Section Chief, Advanced Heart Failure
Leadership | Rush University Medical Center – Chicago | Cardiology

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 Section Chief of Advanced Heart Failure. Candidates must possess subspeciality certification in Cardiology as well as Advanced Heart Failure, Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support. Candidates must have an outstanding record of commitment to clinical service, research, and substantial administrative experience. In addition, candidates must be currently at the Associate Professor level or higher and possess a commitment to innovation in the field and the leadership skills necessary for faculty development and the advancement of clinical and academic missions. Prior leadership experience, ideally leading an advanced heart failure program is preferred.

Rush has specialists devoted to diagnosing and treating virtually every type of heart problem. Comprehensive care for treating and preventing heart disease includes General cardiology services, Chicago’s first dedicated center for women’s heart care, early detection and screening programs including a preventative/lipid program, advanced techniques in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery including a renowned ECMO and LVAD program, a state-of-the-art interventional cardiology program including cutting-edge structural interventions, comprehensive electrophysiology with arrhythmia and device services, adult congenital heart disease, cardio-oncology, cardio-nutrition, cardiometabolic clinic, cardio-rheumatology, Amyloid program, cardiac rehabilitation, and specialized treatment and follow-up care for people at all stages of heart failure and its complications and clinical research, evaluating new medicines, devices and procedures in heart care. Rush heart patients benefit from the availability of the most advanced diagnostic techniques in heart care today.

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 2021-2022. This places the Medical Center among the top 20 of the 3,000 hospitals evaluated. U.S. News & World Report has also recognized nine Rush programs among the nation’s best, including top 10 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 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.

Diversity

Rush is united by diversity, inclusion and a commitment to health equity. Rush is also a perennial “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality.”

Quality of life

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.