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Neurohospitalist – Clinical Faculty


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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 Neurohospitalist.

The Department of Neurological Sciences at Rush University Medical Center is proud to announce the opening of a new position as a Neurohospitalist in the distinguished Neurology Program. This program is recruiting applicants interested to join a team that is continuously growing and looking for the next clinical and research breakthroughs. The neurohospitalists will have a team of residents to work with to provide care for both patients admitted to the general neurology inpatient service. The successful candidate will have completed ACGME accredited neurology residency. Candidates with additional training or experience in hospital neurology or stroke are additionally welcome. Candidates should be Board Certified/Board Eligible in Neurology. This is a full-time faculty position. The predominant criteria include: excellence in clinical care, a strong desire to teach, and a commitment to research and scholarly activity that advances the field of medicine. There will be opportunities to participate in quality improvement, patient safety and utilization review within the department and institutionally. There will be opportunities to advance telehealth initiatives.

The Department of Neurological Sciences has more than 100 faculty belonging to 12 sections and research laboratories as well as 25 APPs. The hospital has 603 beds, and the neurology department has general, epilepsy, neuromuscular, neuroimmunology, stroke, and neurocritical care inpatient and consult services. Faculty members are actively engaged in clinical care, research and education of 50 residents and fellows.

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.


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

Kara Confer
Director, Faculty and Provider Recruitment

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October 2023

Contact for more information:

Kara Confer
Director, Faculty and Provider Recruitment