Nurse Practitioner Job In Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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First Hospital is seeking a NP/PA with Psychiatry experience to provide inpatient consults at First Hospital/Commonwealth Health in Kingston.
The position offers competitive salary, medical education loan repayment, stipend, relocation allowance, bonus, and comprehensive benefits package.
As Northeastern Pennsylvania’s only private psychiatric hospital, First Hospital provides inpatient psychiatric treatment for children, adolescents, and adults, is accredited by The Joint Commission and is recognized as a top performer having core measures scores in the top 15 percent of accredited hospitals in the country.
This unique tri-state metro offers an urban setting with access to both nature and big city amenities. This beautiful area in Northeastern PA has four distinct seasons and is surrounded by abundant parks and rivers. Great for active families, the location is a quick drive to the mountains for local ski resort and hiking trails. An easy drive to the region’s most well-known metropolitan cities, NYC or Philadelphia are within in a short 2 hour drive. A local airport makes travel a breeze. Experience safe communities with charming neighborhoods, major shopping, local universities and colleges, Northeastern PA is a growing, vibrant area in which to live!
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.