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The College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology-Oncology 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 a designated administrator, assist in providing comprehensive, continuous, and personalized care to solid tumor and benign hematology patients in the outpatient setting at the UCH West Chester Hospital. The individual will provide patient/family education and will be expected to participate in teaching activities for students, residents and fellows.
Conduct comprehensive or episodic health history and physical assessment of solid tumor and benign hematology patients
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
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
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
At least 2-3 years of experience working and treating patients with cancer related health issues
Related experience with gastrointestinal and head and neck cancer preferred
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
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.
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.
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