Penn State Health RN - Registered Nurse - Pediatric Acute Care Unit in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 0.9

Shift: Night

Hours: 7:00pm - 7:00am (EOW)

Contact for more information: Lynn McCleary lmccleary1@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

JOB SUMMARY:

Penn State Children’s Hospital

For the seventh consecutive year, Penn State Children’s Hospital has been ranked among the Best Children’s Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report in these specialties: cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, neonatology and orthopedics in the 2017-2018 rankings.

“This well-deserved, continued recognition is an important reminder to families, referring physicians and the region as a whole that the highest level of pediatric specialty care is available right here in central Pennsylvania,” said Dr. Leslie Walker-Harding, chair of pediatrics at Penn State Children’s Hospital, which is Magnet accredited.

Pediatric Acute Care (Pediatric experience is not required)

This 18 bed unit provides warm, family-centered care for children from infancy through 18 years of age. There are 16 medical/surgical specialty services that admit to this pediatric unit. Services include, but are not limited to, general pediatrics, hematology/oncology, bone marrow transplant, cardiology, endocrinology, infectious disease, gastroenterology, rheumatology, pulmonary, neurology, pediatric surgery/trauma, orthopedics, otolaryngology surgery, plastics/reconstructive surgery and urology. Registered Nurses are responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care to our pediatric patients.Certification is encouraged and financially rewarded.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Registered Nurse with license to practice professional nursing in the state of Pennsylvania required OR Registered Nurse from another state with a Temporary PA Practice Permit required.

6 months RN experience required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

Able to sit occasionally; stand constantly; walk frequently.

Able to lift/carry 0-10 lbs frequently; 11-50 lbs occasionally.

Able to push/pull 0-20 lbs frequently; 21-75 lbs occasionally.

Able to climb occasionally; reach constantly.

Able to use hand for simple/firm grasping.

*Appended to this job description is the Work Task Analysis that further describes the physical requirements appropriate for this role.

If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

Penn State Health is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/ Disabled.

Union: SEIU Nurses