RN/Registered Nurse Manager - Operating Room

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey
Work Type: Full Time
FTE: 1.00
Shift: Varied
Hours: 8 Hour Shifts
Recruiter Contact:  Ryan Hartnett at rhartnett@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

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 pennstatehealth.org. 


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. 


Registered Bachelor’s degree 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 the PA Board of Nurse Examiners required 


Clinical expertise in the unit of responsibility 

Academic Medical Center experience and knowledge of Magnet 

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 

Company Sponsored 401K 

Relocation Bonus for those who qualify 

If chosen for this position, you may 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, martial 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 hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non Bargained