Registered Nurse/RN Emergency Department

Penn State Health
Hershey, Pennsylvania · 09/10/2017



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Job Description

Location: US:PA:Hershey
Work Type: Full Time
FTE: 72 hours every two weeks
Shift: Night
Hours: 7p-7:30a including every other weekend
Recruiter contact: MaryLouise Baerg, RN at mbaerg@pennstatehealth.psu.edu 717-531-4031

Join us on our Lantern Award journey!

Our Emergency Department nurses are striving towards receiving the Lantern Award from the Emergency Nurses Association. This distinction will signify our commitment to quality, nursing excellence, and exceptional service to our patients and each other.

Would you like to be one of these dedicated nurses?
We offer a 12 week orientation program that will pair you with an experienced nurse and is backed with evidence based practice that will provide a solid foundation for those nurses who want to experience Emergency Department nursing.

Our 60 bed high acuity and fast paced Emergency Department sees approximately 78,000 patient visits annually and proudly serves as the region’s only Level I Adult and Pediatric Trauma center. As part of an academic medical center with a focus on education, nurses are provided standard education through the Emergency Nurses Association including BLS, ACLS, PALS, TNCC and ENPC. As a Magnet institution and to foster excellence at the bedside, all emergency department registered nurses are expected to attain their certification within two years of employment. Patient satisfaction is a top priority. Our nurses work closely with all levels of providers to ensure that our patients receive prompt, safe and efficient evidence based care.

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

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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
ED nursing
Critical care nursing
At least one year of recent medical surgical nursing with telemetry, ACLS.

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 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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