Rush University Medical Center, a nationally recognized clinical and academic institution invites applications for the Division Chief of Urology in the Department of Surgery. The Department has a long tradition of excellence and expertise in many clinical domains. The Division of Urology provides the highest quality of care for urological diseases and offers all new urologic technologies. Physicians in the program are experienced in the latest approaches in the field, including laparoscopic surgery and other minimally invasive techniques. The Urology Residency program is a fully accredited five-year training program in the top 50 ranked Urology residency programs.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to clinical service, teaching and mentoring surgical trainees and medical students, research achievement and is a creative leader with a strong record of collaborative leadership and commitment to academic excellence and community engagement. The successful candidate will have an established reputation in Urology and demonstrated experience in leading implementation of a vision through innovation and accountability. In addition, they will have credentials that merit appointment as Associate Professor or Professor, have an MD or equivalent degree, American Board Certification in Urology, possess a demonstrated commitment to innovation, and have the leadership skills necessary for guiding faculty development and advancement across research, clinical and academic missions. As a division leader, the Chief will provide an energetic and inventive vision for growing clinical volume and improving clinical productivity. The Chief will also work to facilitate collaborative work between a multidisciplinary group of physicians to grow and improve existing spheres of clinical care and develop new ones.
Rush Medical College was established in 1837 and is one of the oldest medical colleges in the United States. Rush University Medical Center is one of the largest private academic medical centers in Illinois, with completion of the most comprehensive construction and facilities renovation program in its history. The “Rush Transformation” process has invested in new technology and facilities, culminating in a new Tower hospital that opened in January 2012, uniquely designed to deliver patient care safely and efficiently. Rush University has over 2,000 students and offers more than 30 degree or certificate options throughout its four colleges. Rush is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Rush is ranked in 9 of 16 categories in U.S. News & World Report's 2015-2016 "America's Best Hospital's" issue, and is one of the two top-ranked hospitals in Illinois overall
Nominations or letters of interest that include a curriculum vitae should be sent to:
Rose Sprinkle, Faculty Recruitment
Rush is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.
HOSPITAL ENVIRONMENTRush University Medical Center is an academic medical center that encompasses a 669-bed hospital serving adults and children. In January 2012, Rush opened a new 376-bed hospital building, known as the Tower, which is part of the Medical Center’s major renovation of its campus. Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation’s to...p-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research. The Medical Center also offers more than 70 highly selective residency and fellowship programs in medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties.Rush is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Rush is ranked in 9 of 16 categories in U.S. News & World Report's 2015-2016 "America's Best Hospital's" issue, and is one of the two top-ranked hospitals in Illinois overall. Rush was one of four hospitals in the country that the American Hospital Association honored for equity of care in June of 2015. Rush was the first hospital in Illinois serving adults and children to receive Magnet status – the highest honor in nursing – and the first in Illinois to earn a fourth four-year designation. Rush has been ranked among the country's top 100 hospitals — and 15 major teaching hospitals — three times by Truven Health Analytics, a leading provider of health care data and analytics. The Human Rights Campaign, a civil rights group that advocates for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender equality, has named Rush a Leader in LGBT Health Equality for eight consecutive years.Rush is an Equal Opportunity Employer