Graduate Nurse/RN - July 2021 Residency Program

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

 

Location:  US:PA:Hershey

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Varied
Hours: Varied

Recruiter Contact: Allison Scheetz at ascheetz@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

 

 

Graduate Nurse Residency July 2021 – RN

 

 

The Graduate Nurse Residency Program is a full-time RN position that creates a seamless educational transition into the nursing world. This position offers an exceptional experience for new RN graduates to continue to learn and grow in their nursing career while assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care to a designated group of patients. Graduate nurse residents are expected to remain full-time on one unit for the entire year of the program, as well as actively participate in all learning opportunities that are offered.

 

The Residency is offered three times per year in February, July and October and offers full pay and benefits, effective the first day of hire, along with tuition reimbursement. The July Residency will start on July 19, 2021.

 

Penn State Hershey Medical Center is an Academic Medical Center located in Central Pennsylvania. With a three-time Magnet accreditation, Penn State Health Hershey Medical Center offers endless opportunities for Registered Nurses to grow and expand their career.

 

For more information on the Residency, please visit: https://www.pennstatehealth.org/careers/job-opportunities/nursing/graduate-nurse

  

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

BSN or ADN Graduate with a Temporary Practice Permit or license to practice professional nursing in the state of Pennsylvania.

Candidates must have graduated within 1 year of the cohort start date and must have no experience post graduation as an RN.

 

 

 

 

Please note - Penn State Hershey requires all registered nurses hired after July 1st, 2015 to enroll in a baccalaureate in nursing degree program within six months of their hire date and complete the degree within 4 years of their hire date. (This does not apply if your hire date was prior to June 30th, 2015). 

 

 

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.  

 

 

In addition to a rewarding career and educational experience, 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

 

 

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 fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. 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

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