Nurse Practitioner Critical Care - Critical Care Anesthesia

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center


Location:  US:PA:Hershey

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE:  1.0

Shift:  Day

Hours:  Day, 12 hr shifts

Recruiter:  Please contact Esther Zechman at for additional information




The Nurse Practitioner would be an integral part of the critical care team, working closely with the attending physician, the resident team and our current physician assistant to ensure quality care of patients admitted to the surgical intensive care unit (SICU). Responsibilities include but not limited to participation in daily rounds, assistance in the consultation of medical specialties, follow up and close communication with the surgical teams whose patients are admitted in the SICU and teaching and assisting residents with order placement and patient disposition. Apart from participating in patient care, the Nurse Practitioner would have an educational role and will provide orientation to residents and medical students rotating in the SICU. He/she will be working closely with our current physician assistant, thus having flexibility in making his/her schedule. Expected to work approximately 10 days per month and take 2 in-house overnight calls per month.




Master's Degree in a Critical Care or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program with a minimum of one year CRNP experience (which could include clinical rotations or relevant clinical experience in applicable specialty) required and three (3) years critical care experience as a staff nurse required.


Currently licensed to practice as a CRNP by Pennsylvania Board of Nurse Examiners required.


National certification as an advanced practice nurse required.


Must possess knowledge of appropriate critical care, to include advanced cardiac life support and basic cardiopulmonary life support certification.



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