Pediatric Acute Care

We are proud of our tremendous team of registered nurses, physicians, child life specialists, social workers, clinical nurse specialists, nutritionist, pharmacists, therapists, family-centered care coordinators and teachers to ensure optimal care for our patients.

We are a Pediatric Acute Care unit with 18 medical surgical beds; emphasizing Patient and Family Centered Care.

Our nurse to patient ratio is 1:3-4.

Self-scheduling is available with a variety of shifts.  Nurses work with the scheduling committee and Nurse Manager to develop schedules that meet personal and professional needs.

Our training and orientation consist of 14-16 weeks dependent upon prior experience.  Staff are paired with 2 preceptors during their orientation.

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

To speak with a Nurse Recruiter, please email us at nurserecruitment@hmc.psu.edu