Registered Nurse/RN – Perioperative Orientation Course

Penn State Health

Posted 2 months ago

Listing Type: Nursing
Employment Type: Nursing
Shift: Variable
Education Level: Not Stated
Certificates: Not Stated
Experience Level: All|Experienced
Compensation: 26.85

Registered Nurse/RN – Perioperative Orientation Course

Job ID: 8084
Category: Registered Nurse

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The M S Hershey Medical Center

Location: Hershey, Pennsylvania
Work Type: Full Time
FTE: 1.0
Shift: Day
Hours: 8 Hour Shift (every other weekend)
Minimum Hourly Rate: $26.85
Contact:Ryan Pastrana at rpastrana@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

JOB SUMMARY:
Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care to a designated group of patients.

This is a paid educational experience and presented through the Penn State School of Nursing. Designed to ease the transition from experienced RN to a professional operating room nurse, the Perioperative Nursing Course is a structured educational program offering training into the challenging specialty of Operating Room nursing. The course is an eight-week program that includes basic orientation to Perioperative nursing with didactic and clinical experience in the intra-operative setting. Orientation to all surgical specialties begins the ninth week and continues for approximately seven months. A trauma nursing course will be provided as well. Working side-by-side with an Operating Room staff nurse preceptor, you’ll share in the challenges and rewards that occur at our medical center, while enjoying personal growth and skills advancement. Peer support, nurturing and continuous feedback will be provided throughout the experience. After successful completion of the program, you will be offered a full time position at the Medical Center. Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care to a designated group of patients. APPLICATION PROCESS: If interested in this exceptional opportunity to learn and grow, please complete an online application. As part of the interview process, you will be required to have a shadow experience.

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.

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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