Nurse Practitioner - Physician Practices, FT

Provides preventive and primary care services within the nurse practitioner’s scope of practice and consistent with the nurse’s education and certification as defined by the Ohio Board of Nursing, as well as in accordance with the privileges granted by the Board of Trustees.  Provides care to patients of all ages from neonate, infant, pediatric adolescent, adult to geriatric both independently and interdependently as stated in the Standard Care Arrangement with the collaborating physician(s).  Prescribes drugs and therapeutic devices in accordance with Section 4723.481 of the Ohio Revised Code.  Evaluates and promotes patient wellness. Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates an appropriate plan of care including diagnostic and therapeutic interventions.  Collaborates with other physicians, healthcare providers, and others.    

Requirements Include: 
  • Current RN licensure to practice nursing in the State of Ohio
  • Graduate from an accredited program for Advanced Practice Nursing
  • Board certification from an approved national certifying organization for Adult Nurse Practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
  • Current Standard Care Arrangement with collaborating physician(s)
  • Current unrestricted Certificate of Authority (COA) from the Ohio Board of Nursing to practice as a certified Advanced Practice Nurse
  • Current unrestricted Certificate to Prescribe (CTP or CTP-E for the newly graduated NP – the “E” stands for externship and has requirements to meet in order to get a CTP) from the Ohio Board of Nursing  
  • Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR (BLS) and/or Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and PALS required or obtained within 6 months of hire.
  • Medical Staff privileges are a prerequisite for hire and continued employment
  • A minimum of three (3) years of clinical nursing experience. 
Job Specifics
Department: 
Department of Primary & Specialty Care
Status: 
Shift: 
Variable
Average Weekly Hours: 
40
Contact: 
Employment Specialists
Phone Number: 
740.393.9021 or 740.393.9822
E-Mail Address: 
careers@knoxcommhosp.org
Posting Date: 
Tuesday, January 22, 2019