Orthopedic Surgery - General Job In Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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Wilkes-barre, Pennsylvania 18764 Type of Facility: Hospital
Wilkes-Barre General Hospital is seeking a BE/BC Orthopedic Surgeon to join a large employed provider network in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
- Employed position with a large primary care referral base
- Two DaVinci Robots
- Potential 1:6 call for the ED
- Office Space available in a long-standing existing practice
Comprehensive Financial Package may include the following:
- $100K Commencement Bonus
- Residency Stipend Payment
- Relocation Allowance
- Medical Education Debt Reimbursement
- CME Allowances
- Excellent benefit package
Commonwealth Health continues to combine vast medical resources to enhance the quality of patient care throughout the region. Collectively, the hospitals of Commonwealth Health earned significant recognition in Orthopedic Care, including Joint Commission Certification in Advanced Hip, Knee and Shoulder Replacement; Joint Commission Hip Fracture Certification; and Blue Distinction Center for Hip and Knee Replacement, and Spine Surgery Program.
Wilkes-Barre General Hospital is a 412-bed facility with over 400 physicians representing nearly 50 medical and surgical specialties.
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Northeastern Pennsylvania is uniquely positioned in the most convenient location of the entire Northeast Megalopolis. In this region of more than 50 million residents stretching from D.C. to Boston, NEPA sits strategically in the middle. Major cities like New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Hartford connect directly to Northeastern Pennsylvania along five interstate highways. The area is only a short drive, two hours, from New York City and Philadelphia and also includes Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport offering easy access to major hubs around the U.S.
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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.
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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.