Advanced Practice Nurse, Addictions, Lindner Center of Hope

University of Cincinnati   Cincinnati, OH   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on July 11, 2022
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Advanced Practice Nurse, Addictions, Lindner Center of Hope

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation's best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls "the most ambitious campus design program in the country."

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC's momentum has never been stronger. UC's annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.

About the Department
Lindner Center of HOPE is a nationally renowned psychiatric center of excellence located in Mason, Ohio, committed to providing state of the art care to patients at all levels of care. We continue to expand our services and are looking for an Advanced Practice Nurse to join our team. You will have the opportunity to work with other very talented psychiatrists and health care professionals in a variety of psychiatric specialties. LCOH is part of the UC Health network, and also has affiliations with Cincinnati Children's Hospital and the Mayo Clinic.

Job Overview
This position is a professional advanced practice nurse who has acquired advanced knowledge and clinical skills in the management of patients with psychiatric diagnoses. The Advanced Practice Nurse provides comprehensive care to patients including consultation, collaboration, medication management and referral.  

Essential Functions

  • Implements advanced practice through the provision of direct care- Obtains a complete assessment & history; interprets laboratory tests; develops & implements plan for the management of acute & episodic problems including, disease management, counseling, health promotion & maintenance, & treatment interventions consistent with practice standards; provides periodic assessments; evaluates patient outcomes to identify progress or to adapt treatment plan as needed; arranges referrals to other health care team members, or to community resources, as needed; prescribes medication within scope of practice; performs review of systems with emphasis on acute and episodic health issues; maintains practices to ensure compliance with all applicable OTP and OBOT regulations.
  • Collaborates with members of the interdisciplinary team - Serves as a resource for all other members of the interdisciplinary team related to provision of care; works closely with psychiatrist, therapist and other staff to provide best treatment to patients; utilizes advanced knowledge & skills to support staff practice by role modeling and providing patient advocacy; facilitates evidence based interdisciplinary care and assists in the development of standards of practice.
  • Participates in the continuous improvement of the organization through the quality improvement process - Completes monitors for assigned indicators; implements actions that result in continuous improvement of quality & compliance; participates in the organization wide quality measures.
  • Supports business development through community education activities.

Required Education
Master's Degree in Nursing and graduation from an ANA approved Nurse Practitioner Program.

Required Trainings/Certifications

  • Current/valid RN and APN license/license eligible to practice in the state of Ohio.
  • May require certification in corresponding specialty.

Required Experience

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

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • CPR Certification.
  • At least 2 years of experience working with patients with psychiatric diagnoses.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide age-specific and developmentally appropriate care for the spectrum of populations admitted to LCOH.
  • Ability to enthusiastically follow and model the Lindner Center of HOPE mission, vision and values.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Sitting - Often
  • Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Often
  • Hearing, listening - Often
  • Talking - Often
  • Standing - Often
  • Walking - Often
  • Bending - Seldom
  • Stooping - Seldom
  • Kneeling, squatting - Seldom
  • Reaching overhead - Seldom
  • Pulling, pushing - Seldom

Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

If interested, please

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.