Penn State Health RN/Registered Nurse - Cancer Institute Inpatient Unit in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Registered Nurse – Cancer Institute Inpatient Unit RN

Registered Nurses in the Penn State Cancer Institute are responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care to a designated group of patients.RN’s work on this thirty-six bed inpatient unit and care for patients with hematologic and oncologic malignancies and those receiving peripheral blood stem cell transplants. Our nurses are specially trained in chemotherapy administration and the care of complex intermediate care oncology patients, including those receiving: Leukemic induction chemotherapy, peripheral blood stem cell transplant, and high-dose biotherapy. Educational opportunities include ONS chemotherapy/biotherapy course, cardiac rhythm interpretation, seminar on peripheral stem cell transplant, oncology topics, and intermediate care topics. An annual Oncology Core Curriculum Review is offered for staff seeking certification in oncology nursing. Certification is encouraged and financially rewarded.

For more information on the unit, please contact Ryan Hartnett, Nurse Recruiter, at rhartnett@pennstatehealth.psu.edu .

A RN will meet the following 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

Preferred Qualifications include:

·Experience with hematology, oncology or stem cell transplant

·Experience in medical/surgical nursing with a desire to care for cancer patients

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

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 Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/ Disabled.

Union: SEIU Nurses

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