Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Clinical Faculty
Rush University Medical Center
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Internal Number: 274110
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Rush University Medical Center is a nationally recognized clinical and academic institution and the teaching hospital for Rush Medical and Nursing Colleges, located in downtown Chicago. The department invites applications to join our rapidly growing child and adolescent mental health division. Two positions are currently available: 1) general Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist and 2) Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist or Child & Adolescent PsychiatricAdvanced Practice Provider with specialized interest in autism and neurodevelopmental disabilities (NDDs). Both positions will primarily support outpatient clinical services at the RUMC main campus in downtown Chicago, with options for hybrid (in-clinic/remote) clinics and participation in the development of new clinics.
The Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry includes outpatient, consult-liaison, collaborative care, Literacy Program and specialized multidisciplinary programs in autism/neurodevelopment, trauma-focused interventions, LGBTQ+ and early childhood. This position will offer an excellent opportunity for clinical work and career development with resident and fellow supervision, teaching and potential for an administrative role. In addition to these duties, participation in research projects, community education, as well as academic presentations of clinical and research related work is greatly encouraged and supported.
Qualified candidates must be board certified in Psychiatry and BE/BC in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. For the autism position, a Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Provider with experience working with neurodevelopmental disorders (NDD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) across the lifespan would also be considered. This position is focused on direct treatment and training with strong possibility of programmatic growth and development. Additional opportunities exist for innovative delivery of care in non-traditional settings (e.g., schools), including co-location in other medical and non-psychiatric venues. Engagement in clinical research depending on the candidates interest, experience, and professional developmental goals is available.
Successful candidates would participate in specialized diagnostic evaluations, psychopharmacological treatment, and mentor trainees. They are also encouraged to participate in clinical trials and engage with our community outreach through local and national organizations, community education, as well as academic presentations. Opportunities for growing administrative and research leadership skills are available and strongly supported. These positions offer competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and an academic appointment commensurate with experience. Candidates interested in working on supportive, multidisciplinary, dynamic teams, and practice cutting edge medicine through research and community-based interventions models are strongly encouraged to apply.
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.