Employment

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
814.938.1856

Nursing Positions Available:

Yes, positions are currently available for nurses. Punxsutawney Area Hospital values its employees and strives to make the workplace a safe and educational environment. When you come to work, you will find yourself becoming part of a family who takes pride in caring for our patients and each other. We believe the care we provide to our patients is the best reason to come to work here every day. Bottom line we value the role of nursing.

Tuition Reimbursement — Punxsutawney Area Hospital recognizes the importance of an employee’s growth and encourages eligible staff to advance their level of education. Education reimbursement and assistance are part of our commitment to provide our community the best care from skilled medical professionals. We'd love to talk to you about our tuition reimbursement program and other opportunities to assist you in your career and future growth: 814-938-1858.

Full-Time OR Nurse and Surgical Technician positions are currently open. Ask about our guaranteed hour program and call back incentives.

Full Time RN and LPN needed in Home Health Care. Previous nursing experience required with related experience in home care preferred. Schedule includes call requirements and weekends and holidays, as scheduled.

Full Time RN position needed for day shift in ICU. Previous critical care experience preferred.

Part Time RN position is available in Short Procedure, PACU, and Pre-Anesthesia Testing Clinic. Hours will vary based on need and will be primarily day shift, Monday through Friday with call required once oriented.

Other Positions Available:

Radiology Technician: A part time Radiologic Technologist position is needed to work all shifts including weekends and holidays as scheduled. This position would involve working primarily the evening and night shifts.

Patient Registration/Access: Part Time positions available in Patient Registration which involves registering patients for outpatient services. Clerical and computer skills required. Schedule includes working all shifts including days, nights, evenings, weekends and holidays as scheduled.

Housekeeping/Dietary Aides: A full time Housekeeping Aide is available for either the day or afternoon shift. A part time Dietary Aide is available in Food Services with hours and shifts varying based on need. Dietary hours of operation are 6A-7P and 4-8 hour shifts will be scheduled during those hours.