LPN/Licensed Practical Nurse - Contingency Pool

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey
Work Type: Full Time
FTE: 0.90
Shift: Day
Hours: Day Shift

Recruiter Contact: Briana Kissell at bkissell@pennstatehealth.psu.edu 

HOURS OF OPERATION: 

The typical hours of the position will range from 8am-4:30pm but can vary between 7am-5:30pm depending on clinic needs. 

JOB SUMMARY: 

***SIGN-ON BONUS OFFER***

The LPN will be responsible for providing assistance for various health care services within the scope of practice of an LPN according to the PA State Board of Nursing. The LPN will work under the direction of a Physician or APP in order to meet patient and provider needs within a practice site. The LPN will be deployed to different practice sites throughout the Medical Group based on staffing needs. This position requires flexibility and traveling to different clinics on and off campus based on staffing needs and changes. The contingency pool provides a great opportunity for employee work life balance and encourages professional growth. The contingency pool provides a unique experience by creating and empowering a wealth of knowledge among several different specialties and clinical settings. Additionally, the LPN will receive floating premium pay as part of their compensation in being flexible and adaptable to traveling among various practice sites. 

WORK SCHEDULE: 

A 4-week schedule is given 3 weeks ahead. 

Being in the contingency pool you will always know what day you’re working but will not know what clinic you’re working until 6:30 am that work day. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

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. 

BLS required. 

1 year experience in an acute or ambulatory care setting preferred. 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*: 

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.


If chosen for this position, you may 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.

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Union: Non Bargained