Our nurses’ expertise contributes to improved patient outcomes and ensures we provide world-class personalized care.

Nursing and patient care team members at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are devoted to promoting good health, preventing and managing disease, and advocating for patients and their families.  Nursing is more important now than at any point in the history of medicine. From the Emergency Department and acute care settings to ambulatory services, nurses at Ohio State are applying the art and science of nursing to research, education and evidence-based care that is delivered with a strong commitment to quality and safety.

To build a diverse workforce, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. Ohio State is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
  • "OSUWMC is at the leading edge of research into new treatments and techniques and, as a part of a major research university, offers an incredibly diverse community of healthcare providers and practitioners."
    Elizabeth Nursing Program Manager, Patient Care Medical Home Care Coordination
  • "OSUWMC provides high quality care and services to our patients. We work together as a team to go above and beyond for our patients and their families.”
    Jackie Nurse Manager, Electrophysiology
  • "I enjoy being surrounded by the technology, research and evidence-based practice, learning opportunities, and the collaborative multidisciplinary mentors.”
    Susan Nurse Practitioner, Neuroscience
  • "When you have the opportunity to work with the best-of-the-best, excellence is just a little closer. Where else can professionals provide healthcare in a university setting with a landmark like Ohio Stadium in your backyard."
    Frank Nurse Manager, Child/Adolescent Psychology
  • "I love working at Ohio State because of the culture – the focus is truly on the patient, but also with each other – creating a positive, collaborative, respectful, energizing environment!"
    Lisa Assistant Nurse Manager, The James

Why It's Great Being a Nurse at Ohio State

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Innovations

We value our nurses’ creativity and ideas, and we recognize that nurses play a crucial role in healthcare innovation. That’s why we created the Virtual Nursing Innovation Center at Ohio State, to channel the creative energy and expertise of our nurses in benefit of our patients, their families and our community.

  • Nursing Innovation Center
  • CALM Unit
  • Patient Alarm Management Project
  • Innovations in self-care in the workplace (for example, relaxation rooms, fitness rooms).

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Quality and Expertise

Our patients deserve the highest quality of care from expert nurses.  By participating in unit, department, and system-level Evidence-Based Practice activities, our nurses play an instrumental role in improving the quality of care that our patients receive and the outcomes they achieve.

  • Evidence-based practice partnerships with The Ohio State University College of Nursing.
  • Nursing leadership and staff are active participants in the Leadership Council for Clinical Quality, Safety, and Service (LCCQSS).
  • Top-notch clinical ladder program which recognizes and rewards staff nurses who demonstrate expertise in the areas of clinical management, educational activities and research.
  • Incentives and support for nurses holding or wishing to obtain specialty certifications.

Ohio State

The New James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute and Critical Care Center

The new home of the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute and Critical Care Center was designed around a visionary construction model that integrates spaces for patient care, education and research. It will be a living, working model of personalized health care that improves the lives of our patients, staff and community.

  • Patient- and Nurse-Friendly room layouts featuring ample natural light, dedicated family spaces, ICU booms and electronic patient lift systems.
  • Shared spaces that combine research and education with the nationally recognized patient care of The James.
  • A significant increase in our capacity to treat cancer, critical care, and emergency patients.

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Wellness

Taking care of yourself is not selfish, it’s essential. Creating a healthy work environment is a foundation of our professional practice, and through programs like traveling yoga and integrative therapies, our nurses can be at their best so they can help our patients achieve their best.

  • Programs designed to honor your need for a healthy work environment and valuing self-care.
  • Strategies for coping with stress, increasing body awareness, and promoting alignment, balance and enjoyment at work.
  • Traveling yoga program for Nursing staff.
  • Your Plan for Health incentive program designed to offer structure for a healthy lifestyle and rewards for healthy behaviors.

Current Openings

Advanced Practice/Credentialled Provider

Case Management

Nursing Leadership

More +

Patient Care Coordinator

Staff Nurse

FAQs

General Questions

How often are jobs updated online?

New jobs are posted every Monday.

Where can I learn more about OSU benefits?

As part of The Ohio State University, we're pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes traditional insurance-based benefits, state retirement options, free Ohio State tuition and access to world-class cultural, sporting and exercise facilities and events. All benefits begin the first day of employment. You can learn more at http://hr.osu.edu/benefits/

I’m interested in a research job at Ohio State’s College of Medicine. Where should I apply?

Applicants interested in any position within Ohio State’s Health System, College of Medicine, Office of Health Sciences, James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, or Comprehensive Cancer Center should apply online at http://wexnermedical.osu.edu.

Applicants interested in University positions can apply at http://jobs.osu.edu.

Questions about applying

Can I apply to all of the positions that interest me at once?

No, you must apply for each position separately.

I understand that a resume is not required to apply, but am I able to attach one?

Yes. If you would like to include a resume, you can upload your resume as an attachment.

NOTE: You may only include one attachment. If you would like to include a cover letter or other items, please save as one file.

 

What information will I need to complete an application?

Be sure to have the following information on hand:
  • Work history
  • References – You will need to provide two references (for example, a supervisor, manager or clinical instructor). Do not submit family members, co-workers or friends as references.
  • Educational background
  • Licenses or certifications (including active license numbers)

Is a resume required to apply online?

No. A resume is not required to apply online.

Can I save my application and come back later to finish?

Yes. In general, you should plan on saving your work every 15 minutes to avoid losing any application data. You can do this by clicking on the “Save as Draft” button. To access your saved application, log in and click “My Career Tools” at the top of the page to display all of your current and previous applications.

I am not able to move to the next section of the application when I click “Next.” What should I do?

If you are unable to move on to the next page of the online application, you are likely missing information. At the top of the application page, you will see notes, in red that tell you what is missing. Complete this required information to move on to the next section.

Questions about submitted applications

If I have more questions about a job that I've applied for, whom should I contact?

Contact our Recruitment team at 614- 293-4995 and choose Option 1 during business hours of 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. For technical inquiries, you may also email us at recruitment@osumc.edu.

How do I know if my application was submitted correctly?

When you have completed your online application, click “Submit Application.” You will receive an automated email confirming that your application has been completed successfully.

How can I find the status of my application?

Log in to our Careers website. Click on “My Career Tools” at the top of your home page. This will bring up a listing of each of the positions you have applied for and their status.

After I've applied, when will I hear back from someone?

A recruiter will contact you only if you are selected as a candidate for the position. There is not a set time frame for hearing back from us. This will vary depending on the number and types of openings we have, as well as the number and qualifications of other applicants. We receive a large volume of applications on a daily basis and are unable to call each candidate who applies for a job.

Search Questions

Can I customize my search?

Yes, you can search by:

  • Keyword: “nurse,” for example.
  • Advanced Search: In Advanced Search, you can customize criteria like location, job type and full- or part-time status.
  • Posted: In the Posted drop-down box, you can view positions that were posted this week, this month and earlier. 
NOTE: You must click the Search button to return any customized results.

This is my first time applying for a Medical Center job. How do I register for a username and password?

You will need a username and password to apply for any Medical Center job. To register:
  • Click the New User link in the upper right hand corner.
  • Complete the registration page. You can select any username and password that is easy for you to remember.
    • NOTE: The system requires you provide a unique email address. If you do not have an email address and need to create one, there are a number of free email providers (e.g. gmail.com, yahoo.com, etc.)
  • Click Register.
These steps will take you to your Careers home page where you can search and apply for jobs.

I forgot my username/password. What should I do?

For User Name: Click Forgot User Name. Enter your email address and click Email User Name.

For Password: Click, Forgot Password. Enter your user name and click Reset Password.

For any other password help or technical inquiries, call Medical Center Human Resources at (614) 293-4995.

Do I need to log in to search for jobs?

No. You can search for and view open positions without logging into the application system, but to apply you will need to create an account and log in.

I am already a Medical Center employee; do I need to create a username and password to apply?

No. Medical Center employees (which includes Health System and College of Medicine) must use their Medical Center login and password to apply online through Employee Self-Service.

Note: logging in allows you to view job openings that are available to internal applicants.  

Can I save searches that I have customized?

Yes. Click on Save Search to save your customized search criteria. You will be prompted to log in. Once logged in, you can name your search for future reference (e.g., Nursing Jobs). You also have the option to enter an e-mail address to be notified when new positions that match your search are available. Simply check the Notify me when new jobs meet my criteria box and enter your e-mail address in the Send email notification to box.

To access your saved searches later, log in and click My Saved Searches at the top of the page.

I currently work for the University; do I need to create a username and password to apply?

No, University employees must use their lastname.# login and password to apply online through Employee Self-Service.

Contact Us

Human Resources
614-293-4995
recruitment@osumc.edu

Benefits
614-292-1050

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