RN/Registered Nurse - Pediatric Oncology Unit

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center


Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 0.9

Shift: Night

Hours: 7pm to 7:30am

Recruiter Contact: Kristen Brannen at [email protected]

**$15,000 Sign On Bonus!**



Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care to a designated group of patients.

This is an 18 bed unit that provides nursing care to patients being cared for by pediatric hematologists and oncologists for pediatric cancer and other blood disorders. Nurses are responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care. Acuity varies to allow for safe, high quality care of patients receiving chemotherapy/biotherapy and undergoing stem cell transplant. Other services commonly triaged to this unit include pediatric neurosurgery, pediatric nephrology and solid organ transplant. Ratios are 2:3 patients/nurse.



Registered Nurse with license to practice professional nursing in the state of Pennsylvania required OR Registered Nurse from another state with a Temporary PA Practice Permit required.
6 months RN experience required.


Applicants must have a strong desire to care for children and their families. Experience in Pediatric or Oncology nursing is desired, but not required.


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.


If chosen for this position, you may be 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.


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Union: SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania