Rush University Medical Center is seeking experienced Advanced Practice Providers (NPs/PAs) to lead our newly formed Medical-Surgical critical care team. The new 14 bed Med-Surg ICU team will be staffed with 2 physicians, 8 APPs and 2 residents to provide 24/7 care to critically ill medical and surgical patients at Rush. This opportunity will require an anticipated 12-14 shifts per month and offers teaching and research opportunities to those who are interested. APPs will work autonomously and in collaboration with Rush attending physicians and be required to perform a number of technical skills including central and peripheral line placements, thoracentesis, and HD catheter placements, among other duties. Additionally APPs who meet criteria will have the opportunity for further leadership development as well as faculty appointments within the medical center.
Rush has over 400 APPs across the enterprise that provide comprehensive patient care each day autonomously and in collaboration with other members of the health care team. With 2 Directors of Advanced Practice and 27 Lead APPs across 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.
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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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