Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Work Type: Full Time
Hours: 7.30a - 4:00p / 8:00a - 4.30p / 8.30a - 5:00p
Recruiter Contact: Briana Kissell at [email protected]
***$5,000 SIGN-ON BONUS – eligible to those that qualify***
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Working as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) at Penn State Health, you are the heart and backbone of patient care. When respect, integrity, teamwork and excellence guide your quality of care, you will be empowered to make influential difference in the lives of all our patients. We are committed to helping talented LPNs, like you, deepen your expertise and achieve your goals while still performing patient care including:
· Accurately recording vital signs
· Discussing health concerns
· Administering injections
· Assisting with procedures and documentation
You will be working with a diverse population of patients in the continuum of care. These patients include, but are not limited to: limb loss patients, pain management, Cerebral Palsy and other pediatric specialties, brain injury, and spinal cord injury. The nurses work very closely with our physicians to assist our patients’ needs. You will also be working alongside an RN to complete phone triage of patients, help patients acquire Durable Medical Equipment (DME), complete medication refills, complete prior authorizations for procedures and medications, and various other office tasks. We are excited to bring you on board with us and look forward to meeting with you to discuss how you can be an asset to our team!
LPN License to practice in the state of employment or eligible for licensure in state of employment required.
Basic Life Support (BLS) required prior to completion of orientation.
One (1) year experience in an acute or ambulatory care setting preferred.
Able to stand & sit 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 hands for simple/firm grasping.
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 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday, email [email protected] or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.
Union: Non Bargained