The Graduate Nurse is a full-time RN position that creates a seamless educational transition into a staff nurse position. This role offers an exceptional experience for new RN graduates to continue to learn and grow in their nursing career while assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care to a designated group of patients. Graduate nurse residents are expected to remain full-time on one unit for the entire year of the program, as well as actively participate in all learning opportunities that are offered. Please note that monthly start dates are available.
Resume (Includes all education and experience, including dates)
Cover Letter (Begin with "Dear Nurse Manager," and introduce yourself and your goals)
Unofficial Transcript (Found on your school's website)
Clinical Narrative (Short story about an experience with a patient that had an impact or was a significant learning experience for you)
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing (both ASN or BSN accepted)
Candidates must have graduated within one (1) year of the cohort start date and must have less than six (6) months of working experience post-graduation as an RN.
Active Temporary Practice Permit or Registered Nurse with license to practice professional nursing in the state of Pennsylvania.
Basic Life Support (BLS)
ABOUT HAMPDEN MEDICAL CENTER
Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center brings acute inpatient medical services to communities in Cumberland, Perry, and York counties. The facility, features 108 private inpatient beds and an attached outpatient medical office building.
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.
We also offer a robust benefits package including but not limited to: Paid Time Off and Personal Time, Medical Benefits (No waiting period), Dental and Vision Benefits, Elder Care/Child Care Resources, Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, and a Generous 401K Plan
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.
If chosen for this position, you may 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.
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, martial 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 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday, email firstname.lastname@example.org or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.
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.