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Penn State Health Nurse Practitioner - Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Harrisburg

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: .90

Shift: Evening/ Varied

Hours: 8pm - 8am


Penn State Health is seeking a Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to provide night coverage on the inpatient psychiatry service at Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute (PPI) in Harrisburg, PA. This is a full-time 12 hour shift position from 8pm – 8am with no call required. The Nurse Practitioner responsibilities will include admitting new patients to hospital adult and child units, performs Initial Evaluations and see patients on the floors as needed.


Masters Degree in Nursing with clinical specialization required.

Two years work experience as a RN required.

Current licensed to practice as a CRNP by Pennsylvania Board of Nurse Examiners required.

Must have demonstrated effective skills in consultation.

Certification as an NP in the area of practice specialization is preferred.


Acute Psychiatric Inpatient hospital experience preferred.

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 an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non Bargained