Join Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Nursing

Thank you for your interest in the Penn State Hershey Medical Center Nursing Department!  View our current open positions. Learn more about our nursing units by visiting our patient care pages.


Our staff is committed to the constant pursuit of higher levels of excellence through the art of caring, the science of research, professional development, and community engagement.  The innovations of our staff contribute to the advancement of quality care and the development of new knowledge that promotes health and wellness on the national level.


  • Respect for everyone
  • Integrity in all that we do
  • Teamwork inside and outside the organization
  • Excellence in everything we do

Nursing Excellence through Empowerment

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center offers unique and exciting opportunities. As an academic medical center, we provide patient and family centered care using state-of-the-art technology in a caring and compassionate environment. In September 2012, we received redesignation as a Magnet hospital; only 7% of the nation's top hospitals receive this elite credential for high quality nursing care.

Our nurses practice in an environment that nurtures the health and well-being of our patients as well as our nurses. Numerous opportunities are available for professional development and career advancement. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. Our nurses are encouraged to continue their education and are recognized and rewarded for specialty certification. Nurses affect positive change throughout the organization by our shared governance model of care.

About Hershey

Hershey is a thriving resort town of 20,000 people, approximately twelve miles from the state capital of Harrisburg. This prime location provides residents with various employment, cultural, and recreational opportunities attractive to all ages. Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is the fourth largest employer in the area, providing jobs for nearly 7,000 residents.

Hershey began as a small settlement named Derry Church. The community was renamed Hershey after philanthropist Milton S. Hershey. His legacy includes two corporations, a model community, and a school that cares for more than 1,400 disadvantaged children.

Residents of Hershey have the opportunity to enjoy the numerous daily attractions that draw hundreds of thousands of visitors every year, including: HersheyPark, Hershey Stadium, Giant Center (home of the Hershey Bears), Hershey Museum and Theater, Hershey Gardens, and ZooAmerica.