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Penn State Health Staff Nurse - Pediatric Acute Care Unit in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Job Description

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Part Time

FTE: 0.6

Shift: Day

Hours: 7a-3p or 11a-7p

$15,000 Sign On Bonus!


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

Our thirty-five bed unit provides warm, exceptional care for children from infancy through eighteen years of age. There are sixteen medical/surgical specialty services that admit to our pediatric unit.

Our services include, but are not limited to: General Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology, Bone Marrow Transplant, Cardiology, Diabetes, Endocrinology, Infectious Disease, Rheumatology, Pulmonary, Nephrology, Neurology, Pediatric Surgery/Trauma, Orthopaedics, Otolaryngology Surgery, Plastics/Reconstructive Surgery, and Transplant Surgery. Certification is encouraged and financially rewarded.


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 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


Position Staff Nurse - Pediatric Acute Care UnitLocation US:PA:HersheyReq ID 3506