Chambersburg Hospital

Patients

Thank you for choosing us for your care.  We believe it’s our job to make you feel better. 

Our values of service, integrity, compassion, and excellence define how we want to care for you.  If we’re doing well, let us know.  And, if we’re not, you need to tell us that too.  We want you to feel comfortable sharing your questions with your care team. 

Your care team will be led by our Hospitalists. They will oversee your care while you're here, and they will be in contact with your Primary Care Doctor to provide updates on your progress.

Visitors

Visiting hours are noon - 8 pm, unless indicated differently (see list below). Visitors identified as family or support person(s) are welcome to visit at any time. Visitors should be age 12 or older unless special permission has been given.

Behavioral Health
Monday - Friday:  6 - 8 pm
Saturday & Sunday:  1 - 2:30 pm & 6 - 8 pm

Visitor's Guide to the Behavioral Health Unit

Critical Care Unit (CCU) / Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
Immediate family or support person(s) and clergy only 

Inpatient Rehab
Monday - Friday:  5 - 8 pm
Saturday, Sunday and Holidays:  12 noon - 8 pm

Pediatrics
Day 1 of admission: Parents or primary caregivers may stay (limited to 2 people)
Day 2

  • Parents or primary caregivers:  9 am - 8 pm (one parent may stay overnight)
  • Other adults: 12 noon - 8 pm

 

Family Birthing Services

Father/support person(s): Visit any time
Adults and siblings of the newborn:  12 noon - 8 pm

  • A maximum of only 3 people (support person included) should be with visiting during labor and delivery
  • No more than 5 visitors (support person included) should be visiting at once after delivery
  • Visitors must be at least 12 years old unless they are a sibling of the newborn

 

| See Family Birthing Services

Pastoral Services 
The Pastoral Services Department offers assistance and support in meeting your spiritual and educational needs.

| See Pastoral Services

Coffee Shop & Gift Shop
For the convenience of family members, light meals and refreshments are available in the Coffee Shop located in the main lobby. Operated by the Chambersburg Area Hospital Auxiliary, the Gift Shop offers a great selection of  balloons, cards, collectibles, jewelry, fresh flowers, plants, baby gifts, toys, seasonal gifts, inspirational gifts, candles and stationary. The Gift Shop accepts phone orders, please call (717) 267-7932 to place your order today!

Gift Shop Hours
Monday–Friday . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 am -7 pm
Saturday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 am - 4 pm
Sunday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-4 pm
Holidays. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Closed

* Our hospital volunteers are available to get items from the Gift Shop and Coffee Shop for you. This service is available Monday through Friday, from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm by calling (717)267-3000 ext.1213.

Stroke Center

 

Recent Awards

Stroke Certification

Top Honors

Chambersburg Hospital Heart Care Receives National Recognition

Chambersburg Hospital's Heart Care Wins Gold

Chambersburg Hospital's Stroke Care Awarded for Excellence

American College of Cardiology Foundation’s “Platinum Performance Achievement Award”

Mission: Lifeline, an American Heart Association program, recognizes Chambersburg Hospital with it's Gold Award

Chambersburg Hospital earns Gold Star II Award from United Healthcare
 

Our History

Chambersburg Hospital opened in 1895 with only 9 beds.  Since then, our timeline has reflected the incredible advancements of the Franklin County community.

Ethics Committee

The Chambersburg Hospital Ethics Committee offers help and consulting for families who are facing an ethical question or dilemma inregards to a patient's care.

| Learn more about Chambersburg Hospital Ethics Committee

Quality Scores 

Chambersburg Hospital is committed to providing our patients with the highest quality of care with compassion and respect for all your healthcare needs in a safe and supportive environment.

Questions you may have about your care:

  1. Will I be safe?
  2. Will I receive timely and effective treatment?
  3. Will I be satisfied with the care received?

 

We strive daily to make sure all your questions and needs are met with open and honest communication. Below are links to our quality scores, which show how we compare to other healthcare systems on a national average.  By sharing this information, we hope to gain your trust and also continue to improve the care we provide.

Quality scores available for:

Research Library

Our research library is open to the public and features collections of books, journals, audiovisual materials, and periodicals. 

 

Read 2013 Summit Health Annual Report

Working at Chambersburg Hospital has its benefits. 

Click a view career opportunities at Chambersburg Hospital

Chambersburg Hospital offers an excellent benefit package to our employees.  Specific benefits vary by position.

Our Culture

  • Culture of performance
  • Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Excellence, and Service
  • Visionary leaders
  • Leading edge Technology
  • Electronic Medical Records
  • Customer service initiatives
  • Dress code is "Business Casual"
  • Low turnover
  • CEO meets with employees at least twice each year 
  • Patient- centered care environment

Staffing

  • Hours per patient day
  • RN/CNA staffing model
  • Bed Making Team
  • Transport Team
  • Open Door Policy
  • Leadership Standards
  • Hands-on Clinical Managers
  • Approachable Leaders

Benefits 

(subject to availability)

  • Medical / Dental / Vision / Prescription Drug benefits
  • Holiday, Vacation, Personal and Sick Time
  • Employee and Dependent Life Insurance and AD & D
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Pension Plan and a 403(b) Plan
  • Direct Deposit
  • Clinical Ladders (subject to eligibility)
  • RN/ PRN Bonus Program
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Annual Health Screening

Empowerment

  • Collaborative Governance
  • Process Group(s) for Specific Issues
  • Increased Staff Participation in Self-Scheduling
  • Teambuilding
  • Renovation of Work Environment (Staff-Driven)
  • Schedule Options
  • Weekend Options
  • Variety of Shifts
  • Alternate Shifts Available

Education / Development

  • Affiliations with Colleges / Universities
  • BLS, ACLS, PAL’s offered
  • Mentoring Program
  • Cross Training Opportunities
  • Clinical Ladders
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • On-Site Training / Seminars
  • Career Days / Programs
  • GN/RN Residency Program

Celebration & Recognition

  • Professional Recognition Weeks
  • Employee Appreciation Events
  • Employee Recognition
  • Core Values Award

 

 

Designed with you in mind.

As our community continues to grow, so do we.  The new addition to Chambersburg Hospital was designed to provide a comfortable and soothing atmosphere to help you rest easier and heal faster.

We knew that a modern facility like this was essential to Franklin County.  Thank you for making Chambersburg Hospital YOUR hospital.

Click and learn more about King Street Addition  Heart Care Cath Labs
Click to view more information about the King Street Addition Project
Click and view New Addition Photos
 
 
 

 

 

Partnering with your Primary Care Physician, Summit Hospitalists will take care of you during your hospital stay.  As Hospitalists, we’re a group of doctors who specialize in hospital medicine. We’re here to help you get better!

Services

  • In-hospital coverage 24-hours a day, every day of the year
  • Access to every department and to all types of specialists
  • We order and follow-up on tests and adjust treatments as needed
  • We share information and provide timely reports to your Primary Care Physician since they will resume your care after you leave the hospital

Your Health Information

At the time of your admission to the Chambersburg Hospital, your primary care physician will provide records about your illness. The process is no different than a referral to a specialist for another opinion, or for additional tests and treatment.

Contact Us

Chambersburg Hospital
112 N. Seventh Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201
Phone: (717)217-4300 Fax: (717)217-4399

Your Team

 

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