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, Nurse Manager, and Clinical Head Nurses to develop schedules that meet personal and professional needs.

Our training and orientation consist of 14 weeks for New Graduate Nurses and 8-10 weeks for RN's dependent upon prior experience.  Staff are paired with preceptors and oriented to a variety of shifts during their orientation.

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

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