Nurse Manager - Operating Room

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center


Location:  US:PA:Hershey

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE:  1.0

Shift:  Days
Hours:  Days

Contact Information: Ryan Hartnett at


Penn State Hershey Medical Center is Central Pennsylvania’s only Academic Medical Center, Level 1 Regional Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center, and Tertiary Care Provider.

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is seeking a compassionate patient-focused Nurse Manager, RN to join our collaborative team of clinical and non-clinical professionals.




The Nurse Manager is responsible and accountable for the overall planning, operations, and evaluation of the unit. The RN Nurse Manager will participate in establishment and interpretation of philosophy, policies, objectives and procedures and lines of authority of hospital and services to the staff. The Nurse Manager evaluates nursing service needs relative to the needs of patients within the institution.  The Nurse Manager will promote the professional growth of all nursing employees by providing opportunity for staff development programs, counseling and guidance program, opportunity for additional experience and encouraging advanced study.  The Nurse Manager will evaluate the work performance of the nursing employees under his/her direction.



Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or Master’s degree in Nursing required

5 years of clinical experience required

Progressive leadership experience required


Currently licensed to practice as an RN by PA Board of Nurse Examiners required



Clinical expertise in the unit of responsibility


Academic Medical Center experience and knowledge of Magnet




Penn State Health offers exceptional opportunities to learn and grow, exposure to a wide patient population and the ability to provide individualized, innovative, and specialized care to patients in the community.


In addition to a rewarding career, 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




We are proud to possess a vibrant downtown area which affords exceptional cultural opportunities including the Hershey and Harrisburg Orchestras, museums, a highly rated amusement park, the Hershey Theater, farmer’s markets and some of the finest dining in the region.  We are an easy distance from the Fulton Theater, York Little Theater, Lancaster’s Amish country, and walkable towns like Hummelstown and Lititz.  For the outdoors enthusiast, we have ample opportunities for hiking, biking, rowing, and hunting.  For sports lovers, we are home to the American Hockey League’s Hershey Bears, the Minor League Baseball’s Harrisburg Senators, and the United Soccer League’s Penn FC.   Central Pennsylvania is an exceptional combination of rural, suburban, and city living and is also within a day trip distance of some of the country’s most famous cities - New York, Washington DC, and Philadelphia.





Hershey, PA is the birthplace of everyone’s favorite chocolate!  Like our city’s founders, you will find this area to be full of socially-minded organizations and individuals working together to create an amazing place to live!





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 or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.


Union: Non Bargained