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.

Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
:           Using a variety of the Hospital’s patient information related systems, assesses each case related concern and resolves issues with regards to appointments, financial matters and clearance for Radiology and other Outpatient services.  Shares information with appropriate personnel, to ensure the smooth processing of patients’ appointments and information.     PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Perform peer to peer pre-certification with necessary clinical documentation from physician office and out of town physicians with insurance companies Gather pertinent information from physician offices to ensure medical necessity is met for Medicare and Medicare HMO patients in all areas of Patient Access.  Ensures procedures are scheduled for the required services including any necessary changes to appointments based on patient request. Resolves pre-certification, registration and case-related concerns prior to a patient’s appointment using necessary Hospital’s patient information...
Administration/Operations Nursing
Schedule:
40
Employment Type:
8a-4:30p
Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
RN - Intensive Care Unit, FT NIGHTS ($30,000 SIGN ON BONUS OFFERED w/ 3 YEAR COMMITMENT) 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...
Nursing
Schedule:
FULL TIME 7p-7:30a PART TIME 7a-7:30p or 7p-7:30a PRN Variable
Employment Type:
Full Time
Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Lab Assistant (Phlebotomist) - Laboratory, FT (2p-1030p) A Phlebotomist performs a variety of venipuncture techniques involved in the collection of blood specimens from patients for laboratory procedures used in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Provides administrative support in the distribution of laboratory results. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS Good customer relation skills. Good communication/phone skills. Typing and computer skills required. Good organizational skills. Ability to multitask. Knowledge of phlebotomy procedures and techniques. EQUIPMENT/TOOLS/SOFTWARE Basic computer literacy Keyboarding Word processing Internet and email Registration based computer programs HIS/LIS knowledge Telephone/Fax/Copier/ Scanner/Printer/ Calculator Phlebotomy equipment such as needles, adapters, syringes, etc.  PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Perform a variety of routine blood drawing procedures to include venipuncture, techniques using standard equipment to include vaccutainer tubes,...
Assistant/Support Laboratory
Schedule:
NIGHTS ONLY 2p-1030p ($2.50 shift differential)
Employment Type:
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...
Schedule:
4:00p-12:30a
Employment Type:
Full Time
Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Patient Care Assistant- Acute Rehab- FT Delivers direct/indirect patient care to patients from adult to geriatric under the supervision of a registered nurse 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.   Requirements Include High school diploma or equivalent. High School or Trade School students may be considered if their course of study could lead to full-time employment and they can legally work the hours necessary for the position. STNA (State Tested Nursing Assistant Certificate) or MA (Medical Assistant Certificate) preferred. Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR (BLS) certification required.   JOB SPECIFICS Department Acute Rehabilitation Unit Status Full Time Average Weekly Hours 36 Contact Employment Specialists Phone 740.393.9643 Email...
Assistant/Support
Schedule:
36
Employment Type:
Full Time
Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Eye Technician - Department of Specialty Care-Ophthalmology-Full Time Responsible for daily patient care and flow of pod activities. PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES   Promptly and professionally assists the doctor in patient care. Performs technical workups, patient interviews and special testing. Communicates with patients regarding follow-up care, surgeries, procedures, changes in schedule, symptoms, surgery scheduling, etc. Maintains and cleans all equipment being used, and reports to supervisor if not in working condition. Returns phone calls to patients and pharmacies. Assists in minor surgery. Efficiently and accurately interviews patients and documents histories. Accurately performs the following:  refractions, lensometry, keratometry, tonometry, visual fields, amsler, muscle testing, pupil exams, and topography Scribes readily when doctor desires. Performs testing – IOL, Bscan, Immersion, Fundus, OCT, Visual Fields) Cleans and stocks rooms as assigned.     Requirements...
Technician
Schedule:
rotates 730a-4p and 8a-430p
Employment Type:
Full Time
Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Patient Service Representation - Dept of Specialty Care Vascular- FT 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. Requirements Include High School diploma or equivalent Minimum one year of customer service experience and/or have worked in a healthcare setting Previous experience with registration, medical billing, medical records or workers compensation...
Administration/Operations
Schedule:
8a-430p
Employment Type:
Full Time
Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Patient Service Representative - Internal Medicine - FT Responsible for providing customer centered service in all aspects associated with the front office areas.  Must be an expert in processes and customer service areas associated with the a Physician clinic.  This position is responsible for providing their customers with the most current and accurate information ensuring efficient servcies offered.  Must ensure proper, full service scheduling, registration, patient demographics, insurance information, insurance verification, collection of proper co-pays, and communication to patient once patient liability determined.  Requirements Include High School diploma or equivalent Minimum one year of customer service experience and/or have worked in a healthcare setting Previous experience with registration, medical billing, medical records or workers compensation preferred   JOB SPECIFICS Department Department of Primary Care Status Full Time Shift 8am- 430pm Average Weekly Hours...
Administration/Operations Physician & Surgeon
Schedule:
8am- 430pm
Employment Type:
Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
The Financial Counselor is responsible for visiting patients and/or family members bedside and in the counselor’s office.  Financial Counselor executes and maintains the charity and discount programs.  This includes the maintenance of logs, continuing self-education of applicable laws/rules, ability to articulate rules and policies to customers, and responsible for keeping the director up to date.  The director should be notified of any possible issues, change in law/rules, or shift in trends. This position provides support with the HCAP and Medicare Bad Debt logs and their audits. This includes oversight and maintenance of logs, internal auditing, preparation of schedules and other documentation required for cost reporting and audits. The Financial Counselor collects on self-pay account which includes working an assigned alpha section.  Patients are screened for financial aid and payment plans in compliance with Hospital polices as well as state and federal laws.    KNOWLEDGE...
Administration/Operations Counseling
Schedule:
40
Employment Type:
8a-4:30p
Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
RN - Progressive Care Unit, FT - Days and Nights ($30,000 SIGN ON BONUS OFFERED w/ 3 YEAR COMMITMENT) 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...
Nursing
Schedule:
7a-7:30p and 7p-7:30a
Employment Type:
Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
This position is responsible for greeting patients, creating and updating patient and insurance information in the computer system, verifying and analyzing health insurance benefits, explaining payment policies and billing/collections processes, generating encounter forms, accepting, posting, and balancing cash drawer, scheduling follow-up appointments, and chart maintenance.   PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Greet, register, instruct, assist with discharge/checkout and provide general assistance to patients. Obtain demographic and financial information and enter into computer system. Verify insurance eligibility and relay relevant information on payment policies and billing/collection processes.  Determine and collect co-pays, co-insurance, deductibles, past due balances, and other patient financial responsibility and maintain and balance cash drawer. Maintain electronic medical records and scan or distribute documentation to correct locations. Confirm patient understands...
Assistant/Support Therapy
Schedule:
Variable
Employment Type:
PRN
Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Main responsibilities will be to support the billing and operations of the Department of Primary and Specialty Care of Knox Community Hospital.   This support will ensure appropriate compliance with billing requirements as well as policies and procedures for each office. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS Excellent organizational, communication and computer skills desired.  Previous experience with professional billing and general operations within a physician practice desired. Familiarity with hospital and physician community beneficial.   PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Sorting and batching payments and daily billing from the department. Matching up billing against schedules to ensure that all encounter documents are received and processed. Review all daily encounters to ensure that a CPT and ICD-9 code is reflected on the encounter document. Provide communication to offices as to discrepancies within the encounter documents. Scanning payments and daily billing to necessary computer files to...
Schedule:
7a-3:30p
Employment Type:
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,...
Nursing Therapy
Schedule:
Part Time: Monday/Tuesday/Thursday 8:00 - 4:30; Full Time 830a-5p
Employment Type:
Full Time or Part Time
Full Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
LPN- Department of Specialty - OB/GYNs- FT Assists in the delivery of 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. PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES   Collects data on patient’s condition based upon interview of patient and/or family, physician’s diagnosis and data, diagnostic results, and relevant data from other healthcare providers. Collaborate and communicated effectively with team members and other healthcare providers to coordinate the medical and nursing pace of care. Delivers safe nursing interventions in an organized, efficient, and prioritized manner to address identified needs. Contributes...
Nursing
Schedule:
Monday - Thursday 8am-5pm; Friday 8-Noon
Employment Type:
Full Time
Part Time
Knox Community Hospital Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
Patient Care Assistant/Sitter - Emergency Dept - PT 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. High School or Trade School students may be considered if their course of study could lead to full-time employment and they can legally work the hours necessary for the position. STNA (State Tested Nursing Assistant Certificate) or MA (Medical Assistant Certificate) preferred. Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR (BLS)...
Assistant/Support Therapy
Schedule:
7am - 730pm
Employment Type:
Part Time