For generations, the community has depended on Punxsutawney Area Hospital to provide the best healthcare in the area. In a medical world that is constantly changing, the employees and affiliated physicians at Punxsutawney Area Hospital strive to meet the challenges that medicine provides. From business professionals and physicians, to nurses and support staff, the hospital is a family that works together to deliver the best in patient care. In fact Punxsutawney Area Hospital was recently identified as a top 100 hospital in the country, number one hospital in Pennsylvania for patient satisfaction, and our nurses are ranked in the top 1% in the United States.

We look for healthcare professionals who share our values of compassion, understanding, and a steadfast commitment to excellence. For more information on employment opportunities, please contact Wendy Depp or Barbara Kostok in our Human Resources Department.

We also invite you to apply for open positions by filling out our online form.

Punxsutawney Area Hospital
Human Resources Department
81 Hillcrest Drive
Punxsutawney, PA 15767
Attn: Barbara Kostok, Human Resources Director

Current Positions Available:

Registered Nurses: Full and Part time openings for Registered Nurses in Med/Surg, ICU, ER and Home Health Care. Positions consist of twelve hour shifts in Med/Surg, ICU and ER. Home Health is flexible hours, primarily day shift, including call, weekends and holidays as scheduled.

Licensed Practical Nurses: Full time opportunities are available on night shift in Med/Surg. This position consists of working three, twelve hour shifts per week.

Occupational Therapist: Full time Occupational Therapist position available. Position is a Monday - Friday position, providing patient care to inpatients, outpatients, transitional care and home health care.

COTA: Part time positions available for a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant. Hours will vary based on need and will require patient care in all service area of the Rehab Department including Home Health Care.

Housekeeping Aide: Full time position available primarily working 3P-11P or 5P-1A. Weekends and holidays required.

Activities Coordinator: Part Time position working 2 hours per day from 3:30P – 5:30P Monday through Friday providing activities and working with patients in Rehabilitation/ Transitional Care. Completion of an approved training course or certification as a therapeutic recreation specialist/activities professional required.

Dietary Aide: Part time positions available in the Dietary Department. Hours of operation are from 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM, with 8.0 hour shifts scheduled during those hours. Weekends and holidays required as scheduled. Cooking experience a plus.