Nurse Practitioner, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension

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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 Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension is recognized regionally and nationally for leading and/or contributing to cutting-edge research, and advancing the knowledge about kidney diseases to patients, peers, and trainees. The division offers an exciting array of training opportunities in Nephrology, including enhanced training in transplantation, dialysis, quality improvement, and patient safety.


The Division of Nephrology and Hypertension is seeking a Nurse Practitioner for inpatient consultative care in all aspects of kidney disorders in medical or surgical settings, including ICU care. This role will involve the equivalent of one-half day clinic session per week and rounding on chronic dialysis shift patients in the community settings in Batesville, Indiana. There is no expectation of night call. Based on the clinical needs, weekend rounding may be available for an additional renumeration per the division/department standards. The candidate will round as a team with a Nephrologist, and there will be an optimal balance of autonomy as well as supervised/split-shared care based on the clinical needs. 

Essential Functions

  • Perform appropriate history and physical for complex, acute, critical, and chronically ill patients. 
  • Provide pre-transplant recipient evaluations including pre-op assessments, donor questionnaires and wait-list management.
  • Follow up on donor list, wait list, and pre-op care issues.
  • 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 about medical conditions and treatment plans. 
  • 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.

Required Education

Master’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program

Required Experience

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

Required Trainings/Certifications

  • Active Ohio APRN license with prescriptive authority
  • Active Board Certification in appropriate nursing specialty

Additional Qualifications Considered

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.


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).


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The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


REQ: 94916 


Nurse Practitioner, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension

Date:  Mar 31, 2024

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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