Nursing Careers

Why OSUMC?

With competitive pay and benefits, flexible scheduling options, PRN opportunities, and over 15 nursing services lines, OSU Medical Center allows you to grow as a healthcare professional while also learning more about what it’s like to truly serve others at one of the largest osteopathic teaching hospitals in the US.

Join our team and live out our core values of compassion, accountability, respect and excellence every day.

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RN Units Available at OSUMC

ED nurses treat patients in emergency situations where they experience trauma, injury or acute disease crises. These nurses quickly recognize life-threatening problems and are trained to quickly provide nursing interventions and physician-related orders. The ED nurse also treats a variety of conditions from sore throats to heart attacks for patients of all ages and backgrounds. They also triage patients to determine level of care needed and assist with prioritizing care based on the patient’s symptoms.

Maternal child nursing specialty works with the care of women throughout their pregnancy and childbirth. The nurses have specialized training to care for women in labor including surgical interventions, such as c-sections and other emergency interventions. Responsibilities include monitoring, assessments, clinical judgment and nursing interventions for the mother and the neonate. Additionally, the MCH nurses care for a variety of women with various medical needs and surgical procedures such as plastic surgery.

 

HCL nurses assist physicians in performing interventional procedures like cardiac catheterizations and angioplasties, as well as inserting pacemakers and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators. The HCL nurse prepares the patient for procedures and answers patient and family questions regarding the procedure and recovery process.

ICU nurses are specialty trained to actively monitor and treat acutely ill patients with life-threatening conditions. They must be highly aware of changes in the patient’s condition and react quickly with nursing interventions and physician orders to the critically ill. Additionally, the ICU nurse operates highly-technical equipment and monitors the patient’s physiological response to medications and the patient’s disease state. ICU nurses provide education and emotional support to patients and their significant others.

An IR nurse is involved with the assessment, planning and care of patients who undergo diagnostic, interventional and therapeutic procedures. To do so, the IR nurse must have a high level of technical expertise and knowledge of radiologic science. The IR nurse prepares the patient for the procedure and provides on-going education and support before, during and after the procedure. They are also responsible for the patient’s safety throughout the procedure.

OR nurses care for patients before, during and after surgery, also known as perioperative nursing. They have various responsibilities including providing ongoing education, quality care and offering emotional support to patients. The OR nurse is primarily responsible for maintaining a sterile environment in the operating rooms. Additionally, the OR nurse monitors the patient during surgery and coordinates care throughout the process. Typically, the OR team demonstrates team work at its finest as numerous team members work together to ensure patient safety throughout minor and major surgical procedures on patients of all ages and backgrounds.

Dialysis nurses, also known as nephrology nurses, provide specialty care to patients who have renal failure in an outpatient setting. The dialysis nurse supports and monitors patients during their treatment. They provide education on kidney disease, the renal diet and medications. Dialysis nurses receive tailored training to provide exceptional care to patients with kidney failure. You are able to connect with your patients on a deeper level because you see them on a weekly basis, allowing you to make a bigger impact on their lives. Dialysis nurses have many roles including caregiver, patient advocate and educator.

The medical / surgical inpatient unit also specializes in the care of orthopedic patients. Orthopedic nursing is a specialty that focuses on musculoskeletal diseases and disorders.  Our care team includes a clinical supervisor and nurse aides with support services from respiratory, lab, case management, wound team and rehabilitation therapy.  The medical surgical nursing staff provides caring, individualized attention to all patients. who are hospitalized for illness, surgery or testing and observation.

On this unit we specialize in post Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) care and cardiac monitoring and for other cardiac conditions. Our team has received specialty training in cardiac rhythm interpretation and care, care of the CABG patient as well as care for the general medical/surgical patient.

Observation patients are observed on a short-term basis and permit patient monitoring and/or treatment for an initial 24-48 hour period to monitor concerns of but not limited to chest pain, syncope, congestive heart failure, pneumonia and diabetes. Our care team includes a clinical supervisor and nurse aides with support services from respiratory, lab, case management, wound team and rehabilitation therapy.

Float pool nurses are specialty trained to be resources to nursing units using their varied skills throughout OSUMC’s clinical settings. A nurses’ experience and goals will help create the list of areas to which he or she will be trained and will float. Float pool gives nurses the opportunity to support teams throughout the hospital while continuing to grow and learn new skills in differing areas.

LPN Opportunities

Dialysis nurses, also known as nephrology nurses, provide specialty care to patients who have renal failure in an outpatient setting. The Dialysis nurse supports and monitors patients during their treatment. They provide education on kidney disease, the renal diet and medications. Dialysis nurses receive tailored training to provide exceptional care to patients with kidney failure. You are able to connect with your patients on a deeper level because you see them on a weekly basis, allowing you to make a bigger impact on their lives. Dialysis nurses have many roles including caregiver, patient advocate and educator.

If compassionate care is your calling, OSU Medicine needs you. With more than 25 clinics in the Tulsa area, OSU Medicine LPNs can make a difference across the community in a primary care setting.

Benefits and FAQs

Your health, well-being and development are important to you, and they are equally valued by us. OSUMC employees enjoy a variety of benefits that allow them to take care of themselves and their families.

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance for full-time and part-time employees
  • OSUMC paid life insurance for full-time coworkers 
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Paid time off (vacation, holiday and sick paid time off)
  • 457(b) Retirement Program
  • Employee assistance plan for full-time and part-time coworkers and their immediate family members
  • Tuition Reimbursement & Scholarship Programs

What information do I need in order to apply for a position with OSU Medical Center?

To apply for a position, you will need a valid email address (such as GMail or Yahoo), your work history, education, license/certification numbers (if applicable) and social security number.

Having problems submitting your application?

We recommend using Internet Explorer (8 or greater), Google Chrome or Firefox as your Web browser. At this time, our application system is not 100% compatible with browsers on tablets or phones.

I forgot my username and/or password. What should I do?

At the login page, click on “Forgot your password?” or “Forgot your username” and follow the instructions to retrieve your username or reset your password.

I do not have access to a computer to complete the online application. How can I apply?

If you do not have access to a computer at home, you may apply using one of the computers available in our Human Resources offices during regular office hours. You may also visit a public library. All applications are done online.

Can I fax or email my resume directly to Human Resources?

No. We do not accept faxed, emailed or hard copy resumes. You may attach your resume to your application online.

Can I apply for multiple positions?

Yes.

Do I need to apply separately for each position in which I am interested?

Yes, you will need to apply for each position in which you are interested. Once you apply for 1 position, search for the additional positions and click apply. All of your information is carried over from your application.

How do I know that Human Resources has received my completed application?

Once completed, your application will show “My Submittals” with the positions you applied for listed underneath. You should not have any “Pending Tasks”, only “Completed Tasks”. You will also receive a confirmation email.

If I’ve applied for a job opening, how long will it be before I know if I’ve been selected for an interview?

Once your application has been submitted, it will be reviewed by a recruiter. If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted.

What if the position I want to apply for isn’t available?

If a specific position you’d like to apply for is not currently available, you may create a Job Agent that will notify you by email when the position is available to apply. Once you have created your username and password, click on the button that says “myJobAgent”. Follow the instructions to set up the appropriate keywords and area of interest for your desired position.

How do I update my profile and application?

To update your existing profile, log in and click on My Tasks. Scroll down to Candidate Profile and click “Edit”. Update your profile as needed. You will need to apply for a current position before you will be able to edit personal information, employment history or education history.

What is an ECB position or a PRN position?

ECB (Emergency Call Back) is when a coworker works a shift or schedule, depending on the needs of both the hospital and the coworker’s availability. There is no guaranteed specific number of hours for ECB positions. PRN (“pro re nata” which is translated to “as needed”) requires a minimum of one shift every pay period. In addition, both ECB and PRN positions may have department specific scheduling requirements/standards that must be met. ECB and PRN positions do not include benefits.

Do you have volunteer opportunities?

Yes, volunteer opportunities are coordinated by Volunteer Services. For more information, see the Volunteer page.

HR Office, 2nd Floor (above north entrance)
Office Phone: 918-599-5905
Office Fax: 918-599-1736

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status or other legally protected status.

Nursing Mission

Above all else, we will use our knowledge, skills and compassion to make a difference in the lives of the people for which we care.

Nursing Vision

To demonstrate excellence in nursing practice, education and leadership.