Penn State Health RN/Registered Nurse - PEDIATRIC PERIANESTHESIA in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Part Time

FTE: 0.6

Shift: Day

Hours: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

R ecruiter Information: Contact Lynn McCleary at lmccleary1@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

PERIANESTHESIA – Staff Nurse

Inspired Together

Penn State Hershey Medical Center is a three-time Magnet designated hospital. This prestigious designation reaffirms the value of the hard work and dedication our nurses exhibit every day. We are also central Pennsylvania’s only academic, Level I regional trauma center and quaternary care provider.

Our nurses provide quality, family-centered care in many settings and roles. We use the Shared Governance nursing model, which gives us a reliable framework for delivering care. And with patients from all walks of life, our nurses handle patient needs at every level of complexity.

Respect, integrity, teamwork and excellence – these core values define who we are as registered nurses. We are members of one team committed to compassionate care for our patients, our community and each other.

https://hmc.pennstatehealth.org/for-health-care-professionals/nursing

JOB SUMMARY:

The 42 bed Same Day Unit provides the preoperative assessment and preparation for patients admitted the day of surgery. Our services include dental/oral surgery, general surgery, gynecology, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngology - ear, nose and throat, plastic and reconstructive surgery, urology.

The 24 bed Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) provides acute care for patients recovering from the effects of general or regional anesthesia.

The registered nurse in this position will rotate to three areas within Perianesthesia: pre-op, post-op and PACU with responsibility for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care to Perianesthesia patients. The schedule is Monday-Friday with occasional weekend on-call requirements. Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care to perioperative patients.

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.

6 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.

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Critical Care Experience is Strongly Preferred - This Registered Nurse will rotate to pre-op, post-op, and PACU

OTHER Nice additions:

WHY PENN STATE HEALTH?

The Penn State Health 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.)

WHY CENTRAL PA?

We are proud to possess a vibrant downtown area which affords exceptional cultural opportunities including the Hershey and Harrisburg Orchestras, museums, a highly rated amusement park, the Hershey Theater, farmer’s markets and some of the finest dining in the region. We are an easy distance from the Fulton Theater, York Little Theater, Lancaster’s Amish country, and walkable towns like Hummelstown and Lititz. For the outdoors enthusiast, we have ample opportunities for hiking, biking, rowing, and hunting. For sports lovers, we are home to the American Hockey League’s Hershey Bears, the Minor League Baseball’s Harrisburg Senators, and the United Soccer League’s Penn FC. Central Pennsylvania is an exceptional combination of rural, suburban, and city living and is also within 2-3 hour driving distance of some of the country’s most famous cities - New York, Washington DC, Baltimore, and Philadelphia.

ABOUT HERSHEY:

Hershey, PA is the birthplace of everyone’s favorite chocolate! Like our city’s founders, you will find this area to be full of socially-minded organizations and individuals working together to create an amazing place to live!

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 hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: SEIU Nurses