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Wilkes-Barre General Hospital is seeking a BC/BE Family Medicine or Internal Medicine physician to join one of the largest primary care groups in the area.

Wilkes-Barre General Hospital is Northeastern Pennsylvanias largest community hospital, with 412-beds and a medical staff of more than 400 physicians representing nearly 50 medical and surgical specialties. It has long been recognized for excellence in heart and vascular care, and an emergency department that treats nearly 60,000 patients a year.

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.
Approximately 22,000 physicians employed and independent serve on the medical staffs of 159 CHS-affiliated hospitals in 22 states, opportunities abound for professional networking and support. The hospitals deliver a wide range of health services and function as vitally important members of their local communities. In 2015, 118 affiliated hospitals were named Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission. A diverse array of national quality recognitions and honors have been earned by affiliated hospitals including accredited chest pain centers, accredited stroke centers and Centers of Excellence for bariatric services. Affiliated hospitals have the flexibility to meet individual needs and offer competitive recruitment packages and start-up incentives, which may include transition financial assistance and relocation assistance, as well as paid malpractice insurance and CME allowances.