Permanent Family Practice Job Pittsburgh, PA
Located 60 miles east of Pittsburgh, PA, this independent 166-bed acute care community hospital celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2014. It is the sole community provider for this college town, and rural county. IRMC's Vision is to be the best community health system in the country and is well on its way. IRMC has been named to the Fortune 100 List of Best Places to Work and has been selected 15 other times as the Best Place to Work, including the #1 Best Place to Work in Pennsylvania, and was named the #2 Best Place to Work in Healthcare in Modern Hospital's inaugural National survey. Nearly every specialty of medicine and surgery is represented on the active medical staff, with a mix of employed and private physicians on staff. Services include advanced imaging with PET/CT, MRI, 64-slice CT, nuclear medicine, and cardiac catheterization lab doing PCI without open heart backup; Center for Oncology Care with IMRT, IGRT, HDR brachytherapy, mammosite treatment, prostate seed therapy and chemotherapy; Wound Care Center with two hyperbaric oxygen treatment chambers; Emergency Room with 36,000+ visits/yr and two Urgicare facilities; integrated ED and Hospitalist program; Women's Diagnostic Imaging Center with digital 3-D mammography, DEXA, and stereotactic biopsy; new state of the art twelve-bed intensive care unit; completely new state-of-the-art operating rooms put in service late 2015; OB unit with about 600 deliveries/yr; 16 bed inpatient Geriatric Psychiatry unit; 16 bed inpatient Acute Rehabilitation unit; comprehensive outpatient Human Motion Institute building with Orthopedics, PT/OT/ST, imaging, Rheumatology, Physiatry, Sports Medicine, and comprehensive Pain Clinic with advanced modalities; total joint replacement program; comprehensive Sleep Disorders Lab and program; advanced Neurodiagnostics Lab with EEG, EMG, NCS, evoked potentials, transcranial Doppler, and therapeutic Botox Clinic; community dialysis center on campus; and Intensivist program.
IRMC has been recognized twice by Healthcare Executive magazine as one of the fastest-growing hospitals in the country, despite no growth in service area population or local industry. The Board of Directors is composed of community leaders who highly value the hospital's role in the community, and the importance of remaining independent.
The IRMC Physician Group has over 70 providers and is growing rapidly. It is a physician-led organization, unique among hospital-employed groups in our area.
Indiana is a borough, and the county seat of Indiana County, Pennsylvania, located 90 minutes east of Downtown Pittsburgh. The County's population is approximately 89,000 and stable, with a concentration of about 23,000 permanent population within and around the borough limits. The economy in the area is driven primarily by services and farming, and the county proclaims itself the "Christmas Tree Capital of the World", shipping over one million trees annually.
Indiana was the hometown of actor Jimmy Stewart (1908-1997), who was born there and lived at 104 North 7th Street. On May 20, 1983, Stewart was given a 75th birthday celebration by the town. A museum to his memory was opened on the third floor of the local public library, and a bronze statue of Stewart was erected in his honor at the county courthouse. The town annually holds a Jimmy Stewart film festival as part of the town's "It's a Wonderful Life" holiday celebration.
Indiana, Pennsylvania is a growing community with an active Chamber of Commerce, Visitors Bureau and Economic Development. Relocation to Indiana offers affordable living with excellent schools and low taxes. Indiana County is home to Indiana University of Pennsylvania (or IUP), a public university founded in 1875. With over 15,000 students, it is the largest university in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. It offers over 100 undergraduate majors and is the only doctoral degree-granting institution in the system.
For public K-12 education, the Indiana Area School District supports four neighborhood elementary schools (Eisenhower Elementary, Horace Mann, East Pike, and Ben Franklin), a middle school and high school (Indiana Area Senior High School), which are accredited and recognized for quality. A Catholic-affiliated Pre-K through grade 6 program is offered at the St. Bernard School, in addition to two K-12 Christian schools in the area.
There are a great many activities available for children and adults alike. The university brings a large variety of cultural events to the community, and these have increased with the completion and opening of a 5,000 seat event center within sight of the medical center.
Outdoor opportunities abound. Indiana County's parks and trails system is one of the best in Pennsylvania with over 64 miles of rails to trails. The county boasts 792 acres of lakes; 5,452 acres of parks; and 12 miles of single track mountain bike trails. Couple this amount of acreage with the varied skill level of terrain and you have a dynamite combination!
Many of the biking and hiking trails run along historic paths with interesting lessons to be learned. So don't think your nature walk or bike ride will go without any history lessons. It's an especially great way to incorporate educational opportunities having children realize that history is part of everything we do and live.
Indiana County hosts 31 Fairs and Festivals including the annual Indiana County Fair next to the hospital, Thunder Mountain Lenape Nation Native American Festival, Pick-A-Dilly Herb Faire and the Saltsburg Canal Days. These are just a few of an extensive celebration of ethnic, cultural and agricultural fairs and festivals.
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