Share this Job

Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, Hematology-Oncology, Bone Marrow Transplant

Date: Nov 14, 2020

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Company: University of Cincinnati

Internal applicants must apply internally via SuccessFactors > http://bit.ly/UCEMPL


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 faculty and providers are transforming the world of medicine every day. The Department of 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 College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology-Oncology, Bone Marrow Transplant is recruiting for a full-time (100% FTE) Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant. This position will support the University’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.


Job Summary:   Under general supervision from an attending MD, assist in providing comprehensive, continuous, and personalized care to bone marrow transplant patients in the inpatient setting at University of Cincinnati Hospital-8NW.  The individual will provide patient/family education and may be expected to participate in teaching activities for students, residents and fellows.  The individual will have a four day (10 hour) rotation which will include alternating weekends including holidays.


Nurse Practitioner:

Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct comprehensive or episodic health history and physical assessment of patients, including new consults daily and follow-up on existing inpatient consults on the Hematology Oncology service
  • Conduct basic physical and psychosocial assessment of the individual and/or family. Assist physicians and other providers in delivery of care
  • Discriminate between normal conditions and normal and abnormal deviations by specific screening and tests. Refer patients with abnormal findings to physicians
  • Perform bone marrow aspiration/biopsies, skin punch biopsies, and lumbar puncture procedures
  • Will admit, follow and discharge inpatient service patients
  • Manage common episodic and chronic illnesses and administer medication and treatments as prescribed. Obtain treatment consents as needed
  • Provide counseling and health training
  • Maintain accurate records
  • Participate in research and development projects
  • Order supplies as necessary; stock and maintain rooms
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need
  • Four day rotation will include alternating weekends and holidays.


 Minimum Qualifications:                                                                                            

  • Current/valid RN license to practice in the state of Ohio with prescriptive authority prior to start
  • A Master's degree in nursing and graduation from an ANA approved Nurse Practitioner Program
  • At least three (3) years nursing experience


 Additional Qualifications Considered:                                                                                                                 

  • At least 2-3 years of experience working and treating patients with Hematology-Oncology related health issues
  • Comfortable with conducting shared medical appointments
  • Comfortable with public speaking and presenting in front of large groups
  • Individual should enjoy being part of multi-disciplinary team


Physician Assistant:

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to assist physician in diagnosing medical and surgical problems and prescribing necessary treatment and services for quality patient care; record the normal and abnormal data for review by the physician
  • Take patient histories, conduct physical examinations, and record the data in the patient's record; write progress notes and narrative discharge summaries; prepare patient workups and summaries noting pertinent positive and negative findings. Order and schedule laboratory studies and diagnostic procedures; explain the necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of scheduled diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to the patient
  • Carry out therapeutic procedures; monitor progress of patients, report progress to supervising physician, and maintain record of each patient's progress. Participate in basic science and clinical research projects conducted by supervising physician; prepare statistical reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions;
  • May make work assignments for assigned nursing and technical personnel; review the work of lower rated employees; train new personnel
  • Participate in teaching medical students and physician assistant students in techniques and procedures which are unique to specific clinical setting. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Four-day (10 hour) rotation with alternating weekends including holidays

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Graduation from a Physician Assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) or its predecessor agencies;
  • Certification as a Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. 
  • Current/valid PA license to practice in the state of Ohio.
  • A minimum of one year PA experience.


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: 55085 


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Oncology, Hematology, Medical, Physician Assistant, Nursing, Healthcare