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We offer opportunities for nursing, physical, occupational, speech and respiratory therapy, pharmacy and other clinical roles in the Chicago, Illinois area.

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About RUSH Specialty Hospital - Critical Illness Recovery

RUSH Specialty Hospital, a partnership between Select Medical Corporation and Rush University System for Health, offers a dedicated critical illness recovery hospital in the heart of Chicago. It is committed to achieving exceptional patient outcomes and is looking for health care professionals to support its mission.

The 44-bed, critical illness recovery hospital sits within the Rush University Medical Center campus and specializes in helping critically ill patients breathe, speak, eat, walk and think again as independently as possible. The hospital is equipped with advanced technology that allows its care teams to support the extended care and recovery of patients. The care teams at RUSH Specialty Hospital believe in a compassionate approach to care, ensuring that each patient receives the personalized treatment they need for a successful recovery.

If your expertise lies in critical care, and you're passionate about supporting patients through their most challenging times, our hospital team wants you to apply.

Working at RUSH Specialty Hospital - Critical Illness Recovery

Our interdisciplinary care teams develop personalized treatment plans to meet patient needs, with a goal to improve over time and return to daily life. Learn what this looks like in the videos below.

Continuum of care
RUSH Inpatient Rehabilitation
We are dedicated to providing specialized care and advanced treatment to patients recovering from a range of medical issues, including stroke; brain, spinal cord or orthopedic injuries; neurological disease and other medically complex conditions. Our goal is to help patients rebuild function and return to life.
Continuum of care
RUSH Physical Therapy
We partner with patients to heal, relieve pain and get back to the things that are important. Our outpatient physical therapy locations offer occupational and hand therapy, sports medicine, workplace injury treatment and prevention, and specialized rehabilitation services.


We are committed to creating a culture of inclusivity and diversity while providing opportunities for professional growth and development.

  • RUSH Specialty Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission, an independent, not-for-profit organization that focuses on the safety and quality of care for persons treated at hospitals and health care facilities nationwide.
  • Select Medical is proud to receive recognition in 2024 both as a Greatest Workplace for Women and a Greatest Workplace for Diversity.
  • Proudly supporting our military veterans and their spouses.

Sarah sits on a bench with a shirt that reads "free mom hugs". She leans against the back of the bench and smiles.
our patients say it best
Sarah's story*
The normally active banker rapidly declined and, with visitation restricted, her family was unable to provide comfort. Sarah was connected to a ventilator, tracheostomy and feeding tube. She battled a bloodstream infection and two strains of pneumonia.

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*Patient success story from across our hospital network.