Why Work at RUSH

Mamata Alwarshetty, MD, is a cardiologist at Rush Copley Medical Center.

Why Work at RUSH

Find your health care career and join a proud, dedicated team of professionals that makes excellence the daily standard. 

Find your health care career and join a proud, dedicated team of professionals that makes excellence the daily standard. 

About RUSH

A destination for top health care talent, RUSH exemplifies a team-based culture in which the outcomes are among the nation’s best. Become part of an internationally renowned academic medical system that puts one goal above all others — providing outstanding care. Here’s how we do it. 

Focus on Quality

Excellence is the reason RUSH hospitals are consistently ranked as some of the top hospitals in the country when it comes to quality care, patient safety and innovation. What does excellence look like? For a more comprehensive overview, see our recognitions and accreditations page. Below are a few highlights:

  • Nursing excellence: All of our hospitals — RUSH University Medical Center, RUSH Copley Medical Center and RUSH Oak Park Hospital — have received Magnet designation, the highest recognition given for nursing excellence.
  • High CMS ratings: All three RUSH hospitals received high marks for quality and patient experience from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), with RUSH University Medical Center and RUSH Oak Park Hospital earning five-star ratings (highest designation) and RUSH Copley Medical Center earning four stars.
  • Top patient safety ratings: For another consecutive year, RUSH Copley Medical Center and RUSH Oak Park Hospital earned grade “A” ratings for patient safety: the highest possible score in the industry.
  • Among the nation's elite hospitals: U.S. News & World Report ranked RUSH University Medical Center among the best in the nation out of nearly 3,000 hospitals evaluated.

Commitment to Employee Growth and Satisfaction

At our core, we believe that respecting and investing in our team members drives excellence. We want to encourage you to pursue your career goals while caring for your well-being, listening to your individual perspectives and valuing your contributions. Here are a few ways we show our appreciation: 

Investing in Your Professional Growth

  • Free classes and training programs to help you improve your skills and performance
  • Tuition assistance and financial support to help you pursue degree programs or pay for non-degree courses that support your current and future career goals
  • A free LinkedIn Learning account to help you discover and develop business, technology-related and creative skills

Valuing Your Contributions

  • Competitive salaries
  • Generous employee benefits package
  • Employee award programsEvents to recognize outstanding achievements by staff, leaders and teams

Caring for Your Well-Being

  • Free personal and professional development programs
  • Short-term counseling services
  • Information about resources for childcare and eldercare, legal support and financial planning
  • Guides to help you care for yourself emotionally, mentally, physically and financially

Seeking Your Point of View

  • Town hall meetings to keep you informed and give you an opportunity to ask questions of leadership
  • Regular surveys that allow you to share your thoughts and feelings about the institution and your work environment

Leadership in Health Care Education

RUSH University in Chicago is the academic engine of RUSH. It offers more than 40 degree and certificate programs across medicine, nursing, allied health and biomedical research; more than 60 postgraduate training programs for medical residents and fellows; and continuing education options.

The University elevates clinical care and nurtures an atmosphere where lifelong learning is a watchword. As an employee, you'll have the chance to pursue degree programs with tuition assistance available for most programs.

Environmental Sustainability

Improving the health of our community – and our planet – anchors all that we do. We are addressing social and environmental determinants of health to advance health equity and environmental sustainability, investing and innovating today so that our community and our planet thrive for generations to come. Learn more about our efforts on our Environmental Sustainability page.

Leadership in LGBTQ Health Care Equality

For two years in a row, all three RUSH hospitals have earned the LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader designation in the Healthcare Equality Index. 

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There's something important that unites us.

It's excellence.

Apply for an open position and add plus one to the Rush team. 


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