RN/Registered Nurse – 6th Floor Medicine

Penn State Health
Hershey, Pennsylvania · 08/15/2017



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Job Description

Location: US:PA:Hershey
Work Type: Full Time
FTE: .9
Shift: Night
Hours: 7pm – 7am / including every other weekend
Recruiter: Ryan Pastrana, 717-531-0003 ext. 287653, rpastrana@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care to a designated group of patients. The challenge of medical nursing is best experienced on this forty-four bed, telemetry-equipped unit, where nurses care for patients with complex, multi-system health problems. Our nurses practice under a collaborative, multidisciplinary model while caring for a wide variety of patients undergoing treatment in: Gastroenterology, Pulmonary, Infectious Disease, Palliative Care, and General Medicine. Nurses develop a breadth of knowledge combined with focused expertise unique to each subspecialty including patients with chronic renal disease, adult cystic fibrosis, and other complex medical conditions. Specific training is provided in cardiac rhythm interpretation. ACLS is offered within one year of hire. Staff development is ongoing through educational programs designed to meet specific unit needs. Classes are available to prepare individuals for certification in medical/surgical nursing. Certification is encouraged and financially rewarded.

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.
6 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.

*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.

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

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