Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant - Emergency Department
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center - Columbus, OH

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The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is currently seeking Mid-level providers for the Department of Emergency Medicine. This position is available for qualified Nurse Practitioners and/or Physician Assistants to provide direct health care to patients in the Emergency Departments of the medical center with an emphasis on urgent care level of acuity.

Responsibilities include:

  • work in collaboration with Emergency Medicine physicians in providing comprehensive emergency care to patients presenting to the emergency departments of OSUWMC or OSU’s community based hospital: OSU East;
  • work under the on-site supervision of a practicing licensed physician;
  • perform services independently that are authorized and directed by supervising physician;
  • perform health assessments, histories and physical examinations;
  • order diagnostic testing and interprets results;
  • review & assess patient medications;
  • prescribe and evaluate drugs & other treatments;
  • interpret health data variations and risk factors;
  • perform approved indicated procedures;
  • promptly document all encounters in a fashion meeting the standards set forth by OSUP-EM, LLC.
  • design, coordinate, and evaluate continuing education offerings
  • provide educational lectures and/or precepting experiences for nursing and medical students

Qualifications – Nurse Practitioner:

  • Master’s degree in nursing
  • current license and certificate of authority to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in the State of Ohio
  • prescriptive authority preferred
  • experience in emergency department or urgent care setting with direct patient contact preferred
  • requires successful completion of a background check; qualified candidates may be asked to complete a pre-employment physical, including a drug screen.

Qualifications – Physician Assistant:

  • graduation from an accredited physician assistant Master’s program or an equivalent combination of education and experience required
  • National Certification Commission of Physicians Assistants (NCCPA) certification required
  • eligibility for State of Ohio licensure as a physician assistant required
  • experience in emergency department or urgent care setting with direct patient contact preferred
  • requires successful completion of a background check; qualified candidates may be asked to complete a pre-employment physical, including a drug screen.

Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.


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