Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Location: US:PA:Hershey Work Type: Full Time FTE: 0.90 Shift: Night Hours: 7:00p - 7:00a
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Responsible to function as a part of an interdisciplinary team as an expert clinician and decision maker on application of resources required for patient care involving a crisis or emergent situation. Determine the appropriate level of care in cases of emergency or emergent changes involving the patients' condition, respond and provide direction on priorities in time of surge, consult and serve as the liaison between the Staff Nurse & Physicians.
A Bachelor's degree in Nursing or a Master's Degree in Nursing required.
5 years of related work experience required with extensive and varied critical care and/or emergency department experience Currently licensed to practice as a registered nurse by Pennsylvania Board of Nurse Examiners required.
Current BLS and ACLS required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Consistently demonstrate a level of skill and knowledge appropriate for their position.
Demonstrate the ability to think beyond the present situation to anticipate, predict and resolve potential issues before the problem occurs.
ATLS/CCRN certification preferred
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 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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