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Hospitalist/Nocturnist - General Medicine Division - College of Medicine

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Date: Aug 22, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Company: University of Cincinnati


Hospitalist / Nocturnist

Instructor of Clinical Medicine

(Final Rank/Title commensurate with experience)

 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?


The Section of Hospital Medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, is seeking an Internal Medicine physician to expand our inpatient services at UC Medical Center and also undertake teaching activities in the Department’s Graduate Medical Education program.


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.  Participate in the graduate medical education of the Department of Internal Medicine. 


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


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
  • Perform invasive diagnostic procedures to include lumbar puncture, paracentesis, and others as competency permits
  • Serve as small group facilitator for the Department of Internal Medicine Program’s “academic half-day didactics” during which case studies and medical literature are reviewed with medical residents
  • Participate in the quality improvement framework of the units


Minimum Qualifications:  Must have all of the following prior to effective date of appointment: 1) Medical degree (MD, DO, or foreign equivalent); 2) Completion of a 3-year Internal Medicine Residency; 3) Board eligibility in internal medicine as defined by completion of a three-year internal medicine residency.; 4) Licensure by the State of Ohio Medical Board, with a valid DEA license for Schedule II-V, and all independent prescriptive authority therein; and 4) A valid ACLS certificate.


J-1 Visa sponsorship is not available.




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.


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Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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