Nurse Practitioner - Psych Consult Svcs

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center


Location:  US:PA:Hershey

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE:  1.0

Shift:  Day

Hours:  Day, M-F, 8am - 5pm

Recruiter:  Please contact Esther Zechman at for additional information




Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Psychiatry and Behavioral adult service line is looking for a nurse practitioner to primarily provide inpatient consult services throughout the hospital. The program is currently looking to recruit a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMH-CRNP) for an open full time position. Our ideal candidate will be Pennsylvania licensed and have 2-3 years’ experience providing psychiatric care.


General duties of the inpatient aspect of the position will include evaluations, medication management and interaction with clinical and physician staff. Inpatient and Telehealth services will be provided at Hershey Medical Center and other sites as needed and work with an established collaborative team of behavioral health providers. The NP functions as a member of a multidisciplinary health care team and provides a wide range of patient services to a specific patient population across the continuum of health care. By utilizing the nursing process, scientific reasoning and critical problem solving, NPs practice within the scope of responsibilities and prescriptive authority defined by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing and the Medical Staff Executive at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center.




Masters Degree in Nursing with clinical specialization required.


Two years work experience as a RN required.


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


Must have demonstrated effective skills in consultation.


Certification as an NP in the area of practice specialization is preferred.



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