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Penn State Health RN/Registered Nurse - Perianesthesia - PACU - occasional weekends 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: 7PM - 7:30AM - occasional weekends

R ecruiter Information: Contact Lynn McCleary at


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 Whether you are an experienced nurse or a new graduate, explore our website and experience our enthusiasm and commitment to excellence in nursing. A climate of true collaboration and respect awaits you. 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.

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

· 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 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 additional weekend on-call requirements. 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.


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