Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Location: US:PA:Hershey Work Type: Full Time FTE: .9 Shift: Night Hours: 7pm – 7am / including every other weekend Recruiter Contact: Lynn McCleary at firstname.lastname@example.org
PENN STATE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
For the seventh consecutive year, Penn State Children’s Hospital has been ranked among the Best Children’s Hospitals in multiple specialties by U.S. News & World Report. The Children’s Hospital ranked in cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, neonatology and orthopedics in the 2017-2018 rankings. A large part of this success stems from an amazing nursing staff that cares about our patients, their families, and about each other. “This well-deserved, continued recognition is an important reminder to families, referring physicians and the region as a whole that the highest level of pediatric specialty care is available right here in central Pennsylvania,” said Dr. Leslie Walker-Harding, chair of pediatrics at Penn State Children’s Hospital, which is Magnet accredited.
PEDIATRIC INTENSIVE CARE UNIT (PICU) Our 18 bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) has received the highest rating for care, placing us among the best in the world! Patients needing our attention in our PICU range from newborns to 18 years of age. Our wide variety of patient types and advanced therapies include trauma, pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, ECMO, oscillator, nitric oxide therapy and research. Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care to a designated group of patients.
Minimum of adult intermediate care or pediatric experience.
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.
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.
Internal Number: 6351
About Penn State Health
At Penn State Hershey, our mission is to enhance the quality of life and serve our community through improved health, the education of health professionals, and the discovery of knowledge. For us, service excellence is not only for our patients but also our employees. It means valuing each and every employee.