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.

Dec 03, 2021
PRN
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Provides for and delivers health care services to hospital employees, workers, and worker populations.  By collaborating with workers, management, and other disciplines, the practice focuses on promotion, protection, and restoration of worker's health within the context of a safe and healthy work environment.   PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Advanced knowledge in physical assessment. Ability to assess and document, utilizing proper terminology, identifying both normal and abnormal findings.  Ability to ascertain when further testing is indicated or warranted. Obtains appropriate information on new injuries and prior to giving immunizations and antigen testing.  Ability to interpret abnormal findings from assessment data and communicate with other health care providers. Assess walk-in injuries for triage purposes. Rotate with peers for departmental coverage of afterhours drug screens and/or evidential  breath screenings in the emergency department and on-site when necessary....
Dec 03, 2021
Part Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Provides coverage in all areas of the department as needed.  Maintains effective communication with all internal and external customers providing outstanding quality of service.  Adheres to organizational policies and procedures; regulatory/accrediting body requirements and professional practice standards. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS Outstanding customer service and telephone communication skills required. Must be able to adjust to rapid change. PC literate with skills in windows, email, and internet navigation. Excellent typing skills required. Must be able to prioritize, problem solve, and multi-task. Must be an independent worker while supporting a team environment. Must be able to perform professionally during high stress and high patient volume times. Schedule flexibility to assist in 24 hour coverage is essential.   PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Assumes responsibility and accountability for each job descriptions as follows: \ Registrar, Emergency Services Registrar, Outpatient...
Dec 01, 2021
Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
RN - Emergency Department, FT and PRN Delivers direct/indirect patient care to patients of all ages from neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult to geriatric 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 Current licensure to practice professional Nursing in the State of Ohio 1 year medical surgical experience and/or critical care experience preferred. Current AHA CPR required Completion of a Basic Dysrhythmia Course, ACLS...
Dec 01, 2021
Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Provides direct/indirect patient care utilizing the nursing process within the environment of a Physician office as well as Surgery.  Applies critical thinking skills to assure the delivery of safe, quality, age specific care. Delegates effectively to appropriate team members. Documents accurately and in a timely manner. Facilitates the surgeon in the performance of invasive therapeutic, and diagnostic procedures. 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...
Dec 01, 2021
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 Physician clinic.  This position is responsible for providing their customers (patients, clinicians, 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...
Dec 01, 2021
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,...
Nov 24, 2021
Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Provides shift leadership and oversight for daily unit operations as designated by the Department Director. Ensures quality of delivered patient care to patients of all ages across the life span. Collaborates intra/interdepartmentally with staff, directors, physicians, administration and others. Participates in patient care activities both directly and indirectly as a resource to staff members. Delivers direct/indirect patient care. Utilizes the nursing process or designated scope of practice through data collection and assessment. Identifies and prioritizes patient’s problems and needs; and development/implementation/evaluation of a nursing plan of care (RN). 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...
Nov 24, 2021
Part Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Assists the pharmacists in providing medications to patients and patient care areas in a safe, efficient and timely manner.  Understands the needs of a patient population that includes neonates, infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics.  Monitors and maintains the clerical duties within the department.  Prepares intravenous admixtures, unit dose formulations and compounded medications using aseptic technique.  Obtains medication histories and patient allergies from relevant sources for new patients coming through the Emergency Department and processes this information in the Electronic Health Record (EHR). Directly communicates to pharmacist about patients with complex / high-risk medications.  Enters charges and credits on patient accounts.  Orders, receives and stocks the pharmacy medications in a timely and accurate manner.  Adheres to organizational policies and procedures; regulatory/accrediting body requirements; and professional practice standards.    Performs...
Nov 22, 2021
Part Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Food Service Associate - Food & Nutrition, PT and PRN 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...
Nov 22, 2021
Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Responsible for assisting in obtaining patient’s nutritional status through nutritional monitoring and updating the patient information in the Kardex system.  Responsible for accurately serving patient meals and preparing patient menus according to established guidelines. Responsible for appropriate use of facility supplies and equipment to minimize loss, waste, and fraud. PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Responsible for the Meal Delivery Ensures accurate and timely meal delivery to patients. Obtains items requested and allowed for meal service. Verifies freshness and quality of food items served to patients. Responsible for the Kardex System Manages patient nutrition orders appropriately. Correctly edits diet orders as needed. Consistently completes all follow through with order processing. Pages Registered Dietitian for ASAP consultation or clarification needs. Verifies order changes with nursing if discrepancy is suspected. Communicates special product needs and anticipated...
Nov 21, 2021
PRN
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Yoga Instructor – Rehab & Wellness Center, PRN Yoga Instructor Connections Fitness is looking to expand our team with reliable and enthusiastic individual excited to expand and grow our yoga programs.  Looking for someone who is willing to be creative with bringing exciting new energy that combines the value of yoga with long-lasting memories.  Instructs group classes for all levels in a safe, enjoyable and healthy atmosphere, promoting physical wellness and positive mindfulness. Be part of a team where physical activity, nutrition & health education is the emphasis in an environment where safety is a priority.  Access to membership at Connections Fitness to build your clientele Access to state of the art equipment to design effective and fun workout programs Flexible schedule with the option of qualifying for medical benefits and vacation time Clinical integration allows the instructor to reach out to our specialists to help their clients gain the best outcomes...
Nov 21, 2021
Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Acquires and analyzes data using ultrasound and related diagnostic technologies for carotid duplex evaluations, and peripheral vascular Doppler. Documents accurately and in a timely manner.  Communicates and collaborates with health care team members.  Adheres to organizational policy and procedures, regulatory/accrediting body requirements and professional practice standards.  Assesses patient and provides summary of findings to the physician.  Uses independent judgment and systematic problem solving methods to produce high quality diagnostic information and optimize patient care and optimize patient care. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS Knowledge of professional technologist role and scope of practice. Knowledge of current trends and standards of care in area of responsibility. Successful completion of unit proficiencies/competencies. Demonstration of effective problem-solving, decision-making, interpersonal and team-work skills. Demonstration of positive customer service. Demonstrate...
Nov 21, 2021
Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Surgical Technologist - Surgery, FT Works closely with the surgeons, anesthesia providers, and registered nurses to assure the delivery of safe quality age specific care to patients throughout the perioperative period. Facilitates the surgeon in the performance of invasive, therapeutic, and diagnostic procedures.  Functions in the role of scrub person.  Communicates and collaborates with other healthcare team members. Adheres to organizational policies and procedures; regulatory/ accrediting body requirements; and professional practice standards. Care will be provided to patients of all ages from neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult to geriatric. Requirements Include High School Diploma or equivalent. Minimum of 3 years of surgery experience or graduate of an accredited surgical technology program preferred. Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR (BLS) certification required. Surgical Technologist certification preferred. JOB SPECIFICS...
Nov 21, 2021
Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Vascular Coordinator - Specialty Programming, FT Participates in the oversight for all aspects of the Vascular Access program operations.  Demonstrates critical thinking to ensure the delivery of safe, insertion and management of all Vascular Access in a cost-effective manner. Effectively communicates/collaborates intra/interdepartmentally with staff, directors, physicians, administration and other healthcare team members. Serves as a liaison between patients, staff, physician and hospital leadership. Identifies, develops and implements educational plans regarding Vascular Access and externally. Documents accurately and in a timely manner. 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 Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare...
Nov 21, 2021
Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Ultrasound Tech - Diagnostic Imaging, FT The Ultrasound Tech/Sonographer is responsible for performing diagnostic procedures in their area of responsibility (ultrasound).  The technologist is responsible for all functions necessary to complete the procedures, such as, assessing patient for age and condition specific care, identifying and performing the appropriate exam, and documenting all appropriate actions in a timely manner.   Communication and collaboration with all other healthcare team members is paramount. All actions shall be performed in adherence to hospital policy, federal and state regulations, and the highest professional practice standards. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS An Ultrasound Tech/Sonographer performs radiographic procedures and/or Ultrasound procedures as directed by policy and procedure determined by the Medical Director of Diagnostic Imaging.  They do so effectively by demonstrating effective problem solving skills, decision-making, and effective verbal and...
Nov 21, 2021
PRN
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Surgical Technologist - Birthing Center, PRN Works closely with the surgeons, anesthesia providers, and registered nurses to assure the delivery of safe quality age specific care to patients throughout the perioperative period. Facilitates the surgeon in the performance of invasive, therapeutic, and diagnostic procedures.  Functions in the role of scrub person.  Communicates and collaborates with other healthcare team members. Adheres to organizational policies and procedures; regulatory/ accrediting body requirements; and professional practice standards. Care will be provided to adult patients.       Requirements Include High School Diploma or equivalent. Minimum of 3 years of surgery experience or graduate of an accredited surgical technology program preferred. Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR (BLS) certification required. Surgical Technologist certification preferred. Knowledge of Medical Terminology preferred. Previous hospital experience...
Nov 21, 2021
Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Switchboard Operator Associate - Patient Access, FT KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS Performs accurate high quality liaison, directions, and general information to promote service excellence to physicians, staff, patients, and other customers. Performs call processing, paging (overhead), alarm alert monitoring, and code communications throughout the system. PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Independently operates switchboard, facilitating all calls, codes, and alarms Maintains knowledge of and assists the organization in directing calls and code response by paging proper areas/physicians/staff Monitors alarms and dispatches required staff as needed for response Demonstrates proficiency in computer applications and technologies Maintains the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality Provides outstanding customer service to internal and external patients/customers Comply with all local and state federal regulations. Assumes responsibility and accountability for individual knowledge,...