Penn State Health RN/Registered Nurse - 6th Floor Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Work Type: Full Time
Hours: 7:00 pm - 7:00 am
R ecruiter: Amber Fine: email@example.com
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.
-This unit is home to a 4 bed observation area for medical patients.
-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
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.
P HYSICAL 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.
Union: SEIU Nurses