Join an outstanding team of Emergency physicians at northeast PA's largest community hospital!
A premier physician-led group dedicated to providing the best clinical and operational service seeks experienced Emergency Medicine Physicians for Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. We are looking for both FT and PT physicians to complete our team. We offer flexible scheduling and no non-competes clauses in our contracts.
Wilkes-Barre General Hospital
- 58,000 annual ED visits
- 40-48 hours of physician coverage; 48-56 hours of Advanced Practice Clinician coverage
- 21% Admission Rate
- APC Coverage
- 412 Acute Care Beds with 30 ED Beds and 15 Behavioral Health Beds
- Joint Commission – Primary Stroke Center
- Accredited Chest Pain Center
- EMR: Cerner
- Scribe Program
Wilkes-Barre General Hospital is part of a group of six hospitals in this region – Commonwealth Health – affiliated with Community Health Systems, Inc. Community Health Systems, Inc. is one of the nation’s leading operators of general acute care hospitals. The organization’s affiliates owns, operate or lease 158 hospitals in 22 states nationwide.
The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton area is in the top 50 TV markets within the US. While maintaining the small community feel that makes it a great place to raise a family, there are over 1m people in a 50-mile radius of Wilkes-Barre. The area is only a short drive, two hours, from New York City and Philadelphia and just slightly further to the NJ and Delaware shores. The area is also strengthened by quality institutions of higher education including the University of Scranton, routinely ranked in the U.S. News and World Report top 10 Universities in the NE U.S. issuing Master’s Degrees while King College, Wilkes University, Misericordia University, Penn State (satellite campuses), Marywood and many other quality public and private college and Universities are located here.
Why Practice with ApolloMD?
ApolloMD is physician operated with a Preferred Physician Ownership Model and we pride ourselves in providing a setting where our physicians maintain a high quality of life thru market-leading compensation, physician friendly contracts that are written in plain-language, and do not contain restrictive clauses or non-competes.