Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
NURSE PRACTITIONER – GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGY
DEPARTMENT OF OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY
COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI
The College of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology is looking for a Nurse Practitioner. 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 patients in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology.
The nurse practitioner assesses plans and assumes total nursing care of a patient's specific Gynecologic Oncology needs under the direction of a physician. Collaborates with physicians, residents, medical students and oncology 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.
Collaborates with physicians and other health professionals as needed
Provides counseling and education for patients on heath behaviors, disease prevention, self-care, and treatment options.
Diagnoses and treats minor illness in gynecologic oncology patients.
Diagnoses, treats, and monitors pre-malignant and malignant diseases with attending physician's supervision.
Obtains, medical histories and conducts physical examinations including pelvic exams and pap smears and facilitates patient admission and discharge.
Prescribes medications (depending on state regulations)
Makes daily bedside rounds with gynecologic oncology team, dictates admission and discharge summaries.
Provides health maintenance care for cancer survival patients.
Participates at grand rounds conferences and journal clubs related to gynecologic oncology.
Provides assistance for residents in order to reduce their workload and facilitate their attendance at conferences and meetings.
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.
Prior chemotherapy, gynecology or surgical experience are preferred, but not required.
Good oral and written communication skills and attention to detail.
Use discretion in handling confidential information. Be trustworthy.
Computer literacy preferred.
Must possess good organizational and interpersonal skills.
Competent in providing service to patients of all ages and/or developmental
Participates in continuing education on adolescence, young adulthood, adulthood, old age and maturity psychological stages.
For additional information you may visit http://med.uc.edu/obgyn or contact Dr. Amanda Jackson, Division Director, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Cincinnati, 231 Albert Sabin Way, ML 0526 Cincinnati, OH 45267-0526 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.