Physician Assistant, Department of Family and Community Medicine

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.


Job Overview

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 Family 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 Department of Family and Community Medicine is recruiting an Advanced Practice Provider to join the actively evolving cancer cognitive and survivorship program within the UCHealth system. The provider will offer outpatient services primarily at the Cancer Cognitive Clinic and Barrett. They will provide care in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team and further the COM mission through excellence in education, innovation and clinical care in the field of cancer survivorship.

Essential Functions

  • Clinical Care- Collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to provide cancer cognitive care and general survivorship care for the patients at UC Health; Collaborate with the attending physician on clinical cases and/or seek supervision/joint visits when felt necessary by either the APP or attending physician; Attend monthly cancer wellness clinic meetings; Participate in quality improvement initiatives within the clinical sites.
  • Teaching- Contribute to a positive learning environment for learners; Participate in the journal club; Provide education and serve as a resource for patients in area of clinical expertise.
  • Administrative- Clinical Administrative Duties that include review of test results, assistance with patient phone calls and messages, and overall coordination of care in collaboration with nursing and attending physicians.
  • Expansion of general cancer cognitive clinic to Drake Hospital.
  • Creation of educational opportunities for both patients and staff

Minimum Requirements

  • Certification as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant by the appropriate boards.
  • Ability to obtain an unrestricted Ohio Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant License and DEA license.
  • Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience as an APP or 3+ years of any clinical experience in hospice and/or palliative medicine or a related field.
  • Communication skills to lead family meetings, goals of care discussions, and end-of-life discussions with cultural humility.
  • Ability to work within an interdisciplinary team and provide consultative care in collaboration with primary medical teams.
  • Willingness to participate in additional training in the field of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Additional Qualifications Considered

Prior experience in hospice and/or palliative medicine.  In the absence of hospice or palliative medicine experience, experience caring for patients in the intensive care unit, oncology, cardiology, or geriatrics setting.

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.


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: 91763 


Physician Assistant, Department of Family and Community Medicine

Date:  Sep 1, 2023

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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