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Nurse Practitioner - Hematology Oncology (Four Diamonds) Pediatrics

Penn State Health
Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States (on-site)
1 day ago


Nurse Practitioner - Hematology Oncology (Four Diamonds) Pediatrics

Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA: Hershey
Work Type: Full Time
FTE: 1.0
Shift: Varied
Hours: Varied
Recruiter: Please contact Esther Zechman at for additional information.


The NP is a clinician who demonstrates clinical expertise and leadership skills in the area of Pediatric Stem Cell Transplantation. The NP uses clinical and academic skills in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of both inpatient and outpatient pediatric patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT).

The NP is a member of an interdisciplinary stem cell transplant team that requires effective communication and collaboration with critical team members at Penn State, in addition to collaborating with institutions and agencies. Requires close working program-related development with the Pediatric Stem Cell Transplant Medical Director and the Pediatric HSCT Nurse Coordinator. The role requires complex critical thinking, an understanding of research principles and practices, and leadership that improves the quality of care for children who undergo HSCT.

In collaboration with the Pediatric Stem Cell Transplant Medical Director, the Pediatric Stem Cell Transplant NP manages therapeutic regimens for acute and chronic problems associated with both autologous and allogeneic stem cell transplantation. The NP provides anticipatory guidance, medical management, patient and family education, and psychological and emotional support. The NP has full prescriptive authority which includes schedule II through V controlled substances. This position will provide both inpatient and outpatient patient care Monday through Friday.


  • Master’s Degree in Nursing with clinical specialization required.
  • Two (2) years' work experience as a RN required.
  • Current licensed to practice as a CRNP by Pennsylvania Board of Nurse Examiners required.


  • Certification as an NP in the area of practice specialization is preferred.

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, marital 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 or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non-Bargained

Job Information

  • Job ID: 68169065
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Penn State Health
  • Position Title: Nurse Practitioner - Hematology Oncology (Four Diamonds) Pediatrics
  • Job Function: Hematology/Oncology,
    Nurse Practitioner,
Hershey , Pennsylvania ,

Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across 29 counties in central Pennsylvania. It employs more than 14,500 people system wide. The system includes Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children’s Hospital and Penn State Cancer Institute based in Hershey, Pa.; Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa.; and more than 2,000 physicians and direct care providers at 127 medical office sites. Additionally, the system jointly operates variou...

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