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Penn State Health RN/Registered Nurse - Cancer Institute Inpatient Unit in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 0.9

Shift: Night

Hours: 7p - 7a

Penn State Hershey Medical Center is Central Pennsylvania’s only Academic Medical Center, Level 1 Regional Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center, and Tertiary Care Provider.


Registered Nurses in the Penn State Cancer Institute are responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care to a designated group of patients.RN’s work on this thirty-six bed inpatient unit and care for patients with hematologic and oncologic malignancies and those receiving peripheral blood stem cell transplants. Our nurses are specially trained in chemotherapy administration and the care of complex intermediate care oncology patients, including those receiving: Leukemic induction chemotherapy, peripheral blood stem cell transplant, and high-dose biotherapy. Educational opportunities include ONS chemotherapy/biotherapy course, cardiac rhythm interpretation, seminar on peripheral stem cell transplant, oncology topics, and intermediate care topics. An annual Oncology Core Curriculum Review is offered for staff seeking certification in oncology nursing. Certification is encouraged and financially rewarded.

For more information on the unit, please visit theirwebsiteorcontact Ryan Hartnett, Nurse Recruiter , at .


·Registered Nurse with a license to practice professional nursing in the state of Pennsylvania or a Registered Nurse from another state with a Temporary PA Practice Permit

·6 months of experience working as a RN


·Experience with hematology, oncology or stem cell transplant

·Experience in medical/surgical nursing with a desire to care for cancer patients

In addition to a rewarding career, we also offer great benefits including but not limited to:

·Paid Time Off and Personal Time

·Medical Benefits (No waiting period)

·Dental and Vision Benefits

·Penn State University Tuition Assistance (Full-Time Employees)

·Elder Care/Child Care Resources

·Life Insurance

·Relocation Bonus for those who qualify

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 or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: SEIU Nurses