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  • 403(b)

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University of Toledo Physicians’ mission is to improve the human condition through excellence in patient care and medical discovery. Representing more than 200 physicians, UT Physicians are leaders in clinical care, research and education of the future physicians, providing care in a wide range of medical specialties from the most complex diagnoses and treatments to primary care for the entire family. The primary site of inpatient care services is at the University of Toledo Medical Center, but many of our physicians’ practice at hospitals and medical offices throughout the region.

University of Toledo Physicians offers competitive pay and benefits including: 403B, Pension, health and tuition waiver at UT.

The Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant functions within the collaborative agreement arranged with Physician. The APP will work autonomously and in collaboration with the Physicians within a Standard Care Arrangement (SCA) to diagnose, treat, and manage individuals or population of patients. APPs can serve as healthcare resource providers, patient advocates and interdisciplinary consultant with the Health Care Team.
  • Demonstrates clinical competency and accountability in care for patients as identified in unit’s Scope of Care
  • Maintains competency in performing clinical practice for patients in stages of the life cycle appropriate to specialty
  • Asses the physical and psychosocial status of patients by means of interview, health history, physical examinations, and diagnostic studies
  • Recognizes deviations from the normal in the assessment and coordinates care with physician
  • Writes prescriptions; initiates request and/or perform routine laboratory, radiology, and diagnostic studies as indicated. Identify normal and abnormal findings commonly seen in laboratory studies
  • Evaluates and monitor the patient’s response to health and disease and provide education and counseling as appropriate
  • Initiates appropriate actions to facilitate the implementation of therapeutic plans that are consistent with the continuing healthcare needs of the patient
  • Determines eligibility of patients for entry into clinical trials as appropriate
  • Triages phone calls from the outpatients, manages patient care problems and follow up on complex care concerns
  • Requests written consultation from physicians and other healthcare professionals to ensure appropriate and quality patient care
  • Values ethnic and cultural differences in the treatment and planning of care
  • Demonstrates competence of the practice outlines with the SCA using methods of quality care review, periodic peer review, and clinical outcomes evaluations
  • Files SCA with the sponsoring physician, the Medical Staff Office, and reviews and renews periodically. If requirement for prescriptive authority are met, add appropriate drugs from formulary to the plan as appropriate
  • Maintains provision of preventative health services (e.g. screening, risks assessment, immunizations, etc.)
  • Conducts or participates in daily multidisciplinary rounds and ensures appropriate and quality care for assigned patients
  • Provides education to patients, families, and staff about the disease process and treatment
  • Initiates/Communicates discharge-planning needs to patients/social workers in a timely manner
  • Participates in interdisciplinary continuous quality improvement in patient care
  • Establish goals and objectives for their area in congruence with department’s goals and objectives
  • Indirectly influences the budgetary performance of the organization by appropriate utilization of resources, infection control principles, and customer satisfaction
  • Directly influences patient satisfaction by delivering patient healthcare services
  • Directly influence patient safety through compliance of National Patient Safety Goals set forth by accrediting body
  • Practices within normal standards specific to specialty, for Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistants and as identified in the Revised Code and Ohio Administrative Code
  • Conducts/participates in divisional/institutional research as opportunities arise
  • Assists with the development of Clinical Practice Guidelines as appropriate
  • Acts as a mentor/role model for staff as well as a resource person for nurses, medical assistants, and/or other ancillary staff.
  • Maintains professional standards of attendance, appearance, demeanor, and company values. Assumes responsibility and accountability of own actions, seeks out supervision as necessary
  • Promotes spirit of teamwork through effective communication, cooperation, and collaboration
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Education: Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program or Physician Assistant Program; Master’s Degree in appropriate field
  • Certifications/Licensure:
    • State of Ohio Licensure-Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nurse or Physician Assistant
    • National Certification as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
    • COA from the Board of Nursing to practice as an Advanced Practice Nurse or Ohio State Medical Board to practice as a Physician Assistant
    • BLS Certified
    • Eligible to obtain and/or maintain Certificate to Prescribe/DEA
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, shifts, holidays and weekends.
  • Tolerate busy environment that requires constant interaction with patients, employees, students,
  • residents, and physicians.
  • Requires prolonged walking and standing. Occasional lifting of patients sometimes over 200 pounds.
  • Occasional carrying of items weighing up to 30 pounds required.
  • Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range and manual dexterity.
  • Requires the ability to operate various types of office equipment, including but not limited to: Personal computer, fax machines, copiers, telephones
  • Exposure to communicable diseases and/or body fluids, toxic substances, medicinal preparations, and other conditions common to a clinic environment on a daily basis.
  • Must be able to work effectively both with internal and external customers in stressful situations.
The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, disability, military or veteran status, height, weight, familial or marital status, or genetics.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug-Free Workplace

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