Location: Chicago, Illinois
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 Medical Director for the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CICU). 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.
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 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(r) 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.