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Penn State Health Registered Nurse/RN - Adult Emergency Department in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 0.9

Shift: Nights

Hours: 7:00p - 7:00a

Contact: Ryan Pastrana at

Our ED is expanding along with our community and healthcare system. We are excited to have positions available to grow our ED staff.

Would you like to be one of these dedicated nurses?

We offer a 12 week orientation program that will pair you with an experienced nurse and is backed with evidence based practice that will provide a solid foundation for those nurses who want to experience Emergency Department nursing.

Our 60 bed high acuity and fast paced Emergency Department sees approximately 78,000 patient visits annually and proudly serves as the region’s only Level I Adult and Pediatric Trauma center. As part of an academic medical center with a focus on education, nurses are provided standard education through the Emergency Nurses Association including BLS, ACLS, PALS, TNCC and ENPC. As a Magnet institution and to foster excellence at the bedside, all emergency department registered nurses are expected to attain their certification within two years of employment. Patient satisfaction is a top priority. Our nurses work closely with all levels of providers to ensure that our patients receive prompt, safe and efficient evidence based care.


Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care to a designated group of patients.


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.


ED registered nursing experience.

At least one year of medical surgical nursing experience, including telemetry.



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 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: SEIU Nurses