Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Location: US:PA:Hershey Work Type: Full Time FTE: 0.9 Shift: Evening Hours: 2:30p - 3:00a Every third weekend Recruiter Contact: Jenna Spangler at email@example.com
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 four-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 pennstatehealth.org.
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The Registered Nurse/RN in this role is responsible for accepting incoming referral information via multimedia and working directly with bed management and direct care nursing to coordinate inpatient bed assignments (particularly critically ill) for patients at Penn State Health, Hershey Medical Center. The RN also coordinates, prioritizes, and optimizes patient flow using knowledge of clinical and operational activities throughout the hospital network.
The RN will need strong critical thinking, accurate assessment, and problem solving skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required in attention to detail. High-level analytical ability required in order to resolve complex patient flow issues.Interpersonal skills required. Knowledge in nursing concepts, practices, and procedures required.
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
Bachelor's degree in Nursing
3 years Critical Care Nursing experience required
6 months of experience working as a RN
5 years Critical Care Nursing experience preferred.
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
Company Sponsored 401K
Relocation Bonus for those who qualify
If chosen for this position, you may 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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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.