Nurse Practitioner, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Job posting number: #7081419
Posted: July 21, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionFounded 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.
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 Obstetrics & Gynecology, is recruiting for a full-time (100% FTE) Nurse Practitioner for its Maternal Fetal Medicine and General OBGYN Divisions. This position will support the University’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.
Under general supervision from an attending MD, assist in providing comprehensive, continuous, and personalized care, this position will serve patients in both specialties: Maternal Fetal Medicine and General OBGYN and will be primarily located on the main UC Medical Campus, although may travel to see patients in satellite locations in Cincinnati, West Chester and Florence, KY. The individual will provide patient/family education and may be expected to participate in teaching activities for students, residents and fellows.
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 including:
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.
Master’s Degree in Nursing and graduation from an ANA approved Nurse Practitioner Program.
Current/valid RN and APN license/license eligible to practice in the state of Ohio and commonwealth of Kentucky with prescriptive authority prior to start
Three (3) years nursing experience.
Additional related work experience may be required depending on specialty/sub-specialty.
Additional Qualifications Considered
Current DEA license or eligibility to obtain license. BLS or ACLS Certified.