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Academic Emergency Medicine Physician

Rush University Medical Center - Chicago, Illinois  
The Department of Emergency Medicine at Rush University Medical Center seeks an emergency medicine residency trained, Board Certified/Eligible physician.
This recruitment is part of a key strategic growth initiative for the medical center.
Rush opened a new hospital in January 2012, which is home to the new, state-of-the-art Emergency Department with an annual volume of 70,000.
Ideal candidates will join the team with an academic appointment and the opportunity for professional growth and nonclinical time.
The Department of Emergency Medicine is committed to building upon the excellent patient centric care with a strong focus on the patient experience.

The Department has made recent updates to the compensation structure and currently provides a competitive market base salary with an incentive bonus opportunity up to 30% of the base salary. Shifts are 9 hours in length with the replacement physician coming at hour 8 to allow for 1 hour of overlap to decrease sign-outs.
There are currently 72 hours of physician coverage per day, and we are actively recruiting for 81 hours of physician coverage, 33 hours of scribe coverage per day and an additional 16 hours of NP/PA coverage per day which allows average physician patient per hour of 2.05.
The Department is also actively restructuring the number of shifts per physician per year to maintain competitive with local Emergency Medicine departments.

As an academic department, the Rush Department of Emergency Medicine trains rotating residents from multiple specialties, medical students and physician assistants and is in the process of starting a residency program for July 2017.
It is academically affiliated with the Stroger Hospital of Cook County (Cook County Hospital) Emergency Medicine Residency through an overarching master affiliation agreement between both institutions and sponsors the joint Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Fellowship and Simulation Laboratory Fellowship.
The ED is supported by social workers, a chaplain and a child life specialist in addition to consultants representing all specialties in medicine and surgery who take 24 hour call for the ED.
The attending staff are Rush employed physicians and receive full benefits at group rates, CME reimbursement, malpractice insurance and a robust retirement package. YourMembership. Category: Healthcare, Keywords: Emergency Physician