Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Location: US:PA:Hershey Work Type: Part Time FTE: 0.6 (two 12-hour shifts per week) Shift: Night Hours: 7:00 pm – 7:00 am (including every other weekend) Recruiter Information: Contact Lynn McCleary at email@example.com
This is a MED-SURG FLOAT – REGISTERED NURSE
Inspired Together At Penn State Health, we’re inspired every day by those we serve. Our core values – respect, integrity, teamwork and excellence – are a part of everything we do. Being inspired together means we value one another as members of one team committed to compassionate, excellent service and care for our patients, our community and each other. 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.
Our MED-SURG FLOAT nurses value the rich exposure to many different patient scenarios, and the fact that no two days will ever be the same. Our MED-SURG FLOAT nurses appreciate their wide circle of professional colleagues throughout the hospital, and the diversified skill-set they possess. This position pays $6.50 per hour above the base rate, which is calculated by years of RN experience.
JOB SUMMARY: Our Registered Nurse (Clinical Nurse) is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care to a designated group of patients with/without telemetry. MED-SURG FLOAT nurses will float to 3 Acute Care, 4 Acute Care, 5 Acute Care, 6 Acute Care, Ground Floor Acute Care, Penn State Cancer Institute (in-patient), and the Same Day Unit.
REQUIRED for the MED-SURG FLOAT pool: 4 years RN experiencerequired in the field of med-surg nursing Current BLS, PALS and/or NRP Preferred: BSN and Certification.
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.
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Internal Number: 10399
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.