First Hospital in Wilkes-Barre, PA, is seeking a BC/BE general Psychiatrist to join Community Counseling Services. This is an employed, outpatient opportunity. This opportunity has the potential to offer H1-B and/or J-1 visa support.
Community Counseling Services is affiliated with First Hospital and is one of the area's largest and busiest community mental health centers. It has been in operation for over 40 years and is currently seeking full-time Psychiatrists to provide outpatient services at the community center. Community Counseling Services provides outpatient and partial hospitalization programs to patients 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. A mobile crisis intervention team is available to help patients in need of emergency psychiatric care. Case management provides patient assistance in obtaining community resources. Professional and licensed counselors and rehabilitation programs help patients who need assistance facing depression, anxiety, mental problems and adjustments to life-changing circumstances.
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.