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Assistant Professor/Nocturnist - Hospitalist - General Internal Medicine - College of Medicine

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Date: Nov 30, 2018

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Hospitalist / Nocturnist

 Department of Internal Medicine

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine


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 doctors are transforming the world of medicine every day. The Department of General Internal Medicine is a top-tier department with world-renowned faculty and staff. With world-class research, teaching and medical practice opportunities, why not choose the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.


Job Summary/Duties:  Provide direct patient care services to medical inpatients at UC Medical Center, including overnight admissions and cross coverage of two 26-bed units.  Physicians will be members of the Section of Hospital Medicine with an academic appointment, and will be welcome participants at administrative and educational meetings throughout the department. 


Schedule:  Clinical duties would be 7-on / 7-off.  Shift length of 12 hours.  182 shifts per year. 


Compensation$245,000 annually + highly competitive benefit package


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide in-house, overnight cross coverage for approximately 50 patients admitted to the Hospital Medicine service
  • Admit and workup new medical patients from the Emergency Department
  • Provide general internal medicine consultative services for inpatients on the psychiatric units
  • Lead “rapid response” and “code blue” teams in the assigned patient tower
  • Monitor progress of admitted patients, adjust therapeutic interventions, and engage specialty consultation when appropriate
  • Invasive diagnostic procedures to include lumbar puncture, paracentesis, and others as competency permits
  • Participate in the education of nursing staff on the units
  • Participate in the quality improvement framework of the units


Minimum Qualifications:  American Board of Internal Medicine certified or eligible physicians (MD, DO, or equivalent). Must be licensed, or eligible for licensure, in the State of Ohio, with a valid DEA license for Schedule II-V, and all independent prescriptive authority therein.  Must hold a valid ACLS certificate.  Applicants having at least one year of independent, inpatient medicine practice experience are preferred, though applicants with less experience are invited to apply.




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: 31621


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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