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Your Nursing Career at Rush Copley

Mary Shilkaitis

Thank you for considering Rush Copley Medical Center as your future employer.  Here we understand nurses have a direct impact on a patient's experience and on clinical outcomes.  We recognize the profound role nurses play as the most respected of professions.  We see nurses truly making a difference in the lives of our patients every day.

Rush Copley is committed to developing the strongest nursing team in the Chicagoland area.  The medical center is designed both physically and philosophically around a group of dynamic institutes of excellence: the Heart and Vascular Institute, Cancer Care Center, Women's Health, Emergency Services and Neuroscience Institute.

By joining Rush Copley, you'll be a part of a special team dedicated to achieving the highest standards in each of our institutes.  Our practice environment includes:

  • Professional practice based on our caring model for nursing
  • Collaboration and support from other departments, disciplines and physicians
  • Teamwork at the highest level
  • Shared Decision-Making
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • 100% reimbursement of specialty certification

Rush Copley offers attractive benefit packages to our nursing staff.  This includes incentives like flexible staffing, multiple shift options and various registry levels.  Other benefits offered are:

  • Free membership to on-site fitness center 
  • A 401K plan with employer annual contribution and employee match

I encourage you to explore the many career opportunities we have to offer.  You'll be impressed with Rush Copley - Promise!


Mary Shilkaitis, R.N., M.S.
Vice President, Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer