Penn State Health RN/Registered Nurse - Perianesthesia in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 0.90

Shift: Night

Hours: 7 : 00 pm - 7:00 am

R ecruiter Information: Contact Lynn McCleary at lmccleary1@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

JOB SUMMARY:

Inspired Together

Respect, integrity, teamwork and excellence – these core values define who we are as registered nurses. We are members of one team committed to compassionate care for our patients, our community and each other.

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center has for the third time, earned Magnet recognition, the highest national honor for nursing excellence. The Medical Center is part of an elite group of 468 Magnet organizations worldwide. Less than 12 percent of registered hospitals in the U.S. have earned this recognition.

PERIANESTHESIA - Critical Care Experience is Strongly Preferred - This Registered Nurse will rotate to pre-op, post-op, and PACU

·The 42 bed Same Day Unit provides the preoperative assessment and preparation for patients admitted the day of surgery. Our services include dental/oral surgery, general surgery, gynecology, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngology - ear, nose and throat, plastic and reconstructive surgery, urology.

·The 24 bed Post-Anesthesia Care Unit provides acute care for patients recovering from the effects of general or regional anesthesia.

The registered nurse in this position will rotate to three areas within Perianesthesia: pre-op, post-op and PACU with responsibility for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care to Perianesthesia patients. The schedule is Monday-Friday with additional weekend on-call requirements. Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care to a designated group of patients. 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.

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 an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: SEIU Nurses