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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