Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Hospital Information

The 182-bed hospital is an acute care and surgical facility that serves the Wilkes-Barre community. It is home to a level II neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), maternal-fetal medicine for high-risk pregnancies and a wide range of delivery options. The hospital delivers more than 1,5000 babies each year.

The Location

Wilkes-Barre is located in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. Its metro area is home to more than 563,000 residents.

The local economy is powered by sales, transportation, administrative support and material moving sectors.

Wilkes-Barre is served by several interstate highways, Luzerne County Transportation Authority bus service and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport.

Arts and Entertainment

Popular Wilkes-Barre attractions include the F.M. Kirby Center for Performing Arts, Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County Museum, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs casino, Wyoming Monument and Frederick Stegmaier Mansion.

Located along the Susquehanna River, the city offers kayaking, hiking, whitewater rafting, cycling, recreational sports and more. It is home to the 91-acre Downtown Riverfront Park, Kirby Park (which boasts a fitness trail, pond, tennis courts, walking trails, softball fields, a track and volleyball courts), The River Common, and the Luzerne County Courthouse grounds (which include a fishing pier, walkways and a 750-person amphitheater).

Wilkes-Barre is home to two minor league sports teams, including the Pittsburgh Penguins hockey team and the Railriders baseball team.

The city hosts several annual events, including the Cherry Blossom Festival, 4th of July Celebration and the Fine Arts Fiesta, as well as weekly farmers markets from June to October.


The city is served by Wilkes-Barre Area School District as well as several private schools.

Nearby institutions of higher education include King’s College, Wilkes University, Misericordia University, Luzerne County Community College, Penn State Wilkes-Barre and The Commonwealth Medical College.

The Opportunity

Ob Hospitalist Group has a partnership with this facility to provide Board Certified OB/GYN hospitalists. Our hospitalists are the cornerstone of OBHG's success and, as such, are among our most valuable resources. We consistently place highly skilled practitioners by offering a full range of benefits, including outstanding compensation, flexibility to create your own work schedule (typically 8 -10 shifts per block) and paid med-mal coverage.

Liz Selfridge

Please contact your personal Senior Clinical Recruiter, Liz Selfridge or call her directly at 864.908.3829 for more information about this opportunity.

If you are passionate about people and committed to delivering excellence with each patient encounter we welcome you to join us on our journey to elevate the standard of women’s healthcare. View our other opportunities to practice the medicine you desire while living the life you deserve.

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