About the Organization
PinnacleHealth System is a pioneer not-for-profit healthcare system dedicated to improving the health and quality of life for the people of Central Pennsylvania since 1873. A proven leader in medical innovation, PinnacleHealth offers a wide range of services from primary care to the most complex surgeries. The healthcare network includes four campuses (Community, West Shore, Harrisburg and Polyclinic) with three acute care hospitals and two outpatient centers, the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute, the Helen M. Simpson Rehab Hospital and PinnacleHealth Cancer Center. Medical services, including an extensive network of family practice and specialty physicians, imaging, outpatient surgery and neuroscience are offered at multiple locations throughout the region. In addition, we offer obstetrics, the areas only Level III NICU, psychiatry, kidney and pancreas transplant, neurology and palliative care. PinnacleHealth has: More than 600 beds in three acute care hospitals, Expertise of more than 800 active and courtesy physicians, More than 5,600 dedicated employees, Nationally recognized heart, stroke, orthopedic, breast, bariatric, minimally invasive surgical, diabetic and neurosurgery programs, Fellowship and residency training programs, Academic teaching opportunities, Magnet Status for nursing excellence at our Harrisburg and Community General Osteopathic Hospitals, Advanced technologies such as CyberKnife, Breast Tomosynthesis and low-dose CT and X-ray, and Named to the Best Places to Work in PA, 2013.
About the Community
The Harrisburg area, or Capital Region, supports professional sports teams as well as a growing arts community that includes the new Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, a new Civil War Museum and special cultural events held throughout the year. Downtown Harrisburg is also enjoying a renaissance with many new restaurants and night clubs. There are also many attractions within minutes of Harrisburg, including Pennsylvania Dutch country, Gettysburg historic battlefields, the world-famous HERSHEYPARK and HERSHEY's CHOCOLATE WORLD . A 90-minute to two-hour drive opens up unlimited activities, including Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. The Capital Region is an area of economic growth as well. Over 10 Fortune 500 companies are located in the Harrisburg area, providing an ideal mix between national leaders and locally owned favorites. Many educational opportunities are available, including 10 colleges, universities or post-secondary institutions within an hours drive of the Capital Region.