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Advanced Practice Nurse - Lindner Center of Hope

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Date: Jun 3, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Advanced Practice Nurse
Nurse Practitioner – COM

Linder Center of Hope

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati


This position is a professional advanced practice nurse who has acquired advanced knowledge & clinical skills in the management of addictions patients. The Advanced Practice Nurse provides comprehensive care to patients including consultation, collaboration, medication management & referral.  


Major Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Implements advanced practice through the provision of direct care.

  • Obtains a complete assessment & history.
  • Interprets laboratory tests.
  • Develops & implements plan for the management of acute & episodic problems including, disease management, counseling, health promotion & maintenance, & treatment interventions consistent with practice standards.
  • Provides periodic assessments.
  • Evaluates patient outcomes to identify progress or to adapt treatment plan as needed.
  • Arranges referrals to other health care team members, or to community resources, as needed
  • Prescribes medication within scope of practice.
  • Performs review of systems with emphasis on acute and episodic health issues.
  • Maintains practices to ensure compliance with all applicable OTP and OBOT regulations

2.Collaborates with members of the interdisciplinary team

  • Serves as a resource for all other members of the interdisciplinary team related to provision of care.
  • Works closely with physician, psychiatrist, RN’s and support staff to effectively address problems.
  • Utilizes advanced knowledge & skills to support staff practice by role modeling and providing patient advocacy.
  • Facilitates evidence based interdisciplinary care and assists in the development of standards of practice

3. Participates in the continuous improvement of the organization through the quality improvement process

  • Completes monitors for assigned indicators
  • Implements actions that result in continuous improvement of quality & compliance
  • Participates in the organization wide quality measures

4. Supports business development


Position Qualifications:

  1. Registered Nurse in the State of Ohio with an active license with no restrictions. Certificate of authority from the State of Ohio Board of Nursing as a Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist
  2. Master’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing, in a psychiatric advanced practice nurse program.
  3. Must have Advanced Practice Nurse Psychiatric certification. Family Practice certification a plus.
  4. X-DEA Waiver/certificate to prescribe buprenorphine
  5. CPR Certification
  6. At least 2 years of experience in psychiatry required, with at least a year’s experience Addictions.
  7. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide age-specific and developmentally appropriate care for the spectrum of populations admitted to LCOH.
  8. Ability to enthusiastically follow and model the Lindner Center of HOPE mission, vision and values.


This position is located on the Lindner Center of HOPE campus in Mason Ohio, a northeast suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio.  Cincinnati offers a range of professional sports teams, world-class art and entertainment venues, as well as other big-city amenities; combined with a small-town atmosphere and affordability that has resulted in Cincinnati being repeatedly identified as one of the most livable cities in the US.



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 / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 35832 


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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