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 Outpatient Geriatric Psychiatrist. This position will be split with either Consult Liaison, Emergency Psychiatry, or an Adult Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic.
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Rush University Medical Center is recruiting a full-time academic clinical faculty member for a position in our Outpatient Geriatric Psychiatry Clinic embedded in the US News and World Report's 14th ranked Department of Geriatric Medicine. This position offers academic rank and salary commensurate with experience. Eligible candidates should be American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology board certified or eligible and possess a strong clinical background with a broad range of behavioral health disorders impacting the geriatric patient population. Candidates with fellowship training in Geriatric Psychiatry are encouraged to apply. Candidates should have a passion for academic medicine and education. The candidate will supervise and teach residents, medical students and other trainees affiliated with Rush University. Additional opportunities to pursue an active role in the Medical College, Residency Training, and Department and University Administration are available.
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. T...hese 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. 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.