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Advanced Practice Provider, Transplant Surgery

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(Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant)
Division of Transplantation Surgery 


The University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Division of Transplant Surgery is looking for an Advanced Practice Provider to provide direct patient care for liver, kidney and pancreas transplant patients, as well as hepatobiliary surgical patients and vascular access patients, in the surgical intensive care unit, med/surg floor, and outpatient clinic under direction of transplant surgeons and physicians. The candidate will be the fourth Advanced Practice Provider on the team and will interact closely with a large multi-disciplinary group including surgeons, physicians, pharmacists, dieticians, nurse coordinators, nurses, trainees (fellows, residents, and medical students), as well as consulting services across the medical center and the region. The candidate must be detail oriented, well organized, adaptable, and an excellent communicator with willingness and ability to provide continuity across transitions of care.  The candidate will have opportunity to participate in quality improvement and clinical research projects, depending on area of interest.

Duties and Responsibilities 
1.    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.
2.    Carry out therapeutic wound suturing and dressing changes; 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.
3.    Train new personnel.
4.    Participate in teaching medical students, residents, fellows, physician assistant students, nurse practitioner students, and pharmacy students in techniques and procedures which are unique to specific clinical setting. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
5.    Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:   Demonstrated excellent organization and time management skills and excellent interpersonal skills with patients, families and health care workers.


Minimum Qualifications for Nurse Practitioner:  A Master's degree in Nursing and graduation from an ANA approved Nurse Practitioner Program. Current/valid RN license to practice in the state of Ohio. Three (3) years nursing experience.

Minimum Qualifications for Physician Assistant: 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. Must be licensed in the state of Ohio. 

Additional Qualifications Considered for Physician Assistant:  minimum of one year experience desired.



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.


REQ: 55841 


Salary Range
$32,000.00 - 68,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Cincinnati, OH 45201, US