Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Days Hours: 8am-4:30pm
R ecruiter Contact: Ryan Hartnett at firstname.lastname@example.org
Penn State Hershey Medical Center is Central Pennsylvania's only Academic Medical Center, Level 1 Regional Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center, and Tertiary Care Provider. As a three-time Magnet designated hospital, Hershey Medical Center values the hard work and dedication that our nurses exhibit every day. Through our core values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Excellence, our nurses are a team committed to compassionate care for our diverse patient population, our community and each other. As a valued team member, we promote continued professional development, specialty certification, continuing education and career growth.
L ocated in Hershey, PA, Hershey Medical Center is part of a strong community that is enriched with socially-minded organizations and individuals working to create a wonderful place to live. In the heart of Central Pennsylvania, Hershey is a combination of rural, suburban and city living that is within a short distance to some of the busiest east coast cities including New York, Washington DC and Philadelphia. To learn more, visit pennstatehealth.org .
J OB SUMMARY:
F unctions as part of an interdisciplinary team to maintain continuity of patient care for identified patient populations from admission to discharge, utilizes appropriate criteria for inpatient care and plans timely discharges. Responsible for coordinating patient's clinical plan of care guided by Patients/Families, Physician Providers, and other members of the inpatient team while adhering to guidelines and contracts from regulatory bodies and insurers. Plays a vital part in throughout. This position focuses on the adult inpatient area.
M INIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree in Nursing with 3 years of related experience required.
5 years of direct care nursing experience required.
Active license to practice as an RN in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Ability to establish and maintain a collaborative relationship with internal and external health professionals.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to use problem solving techniques to achieve desired results and effective change.
Ability to function effectively in a dynamic and rapidly changing environment.
Ability to organize, prioritize, and time manage responsibilities.
Basic computer skills with effective keyboarding abilities.
Previous experience in case management, care coordination, outcomes management or discharge planning preferred.
Certification in case management from a nationally recognized organization preferred.
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
Company Sponsored 401K
Relocation Bonus for those who qualify
I f 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.
P enn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information . 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 email@example.com or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.
U nion: Non Bargained
Internal Number: 19958
About Penn State Health
At Penn State Hershey, our mission is to enhance the quality of life and serve our community through improved health, the education of health professionals, and the discovery of knowledge. For us, service excellence is not only for our patients but also our employees. It means valuing each and every employee.