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Hospital Medicine- Advanced Practice Provider

Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois
Competitive salary + Benefits
Closing date
Apr 10, 2024

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Hospital Medicine
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Hospital / Medical Center
Employment Type


Excellence Works Here.


Rush University Medical Center, a nationally recognized clinical and academic institution located in downtown Chicago, invites applications for the positions of Hospital Medicine APP and Hospital Medicine Lead APP for their Long-Term Acute Care Hospital—RUSH Specialty Hospital. The new 100-bed facility will be a combined critical illness recovery and inpatient rehabilitation hospital on the Rush University Medical Center campus. The hospital is slated to open in early 2024 and will feature 44 critical illness recovery and 56 inpatient rehabilitation beds. The RUSH Specialty Hospital will be outfitted with the latest technology. The APP in this role will work in rotating shifts in collaboration with a hospital medicine physician.


This APP Hospitalist position offers unique opportunities:

  • RUSH is expanding care to critical illness recovery & inpatient rehabilitation patients in our new state of the art facility via a joint venture with Select Medical
  • Provide direct care to critical illness recovery & inpatient rehabilitation patient populations on a Hospitalist team of Physicians and APPs with a dedicated APP leader
  • Rush offers a competitive compensation package along with a full complement of benefits


*APRN candidates must hold acute care certification


*Advanced Practice Provider experience in an ICU setting required.


The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) is a licensed physician assistant (PA) or advanced practice registered nurse (APRN)

who functions as a member of the health care team to provide high quality, comprehensive acute and/or routine medical/surgical care of Rush University Medical Center patients within the scope of practice granted in accordance with the RUMC medical staff bylaws. The APP will promote collaboration between multiple disciplines to ensure cost effective and quality patient care. The individual who holds this position will exemplify the Rush mission, vision and values and act in accordance with the policies, procedures, guidelines of Rush, including the Rush University Medical Group Customer Service standards. Successful candidates will also meet all other state and federal regulatory practice and accreditation standards.


Rush has over 400 APPs across the enterprise that provide comprehensive patient care each day autonomously and in collaboration with other members of the health care team. With 2 Directors of Advanced Practice and 27 Lead APPs across the system, Rush’s vision is to have every APP practicing at full scope and top of license. APPs at Rush are highly competent, well-respected members of the healthcare team that contribute to the excellent quality care that Rush patients receive each day.


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 first 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.

Rush is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer





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