Nurse Practitioner, Center for Perioperative Care, Department of Anesthesiology

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Job Overview

The College of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology is looking for a Nurse Practitioner for the Center for Perioperative Care (CPC). This position will support the University’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities. The Center for Perioperative Care is a hospital-based outpatient clinic staffed by members of the Department of Anesthesiology.  The clinic has two locations, one at UC Medical Center, the second at West Chester Hospital.  This position will be required to work at both locations with a focus at the West Chester Hospital clinic.  The clinic operates Monday – Friday.

Essential Functions

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

Required Education

Master’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program

Required Trainings/Certifications

  • Current/valid APRN license with prescriptive authority to practice in the state of Ohio. 
  • Active Board Certification in appropriate nursing specialty.

Required Experience

Three (3) years nursing experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Qualifications Considered

Experience working in perioperative care. 

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.


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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: 94125 


Nurse Practitioner, Center for Perioperative Care, Department of Anesthesiology

Date:  Nov 11, 2023

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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