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Penn State Health RN/Registered Nurse - 6th Floor Medicine 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: 7:00 pm - 7:00 am

R ecruiter Information: Contact Amber Fine at afine@pennstatehealth.psu.edu u

JOB DESCRIPTION:

As a registered nurse at Penn State Health Milton S.Hershey Medical Center you’re an integral part of our patient care. Our commitment to our 2,500+ nurses is evident in our achievements we have made together including our recent 3rdMagnet designation. As a valued team member we sponsor continued professional development, specialty certification, continuing education and career growth opportunities.Opportunities are available to participate in unit and department based councils, committees, and teams to drive nursing practice and professionalism.

-The challenge of medical nursing is best experienced on this forty-four bed, telemetry-equipped unit, where nurses care for patients with complex, multi-system health problems.

-Our nurses practice under a collaborative, multidisciplinary model while caring for a wide variety of patients undergoing treatment in: Gastroenterology, Pulmonary, Infectious Disease, Palliative Care, and General Medicine.

- Nurses develop a breadth of knowledge combined with focused expertise unique to each sub-specialty including patients with chronic renal disease, adult cystic fibrosis, and other complex medical conditions.

-Specific training is provided in cardiac rhythm interpretation.

-ACLS is offered within one year of hire.

-Staff development is ongoing through educational programs designed to meet specific unit needs. Classes are available to prepare individuals for certification in medical/surgical nursing. Certification is encouraged and financially rewarded.

In addition to a rewarding career, we also offer great benefits including but not limited to:

·Paid Time Off and Personal Time

·Medical Benefits (No waiting period)

·Dental and Vision Benefits

·Penn State University Tuition Assistance (Full-Time Employees)

·Elder Care/Child Care Resources

·Life Insurance

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.

Six 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.

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 Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/ Disabled.

Union: SEIU Nurses

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