Knox Community Hospital



Are you a dedicated, caring, compassionate healthcare professional?

Knox Community Hospital is seeking individuals who desire not only a job, but the opportunity to further develop their skills and professional abilities. Every employee is a vital asset to our healthcare team. Our staff members strive to provide excellent patient care and that commitment is evident in all they do. Does this sound like an organization that you would like to learn more about?

We offer a variety of exciting and challenging employment opportunities, excellent benefits, and various options for personal growth. If you are interested in being a part of one team united in caring, we would love to discuss employment possibilities in the department of your interest.

Knox Community Hospital is a 99-bed, Joint Commission-accredited, community hospital located in Mount Vernon, Ohio, approximately 40 miles northeast of Columbus.

Members of the Knox Community Hospital medical staff represent numerous specialties offering a wide range of clinically excellent services surprising for a community hospital. Our dedicated staff, along with a strong team of volunteers, is committed to providing personalized, high-quality care. 

Knox Community Hospital’s independent, not-for-profit status ensures that all remaining revenue after expenses is committed solely to improving patient services, technology and facilities for the health of the people of Knox County and surrounding areas.

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Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Provides direct/indirect patient care utilizing the nursing process within the environment of the department. Applies critical thinking skills to assure the delivery of safe, quality, age specific care. Documents accurately and in a timely manner. Communicates and collaborates with other healthcare team members. Adheres to organizational policies and procedures; regulatory accrediting body requirements; and professional practice standards. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS Current knowledge of the nursing role and scope of practice as defined by the State of Ohio Nurse Practice Act and the Ohio Board of Nursing. Current knowledge of American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics. Effective problem solving, decision-making, interpersonal, and teamwork skills. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Positive customer service skills. PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Collects data on patient’s condition based upon interview of patient and/or family, physician’s diagnosis and data,...
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Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Provides preventive and primary care services within the nurse practitioner’s scope of practice and consistent with the nurse’s education and certification as defined by the Ohio Board of Nursing, as well as in accordance with the privileges granted by the Board of Trustees.  Provides care to patients of all ages from neonate, infant, pediatric adolescent, adult to geriatric both independently and interdependently as stated in the Standard Care Arrangement with the collaborating physician(s).  Prescribes drugs and therapeutic devices in accordance with Section 4723.481 of the Ohio Revised Code.  Evaluates and promotes patient wellness. Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates an appropriate plan of care including diagnostic and therapeutic interventions.  Collaborates with other physicians, healthcare providers, and others.     KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS Current knowledge of the Advanced Nurse Practitioner role and scope of practice as defined by the Ohio Nurse Practice Act and the...
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Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Provides standard and advanced secretarial support for the Quality/PI and Compliance departments.  In this capacity, coordinates all functions of the department to ensure a timely, accurate and professional response to a variety of customers. Prepares meeting minutes for multi-disciplinary Quality committee meetings and Hazmat meetings.  Assists with Joint Commission website and surveys.  Provides statistical reports as assigned utilizing applications of Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and/or Access.  Coordinates with Medical Staff Coordinator for meeting coordination and communication.  Adheres to organizational policies and procedures and regulatory/accrediting body requirements.   KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS Advanced knowledge in the use of various software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation software (MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint). Keyboarding/typing skills for memos, minutes, and other correspondence Operation and trouble-shooting of...
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Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Guides and assists the home infusion patient through the complexities and barriers of the healthcare system.  Assists with all aspects of coordination of care.  Provides positive and effective representation of the Home Infusion Program, including introducing the full scope of services offered to hospital case managers, medical staff, nursing agencies and other referral sources.  Responsible for the successful clinical coordination of care from the referral source into the home setting on behalf of the Home Infusion Pharmacy.  Demonstrates critical thinking to assure the delivery of safe, quality, age specific care.  Delegates effectively to appropriate team members.  Documents accurately and in a timely manner.  Communicates and collaborates with other healthcare team members.  Adheres to organizational policies and procedures; regulatory accrediting body requirements; and professional practice standards.    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS Current knowledge of nursing role and scope of...
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Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
The Cash Poster is responsible for the timely and accurate posting of patient and payor payments and adjustments to the patient accounts in accordance with laws, regulations, and administrative rulings of governmental organizations, other regulatory agencies, and contractual obligations.  The cash poster will also be responsible for communicating with the payor to help assist patients in account resolution.  Additional responsibilities include balancing daily and monthly bank transactions.         KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS   Knowledge of payor processing and requirements, understanding of claim editing, knowledge of general accounting principles and transaction balancing standards, ability to understand data presented by system generated reports, ability to prioritize duties and assignments and meet deadlines, understanding of multiple systems data exchange, ability to function effectively under stress, strong telephone communication skills, must be able to communicate effectively...
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Part Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Utilization Review RN - Case Management, PT Provides utilization review for all hospital inpatients and observation patients.  Assists with denial management for any inpatient or observation denial due to case management issues.  Utilizes approved criteria to determine appropriateness of patient admissions and observations.  Assists in the provision of continuum of care for neonates, infants, pediatric, adult and geriatric patients.  Collaborates and communicates with the healthcare team to help ensure quality patient care in a cost-effective timely manner.  Documents accurately and in a timely manner.  Provides timely clinical reviews and documents progress and/or completion in appropriate documentation system and to third party payers.  Collects and reports departmental measures.   Adheres to organizational policies and procedures; regulatory/accrediting body requirements; and professional practice standards. Will be cross-trained to function as a Case Manager for the Emergency...
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Part Time
Part Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Social Worker - Case Managment, PT Provides, coordinates and facilitates an appropriate plan in collaboration with other health care professionals during hospitalization, ED visits and/or visits to the Center for Cancer Care as necessary. Demonstrates critical thinking to organize and assure optimal patient transitions of care, within the restrictions of provider guidelines and/or limitations. Provides emotional and environmental support for patients, family members or visitors. Assists in providing resources for patients with complex needs. Adheres to organizational policies and procedures; regulatory/accrediting body requirements; and professional practice standards. Requirements Include Graduate of an accredited college/university with a degree in social work (BSW required). Current LSW licensure in the state of Ohio. Experience in a discharge planning in a hospital setting is preferred. Knowledge of CMS Conditions of Participation for discharge planning is preferred. JOB...
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Part Time
Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Provides direct/indirect patient care utilizing the nursing process within the environment of the department. Applies critical thinking skills to assure the delivery of safe, quality, age specific care. Documents accurately and in a timely manner. Communicates and collaborates with other healthcare team members. Adheres to organizational policies and procedures; regulatory accrediting body requirements; and professional practice standards. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS Current knowledge of the nursing role and scope of practice as defined by the State of Ohio Nurse Practice Act and the Ohio Board of Nursing. Current knowledge of American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics. Effective problem solving, decision-making, interpersonal, and teamwork skills. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Positive customer service skills. PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Collects data on patient’s condition based upon interview of patient and/or family, physician’s diagnosis and data,...
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Full Time
Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
The Building Service Representative is responsible to clean and disinfect all areas of the hospital complex and other buildings in order to create a safe, sanitary environment.   PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Responsible to clean and disinfect all areas of the hospital complex and other buildings. Maintain confidentiality in accordance with HIPPA regulations. Demonstrate 11 step cleaning process and follow the cleaning training modules. Consistently demonstrate cleaning process of discharge and transfer beds. Consistently demonstrate knowledge of refuse and soiled linen handling and disposal. Ability to perform floor care duties. Demonstrate the ability to multi-task and prioritize work in order to meet current needs with in established timeframes. Ability to take advantage of non-productive time to organize, clean, assist others, or otherwise prepare for future work loads. Adhere to Organizational and Departmental policies and procedures. Attend mandatory hospital education...
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Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Responsible for providing customer centered service in all aspects associated with the front office areas in the Department of Primary and Specialty Care. Must be an expert in processes and customer service areas associated with a Physicain clinic. This position is responsible for providing their customers (patients, clinicains, peers) with the most current and accurate information ensuring efficient services offered. Must ensure proper, full service scheduling, registration, patient demographics, insurance information (including changes to insurance), insurance verification, collection of proper co-pays, and communication to patient once patient liability determined.   KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS Must be able to work with minimal supervision while utilizing resources when needed. Medical Terminology knowledge is a requirement. Ability to use a variety of software packages which include the Electronic Medical Record, Scheduling, and Registration related systems. Responsible for knowing...
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Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
PICC/Wound RN - Specialty Programming Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Assess patients with difficult access or need for long term intra-venous (IV) therapy for appropriate vascular access device Works with staff nurses, physicians, case managers and other team members to ensure early assessment for Vascular Access Devices (VAD) selection and implementation Participates in education with Vascular Access education with patient, family members and staff Reviews physicians order Obtains informed consent Reviews medical records for any contraindications of peripheral vascular access Determines the best vascular access device for the patient base on medications, current access status, diagnoses, length of IV therapy and etc. Places Vascular Access Device, (PICC, Midline, Peripheral) or recommends alternate means of access. Reports directly to patient’s primary nurse and charge nurse or physician, if necessary. Maintains a working knowledge of infection prevention practices for...
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Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Physical Therapist - Acute Rehab Unit (NEW), FT Knox Community Hospital identifies Physical Therapists as independent practitioners in the Medical By-Laws, the credentialing process is required in order to see direct access patients. The Physical Therapist is responsible for evaluating patients, interpreting the findings, developing an appropriate plan of care, and delivering quality care to help patients attain maximum functional level.  Care will be provided to patients of all ages from neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult to geriatric.  The therapist needs to demonstrate knowledge in caring for orthopedic and neurological involved patients. The Physical Therapist is responsible for supervising Physical Therapist Assistants and students. Responsible for being knowledgeable of standard of practice for the practice of Physical Therapy in an outpatient, inpatient and acute inpatient rehabilitation setting and regulations established by the payers. Demonstrates critical...
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Full Time
Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Responsible for providing customer centered service in all aspects associated with the front office areas in the Department of Primary and Specialty Care. Must be an expert in processes and customer service areas associated with a Physicain clinic. This position is responsible for providing their customers (patients, clinicains, peers) with the most current and accurate information ensuring efficient services offered. Must ensure proper, full service scheduling, registration, patient demographics, insurance information (including changes to insurance), insurance verification, collection of proper co-pays, and communication to patient once patient liability determined.   KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS Must be able to work with minimal supervision while utilizing resources when needed. Medical Terminology knowledge is a requirement. Ability to use a variety of software packages which include the Electronic Medical Record, Scheduling, and Registration related systems. Responsible for knowing...
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Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Provides direct care and instructs clients and caregivers in prevention and care of health concerns.  Comprehensively assesses clients; re-evaluates clients as needed.  Develops and implements individualized care plan for each patient’s needs and revises plan as needed.  Prepares documentation. Collaborates needed changes and coordinates goals of all disciplines (such as physicians, therapists, etc).   Establishes appropriate client goals among all disciplines promoting independence through education of patient and caregivers.  Demonstrates critical thinking to assure the delivery of safe, quality, age specific care.   Case management of all disciplines from initial evaluation  through discharge and assists in establishing appropriate community resources.  Adheres to organizational policies and procedures; regulatory accrediting body requirements; and professional practice standards, scope of practice. EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE Graduate of an accredited program for nursing...
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Full Time or Part Time
Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
RN - Intensive Care Unit, FT , PT & PRN This position delivers direct/indirect patient care utilizing the nursing process through data collection and assessment; implementation and prioritization of patient’s problems and needs; and development/implementation/evaluation of a nursing plan of care. Demonstrates critical thinking to assure the delivery of safe, quality, age-specific care. Delegates effectively to appropriate team members. Documents accurately and in a timely manner. Communicates and collaborates with other healthcare team members. Adheres to organizational policies and procedures; regulatory accrediting body requirements; and professional practice standards. Requirements Include Graduate of an accredited program for nursing education, BSN preferred Current licensure to practice professional Nursing in the State of Ohio Minimum of 1 year medical surgical experience and/or critical care experience preferred Current AHA Healthcare Provider CPR (BLS)Required ACLS...
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Part Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Provides quality pharmaceutical care in accordance with applicable state and federal laws.  Provides clinical support and distribution services to deliver quality and cost effective drug therapy in coordination with physicians, nursing staff and other health care team members.  Understands the pharmaceutical care needs of a patient population including: neonates, infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics.  Adheres to organizational policies and procedures; regulatory/ accrediting body requirements; and professional practice standards.    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS Knowledge of current trends and demonstration of pharmaceutical care standards. Knowledge of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, drug literature review and therapeutics.  Knowledge of aseptic technique, IV admixtures, unit dose distribution and computer applications. Successful completion of mandatory requirements including, but not limited to, departmental competencies. Demonstration of effective...
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Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Director of Perioperative Services, FT Provides 24 hour leadership and accountability for the clinical practice and operational functions for the area(s) of responsibility.  Ensures the quality of direct and indirect patient care by collaborating intra/interdepartmentally with staff, colleagues, administration, physicians, and others.  Effectively manages material, fiscal and human resources.  Delegates appropriately, demonstrates critical thinking to assure delivery of safe, quality, population specific care.  Adheres to organizational policies and procedures; regulatory/accrediting body requirements; and professional practice standards.  Participates in strategic and service growth planning and implementation. Requirements Include Graduate of an accredited program for Nursing education. Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) required or in progress of obtaining a BSN. Current licensure to practice professional Nursing in the State of Ohio. Current American Heart Association...
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Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Responsible for preparing and serving patient and cafeteria food in compliance with all applicable sanitation, health, and personal hygiene standards and following established food production programs and procedures.  Responsible for sanitation activities, including dishware, equipment cleaning and janitorial tasks.  Responsible for cashiering in the cafeteria. PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Responsible for the productivity of preparation of food and assemble trays, with special attention to modified diets Prepare all menu items using established departmental policies and procedures. Correctly prepare all food served following standard recipes and special diet orders. Assure presentation of all menu items adhering to established standards. Assure all food and other departmental supplies are ordered and received in a timely manner so that adequate inventory levels are maintained to support volume. Demonstrate ability to multi-task and prioritize work in order to meet current needs...
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Full Time or Part Time
Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
PCA - Emergency Department, FT Delivers direct/indirect patient care to patients of all ages from neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult to geriatric under the supervision of a registered nurse and or licensed practical nurse. Demonstrates critical thinking to assure the delivery of safe, quality age specific care. Documents accurately and in a timely manner. Communicates and collaborates with other healthcare team members. Adheres to organizational policies and procedures; regulatory/ accrediting body requirements; and professional practice standards. Requirements Include High school diploma or equivalent. STNA (State Tested Nursing Assistant Certificate) or MA (Medical Assistant Certificate) preferred. Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR (BLS) certification required. Medical Palliative Care Unit: Palliative Care Training within 1 year of hire. JOB SPECIFICS Department Emergency Department Status Full Time Shift 7a-7p and 7p-7a Average Weekly...
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