The College of Medicine, Department of Surgery, is looking for a cardiac nurse practitioner within the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery to provide outpatient and/or inpatient services in collaboration with a range of professionals. 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: Working with a designated supervisor, assist in providing comprehensive, continuous, and personalized care to patients in various areas of cardiac surgery. Nurse practitioners must demonstrate clinical and technical competence, sound clinical judgement, professionalism, and compliant documentation in a timely manner. Candidates should demonstrate ability to collaborate with interdisciplinary health care team caring for cardiac patients on the surgical cardiac floor managing health care needs. The nurse practitioner will demonstrate an advanced level of medical and nursing knowledge, with the ability to evaluate, diagnose, and provide treatment for the complex cardiac patients from admission to discharge.
·Collect comprehensive histories of new patients.
·Conduct basic physical and psychosocial assessments of individuals and/or families. Work with physicians and other providers in delivery of care.
·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 activities.
·Order supplies as necessary; stock and maintain rooms as required.
·Provide direct supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (e.g., performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off).
·Perform related duties based on departmental need.
Minimum Qualifications:Nurse practitioners must possess an active NP license in the state of Ohio with prescriptive authority. A Master's degree in Nursing and graduation from an ANA approved Nurse Practitioner Program. ·BLS, ACLS, required, ATLS preferred & to be obtained within 6 months of hire. Three (3) years of nursing experience required and four (4) years preferred. Must be available to work some weekends.
University of Cincinnati
This position is located on the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine campus in the exciting and growing city of Cincinnati, Ohio. Cincinnati offers a range of professional sports teams, world-class art and entertainment venues, as well as other big-city amenities; combined with a small-town atmosphere and affordability that has resulted in Cincinnati being repeatedly identified as one of the most livable cities in the US.
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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About University of Cincinnati
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