Advanced Practice Provider - General Surgery

Job Description

Shift: Full-Time (1.0 FTE), Day shift

  • 4/10 hr. days, some weekends

Location: This position will be located at The Christ Hospital Health Network (TCHHN) main campus, 2139 Auburn Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219.

Position Description: This APP will serve as an in-patient General Surgery APP.

Job Overview: The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) may be an APRN or PA that has been prepared with the appropriate graduate level education and authorized to practice and prescribe as such. This individual will see hospitalized patients for needs including but not limited to, physical exams, discussion of post-operative plan of care, treatment/management of acute illness/conditions, as well as imaging modalities. May provide general medical treatment to patients in a medical setting (hospital) in collaboration with physician(s) for APP's where dictated. If the APP will be practicing in the hospital setting, the delineation of privileges will also dictate the scope of practice. General Surgery experience preferred.

Education: Graduate from accredited Certified Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant program.


  • DEA license
  • BLS and ACLS certified (preferred but not required)

Certified Nurse Practitioner: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Family Nurse Practitioner certification verified by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN), American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Current, valid license (registration) by the Ohio Board of Nursing or applicable state board


Physician Assistant: Graduate from accredited physician assistant program with a Master's Degree Physician Assistant Certification (verified by the National Commission or the Certification of Physician Assistant - NCCPA. Current, valid license (registration) by the state Medical Board of Ohio or applicable state medical board. Current Certificate to prescribe by the State Medical Board of Ohio.