P enn 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.
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J OB SUMMARY:
The RN/Registered Nurse in Endoscopy is an integral part of the multidisciplinary Endoscopy team. The RN in this role will prep and recover patients for their procedures, as well as assist the multidisciplinary team in providing patient centered care in the procedural rooms in circulating role and/or highly technical specialized role. The Registered Nurse in this role is also responsible for administering conscious sedation for designated patients.
E ndoscopy is a fast paced, inpatient and outpatient procedural area performing a variety of GI and Hepatology related procedures, approximately 1100 procedures/month. We are open 5 days/week with a call expectation outside of regular business hours providing 24/7 coverage. The RN in this role will assist with scheduled/urgent adult, GI procedures, on the Endoscopy unit, in the OR, on the Intensive Care Units, or in the Emergency Department. The RN on this unit frequently needs to multi-task, possess flexibility with assignments, and be a team-player as Endoscopy is a dynamic, innovative, and growing department at Penn State Health.
M INIMUM 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
P REFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Procedural, ICU or step-down experience is highly preferred
I n 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
I f 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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U nion: SEIU Nurses
Internal Number: 18473
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.