Kettering Health Network

Advanced Practice Provider - APRN or PA - Neurosurgery

Posted Date 3 months ago(11/10/2017 10:47 AM)
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Advanced Practice Provider
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First Shift
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Do you want to work with a team of highly engaged healthcare providers where you can make a direct impact on patient care for our community? If so, this position is for you!


Kettering Physician Network employs more than 400 providers, including physicians and advanced practice providers, throughout the Greater-Dayton and Cincinnati areas. Offering an extensive range of specialties and expertise, our physicians provide comprehensive care at more than 120 locations.


The 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) includes history taking, clinical assessment, physical examination, order entry, interpretation of diagnostic studies, clinical diagnosis, treatment, and evaluation of care for the given neurological/neurosurgical population. Primary functions for role will occur in clinic based setting with additional responsibilities with hospital rounding and rotation with weekend hospital based care. Ideal candidate will possess 3-5 years of experience within a neurosurgery practice setting, but will consider new graduates with previous clinical experience within a neuroscience realm.

Responsibilities & Requirements

Educational Requirements:

  • Masters Degree required - National Board Certification for Nurse Practitioners. Prescriptive privileges certification obtained or in process (must be completed within specified time frame). 

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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