The College of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology is seeking to fill for several Nurse Practitioner positions. The Nurse Practitioner may have a focus on, but not limited to, Labor and Delivery, Generalist, and/or Community Women's Health. These positions 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 a designated administrator, assist in providing comprehensive, continuous, and personalized care to patients in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of General OB/GYN.
The nurse practitioner assesses plans and assumes total nursing care of a patient's specific Gynecologic needs under the direction of a physician. Collaborates with physicians, residents, medical students and nurses as needed. Gives patient care directions to other nursing staff members, following established standards, policies and procedures. Evaluates outcomes of direct patient care and consults with other specialists as needed.
Obtain medical history of the patient;
Perform physical examinations and preventative health measures within prescribed guidelines and instructions of physicians’ needs.
Order, interpret and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient’s clinical problems and health care needs.
Record physician findings and develop, coordinate and implement treatment plans and prognosis, based on patient’s condition.
Discuss case with physician and other health professionals to prepare comprehensive patient care plan.
Submit health care plan and goals of individual patients for periodical review and evaluation by physician.
Prescribe or recommend drugs or other forms of treatment as needed.
Refer patients to appropriate physicians for consultation if needed or to specialized health resources for treatment.
Provide education related to diabetes to medical professionals.
Assist with research process as applicable
Attend required laboratory safety, blood-borne pathogens and OSHA training sessions on an annual basis.
Comply with infection control policies and procedures.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements: Current/valid RN license to practice in the state of Ohio. A Master's degree in Nursing and graduation from an ANA approved Nurse Practitioner Program. Three (3) years nursing experience. CPR Certified. Some specialists may require certification in corresponding area.
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 / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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