Advanced practice providers (APPs) at Ohio State play vital roles in providing high-quality patient care at one of the largest and most diverse academic health centers in the United States.

More than 735 APPs serve throughout The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s network of hospitals, ambulatory care centers and community-based offices. Their experience and specialized expertise ensure that Ohio State patients receive consistent, holistic treatment throughout the continuum of care.

Advanced practice provider job opportunities include:

  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Anesthesiologist Assistants
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • Nurse Midwives

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What’s great about advanced practice careers at the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center?

Ohio State provides advanced practice providers with the necessary support to succeed and grow both personally and professionally. Our Clinical Advancement Program provides a clear model for career growth, and excellent, specialized fellowships give APPs the opportunity to expand their skill sets with confidence.

Despite the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center’s large size—30,000 employees and growing—our staff members enjoy a welcoming culture that helps every team member feel at home.


Advanced Practice Provider Fellowships

The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center offers six fellowship tracks that give advanced practice providers the opportunity to enhance their skills and become more specialized care providers. These 12-month programs combine education and clinical immersion with world-class experts.

Focused on oncology, surgical oncology, palliative, acute critical care, primary care and orthopedics, the fellowships are designed to help APPs develop more competence and confidence in their chosen setting. Listen to learn more about our fellowship tracks from our recent information session.

The application timeline is January 1, 2024 through March 1, 2024.

2024 APP Fellowship Information Session



ANCC Practice Transition Accreditation Program® (PTAP) has reaccredited The Ohio State University Health System with a four-year accreditation for the practice transition programs for new advanced practice providers.

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New benefit for medical center employees

If you’re still paying for student loans, we’re offering a new benefit to help medical center employees get the most out of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. Through this service, employees receive one-on-one financial counseling and a streamlined process to achieve student loan forgiveness. Faculty and staff are eligible to enroll on their hire date, or at any point while they’re employed full-time at the medical center.


Benefits with your health and growth in mind

Advanced practice providers at Ohio State have access to an excellent, comprehensive benefits package from the first day of employment. A variety of affordable health insurance options and prescription drug coverages are available for individuals and families, and retirement plan options include an Ohio State Wexner Medical Center employer contribution of an amount equal to 14% of your eligible compensation per pay period.

Paid time off for advanced practice providers includes at least 10 holidays, 22 vacation days and 15 sick days. Employees can take advantage of 100% paid tuition assistance for Ohio State education; their dependents and partners can receive tuition assistance at 50%. Other generous benefits include paid parental leave and adoption assistance. APPs receive continuing medical education stipend allowances and Drug Enforcement Agency fee waivers.

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Grow with Ohio State

Ohio State’s Clinical Advancement Program offers clear criteria and eligibility requirements for advancement, creating a straightforward and accessible path for career growth. It’s designed to reward those who achieve personal and professional growth and development, and it promotes a professional, collaborative practice environment.

Three levels of practice within the program are defined as APP (an entry-level position for all newly hired advanced practice providers), APP Proficient (designation for APPs well-rounded in clinical practice, research, clinical education, leadership and community service/wellness) and APP Expert (APPs who manage complex patient care situations and demonstrate excellence as a professional).

Why our team loves living and working in Columbus

“When people are looking for different places to practice and cities to move to, I don’t know if people know that much about Columbus, Ohio or really think about Columbus as a great city to move to. I feel like it’s a little bit of a secret.”

–Jessica Hill, APRN-CNM

Advanced Practice Careers

Advanced Practice Careers

To build a diverse and inclusive 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. The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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