Nurse Practitioner opportunity at University of Toledo

Author - July 29, 2012

Description of Nurse Practitioner Job in Toledo

  • Capabilities within the collaborative contract arranged with the Nurse Practitioner (NP) and physician.
  • Participates in the coordination of patient care activities in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary health team at UTMC and with clinical liaisons at network hospitals.
  • Offers leadership by serving as a clinician, clinical expert, educator, consultant, and liaison for the network.
  • Work along with the Directors to coordinate the operations of the UTMC Telemedicine program.
  • NPs can serve as health care resource providers, patient advocates, and interdisciplinary consultants with the Health Care Team (HCT).
  • The NPs work autonomously and in collaboration with the physicians within a Standard Care Arrangement (SCA) to diagnose, treat, and manage individuals or population of patients.
  • In addition, the NP will identify and communicate updates in the protocols for acute stroke care management and other neuro-emergency care with the clinical team at the network hospitals.

Department:OP-Clinic-Neurology – 110290
Campus/Location:Health Science Campus
Position Type:Staff
Position Status:Full-Time
Regular or Temporary:Regular


  • National certification as a Nurse Practitioner.
  • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program.
  • BLS certified.
  • ACLS certified.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communications skills necessary.
  • On call required. May work all shifts and weekends.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

  • Board Certified Nurse Practitioner (American Nurses Credentialing Center).
  • Application submitted to The Ohio Board of Nursing for Certificate to Prescribe.
  • Registered Nurse in the State of Ohio.
  • BLS Certified.
  • ACLS certified.
  • Experience as a Registered Nurse.

Salary/ Pay Range: Commensurate with education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prefer experience in providing educational seminars, outreach, and project management.
  • Prefer knowledge of current treatments and guidelines for acute stroke care and the most current approaches in managing the care delivery for acute stroke patients (thrombolytics and interventional timelines).
  • Minimum of 4 years experience in clinical service area, preferably in neuro- critical care, emergency services and/or stroke care.
  • Demonstration of TQM, leadership, communication, organizational and management skills.
  • Experience as a care coordinator with excellent insight/knowledge re: insurance reimbursement, integral criteria for admission/continued hospital stay, discharge planning/utilization of resources within the institution, preferred.

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