Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center offers an extensive range of patient care areas where nurses learn, grow and remain personally and professionally challenged. 

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To speak with a nurse recruiter, contact Ryan Hartnett at

717-531-8696, or rhartnett@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

Neonatal Intensive Care

Patient population: Come join us in caring for the tiniest of patients in our state-of-the-art high-risk nursery. Bring your big heart to our youngest patients. Our neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is the highest level neonatal intensive care unit in the region. This Level IV unit admits premature infants from a wide area in Pennsylvania. Opportunities for committee involvement are available and staff members participate in unit self-scheduling. Our unit care capabilities include regular ventilation support or high-frequency ventilation, nitric oxide therapy, ECMO, cardiac, surgical, renal and neurological. Certification is encouraged and financially rewarded.

Beds: This is a 31-bed unit.

Candidates: Neonatal, pediatric or critical care experience.

Pediatrics Acute Care

Patient population: Our unit provides warm, exceptional care for children from infancy through 18 years of age. There are 16 medical/surgical specialty services that admit to our pediatric unit. Our services include, but are not limited to, general pediatrics, hematology/oncology, bone marrow transplant, cardiology, endocrinology, infectious disease, gastroenterology, rheumatology, pulmonary, neurology, pediatric surgery/trauma, orthopedics, otolaryngology surgery, plastics/reconstructive surgery and urology. Certification is encouraged and financially rewarded.

Beds: This is an 18-bed unit.

Candidates: Applicants must have a strong desire to care for children and their families. Experience in pediatric nursing is desired, but not required.

Pediatrics Hematology and Oncology

Patient population: This unit provides nursing care to patients being cared for by pediatric hematologists and oncologists for pediatric cancer and other blood disorders. Nurses are responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care. Acuity varies to allow for safe, high-quality care of patients receiving chemotherapy/biotherapy and undergoing stem cell transplant. Other services commonly triaged to this unit include pediatric neurosurgery, pediatric nephrology and solid organ transplant. Nurse-to-patient ratios are 2:3.

Beds: This is an 18-bed unit.

Candidates: Applicants must have a strong desire to care for children and their families. Experience in pediatric or oncology nursing is desired, but not required.

Pediatric Intensive Care

Patient population: Our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) has received the highest rating for care, placing us among the best in the world! Patients needing your attention in our PICU range from newborns to 18 years of age. Our wide variety of patient types and advanced therapies include trauma, pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, ECMO, oscillator, nitric oxide therapy and research. Certification is encouraged and financially rewarded.

Beds: This is an18-bed unit.

Candidates: Candidates with pediatric or intensive care background.

Pediatric Intermediate Care

Patient population: The patients in pediatric intermediate care (PIMCU) range from infants to adolescents and require treatment for varied critical illnesses and injuries. Our wide variety of patient types and advanced therapies include pediatric trauma, pediatric cardiology, pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, neurology, neurosurgery, kidney transplant, pediatric pulmonology and research. Our team has received the highest rating for care, placing us among the best in the world! Certification is encouraged and financially rewarded. This nursing position will be responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care to a designated group of patients.

Beds: This is an 18-bed unit.

Candidates: Candidates with pediatric or intensive care background. 

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