Wyoming County Community Health System (WCCHS) is located in Warsaw, NY, Wyoming County. It is a rural community situated in Western New York equidistant (approximately a one hour drive) to the major metropolitan areas of Rochester (to the northeast) and Buffalo (to the northwest). Wyoming County is a 4-season nature lover’s paradise with many exciting outdoor adventures including one of the largest and most beautiful state parks in the East (Letchworth State Park, a 15 mile long park including a number of camp grounds, 66 miles of hiking trails and through which the Genesee River has developed three major waterfalls and a 600 foot deep river gorge http://www.nysparks.com/parks/79/details.aspx
). Wyoming County is also home to the Perry-Warsaw Airport, Silver Lake – for boating and fishing (http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/26918.html
), as well as, unique family entertainment areas such as the Arcade & Attica Railroad – passenger excursions powered by a steam engine (http://www.arcadeandatticarr.com
) and Hidden Valley Animal Adventure – guided trolley ride through 60+ acre animal park viewing exotic animals such as camels, zebra, wildebeest, llama, emu, bison, and ostrich (http://www.hiddenvalleyadventure.com/home.html
) and close to the Upstate New York Finger Lakes Region.
In addition to Rochester and Buffalo, major nearby cities include Toronto, Ontario, Pittsburgh, PA and Cleveland, OH, which are approximately a three hour drive.
WCCHS is a county owned facility that in early 2014 completed a $31 million addition including a new entrance and lobby, registration, emergency department and lab draw and major renovations to the maternity floor, ambulatory surgery area, and skilled nursing facility. It is the only hospital facility in the county and only comparable facility within a 35 mile radius. The Health System provides inpatient and outpatient diagnostic, acute, ambulatory, inpatient behavioral health and long term skilled nursing services. WCCHS is currently certified for the following bed counts: Medical/Surgical 40, Intensive Care 5, Maternity 5, Behavioral Health 12, and Skilled Nursing 138.
Additional information regarding the facility can be obtained at www.wcchs.net and about the community at www.gowyomingcountyny.com.
If practicing at a first class facility in a vibrant rural community such as ours is something you would enjoy, please contact us. We are interested in full-time practitioners in all areas, but currently we have identified needs in the areas of:
Currently, WCCHS does not have any needs for locum providers.
For more information on practice opportunities in our area, contact Joe McTernan.