Times Leader | VA opens larger, safer clinic with more services for women veterans

Source: Times Leader | VA opens larger, safer clinic with more services for women veterans

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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 https://www.usajobs.gov/

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

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As of 2 September 2016

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

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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.

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As of 19 August 2016