Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
JOB SUMMARY: Be part of a healthcare team in the Division of Thoracic Surgery. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting physicians in the medical care and management of pre and post-thoracic patients performing such functions as making rounds, history & physical examinations, care of wounds, and inpatient / outpatient care evaluations.
The Advanced Practice Clinician will ultimately manage acuity of patients entering into the care of Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Thoracic Surgery and help coordinate post-operative surgical issues. The position is scheduled for eight hours a day; 5 days a week. Currently there is no night or weekend call requirement. Position also includes exciting opportunities in academic development.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Masters Degree in Nursing with clinical specialization. Two years work experience as a RN. Current licensed to practice as a CRNP by Pennsylvania Board of Nurse Examiners. Must have demonstrated effective skills in consultation. Certification as an NP in the area of practice specialization is preferred.
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.
The Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. EOE-AA-M/F/D/V.
Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across central Pennsylvania.
The system includes Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa., Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children’s Hospital, Penn State Cancer Institute, and Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital (jointly owned), based in Hershey, Pa., as we...ll as more than 1,300 physicians and direct care providers at 78 medical office locations. The system also has jointly owned health care providers, including Hershey Outpatient Surgery Center, Hershey Endoscopy Center, Horizon Home Healthcare and the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute.
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