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 Colorectal Surgeon. Candidates must be board certified in General Surgery and board certified/board eligible in Colon and Rectal Surgery. The predominant criteria for appointment are: a major commitment to research, teaching, and patient satisfaction, excellence in clinical care, and institutional service. Experience in all aspects of colon and rectal surgery is highly desired. The ideal candidate for this position is a colorectal surgeon with experience in advanced laparoscopy and robotics. Candidates should be eligible for a faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in a multidisciplinary program including GI tumor board as well as inflammatory bowel disease multidisciplinary clinic.
Providers in the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery take a collaborative approach to the surgical and non-surgical management of the full range of colorectal conditions, working with multidisciplinary partners throughout the organization - including gastroenterologists, geneticists, medical and radiation oncologists, diagnostic and interventional radiologists, pathologists, urogynecologists and urologists - as well as referring providers in the communities we serve, to provide coordinated care tailored to the needs of each patient. In recognition of our high-quality, patient-centered care, the gastroenterology and GI Surgery program at Rush University Medical Center was ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report . Additionally, the colon cancer surgery program at Rush University Medical Center was recognized as a high-performing program.
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.