Employment Opportunities

Opportunities currently exist at the following State Correctional Institutions (SCIs) listed below.
Type of Work

This is professional nursing work in the psychosocial, physical, and/or mental health nursing care and treatment of individuals having mental or physical injury or illness, developmental disability, and/or dysfunctional behavior.   
Registered Nurses (State) provide nursing services at state mental health hospitals, mental retardation centers, youth development centers and youth forestry camps, veterans' homes and centers, and infirmaries of state correctional facilities.  At the Registered Nurse level, an employee performs as a head nurse, charge nurse, staff nurse, or an assessment coordinator providing specialized nursing care and treatment services in a Commonwealth facility. 

SCI-Camp Hill (Cumberland County)
2500 Lisburn Road
Camp Hill, PA 17001-8837
(717) 737-4531
SCI-Forest (Forest County)
P.O. Box 307
1 Woodland Drive
Marienville, PA 16239-0307
(814) 621-2110
SCI-Huntingdon (Huntingdon County)
1100 Pike Street
Huntingdon, PA 16654-1112
(814) 643-2400
SCI-Coal Township (Northumberland County)
1 Kelley Drive
Coal Township, PA 17866-1020
(570) 644-7890
SCI-Mahanoy (Schuylkill County)
301 Morea Road
Frackville, PA 17932
(570) 773-2158
SCI-Frackville (Schuylkill County)
1111 Altamont Boulevard
Frackville, PA 17931-2699
(570) 874-4516

Starting Salary

The salary for an RN (Corrections) is $54,038-$82,058/annually. Effective July 1, 2012, the starting salary at SCI-Camp Hill and SCI-Graterford is $65,868/annually; the starting salary at SCI-Coal Township, SCI-Frackville and SCI-Mahanoy will be $57,752/annually.

Comprehensive health insurance; liberal retirement/pension plan; paid vacation, personal and sick leave; paid holidays; prescription, vision and dental plan coverage (after six months); paid group life insurance, and much more.
Pennsylvania residency is NOT required at the time of application for these positions.  
Click here to view detailed test announcement which includes eligibility requirements.