#PursueYourHappiness Seeking GASTROENTEROLOGIST for Veterans in beautiful Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Outstanding Federal Benefits – Quality of Life – 49 days off annually
Located in the Northeast corner of lovely Pennsylvania, the Wilkes-Barre VA medical center is a complexity level 2 teaching hospital which provides a full range of patient care services. Seeking a Gastroenterologist with devotion to caring for patients in a VA and academic setting. Duties: Inpatient and outpatient; some academic; No EUS or ERCP but will discuss building a program if a candidate has interests. Currently, there are two GIs, NPs 2 experienced PAs support GIs on staff. Call: home call 1:3-1:4th week rotation but rarely requires on-site reporting. Open to flex schedules.
Along the scenic Susquehanna River is an outdoor enthusiast's paradise for kayaking, whitewater rafting and hiking an extensive system of hiking/biking trails. Four state parks and numerous ski areas make this a popular destination. Enjoy gaming at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, take in a minor-league Pittsburgh Penguins hockey game and watch the Railriders baseball team at PNC Field. The arts are an important part of Wilkes-Barre, with a Third Friday Artwalk and two large galleries, the Marquis and the Sordoni. Luzerne County is home to several major colleges and universities, including two Penn State campuses. Area has about 500k folks, great schools, affordable, location only 2hrs of New York and Philadelphia, 4-5 hours from Boston, Pittsburgh, DC-Beltway (a day’s drive away from major metro areas in East Coast).
About the VA
The medical center is equipped with state-of-the-art technology such as the computerized medical record and tele-radiology. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary and tertiary care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, hematology and nephrology.
More than 6.3 million Veterans and their families turn to us for care every year, and it is our duty to provide them with the best health care available. Our team of 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work together on interdisciplinary care teams to deliver critical services to our Nation’s Veterans. From Iraqi Freedom service members to those who survived WWII, our Veterans need us. We renewed our focus on increasing access to care by beginning one of our largest hiring initiatives ever. With challenging cases and advanced equipment, VA offers careers for physicians and nurses at all acuity levels, from primary care to subspecialties. Our interdisciplinary careers offer growth opportunities for mental health and rehabilitative service providers.