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

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Evening 8 hour shifts

Hours: 3pm-11pm

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

Penn State Health values its nurses and provides great benefits, including health coverage from day-one, 75% tuition discount at Hershey Medical Center for you and your dependents, and a matching 401K! Staff Nurses may qualify for generous relocation assistance package.

J OB SUMMARY:

Our state-of-the-art OR suites are home to many progressive and innovative surgical teams that are energized by a variety of challenging and dynamic cases. Penn State Health Milton S Hershey Medical Center is central Pennsylvania’s only academic medical center, and Level I Trauma Center for both adult and pediatric patients, making it an amazing place to grow and maintain a rich, life-long nursing career.

The operating room suites consist of 35 operating rooms and 4 procedure rooms, where approximately 30,000 surgeries are performed annually, including but not limited to general, vascular, neurosurgery, cardiothoracic, orthopedic, ENT, transplantation, gynecology, urology, plastic and reconstructive, and pediatric surgeries of all kinds.

The registered nurse (RN) is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the plan for the perioperative patient. Another vital function of the RN is to serve as a patient advocate during times of vulnerability by utilizing required critical thinking skills, and practical experience regarding the care of the OR patient.

The expected call response time is 30 minutes.

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.

Six 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.

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.

Union: SEIU Nurses

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