Penn State Milton Hershey Medical Center Staff Nurse - 3rd Floor South Addition in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 0.9

Shift: Day

Hours: 7:00am-7:00pm (EOW)

Contact for more information Ryan Pastrana at rpastrana@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a registered nurse at Penn State Hershey Medical Center you’re an integral part of our patient care. Our commitment to our 2,500+ nurses is evident in our achievements we have made together including our recent 3rdMagnet designation. As a valued team member we sponsor continued professional development, specialty certification, continuing education and career growth opportunities. Our hope is to spread inspiration everywhere we go and we have compiled amazing stories of recovery here:http://inspiredtogether.org

Registered Nurses who join this fast-paced work environment will develop strong assessment skills caring for floor-level medical-surgical patients. We offer our patients a comprehensive array of highly specialized services including; Trauma, Emergency General Surgery, Hematology and Bariatric. Additional bed allocation is used as an overflow of all medical and surgical specialties, creating a rich diversity in the patient population. 3rdfloor South is a specialty unit with 44 beds with a broad spectrum of patients creating opportunities for the RN to collaborate with a variety of interdisciplinary health care teams to enhance positive patient outcomes.The challenge of medical/surgical nursing is best experienced on this unit where nurses care for patients with complex, multi-system health problems. This unit is the primary location for Trauma and Emergency General Surgery acute care patients as well as bariatric patients from all service lines that require specialty beds as part of their care. Additional bed allocation is used as an overflow of all medical and surgical specialties, creating a rich diversity in the patient population. This broad spectrum of patients creates opportunities for the nursing staff to collaborate with a variety of interdisciplinary health care teams. Our unique environment allows us to care for between twenty eight and thirty four patients.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

·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.

·Six months RN experience required.

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.

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 Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/ Disabled.

Union: SEIU Nurses