Location: Chicago, Illinois
The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology at Rush University Medical Center, a nationally recognized clinical and academic institution and the teaching hospital for Rush Medical and Nursing Colleges, is seeking a full-time Pediatric Cardiologist to join our clinical faculty at the rank of Associate Professor and above. The candidate will be part of a small, dedicated group of pediatric and adult congenital cardiologists working collaboratively with Rush's Maternal Fetal Medicine team and Obstetrics Group in caring for our diverse and complex patient population.
Qualified candidates must have an MD or DO degree, be board-certified/eligible in Pediatric Cardiology and maintain board certification (MOC), must be fellowship trained with a focus on inpatient and general non-invasive pediatric cardiology, and must be licensed or able to obtain a license in the State of Illinois to practice without restriction. TEE and fetal echo skills/training are preferred. Responsibilities will include consultation and follow-up, with opportunities for program development, leadership, clinical research, and teaching.
The ideal candidate will be mid-career with 5+ years of clinical practice with a focus in non-invasive imaging and has shown clinical leadership and mentorship experience in fetal cardiac imaging and inpatient clinical care. In addition, candidates should possess a strong commitment to education and research. Rush is home to an outstanding Pediatric training program, and the position has a strong teaching component for medical students, residents, and fellows.
Rush University System for Health (RUSH) 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 comprises 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 amongst the top 20 of the 3,000 hospitals evaluated. U.S. News & World Report has also recognized nine 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, are a reflection of 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. For the second consecutive year, all three Rush University System for Health hospitals have earned the LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader designation in the Healthcare Equality Index.