Registered Nurse / RN – Operating Room

Penn State Health

Posted 2 months ago

Listing Type: Nursing
Employment Type: Nursing
Shift: Variable
Education Level: BSN Required
Certificates: Not Stated
Experience Level: All|Experienced
Compensation: NA

Registered Nurse / RN – Operating Room

Job ID: 8083
Category: Registered Nurse

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The M S Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey
Work Type: Full Time
FTE: 1.0
Shift: Day/Night
Hours: 10 Hour Shift (Occasional Weekends)
Contact: RyanPastrna at rpastrana@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

JOB SUMMARY:

The registered nurse is responsible forassessing, planning ,implementing and evaluating the plan for the perioperative patient. The nurse also serves as a patient advocated during times of vulnerability by utilizing required critical thinking skills and a knowledge regarding the care of the patient in the operating room. The position has an average response time to call which is thirty minutes. Our progressive and innovative surgical team fosters an environment that is challenging, dynamic, and state-of-the-art. Become a part of the dynamic team in our progressive Perioperative Division, which provides quality cutting edge surgery. Our Operating Room Suites consist of thirty four operating rooms and four procedure rooms. You will have the opportunity to work in a variety of cases Last year the Operating room completed in over 20,000 procedures. Because we are part of an academic medical center, as well as a Level I Trauma Center, you’ll be exposed to a wide variety of patients and experiences. Some of the OR services we provide on a daily basis include: General, Vascular, Neurosurgery, Cardiothoracic, Orthopaedic, ENT, Transplantation, Gynecology, Urology, Plastic and Reconstructive, and Pediatric Surgery.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

BSN. CNOR. Operating Room experience.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

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.

Penn State Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 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 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

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