**$5,000 Sign-On Bonus! Eligible to those that qualify**
Working as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) at Penn State Health, you are the heart and backbone of patient care. When respect, integrity, teamwork and excellence guide your quality of care, you will be empowered to make an influential difference in the lives of all our patients. #WeAre committed to helping talented LPNs, like you, deepen your expertise and achieve your goals while still performing patient care including: accurately recording vital signs, discussion health concerns, performing testing, administering injections; assisting with procedures and documentation.
The 5 Acute Care Unit is a 47-bed acute care unit where nurses care for patients from a variety of medical and surgical specialties. Medical specialties include gastroenterology, bariatrics, hematology/oncology and gynecology oncology. Surgical specialties include colon and rectal, emergency general surgery, bariatric, transplant, neurosurgery and surgical oncology.
LPN License to practice in the state of employment or eligible for licensure in state of employment required.Â
Basic Life Support (BLS) required prior to completion of orientation.Â
Able to stand & sit 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 hands for simple/firm grasping
*Appended to this job description is the Work Task Analysis that further describes the physical requirements appropriate for this roll
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.
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