Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Location: US:PA: Hershey
Work Type: Full Time
Hours: 7:00a - 7:00p, Every Weekend
Recruiter Contact: Kristlee Harvey at [email protected]
**$15,000 Sign On Bonus! – eligible to those that qualify**
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. As a four-time Magnet-designated hospital, Hershey Medical Center values the hard work and dedication that our nurses exhibit every day. Through our core values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork, and Excellence, our nurses are a team committed to compassionate care for our diverse patient population, our community, and each other. As a valued team member, we promote continued professional development, specialty certification, continuing education, and career growth.
Located in Hershey, PA, Hershey Medical Center is part of a strong community that is enriched with socially-minded organizations and individuals working to create a wonderful place to live. In the heart of Central Pennsylvania, Hershey is a combination of rural, suburban, and city living that is within a short distance to some of the busiest east coast cities including New York, Washington DC, and Philadelphia. To learn more, visit https://www.pennstatehealth.org/careers/
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The Staff Nurse, RN is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care to a designated group of patients. The nurse will establish goals and priorities of nursing care. The nurse will develop a written plan of nursing care which includes patient education and discharge planning. The staff nurse will be responsible for documentation of care given with patient progress. The RN will work collaboratively with the medical staff in patient care matters.
Our 60-bed high acuity and fast-paced Emergency Department sees approximately 78,000 patient visits annually and proudly serves as the region's only Level I Adult and Pediatric Trauma center. As part of an academic medical center with a focus on education, nurses are provided standard education through the Emergency Nurses Association including BLS, ACLS, PALS, TNCC, and ENPC. As a Magnet institution and to foster excellence at the bedside, all emergency department registered nurses are expected to attain their certification within two years of employment. Patient satisfaction is a top priority. Our nurses work closely with all levels of providers to ensure that our patients receive prompt, safe, and efficient evidence-based care.
We offer a 12-week orientation program that will pair you with an experienced nurse and is backed by an evidence-based practice that will provide a solid foundation for those nurses who want to experience Emergency Department nursing.
Currently licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse by state of employment or holds a multistate RN license through the interstate Nurse Licensure Compact
AHA BLS prior to end of the orientation period
ED Registered Nursing experience
At least one year of medical-surgical nursing experience, including telemetry
Able to sit occasionally; stand 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 hand for simple/firm grasping.
*Appended to this job description is the Work Task Analysis that further describes the physical requirements appropriate for this role.
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
Company Sponsored 401K
Relocation Bonus for those who qualify
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.
Union: SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania