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Date Added: Sat 18/07/2020

RN/Registered Nurse Operating Room

Hershey, Pennsylvania, US
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Company: PENN STATE HERSHEY MEDICAL CENTER

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Location: US:PA:Hershey
Work Type: Full Time
FTE: 0.9
Shift: Nights
Hours: 7pm-7am, including every other weekend
Recruiter Contact: Natalie Speece at
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. As a three-time Magnet designated
hospital, Hershey Medical Center values the hard work and dedication
that our nurses exhibit every day. Through our core values of Respect,
Integrity, Teamwork and Excellence, our nurses are a team committed to
compassionate care for our diverse patient population, our community
and each other. As a valued team member, we promote continued
professional development, specialty certification, continuing
education and career growth.
Located in Hershey, PA, Hershey Medical Center is part of a strong
community that is enriched with socially-minded organizations and
individuals working to create a wonderful place to live. In the heart
of Central Pennsylvania, Hershey is a combination of rural, suburban
and city living that is within a short distance to some of the busiest
east coast cities including New York, Washington DC and Philadelphia.
To learn more, visit .
JOB 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 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
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
1-2 years of previous OR experience is 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.
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
Company Sponsored 401K
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 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
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