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Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Location: US:PA:Hershey Work Type: Full Time FTE: 0.90 Shift: Night Hours: 7:00p - 7:00a (including every other weekend) Recruiter Contact: Kristen Brannen at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.Â
Perianesthesia encompasses the combined areas of Pre-op, PACU, and Post-op within the Surgical Services Department. The Perianesthesia Registered Nurse is professional position involving the performance of direct and indirect care with patients whose condition requires an intensive degree of nursing skills. The RN is part of collaborative management of a complex and varied surgical population. The RN provides comprehensive care for surgical patients who may also have underlying medical and psychosocial needs.
Critical concept thinking and comprehensive assessment skills are required to assimilate patient needs, establish priorities, and strive to achieve clinical outcomes. The Perioperative RN will rotate to all three areas within Perianesthesia: pre-op, post-op and PACU utilizing the nursing process in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team to deliver holistic Perianesthesia care and provide an exceptional experience for the patient and family.
The 42 bed Same Day Unit provides the preoperative assessment and preparation for patients admitted the day of surgery. Our services include dental/oral surgery, general surgery, gynecology, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngology - ear, nose and throat, plastic and reconstructive surgery, urology.
The 24 bed Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) provides acute care for patients recovering from the effects of general or regional anesthesia.Â
Currently licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse by state of employment or holds a multistate RN license through the interstate Nurse Licensure Compact.Â
AHA BLS prior to end of orientation period
At least one year of recent nursing experience in either perianesthesia, emergency department, surgical ICU, combined medical/surgical ICU, or surgical intermediate care
ACLS, PALS, and ASPAN/CAPA certifications
WHY PENN STATE HEALTH?
Penn State Health offers exceptional opportunities to learn and grow, exposure to a wide patient population, and the ability to provide individualized, innovative, and specialized care to patients in the community.
Penn State Health offers an exceptional benefits package including medical, dental and vision with no waiting period as well as a Total Rewards Program that highlights a few of the many additional offerings below:
Be WellÂ with Employee Wellness Programs, and Fitness Discounts (University Fitness Center, Peloton).
Be BalancedÂ with Generous Paid Time Off, Personal Time, and Paid Parental Leave.
Be SecuredÂ with Retirement, Extended Illness Bank, Life Insurance, and Identity Theft Protection.
Be RewardedÂ with Competitive Pay, Tuition Reimbursement, and PAWS UP employee recognition program.
Be SupportedÂ by the HR Solution Center, Learning and Organizational Development and Virtual Benefits Orientation, Employee Exclusive Concierge Service for scheduling.
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 fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. 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 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday, email email@example.com or download ourÂ Â Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.
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.