Graduate Nurse - Perioperative Orientation Course (October 2022)
Company: Penn State Health
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Work Type: Full Time
Hours: 7:00a - 3:00p
Recruiter Contact: Allison Scheetz -
**$10,000 Sign On Bonus!**
Graduate Nurse Residency - Perioperative Orientation Course
The Graduate Nurse Residency Program is a full-time RN position
that creates a seamless educational transition into the nursing
world. This position 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.
The Perioperative Orientation Course is an educational experience
presented through the Penn State School of Nursing. Designed to
ease the transition from Gradate Nurse to a professional operating
room nurse, the Perioperative Nursing Course is a structured
educational program offering training into the challenging
specialty of Operating Room nursing. The course begins with eight
weeks of basic orientation to Perioperative nursing with didactic
and clinical experience in the intra-operative setting. Orientation
to all surgical specialties begins the ninth week and continues for
approximately seven more months. A trauma nursing course will be
provided as well. Working side-by-side with an Operating Room staff
nurse preceptor, you will share in the challenges and rewards that
occur at our medical center, while enjoying personal growth and
skills advancement. Peer support, nurturing and continuous feedback
will be provided throughout the experience. After successful
completion of the program, you will be offered a full-time position
at the Medical Center.
Penn State Hershey Medical Center is an Academic Medical Center
located in Central Pennsylvania. With a three-time Magnet
accreditation, Penn State Health Hershey Medical Center offers
endless opportunities for Registered Nurses to grow and expand
For more information on the Perioperative Graduate Nurse Residency,
Bachelors (BSN) or Associates (ASN) degree nursing graduate with a
Registered Nurse (RN) license, or a Graduate Nurse Temporary Permit
to practice professional nursing in the state of Pennsylvania.
Must have graduated within 1 year of the cohort start date, and
must have no experience post-graduation as an RN.
Please note- Penn State Hershey requires all registered nurses to
enroll in a Baccalaureate in nursing degree program within six
months of their hire date and complete the degree within 4 years of
their hire date. (This does not apply if your hire date was prior
to June 30th, 2015).
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.
*Appended to this job description is the Work Task Analysis that
further describes the physical requirements appropriate for this
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
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
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Union: SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania
Position Graduate Nurse - Perioperative Orientation Course (October
2022)Location US:PA:HersheyReq ID 18780
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