• Job Title: Physician Extender
  • Job ID: 459811
  • Location: Network
  • Department: MSK at Gahanna
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Shift: Day
  • FTE %: 100
  • Salary Range Min: $17.50
  • Salary Range Max: $26.25

Position summary

Physician Extender (Job Opening 459811) - Scope of Position The Ohio State University Medical Center?s mission is focused on integrating quality patient care, education, and research. The Physician Extender functions as an integral member of the team of care providers at any musculoskeletal outpatient physician practice. The Physician Extender will work within his/her scope of practice as outlined by the Physical, Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Athletic Trainers Board of the State of Ohio or the State of Ohio Board of Nursing. Position Summary The Physician Extender works under the general supervision of the Physicians and Physician Assistants and directly reports to the clinic management (Associate Director, Practice Manager, Clinic Nurse Manager). The Physician Extender will act as a member of the patient care team in the outpatient clinic. The Physician Extender will manage the daily clinic flow, triage patients, assist during in office procedures, obtain and process laboratory samples and specimens, and perform phlebotomy. Physician extenders provide bracing and casting in the outpatient clinic environment as well as instruction on rehabilitation programs.

Education and experience

The Licensed Practical Nurse - Pharmacology (LPN-P) with certification in medication administration by the State of Ohio Board of Nursing required. Current BLS-HCW certification required. Previous experience working with athletic populations required. CPR Certification. OR Athletic Training Certification (A.T.C.) and Licensure by the State of Ohio Occupational, Physical Therapy and Athletic Training Board required. Two to three years experience in an outpatient orthopedic/sports medicine facility preferred. Previous experience working with athletic populations required. CPR Certification.