About the Organization
Based in North Platte, Nebraska, Great Plains Health is a fully independent and accredited, 116-bed acute care regional medical center serving west central Nebraska, northern Kansas and southern South Dakota. With 90 physicians representing nearly 30 medical specialties, the Great Plains Health system offers advanced healthcare including heart and vascular, cancer and orthopedic surgery services. Great Plains Health is a level III trauma center with all of its emergency room physicians board certified in emergency medicine.
Great Plains Health recently completed a $100 million building project featuring design to create a safe environment for patients and an efficient environment for staff. Features include new spacious private rooms, new conference facilities and caf and the latest technology including the Get Well Network, an interactive device that improves communication between staff and patients.
The system employs more than 1000 employees and serves a geographic area spanning approximately 16,000 square miles. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission and is home to an American College of Surgeons accredited cancer center and level 2 bariatric surgery program.
About the Community
This Midwest community is a hidden paradise with an abundance of outdoor recreation--lakes, hunting, fishing, camping, golfing and much more. The community offers a safe, relaxed, family oriented environment with excellent schools (public and private) and a regional airport. Located in west central Nebraska, North Platte is within easy driving distance of the Mountains.