Location: Oak Park, Illinois
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 Interventional Radiologist. The position will primarily cover Rush Oak Park Hospital procedural and clinical work. There is a resident coverage for consults and procedural assistance at all times. The candidate will also have time to practice in downtown campus and be part of general call coverage pool which includes both hospitals. Qualified candidates must have or be eligible for board certification in IR/DR. The position offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and an academic appointment commensurate with experience.
The VIR Division at Rush has excellent collaborative relationship with Vascular Surgery, Transplant Surgery, Hepatology, Oncology/Oncologic Surgery and Gynecology with robust work flow. IR program is clinically oriented with a very busy inpatient consult and outpatient clinic volume. The program currently has 6 faculty and 2 NPs which are planned to increase to 4. The program also has 4 categorical integrated IR/DR, 2 independent IR/DR resident and one advanced VIR fellowship positions per year.
Our division performs the whole spectrum of vascular and interventional procedures including, below knee recanalizations for critical limb ischemia, aortic stent grafts for aneurysms and dissections, complex venous recanalizations, IVC filter placement and removal, all aspects of interventional oncologic procedures including radioembolization, chemoembolization, microwave, IRE, cryoablation, vertebral augmentation, biopsies, fibroid and AVM embolization, TIPS/BRTO, transjugular biopsy, dialysis interventions including percutaneous AV access creation and percutaneous peritoneal dialysis catheter placement, tunneled catheter placements (port/dialysis catheters), etc. We have a busy service starting the day at 6 am with morning rounds and performing around 30 cases with on call person finishing after 7 pm in most days. Call will be one weekday and every 7th weekend.
All IR faculty participates in multidisciplinary conferences, research publications, hospital committees, and quality initiatives. The selected candidate will work closely with IR/DR residents, fellows, and medical students from Rush Medical College and collaborate professionally and academically with professionals from surgery specialties, oncology, hepatology, gastroenterology, urology, radiation oncology, and organ transplant services. Familiarity with clinical practice model and research experience or interest are preferred.
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 2021-2022. This places the Medical Center among the top 20 of the 3,000 hospitals evaluated. U.S. News & World Report has also recognized nine Rush programs among the nation's best, including top 10 national rankings for neurology and neurosurgery and orthopedics. These accolades, along with many others that include a decade of Magnet(r) 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.