Penn State Health LPN/Licensed Practical Nurse (Surgical) - Labor & Delivery Room in Hershey, Pennsylvania
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Work Type: Full Time
Hours: 7:00 pm - 7:00 am
R ecruiter Information: Contact Jennifer Klinger at firstname.lastname@example.org
Working as an LPN at Penn State Health, you are the heart and backbone of patient care. When respect, integrity, teamwork and excellence guide your quality of care, you will be empowered to make an influential difference in the lives of all our patients. #WeAre committed to helping talented LPNs, like you, deepen your expertise and achieve your goals while still performing patient care including: accurately recording vital signs, discussion health concerns, performing testing, administering injections; assisting with procedures and documentation.
Responsible for participating with the Obstetrical Surgery Team in an individualized patient care plan based on assessed needs, standard of care, instrumentation/supplies, and physician preferences in order to provide surgical assistance during obstetrical cases. Provides applicable licensed practical nursing care for patients in the Women?s Health Unit.
High School Diploma required.
Graduate of an approved school of nursing with current license to practice in the state of PA or eligible for licensure in PA required.
1 year of LPN experience required.
Basic Life Support required.
Neonatal resuscitation certification required within the first six months of hire.
Strong interpersonal, effective listening, and needs anticipation skills preferred.
Adequate skills in handling instruments/equipment preferred.
Knowledge of instrumentation, equipment, and supplies preferred.
Able to stand & sit 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 hands 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.
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Union: Non Bargained