**$15,000 Sign On Bonus! – eligible to those that qualify**
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.
The Penn State Children's Hospital is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one the Best Children's Hospital across multiple specialties. As a designated Level 1 Children's Surgery Center, the hospital is just one of eight in the nation, and the only one in Pennsylvania, to achieve this designation through the American College of Surgeons Children's Surgery Verification Program.
The Children's Hospital expansion will open in the Fall of 2020 to help meet the needs of the children and families in Central Pennsylvania. When the expansion is complete, the Children's Hospital will provide more space for a state-of-the-art labor and delivery unit, the highest-level neonatal intensive care unit and exceptional care for children, moms and babies.
We are seeking registered nurses to provide high quality care to our tiniest of patients in our state of the art, fifty-six bed Level 4 NICU. Applicants can expect to care for premature patients, ill newborns and complex surgical patients. Special capabilities include: therapeutic hypothermia, high frequency ventilation, bubble CPAP, nitric oxide, various other respiratory support, ECMO and surgical services.
Duties and responsibilities include:
Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating developmentally appropriate care -
Educating and supporting new parents on basic infant care including breastfeeding, hand hygiene and back to sleep -
Attention to detail in a fast paced and high stress environment -
Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate with interdisciplinary team members Certification is encouraged and financially rewarded.
Currently licensed to practice as a registered nurse by State of employment
AHA BLS prior to end of orientation period
Neonatal, pediatric or critical care experience.
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.
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
Relocation Bonus for those who qualify
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or download our 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.