RN Registered Nurse Inpatient - Peri-Anesthesia Bay

Penn  State Health - Hampden Medical Center

Location: US:PA: Enola
Work Type: Full Time
FTE: 0.90
Shift: Day
Hours: Varied Days plus On-Call Requirement
Recruiter Contact: Jennifer Klinger at [email protected]

 **$15,000 Sign On Bonus! – eligible to those that qualify**

Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center brings acute inpatient medical services to communities in Cumberland, Perry, and York counties. The facility features 108 private inpatient beds and an attached outpatient medical office building. 


The RN inpatient Nurse assesses patient health problems and needs, develops and implements nursing care plans, and maintains medical records. The inpatient Registered Nurse administers nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. The RN may advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention. The inpatient RN will maintain accurate, detailed reports and records and administer medications to patients while monitoring for reactions and side effects. The RN will monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients’ conditions.

Perianesthesia encompasses the combined areas of Pre-op and PACU within the Surgical Services Department. The 24 bed unit is capable of providing all levels of care across the perianesthesia continuum. The Perianesthesia Registered Nurse will be responsible for the preoperative assessment and preparation for patients admitted the day of surgery as well as the care needed for patients recovering from the effects of general, regional, or local anesthesia. The Perianesthesia RN will rotate to all areas within the unit: pre-op and PACU utilizing the nursing process in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team to deliver holistic Perianesthesia care and provide an exceptional experience for the patient and family. 

The Perianesthesia RN is a professional position involving the performance of direct and indirect care with patients whose condition requires an intensive degree of nursing skills. The RN is part of collaborative management of a varied surgical population. The RN provides comprehensive care for surgical patients who may also have underlying medical and psychosocial needs. Critical concept thinking and comprehensive assessment skills are required to assimilate patient needs, establish priorities, and strive to achieve clinical outcomes. 


Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse by the state of employment required.

BLS required prior to orientation completion.


Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred

Penn State Health Offers an exceptional benefit package including but not limited to: 

Generous Paid Time Off and Personal Time 
Medical Benefits (No waiting period) 
Dental and Vision Benefits 
Matching 401K retirement plan 
Tuition assistance 


We are proud to possess a vibrant urban area surrounded by small town rural communities which affords exceptional cultural opportunities including the Harrisburg Symphony, Allenberry Resort & Playhouse and The Chambersburg Community Theater, museums, Jubilee Day (oldest 1 day street fair on the east coast), farmer’s markets and some of the finest dining in the region. For the outdoors enthusiast, we have ample opportunities for hiking, biking, rowing, skiing, and hunting. For sports lovers, we are home to the American Hockey League’s Hershey Bears, the Washington Nationals AA Baseball Harrisburg Senators, and the Williams Grove Speedway. South Central Pennsylvania is an exceptional combination of rural, suburban, and city living is within a 2-hour drive to weekend destinations such as the Poconos, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Annapolis, and Baltimore, and only a 3-hour drive from New York City, Pittsburgh, and the eastern shore.

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 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.