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Penn State Health RN/Registered Nurse Inpatient - Preoperative/Post-Anesthesia Care Unit in Enola, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Enola

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Days

Hours: Eight (8) and Ten (10) hour shifts available

Recruiter Contact: Jennifer Klinger at

**NEW** $20k Sign on BONUS! - Increased pay rate! - Extra PTO for RNs with 3 years of experience!

Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center will bring acute inpatient medical services to communities in Cumberland, Perry, and York counties. The facility, set to open in Fall 2021, will feature 108 private inpatient beds and an attached outpatient medical office building. This is a unique opportunity to be part of opening a new hospital with a highly collaborative and team-oriented culture.


Perianesthesia encompasses the combined areas of Pre-op and PACU within the Surgical Services Department. The 24 bed unit is capable of providing all levels of care across the perianesthesia continuum. The Perianesthesia Registered Nurse will be responsible for the preoperative assessment and preparation for patients admitted the day of surgery as well as the care needed for patients recovering from the effects of general, regional, or local anesthesia. The Perianesthesia RN will rotate to all areas within the unit: pre-op and PACU utilizing the nursing process in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team to deliver holistic Perianesthesia care and provide an exceptional experience for the patient and family.

The Perianesthesia RN is a professional position involving the performance of direct and indirect care with patients whose condition requires an intensive degree of nursing skills. The RN is part of collaborative management of a varied surgical population. The RN provides comprehensive care for surgical patients who may also have underlying medical and psychosocial needs. Critical concept thinking and comprehensive assessment skills are required to assimilate patient needs, establish priorities, and strive to achieve clinical outcomes.


Graduate from an accredited school of nursing

Currently licensed to practice as a registered nurse by State of employment

Basic Life Support (BLS)

Penn State Health Offers an exceptional benefit package including but not limited to:

Generous Paid Time Off and Personal Time

Medical Benefits (No waiting period)

Dental and Vision Benefits

Matching 401K retirement plan

Tuition assistance


We are proud to possess a vibrant urban area surrounded by small town rural communities which affords exceptional cultural opportunities including the Harrisburg Symphony, Allenberry Resort & Playhouse and The Chambersburg Community Theater, museums, Jubilee Day (oldest 1 day street fair on the east coast), farmer¿s markets and some of the finest dining in the region. For the outdoors enthusiast, we have ample opportunities for hiking, biking, rowing, skiing, and hunting. For sports lovers, we are home to the American Hockey League¿s Hershey Bears, the Washington Nationals AA Baseball¿s Harrisburg Senators, and the Williams Grove Speedway. South Central Pennsylvania is an exceptional combination of rural, suburban, and city living is within a 2-hour drive to weekend destinations such as the Poconos¿s, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Annapolis, and Baltimore, and only a 3-hour drive from New York City, Pittsburgh, and the eastern shore.

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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