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Job Title: Neurointensivist
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Department: Department of Neurological Sciences

Position Description:

The Department of Neurological Sciences at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago is seeking a neurointensivists to join our distinguished neurocritical care program. This program will continue to expand and accrue candidates until a collaborative team of eight fellowship-trained neurointensivists is assembled. This position is a full-time faculty position. Candidates should be eligible for faculty appointment in Rush Medical College at the rank of assistant or associate professor.

The new Neurosciences Critical Care Unit at Rush is a state-of-the-art 28-bed unit housed in the acute and critical care tower of the new Rush hospital, which opened its doors in January 2012. The unit is adjacent to a 128-slice dual energy CT scanner, and is staffed by a dedicated team of multidisciplinary specialists, including three full-time endovascular surgeons, two vascular neurosurgeons and four stroke neurologists. The breadth of patient care is diverse, with over 100 subarachnoid hemorrhages and 200 intracerebral hemorrhages a year. The Rush Neuroscience ICU is a closed-unit model with a dedicated team of residents, fellows, nurse practitioners, a pharmacist, nutritionist and the neurointensivist who is the primary attending physician.

Candidates should be board-certified or board-eligible and have completed a UCNS-accredited, two- year neurocritical care fellowship. Consistent with Rush’s mission, a premium is placed on high quality teaching by the University and Department of Neurological Sciences. The department is committed to teaching and research, often overlapping to provide the greatest impact for our patients, for advancing research and for our trainees. The department infrastructure provides an environment conducive to fostering strong, lasting mentor relationships, and is fully supportive of helping faculty members accomplish their research goals. Rush is a UCNS-accredited fellowship training program that currently trains three fellows each year. Participation in, as well as development of, clinical trials and protocols are encouraged and facilitated by our own section research coordinator.

Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with experience.

Additional Information: Rush University Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Contact Information
Leah Tyrrell
Department of Neurological Sciences
Phone: (312) 563-3607

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