Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Work Type: Full Time
Hours: Day Shift- varied start hours
Recruiter Contact: Carlee Lewis 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 an 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, discussion health concerns, performing testing, administering injections; assisting with procedures and documentation.
At Cocoa Outpatient Clinic, the LPN will perform clinical tasks for adult population such as: completing intake for each patient appointment, obtaining vital signs, performing point of care testing for the patient, administering injections, assisting in prescription refills for patients, and answering patient portal messages. Adult patients are seen at this office for Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, Addiction Medicine, Gender Affirming Care, Endocrinology and Nephrology.
High School diploma required.
Graduate of an approved school of nursing with current license to practice in the state of PA or eligible for licensure in PA required.
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.
*Appended to this job description is the Work Task Analysis that further describes the physical requirements appropriate for this role.
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, martial 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