Nurse Practitioner, Ambulatory, Division of General Internal Medicine

Updated: 3 days ago
Location: Cincinnati, OHIO

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”

 

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.

 


About the Department

As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the UC College of Medicine has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients.


Job Overview

The Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, is seeking a Nurse Practitioner to work in the ambulatory setting. This role will provide independent and collaborative direct patient care services to ambulatory patients at UC Medical Center.


Essential Functions

Provision of Outpatient Care, including:

  • Collecting patient histories and conducting physical examinations.
  • Reviewing laboratory and diagnostic results
  • Independent clinical reasoning and ordering of additional laboratory and diagnostic studies.
  • Making adjustments to medical and pharmacologic therapies.
  • Written notes done on day of service.
  • Communication with physicians and other providers involved in the patient’s care.
  • Billing for E&M services rendered.
  • Order and schedule laboratory studies and diagnostic procedures; explain the necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of scheduled diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to the patient.
  • Order new medications or adjust existing therapies based on clinical developments.
  • Monitor progress of patients, adjusting therapeutic interventions and engaging with the primary care physician, or specialty consultation, when necessary.
  • In the clinic setting, participate in the education of nursing and medical assistant staff regarding disease processes (e.g., diabetes, asthma) and how to implement disease management at the practice level.
  • Care management of higher risk patients, including adherence to prescribed medicine regime, attending medical monitoring clinic visits at recommended frequency, coordination of care of specialists and primary care.

Required Education

Master’s Degree in Nursing and graduation from an ANA approved Nurse Practitioner Program.


Required Trainings/Certifications
  • Current/valid RN and APN license/license eligible to practice in the state of Ohio.
  • May require certification in corresponding specialty.

Required Experience
  • Three (3) years nursing experience.
  • Additional related work experience may be required depending on specialty/sub-specialty.

Additional Qualifications Considered

Prior to effective date of appointment, all of the following:

  • Master’s degree in Nursing.
  • Certification by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
  • Valid Registered Nurse license to practice in the State of Ohio, with prescriptive authority (which is inherent to being a certified Nurse Practitioner).

Physical Requirements/Work Environment
  • Sitting - Often
  • Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Often
  • Hearing, listening - Often
  • Talking - Often
  • Standing - Often
  • Walking - Often
  • Bending - Seldom
  • Stooping - Seldom
  • Kneeling, squatting - Seldom
  • Reaching overhead - Seldom
  • Pulling, pushing - Seldom

 

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

 

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

 

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

 

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

 

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