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Penn State Health Occupational Therapist (PRN) - Occupational Therapy in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: PRN

FTE: 0.19

Shift: Days

Hours: Varied (PRN)

Penn State Health is seeking an Occupational Therapist to join our collaborative team of professionals!


Our amazing team of Occupational Therapists play an integral role in leading our patients to positive outcomes by evaluating assigned patients and implementing appropriate treatment plans.

Our Occupational Therapists provide comprehensive goal-directed patient treatment to maximize patient outcomes while providing education to the patient, family and supportive personnel for in-hospital care and to assure safe discharge.

Our team’s goal is always to provide an exceptional patient experience while helping them achieve their goals.


Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited ACOTE program and completion of clinical rotations required.

Must hold a Pennsylvania license (or eligibility) in Occupational Therapy. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

Able to stand and walk frequently; sit occasionally.

Able to lift/carry 0-20 frequently; 21-50 lbs occasionally.

Able to push/pull 0-35 lbs frequently; 36-75 lbs occasionally.

Able to climb occasionally; reach constantly.

Able to use hands for simple/firm grasping.

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

Why Hershey Medical Center?

The Penn State Health Therapy Services program offers exceptional opportunities to learn and grow, exposure to a wide patient population and the ability to provide individualized, innovative, and specialized care to patients in the community.

This is an opportunity to see a varied population and work with the care team to provide a positive patient experience. Hershey Medical Center treats some of the most varied and medically complex patients in the area.

We offer exceptional benefits including a comprehensive healthcare plan, tuition reimbursement programs and exemplary paid time off program to ensure our employees are able to enjoy a strong life/work balance!

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