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Penn State Health RN/Registered Nurse - Surgical Intermediate Care Unit in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 0.9

Shift: Nights

Hours: 7pm-7am, including every other weekend

R ecruiter Contact: Patty Shipton at pshipton@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 three-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 .

J OB SUMMARY:

RN’s in the SIMCU are responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care to a designated group of patients. The challenge of critical care nursing is best experienced in this 16 bed IMCU where nurses care for patients with complex, multi-system health issues. Patients on General Surgery, Trauma, Transplant and surgical services specialties such as orthopedics, urology and OB/GYN services will be admitted to this unit. Nurses will practice under a collaborative, interdisciplinary model.

Orientation is 6-8 weeks with a consistent preceptor. Specialty certification is encouraged and financially rewarded.

C RITICAL CARE FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY:

Nursesapplying for this position will be eligible for enrollment in a 12 month fellowship program following the orientation period. Inclusion in the fellowship will be based on an assessment of the educational and developmental needs of the individual registered nurse. This exciting opportunity will allow nurses to gain knowledge to be proficient and confident delivering quality care for high acuity patients. The fellowship includes didactic learning, classroom lectures and an educational pathway directed toward certification preparation. In addition to this opportunity, every nurse will be paired with a preceptor to help aid the learning process with critical care education and clinical experts throughout their clinical orientation.

M INIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

RegisteredNurse 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

P HYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

Ableto 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.

I n addition to a rewarding career, we also offer great benefits including but not limited to:

PaidTime 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 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 an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 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.

U nion: SEIU Nurses

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