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Physician Assistant, Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine

Date: Jun 10, 2021

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Company: University of Cincinnati

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors > http://bit.ly/UCEMPL

 

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

 

Job Overview

The College of Medicine, Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine is recruiting for a full-time (100% FTE) physician assistant specializing in evaluation and treatment of neurological diseases, particularly in the Neuro Critical Care inpatient setting. Weekend and Overnight coverage is required.


Call coverage may also be required.

Essential Functions

  • Perform history and physical examinations in the inpatient and outpatient setting; write progress notes and narrative discharge summaries
  • Order laboratory studies and diagnostic procedures; explain the necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of scheduled diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to the patient
  • Prescribe necessary treatment and services for quality patient care.
  • Prescribe appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities.
  • Maintain accurate medical records.
  • Provide therapeutic procedures such as cast application and removal, wound suturing and dressing changes; monitor progress of patients, and report progress to supervising physician
  • 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.
  • Participate in teaching medical students and physician assistant students in techniques and procedures which are unique to specific clinical setting. 
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

  • Professional Degree
  • Graduation from a Physician Assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) or its predecessor agencies.

Required Trainings/Certifications

  • Certification as a Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
  • Must be licensed/license eligible in the State of Ohio with prescriptive authority. 

Required Experience

  • Minimum of one (1) year experience is required.
  • Additional related work experience may be required depending on specialty/sub-specialty. 

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

 

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.

 

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