Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 32508
Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Location: US:PA:Hershey Work Type: Full Time FTE: 1.0 Shift: Day Hours: 10 or 12 Recruiter: Please contact Savannah Stauffer at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Penn State Health is seeking a qualified Nurse Practitioner to join the Hematology Oncology department and Penn State Cancer Institute. This individual will work in collaboration with other Physicians and APPs within the department in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. The APP will be required to work the inpatient hospitalist service caring for both solid tumor patients and bone marrow transplant service and will also assist in the outpatient Infusion Center and Acute Care Clinic. The APP will perform various procedures including bone marrow biopsies, lumbar punctures, skin biopsies, stem cell transplant, and intrathecal chemotherapy. Prior hospitalist medicine experience is preferred but not required. APPs will get to enjoy a flexible work schedule with a very supportive team.
The NP is an expert in pathophysiology, physical assessment and diagnosis, pharmacology and exercises authority in health promotion and disease management. The NP functions as a member of a multidisciplinary health care team and provides a wide range of patient services to a specific patient population across the continuum of health care. By utilizing the nursing process, scientific reasoning and critical problem solving, NPs practice within the scope of responsibilities and prescriptive authority defined by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing and the Medical Staff Executive at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center.
Masters Degree in Nursing with clinical specialization required.
Two (2) years' work experience as a RN required.
Current licensed to practice as a CRNP by Pennsylvania Board of Nurse Examiners required.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
Acute Care trained Nurse Practitioner preferred.
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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Penn 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.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 well 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 Endos...copy Center, Horizon Home Healthcare and the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute.Penn State Health shares an integrated strategic plan and operations with Penn State College of Medicine, the University’s medical school.
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