Location: US:PA:Hershey Work Type: Full Time FTE: 80 hours every two weeks Shift: Nights Hours: 8 and 12 hour shifts and every 3rd weekend Contact: Mary Louise Baerg, RN 717-531-4031 or firstname.lastname@example.org
This Registered Nurse will be responsible for accepting incoming referral information via multimedia and working directly with bed management and direct care nursing to coordinate inpatient bed assignments (particularly critically ill) for patients at Penn State Hershey Medical. Coordinates, prioritizes, and optimizes patient flow using knowledge of clinical and operational activities throughout the hospital network.
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or Master’s degree in Nursing required. 3 years Critical Care Nursing experience required Currently licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse by the Pennsylvania Board of Nurse Examiners required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Strong critical thinking, accurate assessment, and problem solving skills required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Attentiveness to detail is required. High-level analytical ability required in order to resolve complex patient flow issues. Interpersonal skills required. Knowledge in nursing concepts, practices, and procedures required.
5 years Critical Care Nursing experience preferred.
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.
The Penn State 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.