Kettering Health Network

  • Advanced Practice Provider - APRN or PA - Neurosurgery

    Posted Date 5 months ago(12/21/2018 10:21 AM)
    Job ID
    Job Category
    Advanced Practice Provider
    Job Type
    First Shift
    # of Openings
    Shift Time
    80 Hours Per Pay Period/FTE 1.0
  • Overview

    Advanced Practice Provider (APP) is a provider of direct health care services who synthesizes and utilizes evidence based practice, research and current clinical knowledge. Working in collaboration with a multidisciplinary health care team. The APP demonstrates an advanced level of medical and nursing knowledge, clinical and technical competence, sound clinical judgment, professionalism as it relates to interpersonal and general communication skills, timely and complete documentation and take responsibility for ongoing professional development and competency validation. The APP role in partnership with supervising/collaborating physician(s) s includes history taking, clinical assessment, physical examination, order entry, interpretation of diagnostic studies, clinical diagnosis, treatment, and evaluation of care for the given population. The Neurosurgical APP works directly with the neurosurgeon in a one to one model supporting care needs in both the outpatient and inpatient settings. The APP works within the department to assist in practice APP coverage on an as needed basis to ensure that all patient needs are met. The APP will have a weekend rotation to assist on-call physicians and support weekend needs for inpatient care.  The ideal candidate will possess at least 3 years of neurosurgical experience in both the hospital (acute) and outpatient office settings.

    This position is part of the Kettering Physician Network team. Kettering Physician Network is an elite multi-specialty physician group, representing more than 480 physicians and Advanced Practice Providers who offer exceptional health services in an extensive range of medical specialties in more than 175 convenient locations serving Greater Dayton and Cincinnati. Kettering Physician Network is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kettering Health Network.



    Responsibilities & Requirements

    Educational Requirements:


    Masters Degree required:

    • National Board Certification for Nurse Practitioners.
    • Graduate of approved Physician Assistant program with current PA license in the state of Ohio; certified by State Medical Board of Ohio; certificate to prescribe for prescriptive privileges  


    Job Responsibilities:

    • 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

    Preferred Qualifications

    1-3 years of experience preferred.


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