Kettering Medical Center NURSE PRACTITIONER - HOSPITALIST in Kettering, Ohio

Description This position is for a Physician Assistant (PA) or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) to work with a team of Advance Practice Providers (APPs) and a Supervising/Collaborating Physician who are responsible for the clinical management of patients on Kettering Health Network's first dedicated Observation Unit. Job responsibilities include: interviewing and examining patients, initiating appropriate work-up, interpreting lab and imaging results, and creating a proper treatment plan. The APP will also be expected to round on patients, complete work up, and appropriately disposition patients based on the findings. Schedule is based on shifts, varying from days to late evenings. High level of autonomy is needed therefore, minimum of one year experience is required.

Requirements Educational Requirements:

Masters Degree required - National Board Certification for Nurse Practitioners. Must meet eligibility requirements needed for hospital staff privileges.

Acute care trained NP

Knowledge, Abilities and Experience:

  • Patient, courteous, and tactful

  • Ability to communicate and relate well with staff, physician(s) and the public.

  • Must have awareness of patient confidentiality and be able to follow directions well from physician(s) and work autonomously with little direction.

  • Demonstrates positive interpersonal relations and critical analysis skills

  • Demonstrates ability to function under stress; ability to multi-task

  • Maintains competencies and skills of specialty area of practice

Requisition Number: 16-6891


Department: HOSPITALISTS - 739081

Location: Kettering Health Physician Network

City: Kettering

Shift: Varies

Job Status: Resource/Pool

Temporary: No

Hours per Bi-Weekly Pay Period: 0