Our advanced practice providers' expertise contributes to improved patient outcomes and ensures we provide world-class personalized care.

Advanced Practice Providers and Physician Assistants play a vital role in the multidisciplinary care of patients, providing a consistent and holistic component in the continuum of care. Advanced Practice Providers are needed more than ever to care for our growing and aging population.  They are important members of our multidisciplinary teams including managing acute, chronic, and critical illnesses.  From the Emergency Department and acute care settings to ambulatory services, our Advanced Practice Providers and Physician Assistants are dedicated to evidence-based practice and ensuring a strong commitment to quality and safety.

At Ohio State, we have over 300 nurse practitioners, 100 certified registered nurse anesthetists, 50 physician assistants, and more than 40 clinical nurse specialists who practice in a variety of settings, including some independent practices.

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.

  • "I enjoy being surrounded by the technology, research and evidence-based practice, learning opportunities, and the collaborative multidisciplinary mentors.”
    Susan Nurse Practitioner, Neuroscience
  • "I’ve had amazing opportunities to teach, practice, present, and advance my education. I am respected and appreciated by my clinical colleagues and supported by leadership."
    Liz Nurse Practitioner, James Quality
  • "I am given the opportunity to work alongside nationally recognized experts in their field. An added perk – Ohio State provides many opportunities for career development and educational advancement."
    Scott Physician Assistant, The James Cancer Hospital
  • "Working here as an APP is both challenging and rewarding. I have the ability to work with an interdisciplinary team every day to deliver high quality care to our patients in a personalized way."
    Cindy Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Critical Care
  • "I love caring for our cancer patients and their families. Ohio State is a place that cultivates its employees and allows for professional growth and development."
    Yahna Nurse Practitioner, James Outpatient Clinic
  • "I am grateful to work with our outstanding APPs as we care for our patients. Countless times, patients and families have mentioned the compassion, care, and attention they have received, and that makes the James experience outstanding!"
    Sameek, MD Physician, Medical Oncology

What's great about advanced practice provider careers at Ohio State


Professional Development Opportunities

At Ohio State, we recognize the importance of professional development opportunities for our Advanced Practice Providers. 

  • Advancement model
  • Evidence-based practice opportunities
  • Continuing medical education stipend can be used for certification fees, certification courses, memberships in professional organizations, CME/CE, seminars, travel and licensure fees
  • Tuition assistance for eligible staff and their dependents
  • Annual conference and Advanced Practice Provider-specific awards


Fellowships at Ohio State

Postgraduate fellowships for advanced practice nurses provides an opportunity for nurse practitioners to increase their experience and knowledge by participating in a year-long fellowship at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and the Ohio State Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute. During the year of training, fellows participate in a core curriculum of clinical and didactic studies that ensures exposure to an entire spectrum of specialties. Applications are accepted January 1 through March 1. Four fellowships opportunities are offered at Ohio State:

  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care
  • Oncology
  • Primary Care

Current Openings

Advanced Practice Provider


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 https://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.


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