General/Adult Psychiatry Job In Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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Wilkes-Barre General Hospital is seeking a BC/BE Adult and/or Geriatric Psychiatrist to provide inpatient consults at the Crisis Response and Recovery Center.
Located at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, this unique program offers a single point of access for anyone experiencing emotional or psychiatric crises. The Center is the first of its kind in our region and provides immediate triage, intervention and stabilization for individuals or families in crisis. It is available 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week. The Center imbues a recovery orientation and is specifically designed to meet the needs of those who suffer from emotional or behavioral conditions, and offers an alternative to the Emergency Department or hospitalization. An individual or referring agency can access the Center by phone (570) 855-600-NEPA (6372) or walk-in. Immediate assessment, brief intensive treatment, and referral services are provided.
Conveniently situated in the tri-state area, Wilkes-Barre offers easy access to highways and airports. Wilkes-Barre is only hours away from major cities like New York, Baltimore and Philadelphia. If you prefer nature to the bustle of an urban setting, Wilkes-Barre is a short drive from the beautiful Pocono Mountains and boasts a number of natural park lands.
The city is strengthened by its quality educational programs. Two of Wilkes-Barre Area's three high schools are featured on US News and World Report's Best High Schools list. Over 5,000 college students are within walking distance to our downtown and the city's administration has made great strides to connect these colleges with the greater community.
The Susquehanna River quietly cuts a path through beautiful mountains, winding into broad valley of the Greater Wilkes-Barre area. Wilkes Barre has an international airport, five colleges and universities, and serves as the center of business and industry for Northeastern Pennsylvania.
The Greater Wilkes-Barre area is home to year-round festivals and events, the state’s first slots casino and live harness racing at the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, a 14-screen theater and shops at Northampton & Main, countless shops and restaurants.
Founded in 1770, we helped fuel the Industrial Revolution with the rich veins of coal running beneath the soil. In the late 1800s, the Greater Wilkes-Barre area was among the most affluent in the country. More than a century later, the area grew as a center for fun and excitement with the opening of the Wachovia Arena at Casey Plaza, home to Pittsburgh’s farm team, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, arena football and countless performing acts.
We are less than 30 minutes from the home of the Yankees minor league team, more than dozen ski areas in the Poconos, and limitless outdoor recreation, including white-water sports, hiking, rock climbing and fishing.
To learn more about all there is to do and see in the Greater Wilkes-Barre Area, visit the About Wilkes-Barre Section.
The Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Business and Industry and its affiliates are community, economic development and business service organizations charged with the mission of collaborating with community and regional partners to create quality employment and business opportunities and improve the area’s quality of life through strategic planning, programs and investments in our community.
The organization works on a wide range of projects – from business recruitment and job creation programs to Downtown revitalization, entrepreneurial and workforce development, riverfront, greenways initiatives, and more.
Complementing those initiatives is the work of the Chamber of Business and Industry’s three main subsidiaries – the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Wilkes-Barre Development Corporation and the Greater Wilkes-Barre Industrial Fund – and its affiliate, the Diamond City Partnership.
Wilkes-Barre General Hospital is Northeastern Pennsylvania’s largest community hospital, with 392 beds and a medical staff of more than 400 physicians representing nearly 50 medical and surgical specialties. Recognized for its excellence in heart and vascular care, inpatient and outpatient cancer care and wide ranging surgical specialties, including orthopaedic surgery, neurosurgery and minimally invasive surgical procedures, Wilkes-Barre General Hospital is also home to the region's busiest emergency department, which treats more than 55,000 patients a year.