehensive acute and/or routine mental health care of patients seen by our Family Connects team within the scope of practice granted in accordance with the RUMC medical staff bylaws. The PMHNP will promote collaboration between multiple disciplines to ensure cost effective and quality patient care. The individual who holds this position will exemplify the Rush mission, vision and values and act in accordance with the policies, procedures, guidelines of Rush. Successful candidates will also meet all other state and federal regulatory practice and accreditation standards.

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.

Interested candidates, please send your CV and cover letter to:

Joseph Dauod

Recruiter, Faculty and Provider Recruitment

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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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.”

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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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