RN/Registered Nurse - Radiology Nursing

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

 

Location:  US:PA:Hershey

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE:  0.9

Shift:  Days
Hours:  Eight (8) and Ten (10) Hour Shifts

Recruiter Contact:  Lynn McCleary at lmccleary1@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

 

Radiology Procedure Suite Staff Nurse

 

The radiology and imaging team at Penn State Health provides a full range of imaging services to find and treat illnesses and injuries. As the only academic medical center in central Pennsylvania, we offer leading-edge care from a skilled, knowledgeable team. We use the latest equipment that delivers accurate, fast results — often within 48 hours.  The Radiology Department occupies most of the ground floor in the Main Hospital and also has imaging sites at Hope Drive, Fishburn Road, Hershey, Nyes Road, Harrisburg, and Camp Hill.  We perform more than 400,000 diagnostic studies annually at our multiple central Pennsylvania locations. 

 

The radiology and imaging team at Penn State Health provides a full range of imaging services to find and treat illnesses and injuries. As the only academic medical center in central Pennsylvania, we offer leading-edge care from a skilled, knowledgeable team. We use the latest equipment that delivers accurate, fast results — often within 48 hours.  The Radiology Department occupies most of the ground floor in the Main Hospital and also has imaging sites at Hope Drive, Fishburn Road, Hershey, Nyes Road, Harrisburg, and Camp Hill.  We perform more than 400,000 diagnostic studies annually at our multiple central Pennsylvania locations. 

 

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.

 

JOB SUMMARY:

 

Registered Nurses in the Radiology Procedure Suite are responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care to Adult and Pediatric patients. In this role, the RN is responsible for pre-procedure and post-procedure Stage I & Stage II conscious sedation recovery for procedures performed in the CT-guided Biopsy Suite as well as Phase I recovery from general anesthesia in the CT and MRI Suites.  The RNs are also responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care to Adult and Pediatric patients in the NucMed Suite.  This position requires on call hours on nights (approximately 16-20 nights/year), weekends (approximately 4-5 weekends/year) and holidays (approximately one holiday every other year).

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Registered Nurse with a license to practice professional nursing in the state of Pennsylvania or a Registered Nurse from another state with a Temporary PA Practice Permit

 

6 months of experience working as a RN

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Minimum of 3 years of experience in Critical Care, ED or PACU

 

Position requires BLS, ACLS and PALS that must be completed within 6 months of hire

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

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.

 

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

 

WHY PENN STATE HEALTH?

 

The Penn State Health offers exceptional opportunities to learn and grow, exposure to a wide patient population and the ability to provide individualized, innovative, and specialized care to patients in the community.)

 

WHY CENTRAL PA?

 

We are proud to possess a vibrant downtown area which affords exceptional cultural opportunities including the Hershey and Harrisburg Orchestras, museums, a highly rated amusement park, the Hershey Theater, farmer’s markets and some of the finest dining in the region.  We are an easy distance from the Fulton Theater, York Little Theater, Lancaster’s Amish country, and walkable towns like Hummelstown and Lititz.  For the outdoors enthusiast, we have ample opportunities for hiking, biking, rowing, and hunting.  For sports lovers, we are home to the American Hockey League’s Hershey Bears, the Minor League Baseball’s Harrisburg Senators, and the United Soccer League’s Penn FC.   Central Pennsylvania is an exceptional combination of rural, suburban, and city living and is also within a day trip distance of some of the country’s most famous cities - New York, Washington DC, and Philadelphia.

 

ABOUT HERSHEY:

 

Hershey, PA is the birthplace of everyone’s favorite chocolate!  Like our city’s founders, you will find this area to be full of socially-minded organizations and individuals working together to create an amazing place to live!

 

 

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.

 

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 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

 

Union: SEIU Nurses 

IND567