Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant, Department of Neurology & Rehabilitation Medicine, Headache

University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

ID: 7199173
Posted: December 6, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Overview
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 Neurology & Rehabilitation 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 Department of Neurology & Rehabilitation Medicine at University of Cincinnati Physicians is seeking a nurse practitioner or physician assistant specializing in evaluation and treatment of headache disorders to see patients in our headache center outpatient clinic. Provider will primarily see follow up patients to support headache physicians but will also assist with botox patients, infusion patients and urgent patient needs. Call coverage may also be required.

Essential Functions
Perform appropriate history and physical for complex, acute, critical, and chronically ill patients.
Order and interpret diagnostic and therapeutic tests.
Prescribe appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities.
Monitor the effectiveness of interventions.
Maintain accurate medical records.
Collaborate with other providers and members of the health care team in delivery of care and make appropriate referrals when needed.
Educate patients and families about medical conditions and treatment plans.
Facilitate staff, patient, and family decision making using evidence-based practice
Participate in research and development projects.
Participate in education of nurse practitioners, nurse practitioner students and medical students.
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Required Education
For Nurse Practitioner:

Master’s degree in nursing from an accredited nursing program

For Physician Assistant:

Master’s Degree from an accredited Physician Assistant program
Required Trainings/Certifications
For Nurse Practitioner:

Active Ohio APRN license with prescriptive authority
Active Board Certification in appropriate nursing specialty

For Physician Assistant:

Active Ohio Physician Assistant license with prescriptive authority
Certification as a Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Required Experience
For Nurse Practitioner:

Three (3) years nursing experience.
Additional related work experience may be required depending on specialty/sub-specialty.