About the Organization
Serving Snyder, Union, Northumberland and Lycoming counties of 223,000, Evangelical Community Hospital (132 beds plus 18 bassinettes and 12 adult rehab beds) with 6400 admissions brings more than 970 lives into the world, cares for 34,000 emergency room visitors and performs over 9000 surgical procedures each year. . A top 15% hospital nationally for Outstanding Patient Experience five years running. One of only two in Pennsylvania with this honor. Recently affiliated with Penn State Hershey Medical Center for Comprehensive Stoke Center Certification services and receives backup support from nearby Susquehanna Health for Interventional Cardiology. Agreements also with Geisinger Medical Center for all other tertiary services. (Evangelical is not a religious-affiliated hospital system)
About the Community
The Hospital is located in beautiful Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and is home to Bucknell University, one of the country's largest private liberal arts universities. Cultural and recreational interests include historic Market Street, Victorian museums, art festivals, state parks and Bucknell's Weis Center for the Performing Arts, offering Lincoln Center caliber performances and appearances by nationally known entertainers and speakers. Local talent is regularly on display at Lewisburg bars, bistros and coffeehouses. Top ranked community: #1 public schools in PA; low crime; no traffic; #1 healthiest county in PA. The median home price in Lewisburg proper is about $177,000.