Current Positions For Recruitment at the WBVAMC

In an effort to increase Veteran recruitment, Wilkes-Barre will be providing a weekly informational email related to positions advertised at the medical center the previous week.  Please distribute/share as is appropriate for your office.

 The Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center is currently recruiting for the following positions:

  • Biomedical Equipment Support Specialist – GS-1601-11/11, Job Opportunity Bulletin # 693-16-BAN-1786618-BU
  • Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic –WG-5306-10, Job Opportunity Bulletin # 693-16-LT-1774703-BU
  • Physician-(WOPC), VM-0602-15, Job Opportunity Bulletin #693-16-CP-1784728-BU

For more detailed information on these positions, interested parties may visit the USAJOBS website at

To search positions:

Enter the title in the Keywords Field
Enter Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania in the Location Field
Click on the Search button.

Source:  William Klaips, Executive Assistant to the Director, Wilkes-Barre VAMC


As of 2 September 2016

Redesigned ORH Website Offers Providers, Researchers and Partners Centralized Rural Veteran Information to Foster Increased Collaboration


orh-website-launch-aug2016_cropIn an effort to increase rural Veterans’ access to care and services, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Office of Rural Health (ORH) launched a redesigned website with all new content. This redesigned website offers Veterans, providers, partners and media easy access to the information they need to help improve the health and well-being of rural Veterans. The site was developed to help ORH achieve its vision that America’s Veterans thrive in rural communities, and is supported by a mobile-friendly platform to enable customers to access information when, where and how they chose. Continue reading

New Director Designated for Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center

Source: Times Leader | VA names Russell Lloyd as head of Wilkes-Barre Medical Center

The Department of Veterans Affairs Friday announced the appointment of Russell Lloyd as the new director of the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center, whose network services our area.  He will succeed the Interim Director, Mirza Ali, and is expected to arrive within the next 60 days.


As of 19 August 2016