Movement Disorders Advanced Practice Provider
Advanced Practice Provider | Rush University Medical Center – Chicago | Neurology

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 Movement Disorders Advanced Practice Provider.

*Interested candidates, please apply here!

The Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Program at RUSH University Medical Center, Chicago, is expanding its Movement Disorder Program. We are seeking an Advanced Practice Provider to join two physician assistants and twelve full-time Movement Disorders specialists in its program focused on Patient Care, Research and Education. RUSH University holds several Centers of Excellence designations for Parkinson’s disease, Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, Lewy Body Dementia, Tourette Syndrome, Ataxia, and Huntington disease and is the longest established movement disorder program in Chicagoland. This role includes no call or weekends, and is entirely outpatient.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct thorough neurologic assessments of patients (both in-person and through telemedicine) by performing physical examinations, obtaining a detailed medical history, ordering, and interpreting appropriate diagnostic tests
  • Develop individualized evidence-based treatment plans for patients with movement disorders including, but not limited to Parkinson’s disease, atypical parkinsonism, essential tremor, cervical dystonia, Tourette’s, and tics
  • Perform procedures such as botulinum toxin injections and deep brain stimulation programming
  • Document patient encounters accurately and in a timely manner, utilizing electronic medical records systems

Benefits:

  • Generous benefits including 26 PTO days, 10 sick days, 5 CME days, $2,500 stipend for CME reimbursement, and 8 hours of weekly administration time
  • No weekend, call, or holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement at RUSH
  • Student loan repayment (up to $12,000) 

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree and board certification required
  • Current Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner Illinois license and board certification
  • Must have full prescription authority and maintain current D.E.A. licensure
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish rapport with patients, families, and the healthcare team
  • Proficiency in using electronic medical records systems, EPIC preferred
  • Commitment to evidence-based practice and continuous professional development
  • 1 year neurology experience preferred but new grads welcome to apply

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 third 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 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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Kara Confer
Kara Confer
Director, 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.

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