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Advanced Practice Provider, Air Care & Mobile Care

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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.


Job Overview

As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (COM) 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. In partnership with the UC Health academic healthcare system and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, College of Medicine’s faculty are transforming the world of medicine every day.


The College of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, is seeking to fill a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant position. This position will provide advanced critical care to the critically ill or injured patients in the advanced transport medicine environment (rotor wing and mobile intensive care ambulances).

Essential Functions

  • Performs a physical exam based upon age and patient history as per the Standard Care Arrangement with a collaborating physician.  
  • Serves as a Medical Control Officer for patient transport missions.  Orders, interprets and evaluates laboratory tests and other diagnostic studies to assess patient's clinical problems and health care needs.  
  • Develops a treatment plan in collaboration with the physician and members of the multidisciplinary care team.  
  • May prescribe and monitor medications as allowed by state and University of Cincinnati Medical Center prescriptive authority.  
  • Actively participate in research relative to area of specialty.
  • Publish evidence based research in peer review publications.  
  • Develop professional abstracts to be presented on the local, regional and national levels.  
  • Actively develop and participate in providing evidence based education presentations and other learning activities for diverse disciplines.  
  • Participate in Medical Team Rounds.  
  • Actively involved with Quality Management, data collection and performance improvement initiatives.  
  • Other activities and/or duties assigned to achieve the overall mission of the position within the Department.

Required Education

For Nurse Practitioner:

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



For Physician Assistant:

  • Professional Degree
  • Graduation from a Physician Assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) or its predecessor agencies.


Required Trainings/Certifications

For Nurse Practitioner:

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



For Physician Assistant:

  • Certification as a Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
  • Must be licensed/license eligible in the State of Ohio with prescriptive authority.

Required Experience

For Nurse Practitioner:

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


For Physician Assistant:

  • A minimum of one year PA experience.
  • Additional related work experience may be required depending on specialty/sub-specialty.


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.


REQ: 88082 


Advanced Practice Provider, Air Care & Mobile Care

Date:  Sep 30, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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