Aultman Health Foundation ADVANCE PRACTICE NUR in Canton, Ohio


Requisition 8532

Location Aultman Hospital

Department AMG - GEN SURG CGS

Schedule Full Time

Shift Day Shift

Hours 80 hours per pay; 6a-4:30p Shift with Flexiblitity

Job Details

Master's Degree

APN License Required

Certification as required by job description

Ability to anticipate problems and problem solve

Ability to establish and assess outcomes for advising servic

Demonstrated integrity and strong work ethic

Exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills


Advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) are registered nurses who have attained advanced education in a variety of specialized nursing fields. APRNs manifest a high level of expertise in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of complex responses to individuals, families, or communities to actual or potential health problems, prevention of illness and injury, maintenance of wellness, and provision of comfort.


The APRN works in collaboration with the physician(s) to assess the physical needs of the preoperative and post- operative general surgical patient. This APRN can provide care for these patients in a variety of settings including both the inpatient units and the surgeon's office.


· Performs initial and ongoing assessment of patient's medical, physical, and psychosocial status, including: conducts complete history and physical assessments, then develops and implements treatment plans.

· Performs rounds, records progress notes, orders tests, examinations, medications and therapies, provides consultations, and writes discharge summaries, based on interpretation of data. Provides pre and post- operative education to patients and families.

· Provides medical direction to clinical staff as indicated.

· Performs general surgical procedures as trained.

  • Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Employment status is contingent on the candidate's success in credentialing as a member of our Allied Health Staff.

  • Maintains professional development within the APRN role.

Job Requirements

· Requires a master's degree and certification as a certified nurse practitioner or certified clinical nurse specialist.

· Certificate to prescribe or meet qualifications to obtain certificate to prescribe is required.

· Minimum of 1-2 years as an APRN is preferred.

· All privileges are conducted in accordance with the established Standard Care Arrangement (SCA), within the scope of practice for the APRN, and in collaboration with the physician(s) identified by the SCA.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


· Cover 8 and/or 10 hour shifts with some weekend and potential for off shift coverage.

· Works collaboratively with surgeons and other physicians as needed

· Subject to frequent interruptions and changes in priority of duties throughout the day.

· Sitting/standing/moving about during working hours


PURPOSE : To identify specific functions, job requirements, and work environmental factors that could affect job performance.

Check all factors that are present as essential job requirements and check whether the factor is performed.

O = Occasionally = 0- 33% of the work shift or 0- 32 repetitions.

F = Frequently = 34-66% of the work shift or 32-200+ repetitions.

C = Constantly = 67-100% of the work shift or 200+ repetitions.

N = Not essential job requirement.

F Standing

F Walking

O Lifting (>10 pounds)

O Carrying (>10 pounds)

O Pushing (>10 pounds)

N Climbing

O Stooping/Bending

O Twisting/Turning

O Kneeling/Squatting

O Crawling

O Reaching Up/Reaching Forward

Additional information concerning physical requirements for the position:

  • Ability to perform patient care responsibilities as required.



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.