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Emergency Medicine NP/PA in Athens, OH (Perm)

Athens, OH 45701

Job Description

OVP Health is actively seeking qualified Emergency Medicine-trained or experienced Advance Practice Provider (NP or PA) to help grow our EM program at OhioHealth O'Bleness Hospital in Athens, OH.  

Job Description:
  • Emergency Medicine- or Family Medicine-trained in addition to at least 2 years EM experience as an NP/PA are required
  • OVP is a family-owned physician group practice company focused on the delivery of hospitalist and emergency department physicians. OVP's physicians and affiliated providers practice in hospitals and other inpatient facilities. 
  • Daily census- 31.6
  • Nightly admissions- average about 5-6
  • 24 hr physician coverage
  • Physician shifts- (2) 7a-7p, (1) 7p-7a
  • APP shifts- 11a-11p
  • Number of ICU beds- 12
  • Specialty Coverages- Pulmonology Mon-Fri (but will accept evening and weekend calls), Surgery, Ortho, Cardiology, Pediatrist, Optho, Interventional Radiology (para, thoracentesis, bone marrow, ports) Picc line nurse
  • Currently Anesthesia is training RT for intubation of patients.  RT will be available to assist 24 hours.  
  • Not accepting Locums candidates
  • Not accepting new graduate candidates - experience required
Compensation and Benefits:
  • May be contracted as W2 w/benefits or 1099 independent contractor w/ guaranteed shifts
    1099 - $77/hr
    - W2 - $70/hr
  • W2 positions offer:
    - Health/Dental/Vision (w/HSA)
    - $250k group life policy
    - 401k w/ 3% company contribution
    - $1500 CME
  • Board Certified NP/PA 
  • OH License (or in process)
  • Proof of COVID vaccination (upload to Documents)
  • BLS and ACLS (prior to start) 
  • Emergency Medicine- or Family Medicine-trained with at least 2 years EM experience as an NP 
  • Clean background, no malpractice 
  • ACLS
  • BLS
  • Board Certified
  • Ohio
  • Emergency Medicine- or Family Medicine-trained with at least 2 years EM experience as an NP
ABOUT THE FACILITY About OhioHealth O'Bleness Hospital:
Since 1921, OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital has met the changing healthcare needs of the local community. We have deep roots in southeastern Ohio and an even deeper commitment to meeting the needs of those we serve.

In treating the community as a whole, we treat the patient as a whole. We do this by providing the resources and establishing the connections necessary to keep healthcare local as often as possible — because we don't want our friends and neighbors in southeastern Ohio to have to travel elsewhere for great care.
  • Our diverse medical staff includes specialists who offer a variety of surgical procedures, treatment options and therapies.
  • Our outpatient services are wide ranging and include laboratory services and imaging, including CT scanning, mammography, MRI and X-ray.
  • We provide oncology and infusion services to treat cancer and offer programs for cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation and diabetes and heartburn treatment.
  • Our facilities include a 24 hour Emergency Department, as well as a surgery center and birth center.
  • Our UpBEAT program offers a range of benefits and services free of charge to its membership, the senior members of our community. Monthly programming includes health and lifestyle education seminars, exercise opportunities, interest groups, a newsletter and social service information and referrals.

We are known for providing compassionate, quality care in a community hospital setting. Recent facility renovations, process improvements and new services mean a more welcoming, efficient and healing environment for our patients and visitors.

More physicians are choosing O’Bleness Hospital and more patients trust us for their care.

About the Community:

Tucked into the corner of Southeast Ohio, Athens County offers a break from the regular hustle of life. Immerse yourself in our vibrant culture. Find outdoor adventures, fantastic food, great parties, new friends and quiet moments with those you love. No matter what you’re seeking, you can find your place in Athens County, Ohio.

Meet Your Recruiter

Lisa Kaiser
Senior Recruiter

Lisa joined Wapiti Medical Staffing as a Recruiter in February 2022. Prior to coming to Wapiti, Lisa spent over 21 years in Retail Pharmacy in multiple roles including Manager, CPhT and Compliance Officer. Some of her accolades include Diabetic Lifestyle Coach, Orthotic Shoe Fitter and ACHC Accreditation Specialist. Lisa was also the recipient of Pharmacy Technician of the Year Award by the South Dakota Board of Pharmacy.

Lisa is a mother of two adult children, Eric and Brooke, whom she is incredibly proud of. In her spare time, she enjoys DIY projects, drawing and painting, traveling both domestically and internationally, cooking, gardening and experiencing new adventures so she can continue to check things off her bucket list.

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Take the next step in your career journey by exploring job opportunities around Athens, Ohio! Nestled in the picturesque foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Athens is a charming and vibrant town that offers a perfect blend of small-town charm and big-city amenities. Known for its rich history, diverse cultural scene, and thriving arts community, Athens is home to attractions like the Hocking Hills State Park, the Dairy Barn Arts Center, and the Stuart's Opera House. Whether you're drawn to the local cuisine, such as the famous Ohio pawpaws, or the many outdoor recreation opportunities along the Hocking River, Athens provides a unique and welcoming environment to grow both personally and professionally. Come discover why pursuing a career in Athens might be the best decision you ever make!

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  • ACLS: Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • ATLS: Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • BLS: Basic Life Support
  • CALS: Comprehensive Advanced Life Support
  • NRP: Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • PALS: Pediatric Advanced Life Support