Requisition Number: 30825
Facility: PA - Hershey
Department: Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute - Inpatient Units*
Schedule: Full-Time (80hrs per pay period)
Shift: Night Shift
Hours: 7p-7:30a/11p-7:30a including every other weekend
Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care to a designated group of patients.
This is a thirty-six bed inpatient unit. Nurses care for patients with hematologic and oncologic malignancies and those receiving peripheral blood stem cell transplants. Our nurses are specially trained in chemotherapy administration and the care of complex intermediate care oncology patients, including those receiving: Leukemic induction chemotherapy, peripheral blood stem cell transplant, and high-dose biotherapy. Educational opportunities include ONS chemotherapy/biotherapy course, cardiac rhythm interpretation, seminar on peripheral stem cell transplant, oncology topics, and intermediate care topics. An annual Oncology Core Curriculum Review is offered for staff seeking certification in oncology nursing. Certification is encouraged and financially rewarded.
Registered Nurse with license to practice professional nursing in the state of Pennsylvania or Registered Nurse from another state with a Temporary PA Practice Permit
Six months RN experience
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.
*If chosen for this position, you will be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the (WTA) Work Task Analysis report.
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