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Advanced Practice Provider, Surgery Trauma & Critical 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 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. The College of Medicine, Department of Surgery is looking for an Advanced Practice Provider (APP).   The APP will assist in providing comprehensive, continuous, and personalized care to patients of the Section of General Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU). This position is assigned to the acute care hospital setting for our complex surgical ICU patients such as acute care surgery, thoracic surgery, trauma, transplant surgery, and gynecologic surgery as examples. This position will support the University’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.
 

 

Primary responsibilities will be to collaborate with interdisciplinary health care team caring for trauma, emergency general surgery, and critically ill patients, managing both their acute and chronic health care needs. The APP will demonstrate an advanced level of medical and nursing knowledge, with the ability to evaluate, diagnose, and provide treatment for the complex surgical and critically ill patients from admission to stabilization and transfer out of ICU. The APP must demonstrate clinical and technical competence, sound clinical judgement, professionalism, and compliant documentation in a timely manner. Work schedule: primarily day assignment, will rotate evening/night, with a commitment of no more than every third weekend, and must be available to work some weekends.

Essential Functions

  • Perform appropriate history and physical for complex, acute, critical, and chronically ill patients. 
  • Order and interpret diagnostic and therapeutic tests. 
  • Prescribe appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of interventions. 
  • Maintain accurate medical records.  
  • Collaborate with other providers and members of the health care team in delivery of care and make appropriate referrals when needed. 
  • Educate patients and families about medical conditions and treatment plans. 
  • Facilitate staff, patient, and family decision making using evidence-based practice.
  • Participate in research and development projects. 
  • Participate in education of nurse practitioners, nurse practitioner students and medical students.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

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:

  • Minimum of one (1) year experience is required.
  • Additional related work experience may be required depending on specialty/sub-specialty.

Additional Qualifications Considered

For Nurse Practitioner:  

  • Four (4) years of nursing experience in a critical care setting.
  • ATLS certification or obtained within 6 months of hire.
  • Certification in Adult Acute Care.
  • BLS, ACLS.

 

For Physician Assistant:  

  • ATLS certification or obtained within 6 months of hire.  
  • BLS, ACLS certifications.

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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Advanced Practice Provider, Surgery Trauma & Critical Care

Date:  Jan 26, 2023
Location: 

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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