Working as a Licensed Practical Nurse (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. We are 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.Â
ABOUT PENN STATE HEALTH MEDICAL GROUPSURGERY SPECIALTIES
Surgery Specialties is a busy surgical practice with a solid supportive team. This practice site handles high volume services which requires a wide knowledge base and solid communication skills.
LOCATION: 200 Campus Drive, Entrance 4 Suite 3100, Hershey
HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday - Friday 7:30a - 5:00p
WORK SCHEDULE:Â Shifts include 7:00a - 3:30p; 7:30a - 4:00p; 8:00a - 4:30p; 8:30a - 5:00p and are on a rotational basis. The closing shift is staffed until the last patient leaves and the closing duties are complete.
SPECIALTIES:Â Colorectal/IBD, Urology, Pediatric Urology, General Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Bariatric, Endocrine, Trauma, and Transplant (kidney & liver).
Currently licensed to practice as a licensed practical nurse by state of employment or holds a multistate LPN license through the interstate Nurse Licensure Compact.
Basic Life Support (BLS) required prior to completion of orientation.
One (1) year experience in an acute or ambulatory care setting preferred.Â
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.
WHY PENN STATE HEALTH?
Penn State Health offers exceptional opportunities to learn and grow, exposure to a wide patient population, and the ability to provide individualized, innovative, and specialized care to patients in the community.
Penn State Health offers an exceptional benefits package including medical, dental and vision with no waiting period as well as a Total Rewards Program that highlights a few of the many additional offerings below:
Be WellÂ with Employee Wellness Programs, and Fitness Discounts (University Fitness Center, Peloton).
Be BalancedÂ with Generous Paid Time Off, Personal Time, and Paid Parental Leave.
Be SecuredÂ with Retirement, Extended Illness Bank, Life Insurance, and Identity Theft Protection.
Be RewardedÂ with Competitive Pay, Tuition Reimbursement, and PAWS UP employee recognition program.
Be SupportedÂ by the HR Solution Center, Learning and Organizational Development and Virtual Benefits Orientation, Employee Exclusive Concierge Service for scheduling.
WHY PENN STATE HEALTH MILTON S. HERSHEY MEDICAL CENTER ACADEMIC PRACTICE?
#WeAre comprised of a team network to ensure our practice sites and our employees respond effectively to the ever-changing healthcare environment and provide the highest standard of care to our patients. The Academic Practice is the multi-specialty group practice of the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. We support the educational and research mission of the Penn State College of Medicine and strive to recruit and retain the highest quality physicians and staff.Â
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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